Riot Communications scoop Publishers Publicity Circle Award for Festival Campaign

Riot Communication picked up three gongs at the Publishers Publicity Circle (PPC) annual awards, which took place in central London last night (15th February). Awards were given to the publicists responsible for the best PR campaigns carried out in 2011.

Preena Gadher and Liz Hyder of Riot Communications won the Nielsen Award for a Generic Campaign for their promotion for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival. The success story is set to continue, as Riot have been retained for a third year to continue their promotion of the Festival (read more on this here).

In addition to scooping the Nielson Award, the PPC Award for Hardback Non-Fiction went to Anwen Hooson of Riot Communications, alongside Amelia Fairney (Viking), for Charles Dickens: A Life by Claire Tomalin, and the Hardback Fiction Award, sponsored by Bertrams in conjunction with The Reading Agency, was won jointly by Riot Communications and Maura Brickell of Headline Review’s campaign for When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman, along with Transworld’s Alison Barrow and Ben Willis’ campaign for Before I Go to Sleep by S  J Watson.

To read more on all of the PPC award winners and judges, click here.