etc Magazine of the Year

etc Magazine is officially an award-winning magazine.


The Johnston Press Awards took place last Thursday (March 6) when trophies were presented in 44 categories.

The evening took place at Oulton Hall, near Leeds, where more than 170 people enjoyed a three-course meal before the awards presentation.etc was awarded Magazine of the Year 2013 by Johnston Press chief executive Ashley Highfield and editorial board chairman Jeremy Clifford.

ditor Alex Jenkins and ad manager Suzie Yates picked up the award.“I was absolutely overjoyed when I heard we had won the award,” Alex said. “The magazine has really come on in leaps and bounds over the last few years and I hope etc continues to develop and remains a well loved magazine in Sussex and Hampshire.

“I would just like to say a big thanks to all my team and also to our wonderful readers.”

Suzie added: “
When they announced we won I was on cloud nine. To receive the award was an acknowledgement of the hard work, love and passion we all have for the magazine.
“I was honoured to represent, along with Alex, all the team that have developed etc over the last year.
“An extra thank you should also be said to our advertisers who support etc magazine. As a free publication without them we would not be here.”

Ashley Highfield said the evening was a great success: “It was a real delight to be able to recognise such a wide range of outstanding performances by our colleagues. Based on the enthusiasm, dedication and commitment we saw, our company is certainly in safe hands.”

Ashley Highfield and Jeremy Clifford with  Alex Jenkins and Suzie Yates.

Ashley Highfield and Jeremy Clifford with Alex Jenkins and Suzie Yates.