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Record Of The Day awards presented

By | Published on Thursday 29 November 2012

Record Of The Day

The great and the good of music journalism and PR amassed in Shoreditch last night for the Record Of The Day Awards.

Amongst the many gongs dished out were three presented in association with CMU, one championing up and coming music journalism talent, Best Student Music Writer, which went to Sam Briggs of York University, and two more celebrating the music publication and writer most popular in 2012 amongst the UK’s student music writers, which went to Pitchfork and Alexis Petridis respectively.

The other winners were as follows:

Magazine Of The Year: Q
Digital Publication Of The Year: The Line Of Best Fit
Most Effective Music Coverage In A Newspaper: Guardian Guide
Best Online Content: Noisey
Best Blog: Crack In The Road
Best Music Book: Pat Long for ‘The History Of The NME’
Idea Or Innovation Award: 405 Discovery

Editor Of The Year: James McMahon, Kerrang!
Record Reviews Writer Of The Year: Alexis Petridis, The Guardian
Live Reviews Writer Of The Year: Simon Price, The Independent On Sunday
Most Effective Breaking Music Writer Of The Year: Matt Wilkinson, NME
Business Writer Of The Year: Eamonn Forde
Feature Of The Year: Alex Marshall at The Stool Pigeon for ‘Investigation: ATP’

Best In-House PR Person: Duncan Jordan, Bella Union
Best In-House Online PR Person: Roz Mansfield, Warner/Atlantic
Best Independent PR Person: Adrian Read, Inside/Out
Best Independent Online PR Person: Debbie Ball, Create Spark
Communications Person Of The Year: Adam White, Universal Music

Best In-House PR Department: 4AD
Best Independent PR Company: Dawbell

Best PR Campaign For An Established Act: Bat For Lashes (Anna Mears, Dog Day Press)
Best PR Campaign For A Breakthrough Act: Alt-J (Adrian Read & Caroline Beashel, Inside/Out)
Best PR Campaign For A Reissue: Blur – 21 (RMP and EMI)
Most Effective PR Campaign For A Live Event Or Festival: Cornerstone Agency for Converse Represent at The 100 Club

Outstanding Contribution To Music PR: Regine Moylett
Outstanding Contribution To Music Photography: Jill Furmanovsky
Outstanding Contribution To Music Journalism: Miranda Sawyer