MAGAZINE EDITORS GROUP RELEASES AWARD FINALISTS

Byline: Lisa Lockwood

NEW YORK — The New Yorker, with 11 nominations in 10 categories, led the finalists for the American Society of Magazine Editors’ 36th annual National Magazine Awards.
The New Yorker scored nods for General Excellence in magazines with a circulation of 400,000 to one million; Personal Service; Special Interests; Reporting; Feature Writing; Profiles (two nominations); Public Interest; Fiction; Essays; and Reviews and Criticisms. As for the fashion crowd, Jane was nominated for General Excellence in magazines with a circulation of 400,000 to 1 million. Besides The New Yorker, it will vie with Men’s Journal, Gourmet and Fortune.
Nylon was among the five recognized for General Excellence in magazines with a circulation of 100,000 to 400,000. Other nominees in that category include Harper’s Magazine, Mother Jones, Saveur and Texas Monthly.
W earned nominations in two categories, Design and Photography. In design, it is competing with Entertainment Weekly, Esquire, Martha Stewart Living and Nest. For photography, the other nominees are Esquire, Martha Stewart Living, National Geographic, Nest and Vibe.
Nominees for General Excellence, in magazines with circulations more than one million, are Health, Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated, Teen People and Vanity Fair.
The winners will be announced at a luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria here on May 2.