The American Society Of Magazine Editors (ASME) unveiled the finalists Monday for the Best Cover of the Year contest.
Each of the 10 finalists was chosen by top editors, art directors and photo editors as the winning cover in its category, ASME wrote on its Facebook page, where it listed the covers in the running for the top spot. The 2014 Cover of the Year will be announced on April 30.
The 2014 National City and Regional Magazine Awards finalists have been announced.
Topping the list with double-digit nominations are Los Angeles Magazine, Philadelphia Magazine, Texas Monthly, and Washingtonian.
Magazines with five or more nominations include 5280 (Denver), Atlanta Magazine, Boston Magazine, Chicago Magazine, Cincinnati Magazine, D Magazine, Indianapolis Monthly and Seattle Met.
It’s the end of the year and all of the top ten lists are hitting the racks, dropping into email boxes and getting passed around like so much Christmas candy. There are a lot of ways to look at what the best magazine covers are and from what I’ve seen, many of the lists that are out there are simply based on what the editors of that particular list thought was the best.
Our friends at MagNet published a list last year that was based on actual sales data. That was an excellent idea.
Over one hundred and twenty guests attended the Custom Content Council’s Broadway Debut at the Liberty Theatre in New York City last night for the tenth annual Pearl Awards ceremony. Custom content creators and agencies from 15 different countries representing brands such as Disney, Ford, Four Seasons, Whole Foods Market and Lexus submitted 628 total entries this year.
Fry Communications, Inc. won seven awards in the 21st Annual Gold Ink Awards Competition, a competition co-sponsored by industry magazines Publishing Executive and Printing Impressions.
Nathan Haugh, a prepress technician with Metrocorp—the publisher best-known for Philadelphia Magazine and Boston Magazine—started his career in an old prepress shop manually imposing negatives for paperback books and making bluelines. Since then, he says he’s become progressively more computer-savvy with a keen interest in cutting-edge publishing technology. Now, after 10 years in the industry, he’s preparing material for nearly a dozen of the most popular city and regional publications on the East Coast. Here, he talks with Publishing Executive about his strategies for balancing overlapping production schedules and a hectic workload. What are your responsibilities? Nathan Haugh: I am responsible for preflighting, processing and