Record Of The Day Awards announce 2012 winners

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The annual Record Of The Day Awards were held last night, with Best Fit winning ‘Digital Publication of the Year’.

The event, hosted at a ceremony in London, heralds the best in UK music journalism and PR.

As well as the online accolade, The Line Of Best Fit were also proud runners up in ‘Best Online Content’, while editor Rich Thane was runner up in the ‘Best Editor’ category.

Elsewhere, The Guardian‘s Alexis Petridis won ‘Best Music Writer’, Pitchfork were awarded ‘Best Publication’ and Q won ‘Magazine Of The Year’.

‘Outstanding Contribution to Music Journalism’ went to Miranda Sawyer, while the Music PR and Photography equivalents were awarded to Regine Moylett and Jill Furmanovsky respectively.

The list of winners is below in full:

Best Music Writer (voted by students): Alexis Petridis
Best Publication (voted by students): Pitchfork
Best Student Music Writer (judged by a panel): Sam Briggs – York University
Best In-House PR Person: Duncan Jordan – Bella Union
Best Online Content: Noisey
Most Effective Music Coverage in a Newspaper: Guardian Guide
Best In-House Online PR Person: Roz Mansfield - Atlantic
Best Music Book: Pat Long’s The History Of The NME
Best Blog: Crack in the Road 
Feature of the Year: Alex Marshall at The Stool Pigeon for his Investigation: ATP
Best Independent Online PR Person: Debbie Ball - Create Spark
Idea or Innovation Award: 405 - Discovery
Most Effective PR Campaign for a Live Event or Festival: Cornerstone Agency for Converse Represent at the 100 Club
Communications Person of the Year: Adam White - UMI
Live Reviews: Writer of the Year: Simon Price The Independent On Sunday
Best Independent PR Person: Adrian Read – Inside/Out
Business Writer of the Year: Eamonn Forde 
Record Reviews: Writer of the Year: Alexis Petridis - The Guardian
Most Effective Breaking Music Writer of the Year: Matt Wilkinson at NME
Best PR Campaign for a Reissue: RMP and EMI for Blur – 21
Digital Publication of the Year: The Line of Best Fit 
Best In-House PR Department: 4AD
Best PR Campaign for an Established Act: Bat for Lashes – Anna Mears, Dog Day Press
Best PR Campaign for a Breakthrough Act: Alt-J – Adrian Read & Caroline Beashal, Inside/Out
Best Independent PR Company: Dawbell
Editor of the Year: James McMahon - Kerrang!
Magazine of the Year: Q

Outstanding Contribution to Music PR: Regine Moylett
Outstanding Contribution to Music Photography: Jill Furmanovsky
Outstanding Contribution to Music Journalism: Miranda Sawyer