AOP reveals contenders for online publishing awards

LONDON - The Association of Online Publishers has published its awards shortlist for 2010, with BBC Worldwide,, Guardian News & Media and among those battling it it out for best digital ad sales team.

Rob Norman, GroupM Interaction boss, unveils the AOP shortlist
Rob Norman, GroupM Interaction boss, unveils the AOP shortlist

Contenders for best commercial partnership include Bauer Media for with See Tickets and Seatwave, Haymarket Business Media with Madgex, and News International, which was nominated both for Cisco Wisdom with Times Online, and Times Spelling Bee with Microsoft Office.

New launch nominees include the Guardian iPhone app and Guardian Open Platform from Guardian News & Media, along with and from Trinity Mirror.

Best ad technology platform nominees included Adify Network Builder from Adify, Open AdStream 10 from 247 Real Media, REVV for publishers from the Rubicon Project and Vibrant In-Text Advertising from Vibrant Media.

The awards ceremony takes place on 10 June at the Roundhouse in London. The full shortlist is:


Guardian iPhone app - Guardian News & Media
Guardian Open Platform - Guardian News & Media - Incisive Media
MadeForMums - Magicalia - Trinity Mirror - Trinity Mirror

Editorial Team, Business

Financial News - Dow Jones
Nursing Times - Emap - RBI
Personnel Today - RBI
Property Week - UBM

Editorial Team, Consumer - BBC Worldwide
GameSpot UK - CBS Interactive - Guardian News & Media
Nuts - IPC Media
Horse & Hound Online - IPC Media
IPC Media Homes Network - IPC Media
Telegraph - Telegraph Media Group

Research & Insights Project

In VoD we trust - Channel 4
GNM Sites and Sections Research - Guardian News & Media
GNM Word of Mouth Research - Guardian News & Media
The Origin Panel - Women's Space: Live - IPC Media
Campaign Performance Monitor - ITV

Digital Ad Sales Team

BBC Worldwide UK
Channel, & 4oD - Channel 4
Financial News Online - Dow Jones
Future Publishing
Guardian News & Media
Community Care Job Site - RBI
Telegraph Media Group
Auto Trader eCommerce Team - Trader Media


Bitesize Book Notes - BBC - FT
The Guardian iPhone app - Guardian News & Media
Techworld & IBM Social Media Campaign - IDG
TwitJobSearch - Twitter Job Search Engine - Incisive Media
New Scientist - What's in a face? - RBI
Telegraph mobile applications - Telegraph Media Group
The Economist - Which MBA? ranking guide - The Economist

Cross-Media Project

BBC Headroom - BBC
Sky1 Got To Dance - BSkyB
Misfits - Channel 4
LG at CES/Future Digital - Future
Shockwaves NME Awards - IPC Media
The X Factor Digital - Talkback Thames
The Sun Biz Sessions - News International

Commercial Partnership

Aloud.Com with See Tickets and Seatwave - Bauer Media
Hollyoaks The Morning After The Night Before - Channel 4
Global Partnership with XBOX360: Lips - Global Radio
Haymarket Business Media with Madgex - Haymarket
Cisco Business Wisdom with Times Online - News International
Times Spelling Bee with Microsoft Office - News International
Thomson Reuters Davos Coverage - Thomson Reuters with CentralIndex and StormID - Trinity Mirror
Samsung and - Trinity Mirror

Use of Video

Bauer Media - Bauer Media - Guardian News & Media - IPC Media
NME Video - IPC Media
Sun Video - News International
Tony Blair live at Chilcot Inquiry - Telegraph Media Group
The Economist Videographics - The Economist

Use of Mobile iPhone app - Associated Northcliffe Digital
FT iPhone App - FT and the Guardian iPhone app - Guardian News & Media
Blast Billiards Touch / Mousebreaker - IPC Media
ITN News iPhone app - ITN
Thomson Reuters Slideshow and Social Portfolio for mobile - Thomson Reuters - Trader Media

Ad Technology Platform

Adify Network Builder - Adify
Open AdStream 10 - 247 Real Media
AudienceScience Gateway - Audience Science
REVV for publishers - Rubicon Project
Vibrant In-Text Advertising - Vibrant media

Digital Editorial Individual

Guy Cocker, GameSpot UK - CBS Interactive
Matt McAlister - Guardian News & Media
Matthew Weaver - Guardian News & Media
David Moynihan - NME.COM, IPC Media
Faisal Alani -, RBI
Michael Targett - Flight Global, RBI
Matt Kelly -, Trinity Mirror
Iain O'Neil - Property Week, UBM

Website Business - Dow Jones - Incisive Media - Incisive Media
Flightglobal - RBI - RBI - RBI - UBM
Property Week - UBM

Website Consumer

MailOnline - Associated Northcliffe Digital
Empire - Bauer Media - BBC Worldwide
VOGUE.COM UK - Condé Nast - Guardian News & Media - Haymarket
Goodtoknow - IPC Media

Specialist Digital Publisher

Sift Media
TechCrunch Europe
The List Festival Guide

Digital Publisher, Business

Emap Inform
The Financial Times
IHS Jane's
Incisive Media
Reed Business Information
TSL Education

Digital Publisher, Consumer

Associated Northcliffe Digital
BBC Worldwide
Factory Media
Future Publishing
Guardian News and Media
Newsquest Media Group
Telegraph Media Group

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