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Magnetic Spotlight Awards 2019 – shortlist revealed


The Spotlight Awards 2019 judges. L to R: Laura Moorcraft, Anna Sampson, Jon Kershaw, Sue Todd, Anna Hickey, Gavin Sheppard (not pictured - Dominic Mills, Oliver Feldwick)

Anna Hickey, Wavemaker

Thank you to all who entered the Magnetic Spotlight Awards 2019. The judges have read and reviewed all the entries and gathered to share their thoughts for all the magazine work received. We're now pleased to reveal the shortlist of campaigns that particularly stood out from the crowd.

Now in their third year, the Spotlight Awards aim to recognise and reward agencies and clients for good work, smart thinking, productive and profitable partnerships with magazine media.

The winners will be revealed at a drinks evening from 5pm on September 19. 


New Magazine Advertiser of the Year:

  • SEAT Tarraco ‘Why Not Now?’ – PHD Media
  • Welcome to Yorkshire ‘Alive with Adventure’ – Dentsu Aegis Manchester

Best Content Partnership – Large:

  • L’Oreal Paris ‘The Non Issue’ – Wavemaker / McCann
  • NEFF ‘Food Odyssey’ – OMD
  • Public Health England ‘Cervical Screening Saves Lives’ – MG OMD
  • SEAT Tarraco ‘Why Not Now?’ – PHD Media
  • Smart Energy GB ‘Enough on my plate’ – PHD Media

Best Content Partnership – Small:

  • ABF ‘TABASCO Brunch Club’ – the7Stars
  • Brintons Carpets ‘A World of Colour’ – MediaCom Birmingham
  • Department for Business and Industrial Strategy ‘Shared Parental Leave’ – MG OMD
  • Dune ‘The Wedding Collection launch’ – the7Stars
  • Matalan ‘Holiday Shop’ – Vizeum Manchester / Storylab Manchester / Amplifi Manchester

Best Use of Live:

  • JD Williams ‘Amazing Women 50 Over 50 Awards’ – Dentsu Aegis Network North
  • NEFF ‘Food Odyssey’ – OMD

Most Creative Use of Print:

  • Audi Black Edition ‘Painting it Black’ – PHD Media
  • L’Oreal Paris ‘The Non Issue’ – Wavemaker / McCann
  • Universal ‘Download and Keep’ – MediaCom

Best Use of Digital:

  • Boots No7 ‘Wear it Your Way’ – MediaCom
  • Estee Lauder - MAC Cosmetics ‘Lip of the Day’ – MG OMD
  • Mars Confectionary ‘Mars Spring Bake’ –  MediaCom
  • Welcome to Yorkshire ‘Alive with Adventure’ – Dentsu Aegis Manchester

Contact hello@magnetic.media for information on the event.