Blog | 8 June 2016

River at the BSME Rising Stars Awards 2016

Last Monday River’s Claire Irvin, who is Chair of the British Society of Magazine Editors, hosted the BSME Rising Stars Awards 2016.

The BSME represents the UK’s top print and digital editors across consumer, B2B and branded content. The Rising Stars Awards celebrates creative talent at every level up to and including deputy editor, and was held in a glamorous ceremony at Andaz London Liverpool Street.

River’s talent was also showcased on the night with Joanna Levitas, Art Director of healthy, being shortlisted for Best Print Designer and Alice Wilkinson shortlisted for Best Social Media Team for Eat Healthy. A good time was had by all that attended the event.

‘The BSME Rising Stars is always one of the highlights of the industry calendar and this year was no exception,’ says Claire Irvin. ‘It’s a chance for us all to celebrate some of the dynamic forces that make up our creative teams and I’m very proud that River was amongst the cream of the talent shortlisted.’

For more information on River, please contact Nicola Murphy, CEO, on 020 7420 6450, or email For more information on the BSME Rising Stars Awards, visit

Claire Irvin hosted the BSME Rising Stars 2016 awards with Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo.

Claire Irvin is Chair of BSME.

Andy Greening
Andy Greening
Digital Manager at The River Group

Andy is Digital Manager at The River Group, specialising in digital publishing and strategy. Andy also consults on podcasting and video post-production. Follow him on Twitter @andrew_greening.

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