Australia, NZ take out 20 INMA Global Media Awards

Australia’s news media publishers have won an impressive 13 International News Media Association Global Media Awards, second only to the US in the awards tally, with New Zealand winning seven.

The awards, announced last night at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, saw News Corp Australia take out 10 awards, APN two and Fairfax Media one. In addition, Fairfax Media New Zealand won Best in Asia Pacific for its “News rewired – writing our next chapter” campaign and placed first in three categories.

The 2016 INMA Global Media Awards competition received 699 entries from 264 news brands across 40 countries. Australian and New Zealand publishers converted 100 per cent of their finalist nominations into trophies.

NewsMediaWorks’ member Singapore Press Holdings also won two awards.

“Australian news media publishers have proven by winning these prestigious INMA Awards that they are among the world best in terms of innovative print and digital solutions that engage our audiences, deliver results for advertisers and grow revenue,” NewsMediaWorks marketing director Charlie Murdoch said.

The Australian INMA Award winners are:

The annual INMA Global Media Awards reveal best practices to energise brands, create new products, engage audiences, grow advertising revenue, develop customer insights, and instill innovation at media companies.

NewsMediaWorks CEO Mark Hollands judged various categories, although none in which member titles were finalists.=

A full list of 2016 INMA Global Media Award winners can be viewed here.

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