Variety Wins Five Maggie Awards for Lady Gaga Issue

May 6, 2019 12:50PM PT

Variety took home five trophies, including overall magazine/trade at the 67th annual Maggie Awards, presented by B2B Media Company on Friday.

All of Variety’s Maggies were tied to its Nov. 13, 2018, issue featuring Lady Gaga. Variety’s other awards were for special interest/trade, feature article (tied with Massage & Bodywork Magazine), editorial layout and cover, all for trade magazines with more than 50,000 circulation.

“I am so thrilled and honored that our organization has won five Maggie Awards — which is a huge testament to the amazing work that’s being produced by our editorial and art teams,” says Claudia Eller, Variety editor-in-chief. “A big thank you to all of the judges.”

The Maggie Awards ceremony was held at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Los Angeles, and honored brands from around the U.S. and throughout the world for excellence in editorial, design, layout and impact.

“These 51 winners all represent the best in publishing and digital media across consumer, trade, student and digital media. They are creative, thought-provoking and produce truthful, objective and reliable media for millions of readers,” Maggie Awards chair Catherine Upton said.

Accolades went to 51 brands. Notable winners include Desert Companion for overall magazine/consumer, Focus Magazine for print publication/student and VegNews Magazine for web publication/trade & consumer.

Here is a list of the winners:

City & Metropolitan/Consumer Desert Companion
Lifestyles & Alternative Lifestyles/Consumer Yoga Journal
Special Interest/Consumer SIERRA
Annual, Semi & Three-Time/ Consumer Where Guestbook Los Angeles
Quarterlies/Consumer Aspen Sojourner 
Visitor’s Guides (Circ under 75,000)/Consumer Where Guestbook Orange County
Visitor’s Guides (Circ over 75,000/Consumer Visit Seattle Official Visitors’ Guide
Associations, Non-Profit/ Consumer Santa Clara Magazine
Special Theme Issue/Consumer Reason
Most Improved Publication/Consumer California Real Estate
Best New Publication/Trade & Consumer Blue Door Magazine
Best Feature Article (Circ under 75,000)/Consumer Jewish in Seattle
Best Feature Article (Circ over 75,000)/Consumer SIERRA
Best Series of Articles/Consumer & Trade Marin Magazine
Best How-To Article/ Consumer & Trade Massage & Bodywork Magazine
Best Interview or Profile/ Consumer Sactown Magazine
Best Signed Editorial or Essay/Consumer Reason
Best Regularly Featured Department, Section or Column/Consumer Private Clubs
Best News Story/Consumer & Trade Boys’ Life magazine
Best Editorial Layout /Consumer Orange Coast
Best Single Editorial Illustration/Consumer Desert Companion
Best Single Editorial Photograph/Consumer SIERRA
Best Series of Editorial Photographs/Trade & Consumer Wailea Magazine
Best Cover (Circ under 75,000)/Consumer Sactown Magazine
Best Cover (Circ over 75,000)/Consumer VegNews Magazine
Best Overall Publication Design (Circ under 75,000)/Consumer Orange Coast
Best Overall Publication Design (Circ over 75,000)/Consumer Private Clubs
Non-Paid/Trade BUILDINGS magazine
Special Interest/Trade Variety
Annuals, & One-Time Custom Publications/Trade NG911 Guide for Fire Service Leaders
Associations/Trade California Real Estate
Special Theme Issue/Trade EXHIBITOR Magazine
Best Feature Article (Circ under 50,000)/Trade Nutritional Outlook Magazine
Best Feature Article (Circ over 50,000)/Trade Massage & Bodywork Magazine
Best Feature Article (Circ over 50,000)/Trade Variety
Best Interview or Profile/Trade EXHIBITOR Magazine
Best Signed Editorial or Essay/Trade Roast
Best Regularly Featured Department, Section or Column/Trade EXHIBITOR Magazine
Best Editorial Layout (Circ under 50,000)/Trade Emmy
Best Editorial Layout (Circ over 50,000)/Trade Variety
Best Cover (Circulation under 50,000)/Trade ASCP Skin Deep Magazine
Best Cover (Circ over 50,000)/Trade Variety
Best Overall Publication Design/Trade ICG Magazine
Best Print Publication/Student Focus Magazine
Best Print Article/Student The Southwestern College Sun
Best Print Cover/Student Impact Magazine
Best Web Publication/Trade & Consumer VegNews Magazine
Best Video Channel/Consumer Reason
Best Use of Social Media/Consumer Smart Meetings
Best Overall Magazine/Trade Variety
Best Overall Magazine/Consumer Desert Companion