Winners and Finalists 2017

Cover of the Year | Readers' Choice Award Winner | Best News and Politics | Best Entertainment and Celebrity | Best Business and Technology | Best Service and Lifestyle | Best Sports and Fitness | Best Fashion and Beauty | Best Travel and Adventure | Most Delicious | Brainiest | Best Campaign 2016

COver of the Year
TIME - "Total Meltdown," October 24, 2016

WINNER
TIME
"Total Meltdown," October 24
D.W. Pine, Creative Director
Edel Rodriguez, Illustrator

 


REAders' Choice Award Winner

Cornell Alumni - "Sugar Shock," March/April 2016WINNER
Cornell Alumni Magazine
"Sugar Shock," March/April
Jennifer Kloiber Infante, Designer and Illustrator
Robert Barker, Photographer

 


BEst News and Politics

New York "Single Women," February 22-March 6, 2016WINNER
New York
"Single Women," February 22-March 6

 


The New Yorker "Anything But That," November 14
READERS' CHOICE
The New Yorker
"Anything But That," November 14
Barry Blitt, Illustrator

 


Audubon "Arctic on the Edge," January/February
FINALIST
Audubon
"Arctic on the Edge," January/February
Kevin Fisher, Designer
Benjamin Grant, Photographer

 


Esquire - "Hater in Chief," February
FINALIST
Esquire
"Hater in Chief," February
David Curcurito, Designer
Nigel Parry, Photographer

 


Los Angeles - "IMMIGRATION," October
FINALIST
Los Angeles
"IMMIGRATION," October
Lynnette Galloway, Senior Art Director
Steve Wilson, Illustrator

 


New York - "Eight Years in America," October 3-16
FINALIST
New York
"Eight Years in America," October 3-16
Dan Winters, Photographer

 


BESt Entertainment and Celebrity

The New Yorker - "Purple Rain," May 2WINNER
The New Yorker
"Purple Rain," May 2
Bob Staake, Illustrator

 


Emmy - "Outta Sight!" June 1
READERS' CHOICE
EMMY
"Outta Sight!" June 1
Richard Bleiweiss, Designer
Mike Ruiz, Photographer 


Billboard - "Bowie 1947-2016," January 23
FINALIST
Billboard
"Bowie 1947-2016," January 23
Nicole Tereza, Designer
Lynn Goldsmith, Photographer 


ESPN The Magazine - "I Shook Up the World," June 27
FINALIST
ESPN The Magazine
"I Shook Up the World," June 27
Chin Wang, Creative Director
Stanley Weston, Photographer 


W- "Rihanna," September
FINALIST
W
"Rihanna," September
Edward Enninful, Fashion and Style Director
Terry Jones, Guest Creative Director
Steven Klein, Photographer 


WIRED - "Silicon Valley," April split covers
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FINALIST
WIRED
"Silicon Valley," April split covers
Billy Sorrentino, Designer
Art Streiber, Photographer


BEst Business and Technology

Bloomberg Businessweek - "United's Quest to Be Less Awful," January 18-24WINNER
Bloomberg Businessweek
"United's Quest to Be Less Awful," January 18-24

 


Chicagoly - "Addicted to the Internet," Fall
READER'S CHOICE
Chicagoly
"Addicted to the Internet," Fall
Vasilis Papadrosos, Designer
Peter Jablokow, Illustrator 


Bloomberg Businessweek - "Yahoo's $8 Billion Black Hole," May 2-8
FINALIST
Bloomberg Businessweek
"Yahoo's $8 Billion Black Hole," May 2-8

 


The California Sunday Magazine - "Mr. (Swipe) Right?," February 7
FINALIST
The California Sunday Magazine
"Mr. (Swipe) Right?," February 7
Leo Jung, Designer
Gillian Laub, Photographer 


MIT Technology Review  "What If Apple Is Wrong?," May/June
FINALIST
MIT Technology Review
"What If Apple Is Wrong?," May/June
Jonno Rattman, Photographer
Nick Vokey, Designer
Jordan Awan, Art Director 


