TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The National Media Awards Foundation is pleased to announce the lineup of categories for the 2020 National Magazine Awards. The revised program features 29 categories, including one brand new category. We've also re-named Best New Magazine Writer to Best Emerging Writer, making slight changes to the submissions and eligibility requirements. Full details are available on our website.
Writing and Visual Awards:
1. Long-form Feature Writing: 6000+ *NEW*
2. Long-Form Feature Writing
3. Feature Writing
4. Short Feature Writing
7. Investigative Reporting
9. Personal Journalism
12. Service Journalism
13. Best Emerging Writer
14. Illustration (including Spot and Photo Illustration)
15. Portrait Photography
16. Lifestyle Photography
17. Photo Essay and Photojournalism
18. One of a Kind Storytelling
19. Art Direction of a Single Article
20. Best Editorial Package
21. Art Direction Grand Prix
22. Editor Grand Prix
23. Cover Grand Prix
24. Issue Grand Prix
25. Publisher Grand Prix
Grand Prix: Best Magazine Awards
26. Best Magazine: News, Business, General Interest
27. Best Magazine: Service & Lifestyle
28. Best Magazine: Art, Literary, & Culture
29. Best Magazine: Special Interest
The call for entries for the 2020 National Magazine Awards will open on December 2, 2019 and closes on January 22, 2020.
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5th Digital Publishing Awards
2nd National Magazine Awards: B2B
In addition to the 43rd annual National Magazine Awards, the NMAF is proud to present the 5th Annual Digital Publishing Awards and the 2nd Annual National Magazine Awards: B2B.
The lineup of DPA categories is now available online, at digitalpublishingawards.ca. New for 2020 is Best Feature Article, complementing the two other feature article categories. Submissions are welcome between December 9, 2019 and January 23, 2020.
The NMA: B2B categories have also been announced; due to the success of last year's program, no changes have been made to the 2020 program. Publications and creators are reminded that the call for entries opens on December 3, 2019 and closes on January 17, 2020.
Call for Judges
The National Media Awards Foundation is currently accepting nominations for individuals to serve on the juries for this year's awards programs, and join the great tradition of recognizing achievement by the creators of Canadian magazines and digital publications. Visit our websites to learn more and nominate yourself or a colleague.
About the National Magazine Awards
The NMAs are produced by the National Media Awards Foundation, a not-for-profit, registered charity that has administered the awards since 1977. We facilitate a rigorous, fair and transparent awards program in which Canadian content creators are recognized and rewarded for outstanding achievement in magazine journalism. For sponsorship enquiries please contact NMAF Managing Director Barbara Gould at [email protected].
About the National Media Awards Foundation
A charitable foundation, the NMAF's mandate is to recognize, support and promote excellence in content creation of Canadian print and digital publications through annual awards programs and national publicity efforts. The Foundation produces three distinct and bilingual award programs—the National Magazine Awards, the National Magazine Awards: B2B, and the Digital Publishing Awards—and is governed by a volunteer board of directors drawn from all regions and facets of the Canadian media industry.
Our thanks to Cision for sponsoring this announcement
SOURCE National Media Awards Foundation
For further information: about the National Media Awards Foundation, please contact: Leah Edwards, Programs and Communications Manager, 416.939.6200, [email protected]