Print Wins National Magazine Award; Wired Takes Design Category

the coveted ellie.jpgOur sister blog FishbowlNY twittered the night away at the National Magazine Awards ceremony (a final, koan-like post found them at the afterparty “standing alone at the cheese bar”), and we’re pleased to report that UnBeige favorite Print magazine won the Ellie award for general excellence in the under 100,000 circulation category, joining more widely circulated general excellence winners National Geographic, The New Yorker, GQ, Backpacker, and Mother Jones. Meanwhile, Wired triumphed over a slate of nominees that included last year’s winner, New York magazine, to take home the award for design. Below, we’ve highlighted in yellow the winners among the design and photo category nominees. The full list of winners is after the jump.

DESIGN: Good | GQ | New York Magazine* | T, The New York Times Style Magazine | Vanity Fair | Wired

PHOTOGRAPHY: Gourmet | GQ | Martha Stewart Living | National Geographic | New York Magazine | W

PHOTOJOURNALISM: Aperture | Mother Jones | National Geographic | The New Yorker | The Virginia Quarterly Review

PHOTO PORTFOLIO: New York Magazine | Newsweek | T, The New York Times Style Magazine (two nominations) | Vanity Fair

The 2008 National Magazine Award winners:

  • National Geographic for General Excellence (over 2,000,000 circulation)
  • The New Yorker for General Excellence (1,000,000 to 2,000,000 circ.)
  • GQ for General Excellence (500,000 to 1,000,000 circ.)
  • Backpacker for General Excellence (250,000 to 500,000 circ.)
  • Mother Jones for General Excellence (100,000 to 250,000 circ.)
  • Print for General Excellence (under 100,000 circ.)
  • Popular Mechanics for Personal Service
  • New York for Leisure Interests
  • National Geographic for Reporting
  • The Nation for Public Interest
  • Atlanta for Feature Writing
  • Vanity Fair for Profile Writing
  • New Letters for Essays
  • Rolling Stone for Columns and Commentary
  • The Atlantic for Reviews and Criticism
  • Conde Nast Portfolio for Magazine Section
  • The Virginia Quarterly Review for Single-topic Issue
  • Wired for Design
  • Gourmet for Photography
  • National Geographic for Photojournalism
  • Vanity Fair for Photo Portfolio
  • Harper’s Magazine for Fiction
  • for General Excellence Online
  • for Personal Service Online
  • for Interactive Feature