Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Oilweek and Up Here Business win KRW gold as magazines of the year

Oilweek magazine, published in Calgary by June Warren-Nickles Energy Group (a division of Glacier Media Inc.) was named magazine of the year (trade) at last night's 59th annual Kenneth R. Wilson awards in Toronto Tuesday evening.

The magazine of the year (professional) was Up Here Business, published out of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories by Up Here Publishing. 

Best issue of the year (gold) went to Jules-Alexandre Obry, Geraldine Martin for Le pouvoir creatif in Les Affaires; silver to Peter Zaver, Tom Gierazimczuk, David Brown, Rebecca Harris, Alicia Androich, Kristin Laird, Jeromy Lloyd, Ally Tripovic for Facebook Rules in Marketing.

(The KRWs, which are open to all specialized business-to-business media written and produced in Canada in either English and/or French, regardless of association membership, form a bookend of Magazines Week during which the MagNet industry conference runs and which concludes Friday night with the National Magazine Awards for consumer magazines.) 

Among other highlights of the evening were 
  • the naming of Precedent magazine for website of the year
  • Katie Keir was named best new journalist (a new category) for her article When Good Partners Go Bad in Advisors Edge
  • the gold award for best profile of a company to master of ceremonies Tom Gierasimczuk, for his article Vice Age in Marketing (Gierazimczuk is now editor in chief of BCBusiness); silver in the category went to Nicolas Mesly for Conterra, la perle convoitee du Pacifique in Le cooperateur agricole
  • the awarding of gold awards only (no silver) in two categories: best merchandising/marketing article for Kristin Laird for her article Everybody Loves Target in Marketing;  and best website editorial package to Brandon Tenebaum, Brett Ruffel for the Brandon Tennebaum blog in Canadian Healthcare network
  • A tie for gold (no silver) in best professional article to John Lorinc, for Waste Watchers in CAmagazine; and Mark Anderson for The Changing Face of Risk Management in Listed
  • Both prizes in best resource/infrastructure article went to Alberta Oil: gold to Jeff Lewis for The Nordic Waysilver to Darren Campbell for Black Art

Other gold and silver winners:
  • Best editorial: Yves Bonneau, gold for Point de vue in Conseiller; Joe Terret, silver, for Electro-Motive: The Greed Factor in Plant
  • Best photograph: Gold to Ian McCausland, for From Fired to Inspired in Foodservice and Hospitality; silver for Nigel Dickson for He Knows the Drill in CAmagazine
  • Best industrial/manufacturing article: gold to Jason Contant for Death by Design in OHS Canada; silver to Pierre Theroux for La menace du patriotisme industriel in Les Affaires
  • Best how-to article or series; gold to David Tal for Learning Super Skills in Jobpostings;  silver to Marie-Eve Fournier for Comment durer 100ans en affaires in Les Affaires
  • Art direction of an opening spread/complete feature: gold to Underline Studio for In Praise of Literature in University Affairs; silver to Jo-Anne Martin Grier, Michael Alberstat, Jacqueline Kovacs, Leata Lekushoff, Stephanie Saunders for Supplies in Demand in Professionally Speaking
  • Best illustration: gold to Sara Tyson for Personal Financial Planning in CAmagazine; silver to Tara Hardy for Friends with Health Benefits in Benefits Canada
  • Best regularly featured department or column: gold to David Malamed for Fraud in CAmagazine; Jef Catapang, Nancy Kay Clark for Case Study in Design Edge Canada
  • Best cover: gold to Cath Ozubko, Joel Kadziolka, Deborah Jaremko for September 2012 in Oilsands Review
  • Best one-of-a-kind article: gold to Guy Quenneville for Devolution for Dummies in Up Here Business; silver to Alicia Androich, David Brown, Tom Gierazimczuk, Kristin Laird, Jeromy Lloyd, Russ Martin for 30 Under 30 in Marketing
  • Best art direction of a complete issue: gold to Louise Rouleau for Numero 12 in Premium; silver to Barb Woolley, Miki Arai and Nik Dirka for Student Issue 2012 in Precedent
  • Best profile of a person: gold to Chris Powell for Hot Potato in Marketing; silver to Jef Catapang for Printer of the Year in Graphic Monthly Canada
  • Best news coverage: gold go Nicolas Mesly for La vie apres la Commission canadienne du ble in Le Cooperateur agricole; silver to Rosanna Tamburri for All about MOOCs in University Affairs
  • Best feature article, professional: gold to Sophie Stival for Liquidateur: un role crucial de delicat in Conseiller; silver to Naheed Mustafa for The Trillion-dollar Pie in CMA magazine
  • Best feature article, trade: gold to Jason Contant for Engineering Shadows in OHS Canada; silver to Nicolas Mesly for au coeur de la Bourse de Chicago in Le Cooperateur agricole

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