Los Angeles Picks Up Two Ellie Nominations

Los Angeles magazine continues to earn the attention of the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME)–by earning two nominations for the prestigious ASME Ellie awards yesterday. Los Angeles is a finalist in both the “Personal Service” and “Leisure Interests” categories for its October 2012 package on Plastic Surgery in L.A. and for its November 2012 Food Lover’s Guide To L.A.

National Geographic led all magazines this year with seven Ellie nominations. Winners will be announced May 2.

Full list of finalists after the jump:

National Magazine Awards 2013 Finalists

General Excellence, Print

News, Sports and Entertainment Magazines
Honors large-circulation weeklies, biweeklies and monthlies

Esquire; Fortune; National Geographic; New York; Wired

Service and Fashion Magazines
Honors women’s magazines, including health, fitness and family-centric publications

Harper’s Bazaar; O, The Oprah Magazine; Real Simple; Vogue; Women’s Health

Lifestyle Magazines
Honors food, travel and shelter magazines as well as city and regional publications

Bon Appétit; House Beautiful; Martha Stewart Living; Saveur; Texas Monthly

Special-Interest Magazines
Honors magazines serving targeted audiences, including enthusiast and hobbyist titles

The Fader; mental_floss; MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History; Outside; Scientific American

Literary, Political and Professional Magazines
Honors small-circulation general-interest magazines as well as academic and scholarly publications

MIT Technology Review; Mother Jones; The New Republic; The Paris Review; Poetry

General Excellence, Digital Media
Chow; Glamour; National Geographic; Pitchfork; Slate

Bon Appétit; BULLETT; Details; New York; TIME

Bon Appétit; Interview; National Geographic; TIME; W

Feature Photography
Harper’s Magazine for “The Water of My Land,” photographs by Samuel James; September
Martha Stewart Living for “A Pilgrim’s Feast,” photographs by Anna Williams; November
National Geographic for “In the Shadow of Wounded Knee,” by Alexandra Fuller; photographs by Aaron Huey; August
New York for “What We Saw When The Lights Went Out,” by John Homans; photographs by Iwan Baan, Pari Dukovic, Christopher Griffith, Casey Kelbaugh, Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao, Joseph Michael Lopez, Gus Powell, Joseph Rodriguez and Peter Yang; November 12; W for “Good Kate, Bad Kate,” by Will Self; photographs by Steven Klein; March

Single-Topic Issue
Backpacker for “The Survival Issue,” October
Bloomberg Businessweek for “Election Issue,” October 15-21
Fast Company for “The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies,” March
Saveur for “The Mexico Issue,” August/September
Sports Illustrated for “Olympic Preview,” July 23

Magazine Section
Bon AppĂ©tit for “Starters”
Esquire for “Man at His Best”
GQ for “The Punch List”
HGTV Magazine for “Help Wanted”
New York for “Strategist”

Personal Service
Esquire for “Fatherhood for Men,” June/July
GQ for “Marriage: The Most Important, Least Discussed Institution You’ll Ever Be a Part Of,” May
Los Angeles for “The New Face and Body of Plastic Surgery,” October
Outside for “Take Two Hours of Pine Forest and Call Me in the Morning,” by Florence Williams; December
Real Simple for “Women and Time: Setting a New Agenda,” April

Leisure Interests
Bon AppĂ©tit for “The Incredible Egg,” by Carla Lalli Music, April
ESPN The Magazine for “Fantasy Football,” August 6
Golf Digest for “Masters Preview,” April
Los Angeles for “The Food Lover’s Guide to L.A.,” edited by Lesley Bargar Suter; November
Wired for “How to Be a Geek Dad,” June

Afar; The Atlantic; Golf Digest; National Geographic; Scientific American

Tablet Magazine
Bloomberg Businessweek; Bon Appétit; Esquire; Money; National Geographic

Field & Stream for “The Best Days of the Rut 2012,” November Print Issue, and “The F&S Rut Reporters” at fieldandstream.com and for iPhone
Mother Jones for “MoJo Labs: Data Journalism and Graphics”
National Geographic for “Cheetahs on the Edge,” November iPad Edition
The New Yorker for “Secrets of Edgewood”
TIME for Hurricane Sandy Coverage

