American Society of Magazine Editors

2017 National Magazine Awards

The winners of the 2017 National Magazines Awards for Print and Digital Media were announced today at the Ellie Awards Annual Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Mother Jones was named Magazine of the Year for having “found new ways to engage audiences and continue its practice of fearless journalism."  The awards presentation was hosted by Lester Holt, anchor of "NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt" and “Dateline NBC.” Read the full press release here.
 

ELLIE AWARDS 2017 WINNERS

MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR
Mother Jones

REPORTING
Mother Jones
My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard,” by Shane Bauer

Clara Jeffery, Editor in Chief
 

MAGAZINE SECTION
New York
"The Culture Pages"

SINGLE-TOPIC ISSUE
New York
"Eight Years in America"

VIDEO
New York With Narrative 4
Guns & Empathy

Adam Moss, Editor in Chief

 

FEATURE WRITING
The New York Times Magazine
“‘I Have No Choice but to Keep Looking,’” by Jennifer Percy

ESSAYS AND CRITICISM
The New York Times Magazine
David’s Ankles,” by Sam Anderson

PUBLIC INTEREST
The New York Times Magazine
Worlds Apart,” by Nikole Hannah-Jones 

Jake Silverstein, Editor in Chief

 

DESIGN
The California Sunday Magazine

PHOTOGRAPHY
The California Sunday Magazine

Douglas McGray, Editor in Chief

 

GENERAL EXCELLENCE, NEWS, SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
ESPN The Magazine
Alison Overholt, Editor in Chief

 

GENERAL EXCELLENCE, SERVICE AND LIFESTYLE
Bon Appétit
Adam Rapoport, Editor in Chief

 

GENERAL EXCELLENCE, SPECIAL INTEREST
Modern Farmer
Sarah Gray Miller, Editor in Chief

 

GENERAL EXCELLENCE, LITERATURE, SCIENCE AND POLITICS
The Marshall Project
Bill Keller, Editor in Chief

 

FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY
Pacific Standard
Adrift,” photographs by Francesco Zizola
Nicholas Jackson, Editor in Chief

 

PERSONAL SERVICE
GOOD
What Can He Really Do? What Can We Do About It?”
Nancy Miller, Editor in Chief

 

LEISURE INTERESTS
Eater
The Eater Guide to Paris
Amanda Kludt, Editor in Chief

 

WEBSITE
National Geographic
Susan Goldberg, Editor in Chief

 


MULTIMEDIA
Huffington Post Highline
The 21st Century Gold Rush,” by Malia Politzer and Emily Kassie
Rachel Morris and Greg Veis, Executive Editors

 

COLUMNS AND COMMENTARY
Harper's Magazine
Three columns by Rebecca Solnit: “Bird in a Cage,” “The Ideology of Isolation” and “Giantess
James Marcus, Editor