Quark Unveils WIRED UK as Digital Magazine of the Year
(Press Release) London, Dec. 16, 2011—Quark and The Digital Magazine Awards 2011 are delighted to announce WIRED UK as Magazine of the Year. WIRED was awarded Magazine of the Year after winning in the Technology and Gadget category and with editor David Rowan winning Editor of the Year 2011.
Digital magazines from 18 countries were named as finalists in 16 categories. Magazines receiving awards included T3, British Vogue, Food Network Magazine, The New Yorker, and Astronaut Magazine.
The full list of categories and winners can be viewed at: www.digitalmagazineawards.com.
Sponsored by Quark, the Digital Magazine Awards were judged by luminaries from the digital publishing industry including Quark’s Vice President of Marketing Gavin Drake; CNN International Digital’s Vice President and General Manager, Peter Bale; The New York Times’ Multimedia Producer, Tanzina Vega; Thomson Reuters’ (China) Chairman, David Schlesinger.
Bruce Hudson, Digital Magazine Award’s Chairman, said, “I've been genuinely amazed by the quality of entries this year, which marks the seismic momentum that digital publishing is moving with today. The global reach of digital has enabled entries from more than 30 countries, and thanks to the huge shift towards iPad format it's been fantastic to help shape the digital landscape during such a revolutionary time for the industry.”
Gavin Drake, Quark’s vice president of marketing, said, “At Quark we are very proud to have sponsored the Digital Magazine Awards for the second year in a row. It has proved to be a great platform for innovation in the restless world of digital publishing. We congratulate all winners and look forward to seeing where new developments in the digital publishing processes will take them next year, with new ways of publishing to the iPad and new tablets coming forward.