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

Design
Bon Appétit; BULLETT; Details; New York; TIME

Photography
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 Appétit 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 Appétit 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

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

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

Multimedia
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

Video
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