Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Cottage Life a major winner at international regional magazine awards

Cottage Life magazine was a major winner at the 31st  annual International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA) awards, presented at the annual conference in Reno, Nevada on Saturday. The magazine won 10 gold awards (including magazine of the year over 40,000 circ and for best cover ), 2 silver, 1 bronze and 3 awards of merit.
Among other Canadian winners at the awards, British Columbia magazine won 1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze and 5 awards of merit, Saltscapes magazine won a bronze award and 2 awards of merit.
IRMA has 35 regional magazine members, the majority of which are published in the U.S. though a growing number of Canadian magazines are members.
Canadian winners were:
  • Public Issues
    • Silver, British Columbia “Orca Encounters” (Fall 2010) 
    • Bronze, Cottage Life “Going Concern” (May 2010)
  • Historical Features
    • Award of Merit, Cottage Life, “The Last Boy Scout” (Summer 2010)
  • Nature Feature
    • Silver, Cottage Life, “Hark! Who Goes There?” (Summer 2010)
  • Environment Feature
    •  Award of Merit, British Columbia Magazine,  “It’s Not Easy Being Green” (Spring
    • Award of Merit, Cottage Life, “Thank You for Not Smoking” (October 2010)
  • Travel Feature
    • Silver, British Columbia Magazine, “Desolation Sound” (Spring 2010)
  • Culture Feature
    • Silver, Cottage Life, “God’s Country” (June 2010)
    • Award of Merit, British Columbia Magazine,“A Little Girl Gets Her Name” (Fall
    • Award of Merit, Saltscapes, for “Only in Pubnico” (Nov-Dec 2010)
  • General Feature
    • Gold, British Columbia Magazine, “Island Survivor” (Summer 2010
    • Award of Merit, Saltscapes, “100 Reasons to Love Atlantic Canada” (May-June 2010)
  • Profiles
    • Gold, Cottage Life,“Moose Factory North” (April 2010)
    • Award of Merit, British Columbia Magazine, “The Great Robert Bateman” (Winter 2010)
  • Reader Service
    • Gold, Cottage Life,  “On the Road Again” (Summer 2010)
    • Award of Merit, British Columbia Magazine, “Kootenays 4Treks, 4 Seasons”
      (Spring 2010)
  • Single Photo
    • Bronze, Saltscapes, “The Spirit of Sable” (Jan-Feb 2010)
  • Photographic Series
    • Award of Merit, Cottage Life, “The Other Side of the Lake” (May 2010)
  • Illustration
    • Gold, Cottage Life,  “Hark! Who Goes There?” (Summer 2010)
  • Art Direction for a Single Story
    • Gold, Cottage Life, “Moose Factory North” (April 2010)
  • Overall Art Direction, over 40,000 circulation
    • Gold, Cottage Life
  • Department
    • Gold, Cottage Life, “Puttering”
    • Award of Merit, British Columbia Magazine, “Destination”
  • Cover
    • Gold, Cottage Life (Summer, 2010) [shown]
  • Food Feature
    • Gold, Cottage Life, “Stick it on the Barbecue” (June 2010)
    • Bronze, British Columbia Magazine, “Fresh Trips” (Fall 2010)
  • Companion Web Site
    • Gold, Cottage Life
  • Magazine of the Year over 40,000 circulation
    • Cottage Life

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Blogger David Williams said...

Cottage life deserves it! That is one great magazine!

11:28 am  

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