Yankee Magazine Named National City and Regional Magazine Awards Finalist in Three Categories
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Dublin, New Hampshire (March 9, 2009) – Yankee Magazine is a 2009 National City and Regional Magazine Awards Finalist in three categories, including “Column,” “Multimedia Extension,” and “Excellence Online.” Last year, Yankee Magazine won a silver award for “Excellence Online.” Magazine professionals from around the country chose more than 100 finalists, representing 31 publications, in the 24-year-old National City and Regional Magazine Association’s awards competition.
“Many of the outstanding magazines in the country belong to the City and Regional Magazine Association. These magazines reflect a sense of place better than any,” says Yankee Magazine editor Mel Allen. “I’m pleased and honored to see the contributions of Yankee’s staff recognized as among the most outstanding in the country. For years our readers have told us that we succeed in capturing the essence of New England, but to also receive praise from the CRMA judges who represent magazine professionals makes all of us feel that we’re reaching our goals in print and on the Web.”
The winners will be announced in late May in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the CRMA’s 33rd Annual Conference. Yankee Magazine submitted the following information to the review committee and is competing against these finalists:
Yankee Magazine editor Mel Allen is a finalist for his column, “Here in New England.” His entries included “Still Lifes,” “Fridays With Bert,” and “The Soul of Mystic.” Other finalists in this category include Joe Keohane of Boston Magazine, Anne Taylor Fleming of Los Angeles Magazine, Mark Lacter of Los Angeles Magazine, and Sandy Hingston of Philadelphia Magazine.
Yankee Magazine is a finalist in the “Multimedia” category as well. Other finalists include Chicago Magazine, Cleveland Magazine,* Mpls. St. Paul Magazine, and *Texas Monthly.
The following examples of multimedia extensions were submitted with Yankee’s awards application:
- Slide Show: Boston’s Nutcracker Dancers
- Slide Show: New England Foliage Photos
- Slide Show: Marissa’s Bunny
- Podcast: Jud’s New England Journal – August 1, 2008: Making Fun of Democrats and/or Republicans
YankeeMagazine.com is a finalist in the “Excellence Online” category. Other finalists include BostonMagazine.com, ChicagoMag.com, MspMag.com, and TexasMonthly.com. This is the second consecutive year that YankeeMagazine.com has been a finalist in this category.