In Editorial Package, Toronto Life (“The Digital Issue”) and The Grid (“A Chef’s Guide to Toronto”) tied for the Gold award.
“What You Don’t Know About Stephen Harper” by Paul Wells and John Geddes (Maclean’s) took the Gold award for Politics & Public Interest. John Geddes also won a Silver in the Profiles category for “You Don’t Know Jack” (Maclean’s).
In the Humour category, Scott Feschuk won his second National Magazine Gold Award for “A Reading from the Book of Tebow” (Sportsnet). In fact, Feschuk defeated himself in this category, as he was also nominated for two other articles this year in Humour.
Brett Popplewell’s article “The Team that Disappeared” won Gold in Sports & Recreation for Sportsnet, which in its first year at the NMAs (after launching in September 2011) received 4 nominations, including one of three finalist spots for Magazine of the Year (Print).
Alison Motluk won Gold for Investigative Reporting (“A Political Meltdown”; The Walrus). Motluk won Silver in this category last year.
The Walrus swept the Society category, with Katherine Ashenburg’s “The Long Goodbye” winning the Gold. Also from The Walrus, “Madam Premier” by Lisa Gregoire won Gold in Profiles.
Catherine Dubéwon her 6th National Magazine Award when she took Gold in the category Service: Health & Family (“Demain, des centres à 7$ par jour pour les vieux?”; L’actualité).
Nathan Vanderklippe’s “A Pipleline Runs Through It” (Report on Business) won Gold in Science, Technology & the Environment. The same article also won Honourable Mention in Business and in Travel.
Chris Nuttall-Smithwon Gold in Service: Lifestyle for “Where to Eat Now” in Toronto Life. This is Nuttall-Smith’s 4th individual National Magazine Award. Toronto Life also won Silver in this category for “Best of the City.”
Charles Wilkinswon his 3rd Gold National Magazine Award, this year taking the top prize in the Travel category for “The Big Blue” in explore.