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AOP announces shortlist for three more award categories

Finalists for Digital Ops Team, Media Technology Partner and Commercial Partnership comes after further deliberation from judges  22nd May 2014, London: The Association of Online Publishers (‘AOP’) has today announced the shortlists for three further categories for its annual Digital Publishing Awards. Entries for the Digital Ad Ops Team, Media Technology Partner and Commercial Partnership categories were so close they required further deliberation from the judging panel following the initial judging day last week.   Guardian News and Media and Hearst Magazines which both had six nominations from the first round of judging further added to their tallies after being included on the shortlist for the Commercial Partnership category. Shortlist Media, Dezeen, Global Radio and Incisive Media complete the category’s shortlist and adding to their existing nomination in the first round. IPC Media meanwhile picked up a further two nominations in the Media Technology Partner and Digital Ops Team categories bringing their total number of nominations for this years awards to seven.  The other organisations nominated are: Telegraph Media (Digital Ops Team), Unruly (Digital Ops Team), Skimlinks, OnScroll, Kaldor and Taboola (all for Media Technology Partner). Commenting on this year’s submissions, AOP Managing Director Tim Cain said: “The entries to this year’s awards were amongst the strongest the AOP has ever seen. The fact further deliberation was required for these three categories is a true reflection of the strong position the industry is currently in.” Tickets for this year’s award ceremony, to be held at The RoundHouse in Camden, London are now on sale. Tables can be purchased via the AOP Digital Publishing Awards’ official website which can be accessed here. Ends   About AOP The UK Association of Online Publishers (AOP) is an industry body representing digital publishing companies that create original, branded, quality content. AOP champions the interests of media owners from diverse backgrounds including newspaper and magazine publishing, TV and radio broadcasting, and pure online media.   Media enquires: Cordelia Meacher, FieldHouse Associates , +44 (0) 7961 311080 Michael House, FieldHouse Associates , +44 (0) 7958336475