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The Scottish Magazine Awards 2008 winners announced

The Scottish Magazine Awards 2008 winners announcedThe Scottish Magazine Awards 2008 winners announced

Last night saw the announcement of winners for 2008’s Scottish Magazine Awards, with Clash magazine scooping the Magazine of the Year prize.

Overall Magazine of the Year went to Clash magazine, with the four year old magazine also winning Consumer Magazine of the Year.

Best Magazine – Small Publishing Company was taken home by Fusion Flowers and Business & Professional Magazine of the Year was won by Times Educational Supplement Scotland.

Think Scotland had a successful night scooping Member Magazine of the Year for Tree News; Best Magazine Design: Business & Professional for WDCS (Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society); and Publisher of the Year, which went to its director John Innes.

First Launched in 2003, the Scottish Magazine Awards are given for work originally published in Scotland, or for work published outside Scotland but which addresses the Scottish market.

A panel of judges selected a shortlist of 87 from entries from over 35 publishing companies. A total of 19 awards were presented on the night. The full list of winners is as follows:

Scottish Magazine of the Year
     Clash (Clash Music Group, Dundee)

Consumer Magazine of the Year
     Clash (Clash Music Group, Dundee)

Best Magazine – Small Publishing Company
     Fusion Flowers (Fusion Flowers, Kippen)

Business & Professional Magazine of the Year
     Times Educational Supplement Scotland (TSL Education, Edinburgh)

Staff Magazine of the Year
     Pulse (Taste Design, Edinburgh)

Member Magazine of the Year
     Tree News (Think Scotland, Glasgow)

Customer Magazine of the Year
     You’re Covered (Quick-Fit Insurance, Uddingston)

Best Online Presence
     The List (The List, Edinburgh)

Publisher of the Year
     John Innes (Think Scotland, Glasgow)

Sales Initiative of the Year
     Beano 70th Anniversary (DC Thomson, Dundee)

Brand Development of the Year
     Bunkered (PSP Publishing, Glasgow)

Best Magazine Design: Consumer
     The Big Issue Scotland (The Big Issue, Glasgow)

Best Magazine Design: Business & Professional
     WDCS (Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society) (Think Scotland, Glasgow)

Feature Writer of the Year: Consumer
     Adam Forrest – The Big Issue Scotland (The Big Issue, Glasgow)

Feature Writer of the Year: Business & Professional
     Katie Macintosh – Holyrood (Holyrood Communications, Edinburgh)

Editor of the Year: Consumer
     Martin Dempster – Bunkered (PSP Publishing, Glasgow)

Editor of the Year: Business & Professional
     Rob Outram – CA Magazine (Connect Communications, Paisley)

Columnist of the Year
     Roger Taylor – The Scottish Farmer (Newsquest Herald & Times, Glasgow)

Special Commendation
     Arlene Russo – Revamp, Glasgow

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