And the Nominees Are…
The National Media Awards Foundation (NMAF) is delighted to announce the nominees for the 46th annual National Magazine Awards. Our incredible roster of 106 volunteer judges dedicated countless hours to evaluating entries from hundreds of magazines across the country. From their careful consideration of nearly 1000 entries, we are pleased to present this list of nearly 200 impressive finalists.
Awards Gala 🎉
This year’s winners will be announced at the National Magazine Awards Gala on June 2, 2023 at Arcadian Court in Toronto. This long-awaited event will be an amazing opportunity to celebrate the exceptional accomplishments of this year’s nominees while networking with the magazine industry’s leading creators, storytellers, editors, and publishers. Tickets are on sale now, so secure your spot today and mark your calendars for this unmissable industry event! We look forward to seeing you there.
The deadline for credit changes was Monday, May 8, 2023. Changes are no longer being accepted.
Individual Nominee Highlights
- Amélie Cléroux has two nominations for Service Journalism, for “Bonheur d’occasion” and “Recycler ne suffit plus”; both articles were published in Protégez-vous
- Aviva Coopersmith is nominated for the prestigious Best Emerging Writer award for “The Lie That Made Me,” published in Toronto Life; Aviva is also nominated in the Personal Journalism category for the same article
- Catherine Dubé is nominated in Feature Writing and in Long-Form Feature Writing, for “En avant pour l’environnement !” and “Violence conjugale : prévenir le pire,” respectively; both articles were published in Châtelaine
- Christina Frangou is nominated in Feature Writing for “When the Virus Moves In,” published in Maclean’s; Christina is also nominated for Long-Form Feature Writing for “The Only Woman in the Room,” published in Toronto Life
- Eva Holland has an impressive four nominations in four separate categories; “Giant Mine’s Toxic Legacy,” published in The Walrus, is nominated for Long-Form Feature Writing and Personal Journalism, and “The Hardest Climb,” published in Maclean’s, is nominated for Feature Writing and in Profiles
- Fabrice de Pierrebourg is nominated twice, for “Aux armes, Ukrainiens !” in Long-Form Feature Writing and for “Voyage au Talibanistan” in Photo Essay and Photojournalism; both articles were published in L’actualité
- Mathilde Roy has two nominations in Service Journalism, for “Panier d’épicerie” and “Déjouez le yoyo hormonal”; both articles were published in Protegez-vous
- Michelle Cyca’s much-read Maclean’s cover story “The Curious Case of Gina Adams” is nominated for Long-Form Feature Writing: 6000+ and for Investigative Reporting
- Nicholas Hune-Brown is also nominated twice—for Long-Form Feature Writing: 6000+ for “The $11-Billion Subway War,” published in Toronto Life, and in Profiles for “The Real MVP,” published in Report on Business Magazine
- Omar Mouallem has an impressive three nominations in three separate categories; “A Monster in the Classroom,” published in Maclean’s, is nominated for Investigative Reporting and Long-Form Feature Writing: 6000+, while “Canada’s Most Famous Chaplain,” published in Broadview, is a finalist in Profiles
- Ray Ford’s work in Cottage Life has two nominations—“You’re in for a World of Dirt” is a finalist in Service Journalism while “Friendly Fires” is nominated for Short Feature Writing
- Shannon Proudfoot’s profiles of two prominent political leaders, “The Ringleader” and “The Fixer,” are both finalists in the Profiles category; both were published in Maclean’s
- Wade Hudson’s work is nominated twice for Portrait Photography—“The Interview: Gabor Maté,” published in Maclean’s, and “Elamin Abdelmahmoud,” published in Queen’s Alumni Review
The National Media Awards Foundation is extremely grateful for the support of the Government of Canada, the Ontario Arts Council, Ontario Creates, and The Reader’s Digest Foundation of Canada.
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