Texas Monthly and Atlanta Magazine are the big winners in CRMA’s awards competition

Washingtonian, D Magazine and Honolulu Magazine won the General Excellence Awards at last night’s 28th Annual National City and Regional Magazine Awards competition.
Atlanta Magazine and Texas Monthly were the top winners, each receiving four awards. Los Angeles Magazine and Washingtonian won three prizes.

The Writer of the Year Award went to Texas Monthly’s Pamela Colloff.

The full list of winners is after the jump.

Press release
The Best of City and Regional Magazines

Washingtonian, D Magazine and Honolulu Magazine won the coveted general excellence awards in their circulation categories in the 28th Annual National City and Regional Magazine Awards competition announced May 20 at CRMA’s annual conference in Atlanta.

The award is Washingtonian’s first in the general excellence category in the 17 years the Missouri School of Journalism has coordinated the contest.

Atlanta Magazine and Texas Monthly were the top winners, each claiming four awards. Los Angeles Magazine and Washingtonian came in close behind with three prizes to their credit. D Magazine, Cincinnati Magazine and Seattle Met each picked up two awards. Eleven other magazines — Birmingham Magazine, Chicago Magazine, Honolulu Magazine, Indianapolis Monthly, MPLS St. Paul Magazine, New Orleans Magazine, Philadelphia Magazine, Pittsburgh Magazine, Rhode Island Monthly, Westchester, and Yankee Magazine — won single awards.

The 2013 nominees and winners (• listed first in bold) include:

• Los Angeles Magazine – Steve Erickson
MPLS. St. Paul Magazine – Tad Simons
Washingtonian – Sophie Gilbert

Food or Dining Writing
MPLS. St. Paul Magazine – Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Atlanta Magazine – Bill Addison
Boston Magazine – Corby Kummer
Chicago Magazine – Jeff Ruby
Philadelphia Magazine – Trey Popp

New Orleans Magazine – Errol Laborde
Los Angeles Magazine – Mark Lacter
Los Angeles Magazine – Anne Taylor Fleming
Seattle Met – Kathryn Robinson
Yankee Magazine – Jim Collins

Texas Monthly Pamela Colloff
“The Innocent Man”
Chicago Magazine – Bryan Smith
“The $53 Million Bamboozle”
Indianapolis Monthly – Evan West
“The Collapse”
Los Angeles Magazine – Louis Farr
“The Identity Thief”
Los Angeles Magazine – Steven Mikulan
“In Plain Sight”

Personality Profile
Washingtonian “The Passion of John Wojnowski”
5280 “Jeanne Assam is Still Waiting”
Philadelphia Magazine “Schooly D is Living the American Dream”
St. Louis Magazine “Deconstructing Cassilly”
Texas Monthly “Portrait of the Artist As a Postman”

Feature Story
Atlanta Magazine – Thomas Mullen

Boston Magazine – Jennie Dorris
“The Audition”
Cincinnati Magazine – Jonah Ogles
“Man or Beast?”
Seattle Met – James Ross Gardner
“Mean Kids”
Washingtonian – Rachel Manteuffel
“The Things They Leave Behind”

Writer of the Year
Texas Monthly – Pamela Colloff
5280 – Robert Sanchez
Atlanta Magazine – Tony Rehagen
Philadelphia Magazine – Steve Volk
Texas Monthly – Mimi Swartz

Excellence in Writing
Atlanta Magazine November
5280 August
Indianapolis Monthly – August
Texas Monthly – September
Washingtonian – August

Spread Design
Seattle Met – “Crash Course”
Atlanta Magazine – “Unorthodox”
Boston Magazine – “End Game”
Cincinnati Magazine – “Hogs Gone Wild”
Philadelphia Magazine – “Ed on Ed”

Feature Design
Cincinnati Magazine – “Where to Eat Now”
417 Magazine – “Best New Restaurants”
Indianapolis Monthly – “The Next Course”
Indianapolis Monthly – “XLVI Super Reasons to Love Indy”
Minnesota Monthly – “Best Bars”

