The National Magazine Award Foundation opened up the submission process for its 2011 awards yesterday and also announced that this year digital publications can apply to nearly every category. Digital publications can now submit work for consideration in a number of visual and integrated categories, in addition to the written categories that were opened up [...]
Ah, the National Magazine Awards. A night that begins with expectations and ends, so the legend goes, with a chocolate fountain. For an authoritative roundup of the night from an attendee, award winner, and all-around NMA expert, read DB Scott’s highlights on the Canadian Magazines blog (you can also read a portion of his acceptance [...]
The big day is here! Tonight, the National Magazine Awards will be handed out at the annual awards gala, where Canada’s journalists will sashay down the red carpet in their designer duds and borrowed gems from Tiffany’s, wave to the screaming crowds and pose for the paparazzi, stopping now and then to sign their fans’ [...]
Gearing up for the NMAs this month, we thought a survey on the state of magazine freelancing in Canada was in order. It’s also a chance to take your own picks for the best work in Canadian magazines last year (see the NMAF’s list of nominees). Results of the survey will be published here on Friday, June 10, the date of the NMA gala.
An embarrassing public reveal of a list of nominees, a month ahead of schedule, and complaints from a National Magazine Award judge about problems with the judging process, suggest that all is not well with the annual literary awards. On April 6, word spread quickly around Twitter that a list of this year’s NMA nomimees [...]