Canadian Magazine Industry News
17 October 2010,     VANCOUVER
2010 Western Magazine Awards winners announced
The winners of the 2010 Western Magazine Awards have been announced. Awards were handed out October 15 at Vancouver’s Century Hotel and Spa after a day of seminars at Magazines West.

Geist took home the Magazine of the Year Award, winning both for B.C./Yukon and the overall prize for Western Canada. Enterprise took home Trade Magazine of the Year.

Winners in the four Gold categories each take home $1000. Written and visual category winners are awarded $750 each.

Here is a complete list of winners for the 2010 Western Magazine Awards:

Written Awards:

Arts, Culture, and Entertainment
Timothy Taylor, Foodville: Part One, Vancouver Review

Tyee Bridge, Managed to Fail, BCBusiness

James Glave, Rees’s Thesis, Vancouver Magazine

Andrew MacDonald, Eat Fist!, Event

Human Experience
Lindsay Cuff, On Atrocity and Grace: A Contrapuntal Vision, The Malahat Review


Jeremy Klaszus, Mr. Tree,AlbertaViews

Public Issues
Paul Webster, Fixed, Vancouver Magazine

Regular Column or Department

Robert Enright, Column, Border Crossings

Science, Technology, and Medicine

Katharine Sandiford, The Man in the Ice, Up Here

Julie McLaughlin and Staff, The Best Time To, Swerve

Student Writing
Kerianne Sproule, Terri & Me, Swerve

Travel and Leisure

Katharine Sandiford, The Wild Quest, Up Here
Provincial Gold Awards:

Gold Award Best Article - Alberta/NWT

Jeremy Klaszus, Mr. Tree, AlbertaViews

Gold Award Best Article - BC/Yukon
Timothy Taylor, Foodville: Part One, Vancouver Review

Gold Award Best Article - Manitoba

Mary Horodyski, The Geography of Ambiguity, Prairie Fire
Gold Award Best Article - Saskatchewan
John Campbell, Getting Their Kicks, Westworld

Visual Awards:

Best Art Direction - Article
Danae Thompson, You’re Invited, Swerve

Best Art Direction - Cover
Catherine Mullaly, July Cover, BCBusiness

Best Illustration or Illustration Feature
Byron Eggenschwiler, Tales from Riverheights Terrace, Swerve

Best Photograph - Architectural, Landscape, or Still Life
Clinton Hussey, The Real Deal, Western Living

Best Photograph - Feature or Series
Venturi + Karpa, Saving Skid Row, The Beaver

Best Photograph - People and Portraiture
Venturi + Karpa, Saving Skid Row, The Beaver
Magazine of the Year Awards:

Trade Magazine of the Year

Magazine of the Year - Alberta/NWT

Magazine of the Year - BC/Yukon

Magazine of the Year - Manitoba

Border Crossings

Magazine of the Year - Saskatchewan

Magazine of the Year - Western Canada

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