The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, January 15, 2015

National Magazine Awards 2015 Finalists Announced
The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) today announced the National Magazine Awards 2015 finalists. For the second year, the nominations were first announced in an hour-long Twittercast. Known as the Ellies—for the Alexander Calder stabile "Elephant" given to each award winner—the National Magazine Awards will be presented on Monday, February 2, at the New York Marriott Marquis. Better Homes and Gardens, Cosmo, Hollywood Reporter, New York and Vogue short-listed for Magazine of the Year; Grantland, Politico and Refinery29 are first-time nominees. The awards dinner will also include the presentation of a lifetime achievement award to the TIME photojournalist James Nachtwey.
2015 National Magazine Awards Nominations
Bazilian: "New York Leads 2015 National Magazine Awards Nominations Condé boasts the most nods per publisher."
ASME Awards Finalists Revealed
Winners will be unveiled on February 2 at a ceremony held in New York at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square. The show will also include a lifetime achievement award presented to Time photojournalist James Nachtwey.
The Finalists for the National Magazine Awards Are…
And there’s a lot of congrats to go around. A total of 66 publications were named as finalists in 24 categories.
WHAT’S NEXT in Fashion Statements
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Magazine Media 360° Rings in the New Year with Good News
The complete report, which currently covers 146 magazine media brands from 32 companies, representing 95% of the reader universe, can be found at Commenting on the data, Mary G. Berner, President and CEO, MPA-The Association of Magazine Media said, “It’s always good to start the new year with positive news – in this case, continued good news, as magazine media’s audience continues to build momentum.” She added, “We couldn’t be more pleased that The Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report is becoming a trusted source of insight and information, particularly among advertisers. The ad community has quickly begun to recognize this metric as a valuable tool that measures consumer demand across platforms, which is exactly the way they are buying our content today.”
Complimentary MIN Issue This Week for MPA Members
From the Pages of min: Steve Smith's Eye on Magazine Media 360º: "Mobile Drives Audience Growth Thanks to Content and Responsive Design," the minfographic, a look at Essence's forceful and precedent-setting "Black Lives Matter," and a special offer for members of MPA.
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