MSc Publishing student Rhiannon Tate won the 2015 Award for Magazine Publishing Postgraduate of the Year at the Magazine industry awards.
Publishing students and alumni were nominated in 3 out of 7 individual award categories, competing against the very best publishing professionals working in the industry.
Publishing Postgraduate of the Year Award – 4 of our students were nominated, won by Rhiannon Tate (MSc Publishing).
In the few short months since graduating with her Postgraduate Publishing degree, Rhiannon and a fellow publishing graduate have established an exciting new magazine business.
Backstage Star – out of the 6 shortlisted, 2 were our students. It was won by Jade Regulski (MSc Publishing) who is now working at The List magazine.
Emma Wilson (MSc Publishing) won the only Highly Commended award of the night for her work on the National Trust for Scotland magazine.
Business & Professional Magazine Feature Writer – shortlisted was Christina McPherson (MSc Magazine Publishing). Christina is a previous winner of the Postgraduate of the Year Award and is now in full-time employment, working at an award winning magazine company here in Edinburgh.
These national Awards are made by the PPA (the Professional Publishers Association), who are the leading trade body for magazine industry in the UK.