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PR Categories

Posted on 14 October 2013
Author: Anonymous
Sometimes I find these PR categories difficult to differentiate between a hefty marketing campaign and solid PR, but I think it's fair to say that these should have a decent shout: PR Campaign For A Live Event: Reading & Leeds Festivals PR Campaign For A Breakthrough Act: Haim PR Campaign For An Established Act: Daft Punk PR Campaign For A Reissue: Fleetwood Mac Away from those, If NME keeps up the strength of issue 1, then Mike Williams should comfortably get Editor of the Year for reshaping the magazine into something potentially very exciting indeed.

Awards 2013

Posted on 14 October 2013
Author: Anonymous
Well done for keeping them!

Record of the Day Awards 2013 for Music Journalism and PR

Posted on 04 October 2013
Author: Anonymous
Ahead of our Music Journalism & PR awards at the end of November, we are looking to review the categories. It's not practical to present more awards on the night, but if needed we could announce a few in the magazine only. However, what we really want to hear from you is whether the existing categories are fit for purpose, or need to adapt. We aim to produce shorter longlists than we have previously, and open them up for input before voting goes live. Winners are chosen by vote, with weight given to important/influential/relevant voters. Your comments here can be anonymous if you chose. With thanks Best Online Music Content Best Music Book Idea/innovation Communications Person of the Year Business Writer of the Year Feature of the Year Live Reviews of the Year Record Reviews Writer of the Year Most Effective Breaking Music Writer Editor of the Year Magazine of the Year Digital Publication of the Year Best Blog Most Effective Music Coverage in a Newspaper Most Effective PR Campaign for a Live Event or a Festival Best PR Campaign for a Breakthrough Act Best PR Campaign for an Established Act Best PR Campaign for a Reissue Best In-House PR Person Best In-House Online PR Person Best In-House PR Department Best Independent PR Person Best Independent Online PR Person Best Independent PR Company Student Choice: Best Publication Student Choice: Best Writer Some vague ideas we came up with quickly were Pioneer, Writers writer, Unsung hero, Most influential, Curator, More festival/live categories, Pivotal support and/or Sustained support, Writer under 30
15 October 2013
Author: Anonymouse
I think you should remove the distinction between online and print in all PR categories. Journalists don't define themselves as print, online or otherwise, so PR shouldn't use such outdated labels either

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