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Celebrating the stand-out campaigns that have run in newsbrands over the past year, the Newsworks Planning Awards recognise (and raise a glass to) media agencies’ innovative and creative planning teams.

Entries are across eight categories and take full account of today’s multi-platform and multimedia environment.

The 2018 awards will be judged by a panel comprised of leading marketers and agency experts, chaired by Alessandra Bellini, chief customer officer at Tesco.

The awards will be presented at a party at the Century Club on Thursday 29 November 2018.

Who should enter and why

If you are an agency planner and you have delivered a great campaign - something innovative, clever or that you are particularly proud of - these awards are for you.

The Newsworks Planning Awards are the UK’s only awards dedicated to defining the standards of excellence in media planning in national newspapers. The awards will provide a platform for your work to receive recognition and praise from top industry judges, who will be focused on rewarding innovative work and talented people.

The winning papers will be a source of knowledge, inspiration and ideas, helping drive standards even higher.

How to enter

Deadline for entries 29 October -

Shortlist announced 29 November at Awards party

Hints & tips - guide to entering Categories

There are eight categories you can enter, one of which is new for 2018, plus a chair's award.

Best newspaper campaign

Best newsbrand campaign

Best topical campaign

Omnimedia campaign

Best content partnership

Best use of insight

Effectiveness award

New Planning with PAMCO award*

Chair's award

*This is a one-off award for 2018 and is split into two strands – the agency award and the sales team award. Find out more in the ‘How to enter’ section To be eligible, work must have been commercially released between 1 August 2017 and 31 August 2018, although it can also run either side of that period.

“I’ll be looking out for inspiring examples of how planners have harnessed newsbrands’ environment for maximum impact, delivering tangible results back to their clients.”  said Alessandra Bellini.


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