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Dublin, New Hampshire (June 3, 2008) won a silver award in the excellence online category at the 23rd Annual National City and Regional Magazine Association’s (CRMA) awards competition. Magazine professionals from around the country chose 84 finalists in 22 categories from more than 912 entries. The award was announced at the CRMA Annual Conference in Memphis, Tennessee on June 2.

According to the judges, “It is clear has homed in on its magazine’s niche audience. It caters to a community of New Englanders (or New Englandophiles) with quirky Web 2.0 features like a Foliage channel complete with interactive map and events listings, as well as the requisite social networking features (share, e-mail, comment, print, RSS feeds).

“It also offers leaf-peepers a foliage blog and forum as well as video tree web cam and a viral e-greeting card of regional sights and scenes sent by its users. For foodies, there is an extensive database of recipes from the magazine and that the readers send in. Other great interactive features include a personal recipe box, itinerary saver and comments keeper, as well as an archive of back issues.”

Since the award application deadline, the site has added a new travel page with comprehensive features, including a simple-to-use Google map that integrates expert travel advice from Yankee’s editors with details on dining, lodging, attractions and events, accessed either by a search function or by clicking on the map. And in the “About New England” section, readers learn what to see and do in each state and can read archived articles specific to their destinations.

More than 70 judges, representing publications such as Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, O, The Oprah Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, Sports Illustrated, Better Homes and Gardens, Good Housekeeping, Essence, Men’s Journal, the New York Times, Gourmet, Food & Wine, Folio:, AARP The Magazine, Bon App

Updated Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

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8 Responses to Wins Silver for Excellence Online

  1. Evelyn Scott July 8, 2008 at 4:04 pm #

    Should have been a gold award winner!

  2. Jack Parker August 26, 2008 at 5:01 am #

    Good job…I Agree, shoulda been GOLD, but judges aren’t always that thorough.

  3. Jean Antinarelli September 1, 2008 at 12:13 pm #

    Yes should have been a GOLD-as it a superb magazine…gold in our eyes!

  4. Bea Gallegos September 29, 2008 at 1:53 pm #

    I love your mag. and always look forward to getting it.

  5. Katherine Carrigan October 20, 2008 at 8:20 am #

    I would be empty without YANKEE every month! Thank you for all you do for us “New
    Englanders”!!! Silver is great; GOLD will be next!!!

  6. Harry Brotzman October 20, 2008 at 11:07 pm #

    I lived in Connecticut for 5 years and traveled New England…I feel YANKEE MAGAZINE was my personal Travel Companion…!

  7. Leslie Lafrenais April 21, 2009 at 2:52 pm #

    I feel like I live in New Hampshire, every time we go there, it’s like coming home. and your magazine should have won a gold medal award. Obviously the judges have never been to New Hampshire!!! We live in RI all our lives and have been travelling to NH every year, 4 generations already!!

  8. May 20, 2009 at 1:02 pm #

    Super job for all of us to enjoy on see and read to learn of their own talents of cooking to travels, amazing!!! for educate to us.

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