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2014 Magazine Awards Finalists

Wednesday 13th August 2014


PRESS RELEASE

2014 MAGAZINE AWARDS FINALISTS

The Magazine Publishers Association (MPA) is delighted to announce the finalists for the industry’s annual awards, which take place on Thursday 25 September.

The board and executive team of the MPA extend their congratulations to everyone on this list and encourage those who aren’t to enter again in 2015. They would also like to thank all the judges, and in particular convener Kim Mundell, for their hard work.


Best Columnist

BUSINESS & TRADE

Finalists: Mike Hutcheson; Vaughn Davis; Shaun Hendy; Pattrick Smellie

CONSUMER

Finalists: Jane Clifton; Steve Braunias; Diana Wichtel


Best Journalist

CELEBRITY & WOMEN

Finalists: Nicky Dewe; Nicola Russell; Aroha Awarau; Eleanor Black; Rachael Russell; Suzanne McFadden

LIFESTYLE

Finalists: Miranda Spary, Ann Warnock, Rebekah White

NEWS & CURRENT AFFAIRS

Finalists: Donna Chisholm; Rebecca Macfie; Joanna Wane; Mike White; Catherine Woulfe; Duncan Greive; Steve Braunias

Sales Excellence

Finalists: Angela Earl; Lisa Deken; Krista Rostenberg; Elaine Millar

Best Marketing Campaign

Finalists: TV Guide – Best on the Box Awards; New Zealand Geographic–Photographer Awards

Best Publishing Innovation

Finalists: OH Baby! – Personalised Covers; Pro Photographer– Pro Photographer Apps; New Zealand Weddings – Fashion Week Experience

Best Use of Photography

CELEBRITY & WOMEN’S INTEREST

Finalists: Cleo – Beauty and the Beat; Fashion Quarterly–New Mexico; New Zealand Weddings – Love at Veronica Bay

LIFESTYLE

Finalists: Taste – Once Upon a Teatime; NZ Life & Leisure– Juggling With Life; Cuisine – The Iceberg Cometh; Dish – Fabulous Fungi

NEWS & CURRENT AFFAIRS

Finalists: North & South – The Meaning of Life; Metro– Pride!; NZ Geographic – Treasure Islands

Best Designer

BUSINESS & TRADE

Finalist: Marc Backwell

CONSUMER

Finalists: Anna Savelieva; Arch MacDonnell; Tanya Wong; Derek Ward; Richard Brunton;

SPECIALIST TITLES

Finalists: Emma Henderson; Scott Copeland; Marc Backwell; Samantha Smith; Tracey Ellin

Best Cover

BUSINESS & TRADE

Finalists: Idealog (March/April 2014); NZ Doctor(August 2013); Pro Photographer (August/September 2013)

CELEBRITY & WOMEN'S INTEREST

Finalists: Creme (February 2014); NEXT(January 2014); Little Treasures (December/January 2014); NZ Weddings (Planner;December 2013); Australian Women’s Weekly (October 2013)

LIFESTYLE

Finalists: Good (January/February 2014); Cuisine(May 2013); NZ Life & Leisure (March/April 2013 & January/February 2014); Home (December/January 2014)

NEWS & CURRENT AFFAIRS

Finalists: The Hobson (March 2014) NZ Geographic(March/April 2014); NZ Listener (May 4 2014)

SPORT & LEISURE

Finalist: Sky Sport (June 2013)

Most Creative Use of Magazines

Finalists: BMW; Draft FCB; Tourism Victoria; Fairfax Media; Vicks VapoNaturals; Bauer Media; Telecom; Dynamo; Unitec; Bauer Media;

Editor of the Year

CELEBRITY & WOMEN’S INTEREST

Finalists: Sarah Henry; Melissa Gardi; Sido Kitchin

LIFESTYLE

Finalists: Jeremy Hansen; Jo McCarroll; Sally Duggan; Sarah Heeringa; Sarah Nicholson

NEWS & CURRENT AFFAIRS

Finalists: Simon Wilson; James Frankham

SPORT & LEISURE

Finalist: Rebecca Hayter

Magazine of the Year

BUSINESS & TRADE

Finalists: NZ Business; Idealog; 1972

CELEBRITY & WOMEN'S INTEREST

Finalists: Oh Baby!; Woman’s Day

LIFESTYLE

Finalists: Your Home & Garden; Good Health Choices; Home; KiaOra; Cuisine; NZ House & Garden; NZ Life & Leisure; Healthy Food Guide; Good; Dish

NEWS & CURRENT AFFAIRS

Finalists: Metro; NZ Geographic

SPORT

Finalist: Boating NZ


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