American Society of Magazine Editors

2014 National Magazine Awards

The winners of the 2014 National Magazine Awards were announced on May 1, 2014, at the annual awards presentation at the New York Marriott Marquis. Fast Company was named Magazine of the Year. Bon Appétit and National Geographic both won two awards; New York won three; and The New Yorker won four. Two magazines won National Magazine Awards for the first time: Cosmopolitan, which debuted as a women’s magazine in 1965, and Modern Farmer, founded just last year. (Read the full winners announcement.)

NATIONAL MAGAZINE AWARDS 2014 WINNERS

This year, the Magazine Editors' Hall of Fame honored Graydon Carter.

Magazine Editors' Hall of Fame 2014
Jim Kelly, Editorial Consultant, Vanity Fair, and Graydon Carter, Editor, Vanity Fair

 

WINNERS' CIRCLE

Magazine of the Year
Fast Company

Bob Safian, Editor, Fast Company

 

Feature Writing
The New Yorker
A Loaded Gun,” by Patrick Radden Keefe

Essays and Criticism
The New Yorker
Thanksgiving in Mongolia,” by Ariel Levy

Columns and Commentary
The New Yorker
Three columns by Emily Nussbaum: “Shark Week,” “Difficult Women,” and “Private Practice"

Fiction
The New Yorker
The Embassy of Cambodia,” by Zadie Smith

David Remnick, Editor, The New Yorker

 

General Excellence, General Interest
New York

Design
New York

Website
New York

Adam Moss, Editor in Chief, New York


General Excellence, Style and Design
Bon Appétit

Photography
Bon Appétit

Adam Rapoport, Editor in Chief, Bon Appétit

 

Tablet Magazine
National Geographic

Multimedia
National Geographic
The Last Chase,” by Robert Draper

Chris Johns, Editor in Chief, National Geographic

 

Personal Service
Cosmopolitan
“Your Cosmo Guide to Contraception”

Joanna Coles, Editor in Chief, Cosmopolitan
 

General Interest, Service and Lifestyle
Sunset

Peggy Northrop, Editor in Chief, Sunset
 

General Excellence, Active Interest
Field & Stream

Anthony Licata, Editorial Director, Field & Stream

 

General Excellence, Special Interest
Inc.

Eric Schurenberg, Editor in Chief, Inc.

 

General Excellence, Literature, Science and Politics
Poetry

Don Share, Editor, Poetry

 

Single-Topic Issue
Bloomberg Businessweek
“Five Years From the Brink”

Josh Tyrangiel, Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek

 

Magazine Section
Modern Farmer
“Modern Farmer Handbook”

Ann Marie Gardner, Chief Executive Officer and Editor in Chief, Modern Farmer

 

Leisure Interests
O, The Oprah Magazine
“Hair Extravaganza!”

Lucy Kaylin, Editor in Chief, O, The Oprah Magazine

 



Video
Glamour
Confronting Cancer: BRCA1 & BRCA2 Gene Mutations,” October 9, “Recovery: Meds. And Love,” October 23, and “Life Post-Surgery: Back on Stage,” October 30, from “Screw You Cancer” series

Cynthia Leive, Editor in Chief, Glamour

 

Public Interest
TIME
“Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills are Killing Us” by Steven Brill
March 4

Nancy Gibbs, Managing Editor, TIME

 

Reporting
New York Times Magazine
The Dream Boat,” by Luke Mogelson

Joel Lovell, Deputy Editor, The New York Times Magazine

 

Feature Photography
W
Stranger than Paradise,” photographs by Tim Walker

Stefano Tonchi, Editor in Chief, W
 

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