Tesco's Alford checks out for APA awards

Former Daily
Mirror investigative reporter Dawn Alford has been nominated for two
customer publishing awards following her move to Tesco magazine in

Alford, who once bought cannabis from Jack Straw’s son
as part of a Mirror sting story, is up for Editor of the Year in the
awards, run by the Association of Publishing Agencies (APA), while her
magazine is shortlisted for the Most Effective Retail Title gong.

Cedar titles in the shortlist include British Airways magazines High
Life and Business Life, which have both been shortlisted in the Most
Effective Travel Title section. Business Life editor Tim Hulse has also
been shortlisted as Editor of the Year.

Rival contract publisher
John Brown Citrus has also been nominated for a raft of awards, with
Waitrose Food Illustrated up for five, including Editor of the Year for
William Sitwell, Designer of the Year for Brian Saffer and two
nominations in the Journalist of the Year category for Kevin Gould and
Andrew Jefford.

The company has a total of 16 nominations in 11
categories, including an Editor of the Year nomination for Carlos
editor Michael Jacovides.

The awards aim to recognise titles that
“combine strong design and editorial elements with measurable results
against clients’ objectives”

Most effective automotive title

Citroen   Haymarket Network  Citroen UK
Ford Magazine   Forward Ltd  Ford
Land Rover Onelife   Redwood   Land Rover
Mazda Magazine   Northstar Publishing Mazda Motors
One Aim: The Toyota Magazine Haymarket Network  Toyota
Volvo Magazine   Redwood   Volvo Car Corp  (UK)

Most effective finance title

Change    Redwood   Co-operative Financial Services
HomeLife    John Brown Citrus Publishing Natwest Mortgage Services
Smart Investor   Forward  Barclays Stockbrokers
Talk Money   Forward  Barclays

Most effective travel and leisure title

About The House   Origin Publishing  Royal Opera House
Business Life   Cedar Communications British Airways
Champions   Haymarket Network  UEFA
High Life    Cedar Communications British Airways
Orient – Express Magazine  ILNG   Orient-Express Hotels, Trains & Cruises
United Review   Haymarket Network  Manchester United

Most effective membership title

Cycle    James Pembroke Publishing CTC
FM World    Redactive Media Group BIFM
Heritage Today   John Brown Citrus Publishing English Heritage
Musician    Future Plus  Musicians Union
People Management  Redactive Media Group CIPD
The Marketer   TPA   Chartered Institute of Marketing
Triangle    Haymarket Network  Youth Hostel Assocition
Walk    Think Publishing  Ramblers’ Association

Most effective public sector title

Army    Haymarket Network  Army
Busnes    Redwood   Welsh Development Agency
Overseas Trade Magazine  Rare Publishing  UK Trade and Investment
Ruler    Rare Publishing  Training and Development Agency for Schools

Most effective internal communication

Bibendum    Haymarket Network  Michelin
Circulation   Origin Publishing  National Blood Service
Posh    Square One Group  Privilege Insurance
Teachers    John Brown Citrus Publishing DFES

Most effective business-to-business title

Business Sense   Forward Ltd  Vodafone
IP Reviews   Think Publishing  CPA
Sort It    Redwood   Royal Mail
UKnow    John Brown Citrus Publishing UKTV
Unichem The Business  Square One Group  Unichem

Most effective consumer publication (retail)

Asda Magazine   Publicis Blueprint  Asda Stores
Boots Health & Beauty  Redwood   Boots
Patek Philippe International Magazine Forward Ltd  Patek Philippe
Sainsbury’s Magazine  Seven Publishing  Sainsbury’s
Tesco Magazine   Cedar Communications  Tesco Stores
Waitrose Food Illustrated  John Brown Citrus Publishing  Waitrose

Most effective consumer publication (non-retail)

LighterLife   Square One Group  LighterLife
Sky the Magazine   John Brown Citrus Publishing BSkyB
Toni&Guy Magazine  Publicis Blueprint  Toni&Guy

Specialist communication of the year

Army Recruitment Brochures  Haymarket Network  Army Recruiting Group
Inside    John Brown Citrus Publishing Orange
Inside Out   TPA   Duke of Edinburgh Awards
NikonPro    Cedar Communications Nikon BV
Power On   Origin Publishing  Roland UK
Tesco Baby & Toddler Club  Forward   Tesco

Launch of the year

33 Thoughts   John Brown Citrus Publishing BDO Stoy Hayward
AYGO Magazine   Publicis Blueprint  Toyota
Beautique   Communikator  Urban Retreat
Debenhams Desire   Publicis Blueprint  Debenhams
Little Orange Mag   John Brown Citrus Publishing Orange
Yeah Baby   Rare Publishing  bmi baby
Your Family   Redwood   NSPCC

International publication of the year

Champions   Haymarket Network  UEFA
Cool Hand   New Media Publishing Carmen Media Group
E    Haymarket Network  Olympus Europa
Freedom Haymarket Network  Damier Chrysler
Land Rover Onelife   Redwood   Land Rover
Lexus – Lexus Magazine  TPA   Lexus

Online publishing solution of year

www.channel4.com/film  Zone   Channel 4
www.GNER.co.uk/GNER/LiveWire ILNG   GNER
www.ITV.com/F1   Haymarket Network  ITV

Journalist of the year

Glyn Brown     Redwood 
Michaela Bushell Freedom    Haymarket Network   Damler Chrysler
Nick Redman Sunday Times Travel Magazine River Publishing   Sunday Times/News International
Kevin Gould Waitrose Food Illustrated  John Brown Citrus Publishing  Waitrose
Andrew Jefford Waitrose Food Illustrated  John Brown Citrus Publishing  Waitrose

Designer of the year

David Ashford Business Life   Cedar Communications  British Airways
Tim Scott  E    Haymarket Network   Olympus Europa
Jeremy Leslie M-Real Magazine   John Brown Citrus Publishing  M-Real
Lynn Watt Volvo Magazine (UK)  Redwood    Volvo Car Corp
Brian Saffer Waitrose Food Illustrated  John Brown Citrus Publishing  Waitrose

Editor of the year

Tim Hulse  Business Life   Cedar Communications  British Airways
Michael Jacovides Carlos    John Brown Citrus Publishing  Virgin Atlantic
Zac Assemakis Land Rover Onelife   Redwood    Land Rover
Ed Grenby Sunday Times Travel Magazine River Publishing   Sunday Times/News International
Sian Phillips Teachers    John Brown Citrus Publishing  DFES
Dawn Alford Tesco Magazine   Cedar Communications  Tesco Stores
Anna Ronay The Marketer   TPA    Chartered Institute of Marketing
Steve McGrath The Sharp End   Square One Group   Home Office
William Sitwell Waitrose Food Illustrated  John Brown Citrus Publishing  Waitrose

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