Delicious named Magazine Brand of the Year at the Australian Magazine Awards for 2018

By AdNews | 22 November 2018
Editor of Delicious, Kerrie McCallum, at the Australian Magazine Awards

Delicious has reigned supreme at the Australia Magazine Awards, taking out Magazine Brand of the Year for 2018.

A previous winner of Magazine Brand of the Year title, Delicious has gone from strength to strength in 2018, securing both the top spot in monthly print while Delicious on Sunday tops the weekly print charts.

Since January Delicious has gone from one measurable success to the next, amassing a monthly readership of over 620,000 and 614,000 for Delicious on Sunday. Against a market down 16.4% year over year, Delicious magazine advertising sits 106% above budget.

The judges recognised that Delicious plays a unique role in the Australian publishing landscape and works incredibly hard to be innovative, both with its brand extensions and digital advancements that contribute to strong outcomes.

2018 has proved to be a winning year for Delicious as the magazine swept the board at the Australian Magazine Awards held in Woolloomooloo.

The NewsLifeMedia title also took home Digital Only Brand of the Year, its editor, Kerrie McCallum, named Editor of the Year and designer, Hayley Incoll, winning Designer of the Year – Delicious is the clear winner for Magazine of the Year in 2018.

NewsLifeMedia was a strong performer at the awards, with Vogue and also recognised for their achievements.

Morry Schwartz was inducted into the Hall of Fame for his long-standing career in the Australian media and you can read a profile about his career here.

AMA organisers would like to thank presenting partner for 2018 - Nielsen, our founding partner Magazine Networks, and our continuing supporting sponsors Magazine Networks, Creative Folks, Bluestar Web, Gordon & Gotch We thank you for your support of our much-loved program. We would also like to thank friend of the AMAs - Rachel's List.

See the full list of winners:

Magazine Brand of the Year


Fashion Magazine Brand of the Year

Vogue Australia

Food Magazine Brand of the Year

General Interest Magazine Brand of the Year

The Australian Women’s Weekly

Home, Garden, Architecture, Renovation Magazine Brand of the Year

Australian House & Garden

Newspaper Inserted Magazine of the Year

The Australian Financial Review Magazine

Special Interest Magazine Brand of the Year

Australian Geographic

Digital Only Magazine Brand of the Year

Best Branded Content Marketing Campaign of the Year

Holden Equinox, Story54

Designer of the Year

Hayley Incoll, Delicious

Best Innovation/Brand Extension

Executive Style Magazine

Editor of the Year

Kerrie McCallum

Event of the Year

Vogue Codes 2017, Vogue Australia

Cover of the Year

Wheels Magazine, November Issue

Custom Publication of the Year

Coles Magazine


Special Mention

Teen Breathe

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