The Daily Beast for “How Obama Learned to Kill,” June 6, and “The Keys to the Economy,” October 25, from the Op-Vid Series
Mother Jones for “Full Secret Video of Private Romney Fundraiser,” September 18
The Oxford American for “Tiny Town!,” June 8, and “I’ll Paint Something Worthwhile,” August 15, from the SoLost Video Series
Saveur for “How to Make Salsa Verde with Avocado,” August 15, “Martin Yan Makes Scallion Pancakes,” October 10, and “How to Make the Perfect Tempura,” December 4, from the Master Class Video Series
Sports Illustrated for “Welcome to Friendship Beach,” August 21, and “Loud and Clear,” September 25, from the Underdogs Video Series

Public Interest
The Atlantic for “The Writing Revolution,” by Peg Tyre; October
Consumer Reports for “Arsenic in Your Juice,” January, and “Arsenic in Your Food,” November, by Andrea Rock
The New Yorker for “The Throwaways,” by Sarah Stillman; September 3
Rolling Stone for “School of Hate,” by Sabrina Rubin Erdely; February 16
Texas Monthly for “Mothers, Daughters, Sisters, Wives,” by Mimi Swartz; August

Chicago for “Lawbreakers, Lawmakers,” by David Bernstein and Noah Isackson; January
GQ for “18 Tigers, 17 Lions, 8 Bears, 3 Cougars, 2 Wolves, 1 Baboon, 1 Macaque and 1 Man Dead in Ohio,” by Chris Heath; March
Harper’s Magazine for “All Politics Is Local: Election Night in Peru’s Largest Prison,” by Daniel AlarcĂłn; February
The New York Times Magazine for “Did You Think About the Six People You Executed?” by Robert F. Worth; May 13
The New Yorker for “The Implosion,” February 27, and “The War Within,” August 27, by Jon Lee Anderson
Texas Monthly for “Hannah and Andrew,” by Pamela Colloff; January
The Texas Observer for “Valley of Death,” by Melissa del Bosque; March

Feature Writing Incorporating Profile Writing
Byliner for “The Living and the Dead,” by Brian Mockenhaupt; October
GQ for “The Blind Faith of the One-Eyed Matador,” by Karen Russell; October
GQ for “Burning Man,” by Jay Kirk; February
Mother Jones for “Shelf Lives,” by Mac McClelland; March/April
The New Yorker for “Atonement,” by Dexter Filkins; October 29 & November 5
Texas Monthly for “The Innocent Man: Part I,” November, and “The Innocent Man: Part II,” December, by Pamela Colloff
Wired for “Inside the Mansion–and the Mind–of Kim Dotcom, the Most Wanted Man on the Internet,” by Charles Graeber; November

Essays and Criticism
The Atlantic for “Fear of a Black President,” by Ta-Nehisi Coates; September
Foreign Policy for “Why Do They Hate Us?” by Mona Eltahawy; May/June
New York for “A Life Worth Ending,” by Michael Wolff; May 28
The New Yorker for “Over the Wall,” by Roger Angell; November 19
Orion for “State of the Species,” by Charles C. Mann; November/December

Columns and Commentary
Elle for three columns by Daphne Merkin: “Portrait of a Lady,” March; “Social Animal,” May; and “We’re All Helmut Newton Now,” October
The Nation for three columns by Katha Pollitt: “Protect Pregnant Women: Free Bei Bei Shuai,” March 26; “Ann Romney, Working Woman?” May 7; and “Blasphemy Is Good for You,” October 15
New York for three columns by Frank Rich: “Who in God’s Name Is Mitt Romney?” February 6; “Mayberry R.I.P.,” July 30; and “Nora’s Secret,” August 27-September 3
The New York Times Magazine for three columns by Adam Davidson: “It Ain’t Just Pickles,” February 19; “The $200,000-Nanny Club,” March 25; and “Caymans, Here We Come,” July 29
Slate for three columns by Dahlia Lithwick: “It’s Not About the Law, Stupid,” March 22; “The Supreme Court’s Dark Vision of Freedom,” March 27; and “Where Is the Liberal Outrage?” July 6

Byliner for “The Boy Vanishes,” by Jennifer Haigh; July
Harper’s Magazine for “Batman and Robin Have an Altercation,” by Stephen King; September
Harper’s Magazine for “Train,” by Alice Munro; April
McSweeney’s Quarterly for “River Camp,” by Thomas McGuane; September
The Paris Review for “Housebreaking,” by Sarah Frisch; December