Newsweek - "Trade Wars," December 16
FINALIST
Newsweek
"Trade Wars," December 16
Robert Priest and Grace Lee, Designers
Nathan Fox, Illustrator

 


BEst Service and Lifestyle

The New Yorker - "Take the L Train," April 11WINNER
The New Yorker
"Take the L Train," April 11
Tomer Hanuka, Illustrator

 


Cornell Alumni Mag - "Sugar Shock," March/April
READER'S CHOICE
Cornell Alumni Magazine
"Sugar Shock," March/April
Jennifer Kloiber Infante, Designer and Illustrator
Robert Barker, Photographer 


Atlanta - "Summer Guide," June
FINALIST
Atlanta
"Summer Guide," June
Liz Noftle, Designer
Typography by Angela Southern/Snyder
Photography by the Voorhes 


Horse Illustrated - "Shake It Off," September
FINALIST
Horse Illustrated
"Shake It Off," September
Liliana Estep, Design Director
Wiebke Haas, Photographer 


WIRED - "Design Life," December
FINALIST
WIRED
"Design Life," December
Billy Sorrentino, Designer
Keirnan Monaghan and Theo Vamvounakis, Photographers 


BEst Sports and Fitness

ESPN THE MAGAZINE - "Kind of a Big Deal," November 28WINNER
ESPN The Magazine
"Kind of a Big Deal," November 28
Chin Wang, Creative Director
Peter Yang, Photographer
Karen Frank, Director of Photography 


Ville - "Men of the Match," May/June
READERS' CHOICE
VILLE
"Men of the Match," May/June
Charity Mainville, Designer
Ernie Sapiro, Photographer 


ESPN The Magazine - "WNBA 20th Anniversary," May 23
FINALIST
ESPN The Magazine
"WNBA 20th Anniversary," May 23
Chin Wang, Creative Director
Dylan Coulter, Photographer


Garden & Gun - "Sporting South," December 2016/January 2017
FINALIST
Garden & Gun
"Sporting South," December 2016/January 2017
Marshall McKinney, Designer
Andrew Kornylak, Photographer

 


Runner's World - "50th Anniversary," November split covers
FINALIST
Runner's World
"50th Anniversary," November split covers
Benjamen Purvis, Designer
Art Streiber, Photographer


SELF - "Strong Is Sexy," SeptemberFINALIST
SELF
"Strong Is Sexy," September
Barbara Reyes, Creative Director
Mark Seliger, Photographer

 


BESt Fashion and Beauty

VOGUE- "Lupita," OctoberWINNER
Vogue
"Lupita," October
Raul Martinez, Designer
Mario Testino, Photographer

 


Looking Good - "Style Sisters," April/May
READERS' CHOICE
Looking Good
"Style Sisters," April/May
Ryan Gladhill, Designer
David Hartcorn, Photographer 


Harper's Bazaar - "Jennifer Aniston," April
FINALIST
Harper's Bazaar
"Jennifer Aniston," April
Camilla Akrans, Photographer

 


Harper's Bazaar - "Gwen Stefani: The New Look," August
FINALIST
Harper's Bazaar
"Gwen Stefani: The New Look," August
Alexi Lubomirski, Photographer

 


W - "Cara Delevingne," June/July
FINALIST
W
"Cara Delevingne," June/July
Cian Brown, Designer
Mario Sorrenti, Photographer

 


WSJ Magazine - "Spellbound: The Magic of Gigi Hadid," October
FINALIST
WSJ. Magazine
"Spellbound: The Magic of Gigi Hadid," October
Magnus Berger, Designer
Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, Photographers
George Cortina, Stylist


BESt Travel and Adventure

Conde Nast Traveler - "The Food Issue," OctoberWINNER
Condé Nast Traveler
"The Food Issue," October
Oddur Thorisson, Photographer

 


Living Bird - "The Penguin Revolution," Winter
READERS' CHOICE
Living Bird
"The Penguin Revolution," Winter
Joanne Uy Avila, Designer
Chris Linder, Photographer 


