National Magazine AwardsThe National Magazine Awards were presented at a gala event on June 6, 2014 in Toronto with Gold, Silver and Honourable Mention awarded in 47 written, visual, integrated and special categories. The success of Curtis Gillespie, Edmonton-based writer and editor of Eighteen Bridges magazine, was a highlight of the evening, as the recipient of a record-tying four National Magazine Awards, including both Gold and Silver in the Essays.


Several member publications of the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association were celebrated with Gold, Silver and Honourable Mentions (many of these, indicated with an *asterisk, were also finalists/winners of the Alberta Magazine Awards, and can be viewed in full at www.albertamagazines.com/awards):

Arts & Entertainment
Screened, Eighteen Bridges, Marni Jackson
“Rebel Without Applause”, Eighteen Bridges, Curtis Gillespie*

Best Short Feature
“Juggling Act”, Eighteen Bridges, Marcello Di Cintio*
“Memory Cabin”, Eighteen Bridges, Craille Maguire Gillies*

Creative Photography
“The Keys to Life”, New Trail*

Editorial Package: Print
November Healthcare Issue, AlbertaViews, Fred Stenson

Essays
“In The Chair”, Eighteen Bridges, Curtis Gillespie*
“Rebel Without Applause”, Eighteen Bridges, Curtis Gillespie*
“Twilight of the Patriarchs”, Eighteen Bridges, Lynn Coady*
“Screened”, Eighteen Bridges, Marni Jackson
“The Descent of Man”, Eighteen Bridges, Don Gillmor

Homes & Gardens
“Airstream Dream”, Avenue*
“Bright Idea”, Western Living*

Infographics
The Flood: 6 Months Later, Alberta Construction Magazine*

Magazine Covers
Designers of the Year, Western Living, Paul Roelofs*

Profiles
“The Kingdom of Haymour”, Eighteen Bridges, Omar Mouallem*

Science, Technology & the Environment
“Safeguarding the Source”, AlbertaViews, Kevin Van Tighem*

Service: Lifestyle
“40 Foodies Under 40”, Western Living, Neal McLennan*

Single Service Article Package
“A Guide to the Greatest Red Wine in the World”, Western Living, Neal McLennan

Sports & Recreation
“The Descent of Man”, Eighteen Bridges, Don Gillmor
“Crash Course”, Western Living, Curtis Gillespie*

Still-Life Photography
“A Guide to the Greatest Red Wine in the World”, Western Living, Clinton Hussey
“The Exhibitionists”, Western Living, Clinton Hussey

Travel
“Crash Course”, Western Living, Curtis Gillespie*

Visit magazine-awards.com to view the complete list of winners.

Thanks to Rebecca at the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association for compiling this list of Alberta-based 2014 National Magazine Award winners.