Mumbrella Publish Awards 2022 shortlist revealed

The shortlist for the Mumbrella Publish Awards has been revealed for 2022.

Medium Rare Content Agency and Pedestrian Group were among the top nominations, with Medium Rare scooping up 14 nominations. Pedestrian Group secured nine nominations, closely followed by Man of Many, which scored eight nominations across various categories.

Other nominees this year include InStyle Australia, Are Media, The Brag Media and Broadsheet Media.

The winners of the Mumbrella Publish Awards will be announced on September 1 at Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf. It will be hosted by Australian television and radio comedian, Craig Reucassel.

The full Mumbrella Publish Award shortlist is below.

Magazine Cover of the Year – Business 

Australian Institute of Company Directors – Medium Rare Content  
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand – Medium Rare Content 

Magazine Cover of the Year – Consumer/Custom 

Chillfactor – Adventure Entertainment 
GALAH – Galah Press Pty Ltd 
InStyle Australia – True North 
Peppermint – Peppermint Magazine
Women’s Health Australia – Paragon Media 

Designer of the Year 

Blaise Curran – Art Director – Encore, Storyation 
Kate Barnett – Creative Director, Company Director – Medium Rare Content 
Maya Brasnovic – Head of Design – Pedestrian Group: PEDESTRIAN.TV, Refinery29, Business Insider, VICE, Gizmodo, Lifehacker, Kotaku Australia, Openair Cinemas  
Tony Rice – Creative Director, Qantas Magazine – Medium Rare Content 

Best Use of Video 

Bunkeren – The Local Project 
Education LIVE – with NSW Department of Education 
Nissan Navara 360 degree video – Nissan with 

Best Podcast (Single Episode) 

‘Behind the scenes of Nicola Forrest AO’s life as a wife and a mother’ – Life on the Land, Graziher 
‘Graham Henry: A Treacherous Life’ – I Catch Killers, True Crime Australia, NewsCast 
‘Khadija – There’s No Place Like Home, Future Women 
‘Married to a Monster Part One – I Swear I Never, NewsCast with Nina Young and Bek Day 
‘Phoebe Burgess Is Ready to Talk’ – No Filter, Mamamia
‘The accident was not the end but the beginning’ – I Swear I Never, NewsCast with Andrea Thiis-Evensen   

Best Podcast (Series) 

My Sister’s Secrets – The Australian with Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas 
The Quicky – Mamamia 
There’s No Place Like Home by Future Women – Future Women
Unpacked – Nova Podcasts  

Single Article of the Year 

Brett Williams – The Other Pandemic – Police Journal for Police Association of South Australia  
Damian Francis – How insurance became one of Australia’s most exciting marketing battlegrounds – Unmade 
Fiona Harari and Christine Middap – Last Ditch – The Weekend Australian Magazine  
Joshua Dowling – Exclusive: Tesla Australia sales in 2021 revealed state by state –  

Newsletter of the Year 

Crikey – Private Media – REA Group  

Event or Virtual Event of the Year 

Game Changer Challenge 2021 – NSW Department of EducationGourmet Traveller Restaurant Awards – Are Media 
H&M and YOU – H&M for Kiindred with Zenith 
Rolling Stone Australia Awards – The Brag Media  

Special Edition of the Year 

Better Homes and Gardens – Are Media  
Chillfactor – Adventure Entertainment  
The Fertility Tales – Genea with Allbright and Pink Elephants 
The List: Arts and Culture, The Australian – News Corp Australia  
Wild – Adventure Entertainment  

Launch/Relaunch of the Year 

Encore – Melbourne Symphony Orchestra for Storyation 
InStyle Australia – True North 
Refinery29 Australia – Pedestrian Group

Young Writer of the Year (30 or Under) 

John Buckley – VICE Australia, Pedestrian Group 
Lauren Baxter – Peppermint, Peppermint Magazine 
Nick Hall – Man of Many

Journalist of the Year – Small/Large 

David Hardaker – Crikey, Private Media 
Joshua Dowling –  
Juliet Rieden – The Australian Women’s Weekly, Are Media 
Samantha Trenoweth – The Australian Women’s Weekly, Are Media 

Columnist of the Year  

Donal Curtin – Acuity for Medium Rare Content with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand 
Maria Thattil – 9Honey for 9Honey/  
Tim Burrowes – Unmade

Editor of the Year – Business 

Hannah Tattersall – Acuity, Medium Rare Content  
Editor of the Year – Consumer/Custom 
Katya Wachtel – Broadsheet, Broadsheet Media 
Nick Hall – Man of Many
Sarah Carty – Yahoo Lifestyle Australia, Yahoo

Salesperson/Team of the Year 

Broadsheet Sales & Partnerships – Broadsheet Media 
Guardian Australia Sales Team – Guardian Australia  
Mamamia Commercial Team – Mamamia
Man of Many Sales Team – Man of Many
Pedestrian Group Commercial Team – Pedestrian Group

Publish Leader of the Year 

Alborz Fallah – Publisher, CarExpert Pty Ltd with  
Jane Huxley – CEO, Are Media 
Luke Girgis – Publisher & CEO, The Brag Media 
Nick Shelton – Publisher & Director, Broadsheet Media
Will Hayward – CEO, Private Media  

Brand of the Year – CarExpert Pty Ltd 
Man of Many
Refinery29 Australia – Pedestrian Group  

Branded Content Studio of the Year 

frankie studio – frankie press
Guardian Labs – Guardian Australia 
Kiin – Kiindred

Website of the Year – CarExpert Pty Ltd
Man of Many
Noteworthy – Medium Rare Content for Officeworks 
Perth Is OK! – Kelleway Whelan Holdings Pty Ltd t/a ‘Perth Is OK!’  
Qantas Travel Insider – Qantas, Medium Rare Content 

Association or Member Organisation Publication of the Year 

Company Director – Medium Rare Content for Australian Institute of Company Directors
Reveille – Mahlab for RSL NSW

Business Publication of the Year 

Acuity – Medium Rare Content 
Company Director – Medium Rare Content with Australian Institute of Company Directors 
INTHEBLACK – CPA Australia with Friends Love Design

Custom Publication of the Year 

Bunnings magazine – Medium Rare Content with Bunnings 
Coles magazine – Medium Rare Content with Coles 
Qantas magazine – Medium Rare Content with Qantas 

Consumer Publication of the Year – Small/Large 

GALAH – Galah Press Pty ltd
Man of Many
Marie Claire Australia – Are Media 
The Australian Women’s Weekly – Are Media  
The Local Project
Time Out Australia 

Publishing Company of the Year – Small/Large 

Broadsheet Media 
Man of Many 
PEDESTRIAN.TV, Refinery29 Australia, VICE Australia, Business Insider Australia, Gizmodo Australia, Lifehacker Australia, Kotaku Australia + Openair Cinemas – Pedestrian Group

Best Publisher-led Advertising Campaign 

Refinery29 Australia, PEDESTRIAN.TV – Pedestrian Group with Google, PHD, Essence and Nine for Google Pixel 
Refinery29 Australia, PEDESTRIAN.TV – Pedestrian Group for Money By Afterpay 
The Balvenie – Man of Many

Best Sustained Initiative for Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

Are Media 
NSW Department of Education 
Refinery29 Australia – Pedestrian Group

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