Canadian Magazine Industry News
6 June 2013,     TORONTO
Cottage Life one of CSME's magazines of the year
Cottage Life garnered several top prizes at the 2013 Editors' Choice Awards. The mag was named Magazine of the Year (medium circulation) and also won Best Display.

As well, editor Penny Caldwell, who has been at the helm of Cottage Life since 2000, scored her third Editor of the Year Award following previous wins in 2006 and 2010.

Left to right: Aaron Spitzer, Up Here; Penny Caldwell, Cottage Life; Diane Peters, Precedent; Simone Castello, Canadian Living; Karen Eull, Fresh Juice
Left to right: Aaron Spitzer, Up Here; Penny Caldwell, Cottage Life; Diane Peters, Precedent; Simone Castello, Canadian Living; Karen Eull, Fresh Juice

TC Media had a good night with Canadian Living taking Magazine of the Year (large circulation) and Best Website Editorial (more than 150,000 UVs), and also earning an honourable mention for Best Blog. Meanwhile, sister publication Fresh Juice won Best Website Editorial (less than 150,000 UVs).

The award for Custom Magazine of the Year went to Air Canada's enRoute, while Magazine of the Year (small circulation) went to Up Here, which also won for Best Front of Book.

The 2013 Editors' Choice Awards, organized by the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors, were presented June 5 at a gala dinner held during the national MagNet magazine conference in Toronto.

Here is the full list of this year's winners and honourable mentions.

Magazine of the Year, Small Circulation
Honourable mentions: Explore, Spacing
Winner: Up Here, editor Aaron Spitzer

Magazine of the Year, Medium Circulation
Honourable mentions: Outdoor Canada, Canadian Home Workshop
Winner: Cottage Life, editor Penny Caldwell
   
Magazine of the Year, Large Circulation
Honourable mentions: Fresh Juice, Western Living
Winner: Canadian Living, editor Susan Antonacci

Trade Magazine of the Year
Honourable mentions: Renovation Contractor, CMA Magazine
Winner: Precedent, editor Melissa Kluger

Custom Magazine of the Year

Honourable mentions: CAA Magazine, Sobey’s Inspired
Winner: enRoute, editor Ilana Weitzman

Best Web Editorial – Under 150,000 UVs

Honourable Mentions: enroute.aircanada.com (enRoute); cottagelife.com (Cottage Life)
Winner: freshjuice.ca (Fresh Juice)

Best Web Editorial — Over 150,000 UVs
Honourable Mentions: besthealthmag.ca (Best Health), spacing.ca (Spacing)
Winner: canadianliving.com (Canadian Living)

Best Blog
Honourable Mentions: Spacing Toronto (spacingtoronto.ca),
Field Findings (Outdoor Canada), The Test Kitchen Blog (Canadian Living)
Winner: Reader's Digest Open Kitchen (readersdigest.ca/blog/openkitchen)

Best Front of Book
Honourable Mentions: Explore, Outdoor Canada
Winner: Up Here

Best Display Writing
Honourable Mentions: Up Here, enRoute
Winner: Cottage Life

Editor of the Year
Honourable Mentions: Ilana Weitzman, enRoute; Melissa Kluger, Precedent
Winner: Penny Caldwell, Cottage Life
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