Friday night in Montreal Magazines du Québec announced the winners of the Grands Prix 2012, the Quebec Magazine Awards.
The award for Magazine of the Year was shared between Les Débrouillards and L’actualité. Clin d’oeil won for best website.
Alec Castonguay, a reporter for L’actualité, received the Prix Jean Paré, the most prestigious individual award for the top magazine journalist of the year. Sylvain Bédard of TC Media won the special award for Volunteer of the Year.
Marie-Hélène Proulx won two awards for her reporting in Jobboom, in the categories Reportage (>50,000 circulation) and Editorial Package.
Grands Prix winners that are also nominees for the 35th National Magazine Awards include:
“Quand je serai plus là, qui va s’occuper de mes poissons?” by Pascale Millot (Québec Science), winner in Reportage (<50,000 circulation); and “Parti sans bruit” by Anne Marie Lecomte (Châtelaine), winner in Columns/Essays.
Noémi Mercier, André Ducharme, Isabelle Ducas and Isabelle Arsenault were among the other individual winners. View the full list of winners.