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November 22, 2017

Inside Housing, New Statesman, Which? and Times celebrate double wins at BSME Awards

By Dominic Ponsford

The British Society of Magazine Editors recognised the leading lights of the industry last night at its annual awards event.

Inside Housing picked up two prizes, specialist editor of the year Emma Maier and cover of the year; as did the New Statesman, with prizes for editor Jason Cowley (pictured above) and Spotlight supplements editor Will Dunn.

The Times Magazine also scored a double with  prizes for editor Nicola Jeal and columnist Melanie Read. And Which? won twice with prizes for Which? Money editor Harry Rose and  Which? editor Richard Headland.

Former editor of UK Vogue Alexander Shulman was named Editors’ Editor.

Full list of winners for the BSME Awards 2016: 

Editors of the year

  • Business & Finance:  Harry Rose, Which? Money
  • Trade & Professional: Emma Maier, Inside Housing, Ocean Media Group
  • Branded Content: Helena Lang, Sainsbury’s Magazine, SevenC3
  • Music, Arts & Literary: Helen Hawkins, Culture, News UK
  • Current Affairs & Politics: Jason Cowley, New Statesman
  • Entertainment & Celebrity: Rosie Nixon, HELLO!
  • Food & Drink: Karen Barnes, delicious. Magazine, Eye to Eye Media
  • Gardens & Country:Fergus Collins, BBC Countryfile, Immediate Media
  • Health & Fitness: Sara Ward, Slimming World
  • Homes & Interiors: Hatta Byng, House & Garden, Condé Nast Britain
  • Men’s & Women’s – Premium: Dylan Jones, GQ, Condé Nast Britain
  • Newspaper Magazine: Sinead McIntyre, Fabulous, News UK AND Nicola Jeal, The Times Magazine, News UK
  • Specialist: Richard Headland, Which?
  • Sport: Ian Foster, Match of the Day, Immediate Media
  • Style: Andrew Barker, Mr Porter, YOOX-NET-A-PORTER Group
  • Technology: Greg Williams, Wired, Condé Nast Britain
  • Travel: Melinda Stevens, Condé Nast Traveller, Condé Nast Britain

Art directors of the year

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  • Art Director – B2B: Chris Barker, Work., Haymarket
  • Art Director – Consumer: Chris Hitchcock, The Times, News UK
  • Art Director – Branded Content: Kerry Wakefield, Waitrose Food, John Brown Media

Launch of the year      

  • Will Dunn, Spotlight, Progressive Digital Media

Columnists of the year

  • Columnist – B2B: Helen Edwards, Campaign, Haymarket
  • Columnist – Consumer: Melanie Reid, The Times Magazine, News UK

The Mark Boxer Award

Jane Bruton, Director, Lifestyle and Deputy Editor, The Telegraph

Editors’ Editor

Alexandra Shulman OBE, former Editor, Vogue, Condé Nast Britain

Cover of the Year B2B

Sonny Dhamu, Inside Housing, Ocean Media Group

Cover of the Year Consumer

Scott Maclean, The Big Issue, The Big Issue

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