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The shortlist for the ICon Awards 2016 has been announced – revealing who’s in the running to be recognised as the talented internal communication professionals

The ICon Awards celebrate talent, recognising the people who consistently turn theory into great internal communication practice. With increased pressure in the workplace, it's all the more important that good work is acknowledged and encouraged through awards and recognition.
The winners will be announced at the ICon awards lunch on the 10 November, at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel in London. This will then be followed by the IoIC's annual Insight Seminar, for more information and to book your tickets click here.
There are seven categories and the Internal Commmunicator of the Year award, the shortlist is:
Best IC manager - corporate
Leanne Taylor, AXA
Nicola Watson, Metrolink
Best editor - for work in any media or format 
Alison Harmer, Harmer Editorial Ltd
Peter Bennett, Headlines
Emma Bennett, AB Publishing
Duncan Mills, AB Publishing
Caroline Cowe, RBS
Best writer - for work in any media or format 
Bevan Frank, University of East London
Caroline Cowe, RBS
Best designer - for work in any media or format 
Brian Amey, Headlines
Chris Keller, Headlines
Graham Gilhooley, 20/20 Productions
Nick McCarthy, Synergy Creative
Best visual creator - video, photography, illustration
Sara Wilmot, Headlines
Greg Brauns, Limehouse Films Ltd
Chuck Cumming, 20/20 Productions
Anastascia Sichkarenko, Sequel Group
Claudi Schneider, Sequel Group
Best freelance/consultant/interim
Alison Harmer, Harmer Editorial Ltd
Lesley Allman, Allman Communication Ltd
Jennifer Ball, Minerva Engagement
Rising talent awards - best young communicator
Holly Whitecross, Headlines
Katie Nertney, Headlines
Claire Frost, Linklaters LLP
Sarah Smith, Freelance
Andrew Hubbard, Domino's Pizza Group
Marii Stolsen, 20/20 Productions
Jessie Watts, Sequel Group


Internal Communicator of the Year

Sheldon Malcolm, Go-Ahead London
Leanne Taylor, AXA
Nicola Watson, Metrolink
Kate Jones, Tarmac
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