Steven Sandor, editor of Avenue Edmonton magazine, was named Alberta Magazine Editor of the Year yesterday in an announcement from the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association.
Steven cares about his community and is dedicated to creating stories, in print and online, that will engage and challenge readers to have a greater stake in their city. Steven is known for his leadership, his innovation, his thoughtful and challenging mentorship of writers and his dedication to maintaining their unique voice as he provides editorial guidance. In addition to his editorial leadership, Steven is a strong advocate for the larger publishing industry. He serves as an AMPA board member, and represents the periodical industry to Access Copyright, talks about industry opportunities to students from junior high to post-secondary, and is called upon regularly for his commentary in the broadcast media.
Steven Sandor has also served as a juror for the National Magazine Awards.
Avenue Edmonton was also named as one of three finalists for Alberta Magazine of the Year, joining Avenue Calgary and Glass Buffalo on the shortlist for the award, the winner of which will be announced at the Alberta Magazine Awards on March 5.
Other Alberta Magazine Achievement Awards announced yesterday include:
- Volunteer of the Year: Jennifer Schmidt-Rempel, Lethbridge Living Magazine
- Achievement in Publishing: Chris Bird, Kootenay Business Magazine and Fly Fusion Magazine.
- Best New Magazine: Grains West
Read more about the finalists and winners at http://albertamagazines.com/awards
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