Dirt Mountainbike Magazine has been shortlisted for Specialist Magazine of the Year at the PPA Awards 2009. The PPA Awards are the most coveted awards in the magazine industry, showcasing excellence, rewarding innovation and providing the benchmark by which the UK magazine industry judges itself.
Following from winning designer of the year in 2008 at the Press Gazette Awards, this year DIRT Magazine has been noticed for all-round editorial excellence and has been shortlisted alongside some tough competition including Empire, Stuff and Conde Nast Traveller.
This year’s shortlist represents the very best from a record number of entries over 22 different categories and reflects the exceptional creativity and innovation demonstrated by UK magazine publishers over the past year.
The winners will be selected at a final round of judging on 20 May and will be announced at a glittering 1920s-themed ceremony at the Grosvenor House hotel in Park Lane, on Tuesday 30 June 2009.
Here’s the list:
Angler’s Mail – IPC Media
Boat International – Boat International Media
Coast – The National Magazine Company
Condé Nast Traveller – The Condé Nast Publications
delicious. – Seven Publishing
Dirt Mountainbike Magazine – Factory Media
Empire – Bauer Media
Focus – BBC Magazines
Fun to Learn Peppa Pig – Redan Publishing
Runner’s World – NatMag-Rodale
Stuff – Haymarket Consumer Media
Shirley the cleaner at Dirt said “The way I see it, it’ll be a tough battle between Dirt, Peppa Pig and the Fishy magazine.”
Men with fish magazine.
DIRT MAGAZINE SHORTLISTED FOR MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR