68th Annual Maggie Awards® Winners Revealed

68th Annual Maggie Awards® Winners Revealed

-42 Brands Win Coveted MAGGIE and 116 Receive Awards of Excellence

The 68th Annual Maggie Awards® team revealed 42 brands to win the coveted Maggie Awards ®. One hundred sixteen brands earn Award of Excellence. The 68th Annual Maggie Awards ® is the publishing and digital media industries’ longest reigning media awards program judged by industry peers and publishing executives.

Variety and new-comer 1895 Oregon’s Magazine won the Best Overall Publication for Trade and Consumer, respectively.  This year’s program attracted entrants from across the USA including New York, Chicago, California and even Kentucky.

“We are excited to see the growth of the Maggie Awards, expanding from the West Coast to across the nation, reported Catherine Upton, Maggie Awards ® Chair. “This year we witnessed 15% more entrants and 44% more volunteer judges than last year. We look forward to continuing expansion through 2021.”

Due to COVID-19, the 68th Annual Maggie Awards ® Ceremony was hosted virtually on April 24th. Hundreds of honorees attended the virtual Celebration of Excellence.

The 68th Annual Maggie Award Winners and Award of Excellence honorees are showcased online at MaggieAwards.com in the SHOWCASE.  View the best of media, see work samples, great designs, layouts and content all showcased on MaggieAwards.com

The 68th Annual Maggie Awards® winners are:

Category Publication Title Issue Title
Best Overall/Consumer 1859 Oregon’s Magazine March/April 1859 Oregon’s Magazine
Best City & Metropolitan/Consumer Sactown Magazine August/September 2019 Best of the City 2019 Issue
Best Regional & State/Consumer 1859 Oregon’s Magazine March/April 1859 Oregon’s Magazine
Best Special Interest/Consumer 1889 Washington’s Magazine June/July 2019 1889 Washington’s Magazine
Best Annual, Semi& Three-Time/ Consumer Where Guestbook Orange County 2019 Where Guestbook Orange County
Best Association Publication/ Consumer & Trade Zoo View Summer 2019 Zoo View
Best New Publication/ Consumer & Trade Flourish Summer 2019  
Best Quarterly/ Consumer Aspen Sojourner  November 2019 Holiday Issue
Best Visitor’s Guides/ Consumer Where Guestbook Los Angeles 2019 Where Guestbook Los Angeles
Best Overall/Trade Variety June 2019
Best Medical, Dental & Related Services/ Trade Journal of the California Dental Association October 2019  
Best Non-Paid/Trade Business Fleet January/February 2019  
Best Special Interest/Trade Variety June 2019  
Best Annual, Semi, Three-Time & Quarterly/ Trade Plano The Guide 2019  
Best Feature Article (Circ under 75,000)/Consumer Desert Companion April 2019 In the Realm of the Senses
Best Feature Article (Circ over 75,000)/Consumer Sierra July/August 2019 Trash Talk
Best Interview or Profile/ Consumer Outreach Magazine March/April 2019 The Peaceable Warrior
Best Signed Editorial or Essay/ Consumer & Trade Sierra November/December 2019 Time to Fix the Population Fixation
Best Signed Editorial or Essay/ Consumer & Trade Roast Magazine May/June 2019 Can You Taste the Roasting System? 
Best Regularly Featured Department, Section or Column/ Consumer Aspen Sojourner Summer, May 2019 At Altitude
Best Editorial Layout/Consumer Orange Coast December 2019 Our Favorite Places
Best Single or Series of Editorial Photographs/Consumer Windermere Living Spring 2019 Brunch in Bloom
Best Cover/ Consumer Sactown Magazine August/September 2019 Best of the City
Best Overall Publication Design/ Consumer Orange Coast April 2019
Special Theme Issue/Consumer Diablo magazine November 2019 The Food Issue
Best Feature Article (Circ under 50,000)/Trade TravelAge West June 2019 The Golden Age: A History of Travel From 1969 to 2019
Best Feature Article (Circ over 50,000)/Trade Massage & Bodywork September/October 2019 CBD: Is It Right For Your Practice?
Best How-To Article/ Consumer & Trade EXHIBITOR March 2019 The Seven Deadly Sins of Booth Staffers
Best Interview or Profile/ Trade California Real Estate magazine March/April 2019 In Conversation: Herman Chan
Best Regularly Featured Department, Section or Column/ Trade EXHIBITOR February/March 2019 Exhibiting 101
Best Editorial Layout (Circ under 50,000)/Trade ICG Magazine June/July 2019 The Interviews
Best Editorial Layout (Circ over 50,000)/Trade California Real Estate magazine January/February 2019 Tax Confusion, Begone!
Best Cover/ Trade ICG Magazine October 2019  
Best Overall Publication Design /Trade ICG Magazine June/July  
Special Theme Issue /Trade Variety June 1, 2019  Power of Pride Issue
Best Print Publication/Student Warrior Life Spring/Summer 2019  
Best Print Article/Student The Sun December 2019 Stranded in Tijuana
Best Print Cover/Student Collegian Times Spring/Summer 2019  Print Pushes Back
Best Digital Edition or Web Publication/ Consumer & Trade Shelf Unbound Magazine August/September 2019  
Best Use of Video /Consumer & Trade & Assoc Reason 2019 ReasonTV Channel
Best Website/ Consumer & Trade VegNews 2019 VegNews
Dottie Best Online Article /Student State Press Online 2019 ‘We can help ourselves:’ Native Women Come Together …

View the 68th Annual Maggie Awards® Winners and Award of Excellence Showcase displaying work products of all the honorees MaggieAwards.com under SHOWCASE.

About the Maggie Awards

The Maggie Awards® are the publishing and digital media’s longest reigning awards program in the USA – celebrating its 68th year.   Dedicated to celebrating excellence, the awards honor content creators of print, online, social, digital and video media across hundreds of categories. This year, 158 awards will be bestowed on single title publishers to global multi-media brands including California Dental Association, SIERRA, Variety, Orange Coast Magazine and many more. Learn more at: http://maggieawards.com/68th-annual-maggie-awards-finalists-announced/

The 68th Annual Maggie Awards® are produced by CU2 LLC with the permission of the Western Publishing Association. CU2 LLC is a privately held media company with extensive experience hosting international award programs in technology and media. Past honorees include the Department of Defense, Amazon, T-Mobile, NASCAR, Salesforce and many other elite organizations. Learn more at: MaggieAwards.com and www.CU2CO.com

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  1. From everyone at VegNews, we are SO honored to have been named Best Website! This has been a challenging year for everyone, so receiving this amazing news has made our month. Thank you for continuing this wonderful tradition, and we can’t wait to see everyone IN PERSON in 2021!

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