New Times,
New Thinking.

  1. Politics
11 November 2009

New Statesman editor wins at BSME awards

Jason Cowley named Editor of the Year in the special interest and current affairs category

By Staff Blogger

On Tuesday night at the annual British Society of Magazine Editors’ awards, New Statesman editor Jason Cowley won the 2009 Editor of the Year award in the Special Interest and Current Affairs Magazines category.

The judges included the BSME committee, as well as, among others, Evan Davis, presenter of the Today programme and Dragons’ Den, Tim Brooks, managing director of Guardian Media Group and D J Collins, communications director of Google. They said of Cowley, who joined the New Statesman as editor in October 2008, that he had transformed the New Statesman and “created issues of the magazine that were the envy of the industry”.

Cowley was previously the editor of Granta and of the Observer Sports Monthly and a staff writer on the Times. He was shortlisted for the award prior to the launch of the redesigned New Statesman at the end of September. The New Statesman was the only current affairs title nominated in the category.

Jason Cowley said: “I am delighted. I have the privilege of working with a very talented team of journalists and designers on the New Statesman and this award is to be shared with them. This is the beginning of a bright new era for the New Statesman.”

Select and enter your email address Your weekly guide to the best writing on ideas, politics, books and culture every Saturday. The best way to sign up for The Saturday Read is via saturdayread.substack.com The New Statesman's quick and essential guide to the news and politics of the day. The best way to sign up for Morning Call is via morningcall.substack.com
  • Administration / Office
  • Arts and Culture
  • Board Member
  • Business / Corporate Services
  • Client / Customer Services
  • Communications
  • Construction, Works, Engineering
  • Education, Curriculum and Teaching
  • Environment, Conservation and NRM
  • Facility / Grounds Management and Maintenance
  • Finance Management
  • Health - Medical and Nursing Management
  • HR, Training and Organisational Development
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Information Services, Statistics, Records, Archives
  • Infrastructure Management - Transport, Utilities
  • Legal Officers and Practitioners
  • Librarians and Library Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • OH&S, Risk Management
  • Operations Management
  • Planning, Policy, Strategy
  • Printing, Design, Publishing, Web
  • Projects, Programs and Advisors
  • Property, Assets and Fleet Management
  • Public Relations and Media
  • Purchasing and Procurement
  • Quality Management
  • Science and Technical Research and Development
  • Security and Law Enforcement
  • Service Delivery
  • Sport and Recreation
  • Travel, Accommodation, Tourism
  • Wellbeing, Community / Social Services
Visit our privacy Policy for more information about our services, how Progressive Media Investments may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications.
THANK YOU

Content from our partners
An innovative approach to regional equity
ADHD in the criminal justice system: a case for change – with Takeda
The power of place in tackling climate change

Topics in this article :