Australian Magazine Awards winners 2019

By AdNews | 20 November 2019

The Australian Magazine Awards were announced tonight at a function in Sydney, with News Corp Australia, Medium Rare Content Agency and Pacific Magazines making strong appearances on the winner lists.

Medium Rare boss Gerry Reynolds was recognised for his industry contribution by being inducted into the Hall of Fame.

He joins Morry Schwartz, founder of Schwartz Media, who was inducted into the Australian Magazine Awards Hall of Fame last year, and Eric Beecher, founder of Crikey-owner Private Media, in 2017. 

Thank you to sponsors: emma, Magazine Networks, Ovato, Ive, Nielsen. Media partner: Niche Publications. 

The 2019 winners:

Magazine Brand of the Year
Winner
Delicious, News Corp Australia
Finalists
Better Homes and Gardens, Pacific Magazines
Home Beautiful, Pacific Magazines
taste.com.au, News Corp Australia
VOGUE Australia, News Corp Australia

Fashion Magazine Brand of the Year
Winner:
VOGUE Australia, News Corp Australia
Finalist:
Marie Claire, Pacific Magazines

Food Magazine Brand of the Year (sponsored by Ovato)
Winner:
taste.com.au Magazine, News Corp Australia
Finalists:
Coles Magazine, Medium Rare Content Agency
delicious, News Corp Australia

General Interest Magazine Brand of the Year
Winner:
New Idea Magazine, Pacific Magazines
Finalists:
that’s life! Magazine, Pacific Magazines
WHO, Pacific Magazines

Special Interest Magazine Brand of the Year
Winner:
VOGUE Living, News Corp Australia
Highly Commended:
Equestrian Life
Finalists:
Australian Geographic, Australian Geographic
Australian Traveller, Australian Traveller Media

Newspaper Inserted Magazine Brand of the Year
Winner:
The Australian Financial Review Magazine, NINE
Finalists:
Good Weekend Magazine, NINE
Stellar, News Corp Australia

Regional Magazine Brand of the Year
Winner:
The Farmer, Medium Rare Content Agency
Finalists:
COAST Magazine, COAST Publishing
Geelong + Surf Coast Living, Provincial Media

Digital Magazine Brand of the Year
Winner:
delicious.com.au, News Corp Australia
Highly Commended: 
Man of Many
Finalists:
manofmany.com, Man of Many
taste.com.au, News Corp Australia

Event of the Year (B2B or Consumer)
Winner:
Women's Health Women in Sport Awards 2018, Pacific Magazines
Finalists:
Vogue Codes 2019, Newscorp Australia
Vogue American Express Fashion's Night Out, News Corp Australia

Custom Magazine of the Year
Winner:
Company Director, Medium Rare Content Agency
Finalists:
Qantas Magazine, Medium Rare Content Agency
Woolworths Fresh Magazine, Suddenly - A News Corp Content Agency

Editor of the Year
Winner:
Julie Lee, Coles Magazine - Medium Rare Content Agency
Finalists:
Justine Cullen, JONES - Medium Rare Content Agency
Kirsten Galliott, Qantas Magazine - Medium Rare Content Agency
Michelle Endacott, The Farmer - Medium Rare Content Agency

Feature Writer of the Year
Winner:
Tim Elliott, Good Weekend - NINE
Finalists:
Alexandra Carlton, Marie Claire - Pacific Magazines
Samantha Noon, The Farmer - Medium Rare Content Agency

Photographer of the Year
Winner:
Tim Bauer, Good Weekend - NINE
Highly Commended:
Craig Parry, COAST Magazine - COAST Publishing

Designer of the Year
Winner:
Natasha Allen, VOGUE Living - News Corp Australia
Finalists:
Ivan Chow, The Farmer - Medium Rare Content Agency
Sophia Park, Coles Magazine - Medium Rare Content Agency

Sales Person/Team of the Year
Winner:
Qantas Magazine, Medium Rare Content Agency

Finalists:
Bauer Media, Bauer Media
Fabien Beillard and Rebecca Costello, The Monthly – Schwartz Media

Podcast of the Year
Winner:
that's life! How I survived
Finalists:
7am Podcast, Schwartz Media
Get Lippy Podcast, Marie Claire, BeautyCrew and Instyle

Cover of the Year (sponsored by Ovato)
Winner:
The Monthly - April Edition, Schwartz Media
Finalists:
Stellar, Tayla Harris - May 26 2019 edition, News Corp Australia
Vogue Australia, News Corp Australia

Best Use Research
Winner:
taste.com.au, News Corp Australia
Finalist:
Salesforce and marie Claire, Pacific Magazines

The Impact Award (sponsored by Emma)
Winner:
Anna Preston, Bauer Media
Highly Commended:
Angela Heathcote, Australian Geographic
Finalist:
Jen Skorobogaty, Pacific Magazines

Hall of Fame
Gerry Reynolds, Medium Rare Content Agency

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