Omar Mouallem – BIPOC Creators Showcase

The National Media Awards Foundation is proud to present a showcase of works by award-winning creators who identify as Black, Indigenous, or people of colour. Each of these creators has won or been nominated for a National Magazine Award, Digital Publishing Award or National Magazine Award: B2B, and since then, has done further high-quality work in the fields of journalism, visual arts, creative writing and more. Check out the creators here to learn more about them, read their award-winning work and view their most recent projects.

Omar Mouallem

Omar Mouallem’s writing has appeared in dozens of titles across the globe, including WIREDm Rolling Stone, and Maclean’s. His stories have been recognized by the National Magazine Awards, Best American Science and Nature Writing, and the Mindset Award for Workplace Mental Health Reporting. In addition to writing, Omar co-founded two magazines, consulted on titles, and hosted the Alberta Magazines podcast. In 2022, he received an Emerging Artist Award from the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta.

2023 National Magazine Awards, Investigative Reporting: “A Monster in the Classroom,” Maclean’s (Silver)