COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR - CONSUMER

Print &/or Digital

THE COMPETITION IS OPEN TO:

  • Any named columnist who writes regularly for a magazine or digital edition and who has contributed to the title at least three times during the eligible period (1 August 2018 to 31 July 2019)

  • If the columnist writes regularly for more than one brand then each brand may enter

  • The columnist must be entered by his/her editor

  • You may submit more than one entry for this category

THE JUDGES WILL BE LOOKING FOR A COLUMNIST WHO:

  • Consistently delivers engaging, relevant, entertaining and/or informative copy

  • Enhances your brand’s content

  • Raises the profile – and game – of your brand

  • Is synonymous with your brand and provides a reason to return for readers and/or talk about factor beyond the page

 

STATEMENT QUESTIONS

Tell us in no more than 500 words what marks out your columnist as exceptional. Key points to address might be:

1. Who is your audience and how does your brand fit into the marketplace?
2. What contribution does this columnist make to your brand?
3. How have readers responded and reacted to the column?
 

TO ENTER YOU NEED TO:

  • Complete the online form below

  • Save a copy for your records

  • Choose three columns to be submitted. They may be from consecutive issues but must be from the period 1 August 2018 to 31 July 2019

  • Email these, with the completed entry form to admin@bsme.com

Pay online below or call the BSME office to pay by BACS

COST OF ENTERING

BSME Member:  £130.00 + VAT

Independent BSME Member:  £110.00 + VAT

Non-Member:  £250.00 + VAT

Independent Non-Member:  £150.00 + VAT

Please note that:

* If you were not a member of the BSME on 1 June 2019 the non-member rate is applicable

* The Independent rate is only applicable to Publishers of no more than a few core titles whose financial and creative decisions are made by the same person/people

* The Non-Member rate includes membership of the BSME until 31 December 2019, but does not allow entry to the 2020 Talent Awards at the Member Rate

* Entries will not be processed until payment is received

* Please complete and submit the form and then return to the category page and click here to pay online, or call the BSME office on 020 8906 4664 to pay by BACS



SENDING YOUR MATERIAL

Please email your entry form and attachments to admin@bsme.com with your brand and category name in the email title. If you are entering more than one category or columnist, please send a separate email for each category.

Please note that:

  • You will receive an acknowledgement email. If you do not receive this, please call the BSME office on 020 8906 4664

  • Incomplete entries will not be processed

  • Entries received without payment will not be processed

  • Entries and supporting material will not be returned