Press Release: Hearst Magazines Announces 2015 Editorial Excellence Award Winners
NEW YORK, April 16, 2015 - Hearst Magazines celebrated the first annual Editorial Excellence Awards last night at Hearst Tower, honoring the work of the Company's print and digital brands and editorial teams in 12 categories.
Finalists were selected by Hearst Magazines editors-in-chief, executive editors, creative directors, design directors and site directors, with winners chosen by a panel of judges comprised of Hearst Magazines President David Carey; Editorial Director Ellen Levine; Vice President, Talent Acquisition Eliot Kaplan; and Kate Lewis, vice president, editorial director, Hearst Magazines Digital Media; along with media professionals Christene Barberich, editor-in-chief and founding partner of Refinery29; Dorothy Kalins, founding editor-in-chief of Metropolitan Home and Saveur and David Zinczenko, founder and CEO of Galvanized Media and former editor-in-chief of Men's Health.
The awards, which recognize the previous year's most original, engaging and thought-provoking content, were presented by Carey, Levine, Kaplan and Troy Young, president of Hearst Magazines Digital Media.
"The Editorial Excellence Awards give us the opportunity to step back and celebrate the extraordinary work our editors are doing," Carey said. "The richness and the range of material is truly breathtaking, and it was a challenge for the judges to select the winners. Our content is sought out and embraced by millions of readers, and it is my honor and pleasure to thank our teams for all that they do to inform, inspire and innovate."
The awards themselves are specially commissioned sculptures, composed of interlocking triangles that form a collection of stars, echoing the glass façade of Hearst Tower. Finalists for all categories may be found onHearst.com, and the winners are:
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