National Magazine Award Winners Announced
Posted on May 4, 2001
The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) has announced the winners of this years National Magazine Awards. The 2001 National Magazine Awards, an editorial honor in the magazine industry, were presented at a gala event at The Waldorf-Astoria before 1,200 editors, publishers and their guests. The New Yorker received 11 nominations and won five awards; Esquire received eight nominations and won one award; Rolling Stone received four nominations and won one award; The American Scholar and Nest received three nominations and won one award each. National Geographic Adventure received two nominations and won one award.
Each winner was presented with an "Ellie," a reproduction of Alexander Calder's stabile, "Elephant," which is ASME's symbol of the award. The awards are presented to print magazines that consistently demonstrate superior performance in carrying out stated editorial objectives, innovative editorial techniques, noteworthy journalistic enterprise, and imagination and vigor in layout and design. The online awards recognize Internet sites that reflect an outstanding level of interactivity, journalistic integrity and service.
The 2001 Winners
- Teen People for General Excellence (over 1,000,000 circulation)
- The New Yorker for General Excellence (400,000 to 1,000,000 circulation)
- Mother Jones for General Excellence (100,000 to 400,000 circulation)
- The American Scholar for General Excellence (under 100,000 circulation)
- National Geographic Adventure for Personal Service
- The New Yorker for Special Interests
- Esquire for Reporting
- Rolling Stone for Feature Writing
- The New Yorker for Profiles
- Time for Public Interest
- Nest for Design
- National Geographic for Photography
- Zoetrope: All-Story for Fiction
- The New Yorker for Essays
- The New Yorker for Reviews and Criticism
- U.S. News Online for General Excellence Online
- SmartMoney.com for Best Interactive Design
Over the years, a number of 2001 award recipients have received multiple awards. The New Yorker has received 31 awards; Esquire has received 11 awards; National Geographic has received ten awards; Rolling Stone has received nine awards; Time has received six awards; Mother Jones has received four awards; and The American Scholar and Nest have received two awards each. The National Magazine Awards were established in 1966. The awards program is sponsored by ASME in association with the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.