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Yankee Magazine Named National City and Regional Magazine Awards Finalist

Dublin, New Hampshire (March 12, 2013)— Yankee Magazine is a 2013 National City and Regional Magazine Awards finalist for “Column,” and received two nominations for “Photography.” Magazine professionals from around the country chose 148 finalists representing 35 publications in the 28-year-old City and Regional Magazine Association’s national awards competition. Judges named five finalists in most categories and will soon choose one ultimate winner in each. The winners for work completed in 2012 will be announced at the 37th Annual Conference to take place May 18-20 at The Westin Buckhead in Atlanta, Georgia.

“We are so honored that Yankee is a finalist for Photography— not once but twice—and that Yankee is a finalist for Column for “First Light” by Jim Collins, former Yankee editor and Walpole, New Hampshire, native. To be recognized for our efforts by the judges who work at such well-respected national publications and by the journalism professors from the Missouri School of Journalism, is truly gratifying,” says Mel Allen, editor of Yankee Magazine. “The editors who work with me deserve all the credit for the quality of the work that the CRMA has deemed among the finest in the country.”

Yankee Magazine is competing in the following categories based on these criteria:

Column: “First Light,” by Jim Collins, contributing editor of Yankee Magazine, is a finalist in the “Column” category, which recognizes the style of the writer and the originality of ideas. Other finalists include: Los Angeles Magazine (2), New Orleans Magazine,and Seattle Met.

Photography: Photographers Markham Starr (“The Last Trap Fishermen of Rhode Island”) and Peter Miller (“A Feeling for Vermonters”) are both finalists in the “Photography” category, recognized for the ability of their images to tell a story, and for their conceptual approach to the subject. Other magazine finalists in this category include: HOUR Detroit, Milwaukee Magazine, and Sactown Magazine.

More than 90 judges, including representatives from publications such as Better Homes and Gardens, Bon Appetit, Budget Travel, ESPN The Magazine, Esquire, Fast Company, Food Network Magazine, GQ, Ladies Home Journal, Men’s Health, National Geographic, New York Magazine, Outside, People, Popular Science, Rolling Stone, Runner’s World, Sports Illustrated, Sunset Magazine, Taste of Home, TIME, The Atlantic and Whole Living as well as journalism professors from the Missouri School of Journalism, selected the finalists.

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Updated Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

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