Canadian Magazine Industry News
21 June 2012,     TORONTO
COPA entry deadline extended, more judges announced
The list of judges continues to grow for the Canadian Online Publishing Awards, while the entry deadline has been extended due to requests. 

The deadline for entries has been pushed to Friday, June 29. Enter here.

Meanwhile, new judges added recently include:

Bill Mickey, Editor, Folio: magazine, Connecticut
Andrew Yates, Senior Producer, Community & Social Media, CBC News
Duncan Clark, VP Strategic Initiatives, National Post
Gail Cohen, Editorial Director, Canadian Lawyer/Law Times Media, A Thomson Reuters Company
Gary Graves, Executive Producer,
Jacqueline Kovacs, Editor, Professionally Speaking
Jeremy Linskill, Design Director, Zync
Julia Cyboran, Multi-Platform Editor in Chief, LOULOU magazine
Kim Elliott, Publisher,
Kim Machado, Digital Media Consultant, KMAC Interactive
Leah Sandals, Managing Online Editor, Canadian Art
Lynn McAuley, Associate Editor,
Mark Moyes, Web Producer, Sharp Magazine
Monique Savin, Web Editor,
Peggy Berkowitz, Editor, University Affairs
Todd Phillips, Editorial Director, Universus Media Group
Sheldon Sawchuk, Managing Director, Digital Products, National Post

For a full list of judges to date, visit the COPA page.
To avoid any conflicts of interest, judges are placed in three-person panels in categories for which they or their employers and competitors have not entered. All the COPA categories are posted here.

The COPAs have also announced that Canadian Art and B.C. Medical Journal are the winners in the early-bird entry giveaway contest. Each has won a $1,300 pass to the Folio Show/Media Next event this October in New York City.
The COPA entry giveaway continues, with four copies of the min Mobile App Report (value $399 each) and six passes to min digital publishing webinars (value $329 each) up for grabs.

New for 2012, all COPA winners, finalists, judges and sponsors will be published in the COPA Yearbook: The Who's Who of Digital Publishing in Canada, a special case-bound book.
The COPA Awards event takes place Oct. 22 at a new venue, The Hoxton, at Bathurst and King streets in downtown Toronto.
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