Toronto Life and Maclean’s take home 10 National Magazine Awards
Highlights of the 2020 awards include a double Gold for Toronto Life’s Michael Lista and a sweep of the Profiles category.
Celebrating excellence in Canadian journalism in a time when it matters more than ever, we are proud to announce our four Gold wins and six Silver win at the 2020 National Magazine Awards announced on June 12, 2020. For the first time, the winners were announced during a live virtual broadcast and through digital channels.
Toronto Life‘s Michael Lista captured a Gold in both Long-Form Feature Writing and Investigative Reporting for “A Doctor’s Deception.” Toronto Life swept the Profiles category, winning Gold for Chris Nuttall-Smith’s “David Zilber Is the Future of Food” and Silver for Katrina Onstad’s “A Star Is Born.” Toronto Life also won a Gold in the Portrait Photography category for “Musai Ujiri,” a Silver in Art Direction for a Single Issue for “Where to Eat 2019” and a Silver for Best Editorial Package for “The Vertical City”.
SJC Media’s Maclean’s took home three Silver awards for Scott Gilmore’s “You are horrible people“ in the Columns category, Kyle Edwards’ “Not a Drop to Drink” in the Long-Form Feature Writing category and Shannon Gormley’s “Into the Dark” in the Long-form Feature Writing 6,000+ words category. Maclean’s also earned 11 Honourable Mentions.
Toronto Life and Maclean’s were the top two nominated magazines at this year’s awards, with 15 and 14, respectively.
Other SJC Media publications to be recognized are:
Chatelaine: Honourable Mentions in the Best Editorial Package category for “It’s Political” and “Save the World;” the Feature Writing category for “Are You There, Margaret? It’s Me, Perimenopause;” and the Profiles category for “What she said.”
Châtelaine: Honourable Mention in the Personal Journalism category for “Traverser un cancer à deux.”
FASHION: Honourable Mention for New York London Milan Paris in the Illustration category.
“While trusted journalism is always at the core of the Canadian media landscape, more than ever, Canadians have a need and appetite for informative, relevant and engaging content,” says Tony Gagliano, Chairman & CEO of SJC. “Our nominated work is a testament to the talent and dedication that is serving the diverse needs of readers all across our country. I am so proud of our teams.”
For a complete list of all of this year’s award winners, click here.