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  • Sterling trumps magazine publishers awards

    Sterling Publishing’s The Adviser has trumped this year’s Publishers Australia Excellence Awards, taking the event’s overall prize, followed closely by Donna Hay, winning three awards.

    Over 400 guests, representing B2B, custom, niche and mass consumer magazine publishers across Australia, attended the 2012 Publishers Australia Excellence Awards gala dinner on Friday 16 November at the Sydney Hilton.

    Publishers Australia Chairman Geoff Hird said, “this is the largest gathering of high calibre magazine industry talent in Australia. We are here to celebrate the best people and products our dynamic industry has to offer.”

    Sterling (L-R): Christina Zhou, Kimberley Cruz, Angela Britt, Jim Hall, Vivienne Kelly and Rachael Micallef.

    From over 270 entries, MC Adam Spencer announced the following winners:

    2012 Excellence Award
    The Adviser, Sterling Publishing

    B2B Magazine of the Year
    Winner: The Adviser
    Runners up: FoodService and Encore

    Consumer Magazine of the Year (above 20k circ.)
    Winner: donna hay magazine
    Runner up: Australian House and Garden

    Consumer Magazine of the Year (below 20k circ.)
    Winner: Dirt Action
    Runner up: Runner’s World

    Custom Magazine of the Year
    Winner: INTHEBLACK
    Runner up: Adidas Onside

    Integrated Media Brand of the Year
    Winner: The Adviser
    Runner up: Ecogeneration

     Editor of the Year (above20k circ.)
    Winner: Justine Cullen, Shop Til You Drop
    Runner up: Heather Catchpole, COSMOS

    Editor of the Year (below 20k circ.)
    Winner: Jessica Darnbrough, The Adviser
    Runner up: Francis Merson, Limelight

    Regional Publication of the Year
    Winner: Adelaide Hills Magazine
    Runner up: SA Kids

    Small Publisher of the Year
    Winner: Focal Attractions
    Runner up: Sterling Publishing

     Best App on Mobile or Tablet Device
    Winner: donna hay magazine
    Runner up: COSMOS

     B2B Cover of the Year:
    Winner: Mortgage Professional Australia
    Runner up: Australian Baking Business

    Custom Cover of the Year:
    Winner: Coles Magazine
    Runner up: Charter

    Consumer Cover of the Year:
    Winner: donna hay magazine
    Runner up: madison

    B2B Designer of the Year:
    Winner: Daniel Williams, The Adviser
    Runner up: Ben Akhurst, Hotel Management

    Custom Designer of the Year:
    Winner: Kate Barnett, INTHEBLACK
    Runner up: Christopher Roseby, QANTAS The Australian Way

    Consumer Designer of the Year:
    Winner: Giota Letsios, Country Style
    Runner up: Rachelle Napper, Australian Good Taste

    Most Successful Audience Development Campaign
    Winner: Australian Classic Car
    Runner up: Australian Good Taste

    Special Edition of the Year
    Winner: Rugby League Week: Darren Lockyer – Life of a Legend
    Runner up: UDIA QLD Boral Awards for Excellence 2011

    Website of the Year
    Winner: mumbrella.com.au
    Runner up: current.com.au

    Single Article of the Year
    Winner: Clair Weaver, madison
    Runner up: Stephanie Osfield, marie claire

    New Journalist of the Year
    Winner: Smita Mistry, that’s life
    Runner up: Allie Coyne, Haymarket Media

    Consumer Journalist of the Year:
    Winner: Stephanie Osfield, marie claire
    Runner up: Fiona MacDonald, madison

    B2B Journalist of the Year:
    Winner: Byron Kaye, Medical Observer
    Runner up: Tim Burrowes, Mumbrella

    Relaunch of the Year
    Winner: Limelight
    Runner up: Coles Baby and Toddler

    Launch of the Year (below 20k circ.)

    Winner: James Halliday’s Wine Companion
    Runner up: Rock Candy

    Launch of the Year (above 20k circ.)
    Winner: Eat Fit
    Runner up: TechLife

    Association or Member Organisation Magazine of the Year
    Winner: be. (Medibank)
    Runner up: Australian Pharmacist