May 7, 2012 - Burnaby, B.C. –Canada Wide Media scored a total of 16 prestigious award nominations across a number of popular print and online titles in the first week of May 2012.
Congratulations to everyone who played a role in creating and supporting these great entries.
Here’s a look at our nominees:
NATIONAL MAGAZINE AWARDS
BCBusiness (Online) has been nominated as a finalist in the Best Digital Design category by the National Magazine Awards.
The NMA gala will be held in Toronto June 7.
WESTERN MAGAZINE AWARDS
The Western Magazine Awards Foundation has announced the nominees for its annual awards program, and Canada Wide has 14 nominations!
The following are nominated:
BCBusiness: Joe Wiebe (Pour me another: September 2011)
Westworld BC: Kerry Banks (Profile)
Science and Technology
BCBusiness: Mike McCullough (The audacity of general fusion: February 2011)
Travel and Leisure
Westworld: Kerry Banks (Islands on the edge)
Best Art Direction
BCBusiness: Cathy Mullaly (Pour me another: September 2011)
Best Art Direction (cover)
BCBusiness: Cathy Mullaly (December 2011 – this is our rockin’ Best Companies cover)
Trade Magazine of the Year
Best Online Magazine
Magazine of the Year – BC/Yukon
GOLD AWARD BEST ARTICLE - MANITOBA
Going Places, Claudine Gervais, The Little Train That Could
GOLD AWARD BEST ARTICLE - SASKATCHEWAN
Westworld Saskatchewan, D. Grant Black, Prairie Eggs Over Easy
Westworld Saskatchewan, Byron Jenkins, Sweet Dreams Aren’t Made of This
Westworld Saskatchewan, John Campbell, The River Kings
The winners will be announced at the gala in Vancouver on June 15.
KENNETH R. WILSON AWARD
And finally, The Canadian Business Press (CBP) and Magazines Canada has announced the 58th annual Kenneth R. Wilson (KRW) Awards nominees. Enterprise magazine has been nominated in the Best Profile of a Person category.
That awards night will also be held in Toronto June 7.
Editorial Operations Manager