Western Magazine AwardsThe Alberta Magazine Publishers Association (AMPA) reports that on Friday, June 21, 2013, the winners of the Western Magazine Awards were announced in Vancouver. Alberta Oil is the proud recipient of Trade Magazine of the Year (Alberta/NWT), and Eighteen Bridges once again received the coveted Magazine of the Year (Alberta/NWT). Congratulations to these AMPA-member winners, and to all of the talented winners and finalists. And the Alberta winners are…

Magazines of the Year

Trade Magazine of the Year – Alberta/NWT
Alberta Oil

Magazine of the Year – Alberta/NWT
Eighteen Bridges

Gold Awards

Gold Award Best Article – Alberta/NWT
Eighteen Bridges, Max Fawcett, Why Knot?

Written Awards

Arts, Culture and Entertainment
Eighteen Bridges, Curtis Gillespie, The Populist

Environmental
AlbertaViews, Paul Haavardsrud, A Burning Dilemma

New Writer
Profiles West, Melissa Molloy, The Accuser and Us

Public Issues
Eighteen Bridges, Jonathan Garfinkel, Theatre of War

Service
Western Living, Various Contributors, How to Peel an Artichoke

Visual Awards

Best Photograph – Architectural, Landscape or Still Life
Impact Magazine, Paul Zizka, The Land That Does Not Melt

Best Photograph – People and Portraiture
New Trail, John Ulan, Changing Face of the North

Best Photographic Feature or Series
Swerve, Joey Podlubny, Double Take

Best Art Direction – Cover
Avenue, Anders Knudsen, Avenue Last Supper Cove

Read the full list at www.westernmagazineawards.ca.