The National Magazine Award for
Words & Pictures goes to the best example of a magazine article whose impact lies in the successful integration of text and visuals as inseparable elements, reflecting collaboration between writers, editors, visual artists and art directors. The Gold and Silver winners will be revealed at the 36th NMA Gala on June 7.
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Here are this year’s nominees…
“On Thin Ice” ( Canada’s History) – Text and illustrations by Aislin, art direction by Michel Groleau, edited by Mark Reid
“Play it Again, Sam” ( Cottage Life) – Text by Jay Teitel, photography by Derek Shapton, art direction by Kim Zagar, edited by Blair Eveleigh
“Avons-nous un devoir envers eux?” ( ELLE Québec) – Text by Dominique Forget, photography by Tim Flach, art direction by Nancy Pavan, edited by Louise Dugas
“For Love of Country” ( enRoute) – Text by Jean-François Légaré, photography by Leda & St. Jacques, art direction by Nathalie Cusson, photo editing by Julien Beaupré Ste-Marie, edited by Philippe Gohier
“5 Star Tribute” ( More) – Text by Kim Pittaway, art direction by Faith Cochran, edited by Linda Lewis and Sarah Moore, with contributions from Shelley Frayer.
“We Built That” ( Report on Business) – Text by John Daly, photography by Cindy Blazevic, art direction by Domenic Macri, edited by John Daly
“The Six Habits of Highly Successful Art Collectors” ( Report on Business) – Text by Sara Angel, photography by Markian Lozowchuk, art direction by Domenic Macri, edited by Dave Morris and David Fielding
“Ringmasters” ( The Walrus) – Text by Sean Michaels, photography by Roger LeMoyne, art direction by Brian Morgan, edited by Sasha Chapman.
“Oh, for Just One Time…” ( Up Here) – Text by Margo Pfeif; photography by Lee Narraway, Eric McNair-Landry, and Sarah McNair-Landry; art direction by John Pekelsky; edited by Aaron Spitzer
Congratulations to all the nominees in Words & Pictures. The Gold and Silver winners will be revealed at the
36th annual National Magazine Awards gala on June 7 at The Carlu in Toronto. [ ] INFO & TICKETS
Meet the NMA Finalists for:
Art Direction for an Entire Issue
Photojournalism & Photo Essay
Best New Magazine Writer
Magazine Website of the Year
Best Single Issue
Tablet Magazine of the Year