The AJ’s Head of Engagement Mary Douglas has been nominated for a Professional Publishers Association (PPA) award
Mary is nominated in the Digital Content Leader of the Year category alongside journalists from Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar and Men’s Health.
Speaking about the nomination Emily Booth, AJ editor (maternity cover), said: ‘This is fantastic news. The AJ’s digital coverage goes from strength to strength – bringing you the latest in-depth building studies, breaking news and analysis, competition info, working details and opinion across a range of platforms – and Mary is a huge factor in that success.’
Last year AJ managing editor Will Hurst was named PPA Digital Content Individual of the Year for his Garden Bridge investigation. Hurst was also shortlisted this year for Private Eye’s Paul Foot Award which celebrates pioneering investigative journalism.
The PPA Digital Awards are hailed as the premier celebration of the leading individuals, brands and publishers within the UK consumer and business magazine media. The winners will be announced on 10 October.
Shortlist in full
Digital Content Leader of the Year
Recognising the Digital Editors, Content Directors, strategists, and senior editorial staff responsible for managing the flow of high-quality content across digital channels to drive real engagement among their target audience.
- Adrian Barrick, Haymarket Media Group
- Mary Douglas, Architects’ Journal, EMAP
- Robert Hicks, Men’s Health, Hearst-Rodale
- Matt Hill, Digital Spy, Hearst Magazines UK
- Claire Hodgson, Cosmopolitan, Hearst Magazines UK
- Amy Hopkinson, Women’s Health, Hearst-Rodale
- Sarah Karmali, Harper’s Bazaar, Hearst Magazines UK
- Sam Parker, Esquire, Hearst Magazines UK