Foundation Award for International Impact


This award, new for our 40th anniversary, honours a Canadian who is making a significant contribution to a field of magazine journalism beyond the borders of Canada.


This award may recognize creators, editors, publishers, art directors, circulation experts, marketing, sales and promotion professionals, production managers—in short, anyone working in magazine journalism. It cannot be given posthumously.


A nomination must consist of a cover letter indicating the candidate’s name, title, and a summary of their career achievements, including links to or examples of their work, as well as at least two supporting letters from other individuals. There is no entry fee for this award. 


All nominations will be considered by the Board of Directors of the NMAF, which will select 1 winner to receive his or her award at the 40th anniversary National Magazine Awards gala. The award includes 2 tickets to the National Magazine Awards, an Awards Certificate, and promotion in NMAF publications reaching the entire Canadian magazine industry. 


Submit your nomination by email to or by mail to:


National Magazine Awards Foundation
2300 Yonge Street, Suite 1600
Toronto, ON, M4P 1E4


The deadline for nominations for this award is March 1.