American Society of Magazine Editors

2016 National Magazine Awards

 

The winners of the 2016 National Magazines Awards for Print and Digital Media were announced tonight at the Ellie Awards Annual Dinner at the Grand Hyatt New York. The Atlantic was named Magazine of the Year for “advancing the national debate on issues of critical importance.”  Also honored was the former editor in chief of Better Homes and Gardens, Gayle Goodson Butler, to whom ASME presented the Magazine Editors’ Hall of Fame Award. The dinner was hosted by Tamron Hall, national correspondent for NBC News and day-side anchor for MSNBC. (Read the full winners announcement.)
 

NATIONAL MAGAZINE AWARDS 2016 WINNERS

This year, the Magazine Editors' Hall of Fame honored Gayle Goodson Butler

Magazine Editors' Hall of Fame 2016

Gayle Goodson Butler, Editorial Director, Better Homes and Gardens Special Interest Publications and Creative Collection

 

WINNERS' CIRCLE


MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR
The Atlantic

James Bennet, Editor in Chief, The Atlantic

 

General Excellence, News, Sports and Entertainment
New York

Magazine Section
New York
"The Culture Pages"

Multimedia
New York
This Is the Story of One Block in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

Website
New York
 

Adam Moss, Editor in Chief, New York

 

Columns and Commentary
The Intercept
Three columns by Barrett Brown: “A Visit to the Sweat Lodge,” “Santa Muerte, Full of Grace,” and “Stop Sending Me Jonathan Franzen Novels

Betsy Reed, Editor in Chief, The Intercept

 

Design
Wired

Scott Dadich, Editor in Chief, Wired

 

Reporting
Matter
My Nurses Are Dead, and I Don’t Know If I’m Already Infected,” by Joshua Hammer

Mark Lotto, Editor in Chief, Matter

 

Personal Service
FamilyFun
The Happy Family Playbook,” by Jennifer King Lindley

Elizabeth Shaw, Editor in Chief, FamilyFun

 

General Excellence, Literature, Science and Politics
Oxford American

Eliza Borné, Editor, Oxford American

 

Public Interest
BuzzFeed News
The New American Slavery” and “All You Americans Are Fired” by Jessica Garrison, Ken Bensinger and Jeremy Singer-Vine

(L-R) Jeremy Singer-Vine, Data Editor; Ken Bensinger, Investigative Reporter; Mark Schoofs, Investigations and Projects Editor; Jessica Garrison, Senior Investigative Editor; Ariel Kaminer, Senior Investigations Editor

 

Video
Vice News
Selfie Soldiers: Russia’s Army Checks In to Ukraine

Jason Mojica, Editor in Chief, Vice News

 

General Excellence, Special Interest
The Hollywood Reporter

Janice Min, President and Chief Creative Officer, Guggenheim Entertainment Group

 

Feature Photography
Politico
Front Row at the Political Theater,” photographs by Mark Peterson

Janet Michaud, Creative Director, Politico

 

Leisure Interests
Eater
The Eater Guide to Surviving Disney World

Amanda Kludt, Editor in Chief, Eater

 

Essays and Criticism
Esquire
The Friend,” by Matthew Teague

David Granger, Editor in Chief, Esquire

 

Fiction
Zoetrope: All-Story
The Grozny Tourist Bureau,” by Anthony Marra

Michael Ray, Editor, Zoetrope: All-Story

 

Single-Topic issue
Bloomberg Businessweek
“Code: An Essay”

Ellen Joan Pollock, Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek

 

General Excellence, Service and Lifestyle
Lucky Peach

Joanna Sciarrino, Managing Editor, Lucky Peach

 

Photography
The California Sunday Magazine

Douglas McGray, Editor in Chief, The California Sunday Magazine

 

Feature Writing
The New Yorker
The Really Big One,” by Kathryn Schulz

David Remnick, Editor, The New Yorker