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Record of the Day Awards for Music Journalism and PR 2008

The full list of 2008 Record of The Day Award winners is as follows:

Live Reviews: writer of the year
Winner: Kitty Empire – The Observer

Best PR campaign for a breakthrough UK Act
Winner: Tony Linkin at Coalition PR for Glasvegas

Best PR campaign for an established UK Act
Winner: Lewis Jamieson at Hall or Nothing PR for Elbow

Record Reviews Writer of the Year
Winner: Alexis Petridis – The Guardian

Best Music Coverage in a Newspaper
Winner: The Guardian

Business and Technology Writer of the Year
Winner: Ben Cardew – Music Week

Best PR campaign for an established non-UK Act
Winner: James Hopkins at Columbia Records for Kings of Leon

Best PR Campaign for a Breakthrough Non-UK Act
Winner: Ash Collins at Toast PR for MGMT

Best Podcast:
Winner: Guardian Music Weekly

Best Editor
Winner: Caspar Llewellyn Smith – Observer Music Monthly

Best Independent PR Company
Winner: Dog Day Press

Best Independent PR individual
Winner: Nathan Beazer at Dog Day Press

Best Digital Publication
Winner: NME.com

Best in-house PR person
Winner: Andy Prevezer at Warner Bros Records

Best In-House PR department
Winner: Polydor Records

Artist and Music Features: Writer of The Year
Winner: Simon Cosyns and Jacqui Swift – The Sun, Something for the Weekend

Breaking Music Writer
Winner: Paul Lester

Magazine of the Year
Winner: Word

Best Blog
Winner: 20 Jazz Funk Greats

Best Online PR:
Winner: Scruffy Bird

Outstanding contribution to music journalism:
Jon Savage

Outstanding contribution to PR:
Barbara Charone – MBC PR

Outstanding contribution to music photography:
Pennie Smith 

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