Birmingham Magazine
D Magazine
Philadelphia Magazine
San Antonio Magazine

Yankee Magazine – “The Last Trap Fishermen of Rhode Island”
HOUR Detroit – “Found in Translation”
Milwaukee Magazine – “Here They Stand”
Sactown Magazine – “A Life Aquatic”
Yankee Magazine – “A Feeling for Vermonters”

Cover Excellence
Texas Monthly March—November—December
Atlanta Magazine January—August—November
Boston Magazine August—October—December
Cincinnati Magazine March—June—November
Los Angeles Magazine April—August—October

Designer of the Year
• Atlanta Magazine Eric Capossela
Cincinnati Magazine Grace Saunders
Los Angeles Magazine Steven E. Banks
Los Angeles Magazine Byron Christian Regej
Orange Coast Magazine Mindy Benham

Excellence in Design
• Cincinnati Magazine November
D Magazine The Sixties in Dallas
Indianapolis Monthly August
Los Angeles Magazine June
Texas Monthly December

Reader Service
Los Angeles Magazine “The New Face and Body of Plastic Surgery in LA”
5280 “A Religious Experience”
Chicago Magazine “Best Public Schools”
Indianapolis Monthly “Get Smart”
Philadelphia Magazine “Miracle Medicine”

Leisure/Lifestyle Interests
Indianapolis Monthly “Fall Drives: Lost and Found”
5280 “The Ultimate Summer Guide”
Los Angeles Magazine “Classic LA to Z”
Minnesota Monthly “Who Makes What”
Orange Coast Magazine “Water & Power”

Food or Dining Feature Package
Los Angeles Magazine “Chefs of the Year”
5280 “Food Lover’s Guide”
Boston Magazine “Burger Bonanza”
Chicago Magazine “The Discerning Drinker’s Guide to Chicago”
Sactown Magazine “The Ultimate Guide to Asian Food”

Civic Journalism
Chicago Magazine “Lawbreakers, Lawmakers”
Philadelphia Magazine “Why Did No One Save Jack?”
Philadelphia Magazine “The Revolution Will Be Televised”
Philadelphia Magazine “The Reckoning”
Texas Monthly “Hannah and Andrew, Hannah’s Prayer

Special Issue
Texas Monthly “The Last Drop of Water”
Atlanta Magazine “How Southern Are We? (and Should We Even Care?)”
Down East: The Magazine of Maine “50 Reasons We Love Portland”
Los Angeles Magazine “Race in L. A.”
Texas Monthly “How to Raise a Texan”

Ancillary Publication 1
Westchester Magazine 914INC
Charlotte Magazine Charlotte Wedding
Honolulu Magazine Family
Martha’s Vineyard Home & Garden Fall/Winter
St. Louis Magazine At Home

Ancillary Publication 2
Philadelphia Magazine – Wedding
5280 – Traveler
Boston Magazine – Home
D Magazine – Moms
Seattle Met – Bride & Groom

Community Service Project
Atlanta Magazine – Groundbreakers Award
Inside Columbia – One For One Holiday Food Drive

Excellence Online
Boston Magazine
Chicago Magazine
Seattle Met
Texas Monthly

Blog Column
Pittsburgh Magazine – Brazen Kitchen
MPLS. St. Paul Magazine – Dara: Food & Life Freshly Harvested
Philadelphia Magazine – Steve Volk
Pittsburgh Magazine – Pulling No Punches
Washingtonian – Shop Around

D Magazine SideDish
Atlanta Magazine Food & Dining News
Los Angeles Magazine The Culture Files
Los Angeles Magazine The Digest
Rhode Island Monthly The Dish

Multiplatform Storytelling
Seattle Met – 67 Ways to Stay Sane This Winter
Atlanta Magazine – Big Ideas
Chicago Magazine – Chicagoans of the Year
D Magazine – Best Suburbs
Texas Monthly – The Last Drop

Mobile Innovation
Rhode Island Monthly
Atlanta Magazine
Milwaukee Magazine

General Excellence 1
Honolulu Magazine
Buffalo Spree
Inside Columbia
Martha’s Vineyard
Memphis Magazine

General Excellence 2
D Magazine
Cincinnati Magazine
Indianapolis Monthly
Portland Monthly
Seattle Met

General Excellence 3
Atlanta Magazine
Los Angeles Magazine
Philadelphia Magazine
Texas Monthly