Awards ceremony honours industry's best in print and digital
TORONTO, June 13, 2011 /CNW/ - The Globe and Mail's Report on Business
magazine, Canada's most-influential publication, took home 32 awards at
the 34th annual National Magazine Awards gala held on June 10 in Toronto. The
magazine received three Gold, six Silver and 23 Honourable Mentions
across five categories including Written, Integrated, Visual, Special
Report on Business magazine's 32 nominations for this year's National
Magazine Awards placed it among the front-runners in a highly
competitive field that saw 379 submissions from 88 different Canadian
publications vying for awards in 43 written, visual, integrated and
online categories. Nearly 2,000 individual entries nationwide were
reviewed by more than 200 volunteer judges.
"To receive this many nominations and awards in such a competitive field
is immensely gratifying for the entire Report on Business magazine
team, and it reinforces that our efforts to continuously improve and
innovate are paying dividends," said Gary Salewicz, Editor of Report on
Business magazine. "We're excited about moving forward from this
position of strength to deliver an even better product in the year
Since its inception in 1984, Report on Business magazine has grown to
become one of the most trusted media brands among business people in
Canada, delivering new insight, fresh perspective and thoughtful
analysis on the people, companies and issues affecting business today.
With its large audience of affluent, educated business readers,
award-winning design and multi-platform offering, Report on Business
magazine provides advertisers with an unparalleled opportunity to
showcase their brands across print, online and mobile media.
"We're very proud to take home these prestigious awards because they
underscore our commitment to excellence in business journalism," said
Andrew Saunders, Vice President of Advertising Sales, The Globe and
Mail. "We may have taken home the trophies, but the real winners are
our readers and advertisers."
In addition to being tied for the most frequently honoured publication
at Friday's award ceremony, RoB magazine art director Domenic Macri
established an NMA record, becoming the first art director in the
awards' history to win the gold and silver in the "best art direction
for a single magazine article" category. Macri also won silver in the
"best art direction for an entire issue." He went into Friday's finals
with a total of seven nominations.
The National Magazine Awards Foundation is a bilingual, not-for-profit
institution whose mission is to recognize and promote excellence in the
content and creation of Canadian print and digital publications through
an annual program of awards and national publicity efforts.
The Globe and Mail is Canada's national newspaper, delivering trusted
national and international news, business, arts, sports, lifestyle and
automotive content to engaged and influential Canadians through its
portfolio of newspaper, magazine, online and mobile assets. The Globe
and Mail is owned by Thomson Newspapers (85%) and BCE Inc. (15%).
SOURCE Globe and Mail
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