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.
The cover story of the September issue of Philadelphia magazine will live long after its days on the newsstand. Following other magazines that are looking for new outlets for bread-and-butter long-form journalism, the Philly lifestyle publication took a gripping true crime narrative by veteran journalist Lisa DePaulo and published it as an ebook. The ebook will be available in Kindle, Nook, iBooks and other formats.
Discover magazine's new longform series, Discover In-Depth, launches its first e-single Aug. 24. In OBSESSED: The Compulsions and Creations of Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz, author Steve Volk ventures deep into the mind of Jeffrey Schwartz, a controversial, often combative psychiatrist and expert on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Schwartz is best known to the public as the man who coached Leonardo DiCaprio for his Oscar-nominated role as the OCD-afflicted billionaire Howard Hughes in The Aviator. But his extraordinary professional contribution, achieved through a lifetime of obsessive work, is a breakthrough therapy that has helped free thousands of OCD sufferers from their habitual behaviors, compulsions and irrational fears.
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
Like most regional publications, Philadelphia Magazine aims to capture the unique spirit of its hometown. Covering the city's dining, shopping, politics, real estate and nightlife for a sophisticated readership, the monthly magazine is widely considered the authority on the City of Brotherly Love. "There are a lot of wonderful things going on in Philadelphia," says Philadelphia Magazine's editor-in-chief, Loren Feldman. "We try our best to cover all those things." And while the magazine's editorial staff keeps pace with the beat of the city, production is busy keeping up with technology; they've recently converted to CTP production. The decision to go digital was
The Washingtonian may be what Production Manager Cathy Dobos refers to as "a typical city and regional magazine," but—in terms of production politics—the publication that serves our nation's capital distinguishes itself as a fast-track member of the industry's computer-to-plate (CTP) party. Founded in 1965, the monthly announced its CTP candidacy more than two years ago and has since declared victory, supported by its strong printer running mate: Perry Judd's, Shenandoah Div., Strasburg, VA. Since 1996, Dobos claims to have witnessed more change than ever before, with regard to advertising in the magazine. In that time, she has been on a mission—a mission seeking