5280-"Best Places to Camp in Colorado," June
FINALIST
5280
"Best Places to Camp in Colorado," June
Dave McKenna, Designer
Seth K. Hughes, Photographer


Conde Nast Traveler - "The Summer Issue," June/July
FINALIST
Condé Nast Traveler
"The Summer Issue," June/July
Adrian Gaut, Photographer


National Geographic - "Yellowstone: The Battle for the American West," May
FINALIST
National Geographic
"Yellowstone: The Battle for the American West," May
Emmet Smith, Designer
Jordan Metcalf, Illustrator

 


WIRED - "The Next Giant Leap," March
FINALIST
WIRED
"The Next Giant Leap," March
Billy Sorrentino, Designer
Dan Winters, Photographer

 


MOst Delicious

The California Sunday Magazine - "The Noma Way," April 3WINNER
The California Sunday Magazine
"The Noma Way," April 3
Leo Jung, Designer
Mark Mahaney, Photographer


VICE - March
READERS' CHOICE
VICE
March
Maurizio Cattelan, Artist
Pierpaolo Ferrari, Photographer 


Bon Appetit - "Eat Like a Local," May
FINALIST
Bon Appétit
"Eat Like a Local," May
Alexander Grossman, Designer
Alex Lau, Elizabeth Cecil and Wilfred Hisashi, Photographers

 


Chicago - "Sweets," November
FINALIST
Chicago
"Sweets," November
Katherine Shady, Designer
Carolyn Sewell, Illustrator
Jason Little, Photographer 


Garden & Gun - "The Southern Food Issue," October/November
FINALIST
Garden & Gun
"The Southern Food Issue," October/November
Marshall McKinney, Designer
Johnny Autry, Photographer 


WIRED - "FOOD," August
FINALIST
WIRED
"FOOD," August
Billy Sorrentino, Designer
Keirnan Monaghan and Theo Vamvounakis, Photographers

 


BRainiest

New Yorker - "Commencement," May 30WINNER
The New Yorker
"Commencement," May 30
R. Kikuo Johnson, Illustrator

 


Tablet Magazine - "Yentl 4Eva," Fall
READERS' CHOICE
Tablet Magazine
"Yentl 4Eva," Fall
Luke Hayman and Shigeto Akiyama (Pentagram), Designers
Annabel Mehran, Photographer

 


The California Sunday Magazine - "Listen," October 2
FINALIST
The California Sunday Magazine
"Listen," October 2
Leo Jung, Designer
Benjamin Rasmussen, Photographer


ESPN The Magazine - "The Genius of Bill Belichick," October 17
FINALIST
ESPN The Magazine
"The Genius of Bill Belichick," October 17
Chin Wang, Creative Director
Javier Jaen, Illustrator
Photo by AP Photo / Getty Images 


WIRED - "The End of Code," June
FINALIST
WIRED
"The End of Code," June
Billy Sorrentino, Designer

 


Best Campaign 2016

TIME - "Total Meltdown," October 24WINNER
TIME
"Total Meltdown," October 24
D.W. Pine, Creative Director
Edel Rodriguez, Illustrator

 


Modern Trader - "Special Election Issue," November
READERS' CHOICE
Modern Trader
"Special Election Issue," November
Michael Beckett, Art Director
Paul Lachine, Illustrator 


Bloomberg Businessweek - "Bernie Sanders Doesn't Want Your Vote," January 11-17
FINALIST
Bloomberg Businessweek
"Bernie Sanders Doesn't Want Your Vote," January 11-17

 


Bloomberg Businessweek - "We Got This. We Had This," November 14-20 split coversBloomberg Businessweek - "We Got This. We Had This," November 14-20 split covers
FINALIST
Bloomberg Businessweek
"We Got This. We Had This," November 14-20 split covers


The New Yorker - "Miss Congeniality," October 10
FINALIST
The New Yorker
"Miss Congeniality," October 10
Barry Blitt, Illustrator

 


Variety - "Media Monster," April 26
FINALIST
Variety
"Media Monster," April 26
Chuck Kerr, Designer
Anita Kunz, Illustrator