John Brown Media shortlisted for 10 BSME Awards 2017

October 6th, 2017

John Brown Media is delighted to announce that it has 10 shortlisted nominations for the 2017 BSME Awards.

Rosie Mellor who edits Harveys, Vanessa Thompson, editor of John Lewis Edition, and Tessa Pearson, editor of John Lewis Home, are all up for Editor of the Year Branded Content. While William Sitwell is up for Editor of the Year in the Food and Drink category, for his work on Waitrose Food.

John Brown Media is proud of its creative talent, and is delighted that four of its art directors have been recognised in the shortlist this year. Clare Watters for John Lewis Edition; Laura Eyres for John Lewis Home; James Wood, for The Roger Collective for Virgin, and Kerry Wakefield, for Waitrose Food, are all up for Art Director of the Year – Branded Content.            

Art director Anisha Panchasara, has been nominated for Cover of the Year B2B, for her work on Paragraph, while Kerry Wakefield, notches up another nomination, this time for Cover of the Year Consumer for Waitrose Food.

William Sitwell, editor of Waitrose Food, said of Wakefield’s work: “I’m so delighted that Kerry’s talents are recognised with nominations in two categories. She is one of the best art directors in the business and her covers in particular this year have been outstanding.

Andrew Hirsch, CEO at John Brown Media, said: “The team spirit at John Brown Media never ceases to amaze me, and there is a great emphasis on nurturing and developing creative talent –  something we take very seriously. We may be the world’s leading content agency, but we still have the same pioneering spirit and passion for new and creative talent, just like we had 30 years ago.

“And, in the year that we celebrate our 30th anniversary, our teams continue to tackle all of our work with the same creativity, innovation and attention to detail, delivering cleverly-crafted, multi-channel content solutions that achieve results, whether it be for a smaller print project or a full-blown brand makeover for one of our larger clients.

“The fact that we have 10 nominations in total shortlisted at the 2017 BSME Awards, incorporating six magazines, a digital creation and eight members of staff, shows that John Brown Media continues to lead the way in creative and editorial excellence.”

The results will be announced at the 2017 BSME Awards Dinner on Tuesday, 21 November at The Sheraton Grand London Park Lane Hotel.




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