Hearst Magazines has celebrated its own with the first annual Editorial Excellence Awards. Hearst editors, exec editors, site directors and creative directors selected the print and digital finalists.
Entries for the awards were then judged by a large panel of judges, including Hearst Magazines president David Carey; editorial director Ellen Levine; VP of talent acquisition Eliot Kaplan; and VP, editorial director of Hearst Magazines Digital Media Kate Lewis. Rounding out the panel was Refinery 29 editor and founding partner Christene Barberich; Metropolitan Home and Saveur founding editor Dorothy Kalins; and Galvanized Media founder and CEO David Zinczenko.
Below are the winners. Congrats to all.
Special Interest, Fashion, Beauty, Food, Travel, Home Design and Decorating: HGTV Magazine, Paint Special Section, June 2014
Special Interest, Health, Self-Improvement, Personal Relationships, Careers, Technology and Automotive: O, The Oprah Magazine, “Ready or Not: The Caregivers Guide,” November 2014
Public Interest: Marie Claire, “Revolution on Sorority Row” by Kayla Webley, September 2014
Regular Section or Department: Redbookmag.com, The Truth about Trying
Design: Harper’s BAZAAR, March & September 2014
Photography: Harper’s BAZAAR, March & September 2014
Best Use of Social Media: CountryLiving.com
Video of the Year: Cosmopolitan.com, Cats & Abs
Story of the Year: Esquire, “The Abortion Ministry of Dr. Willie Parker” by John H. Richardson, September 2014
Cover of the Year: Food Network Magazine, Holiday Triple Cover Gatefold, December 2014
Innovation of the Year (Digital): HarpersBazaar.com – #TheList
Innovation of the Year (Print): Cosmopolitan – Fun Fearless Life Weekend