Hearst Honors Editorial Excellence

The company hands out some awards.

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