MAGAZINE NOMINEES ANNOUNCED
Byline: Lisa Lockwood
NEW YORK — In the magazine equivalent of the Oscars, fashion and lifestyle titles are in the running for several National Magazine Awards.
Esquire and GQ each got three nominations, while Vogue, Vanity Fair, Details, Men’s Journal and O, the Oprah Magazine each received two nominations. The nominations were announced Wednesday.
O, the Oprah Magazine was nominated in the general excellence category for magazines with circulation over two million. It is up against Better Homes and Gardens, National Geographic and Newsweek.
In Style and Vanity Fair were nominated in the general excellence category for magazines with circulation between one million and two million. Other finalists are Entertainment Weekly, ESPN: The Magazine and Fortune.
Jane, published by Fairchild Publications, was nominated in the general excellence category for magazines with circulation between 500,000 and one million. The other finalists are the New Yorker, Gourmet, Vibe and Wired.
Details, also published by Fairchild, is a finalist in the general excellence category for magazines with circulation between 200,000 and 500,000. It is up against National Geographic Adventure, Saveur, Sports Illustrated Women and Texas Monthly.
In the design category, Details and Esquire are finalists against Audubon, Nest, Surface and Time. Vogue and Vanity are finalists in the photography category against Time, Newsweek and National Geographic.
Vogue and O, the Oprah Magazine were nominated in the category of “Leisure Pursuits” (formerly Special Interests). Other finalists are Philadelphia Magazine, Sports Illustrated and Field + Stream. Self got a nod in the public interest category, against Atlantic Monthly, Governing, San Francisco Magazine and Sports Illustrated. GQ and Esquire were nominated for profile writing, against Harper’s Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine and The New Yorker.
The American Society of Magazine Editors’ 37th annual National Magazine Awards will be presented in 19 categories at a luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria on Wednesday, May 1.