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Desert Companion is a Maggie finalist! Nine times over!
by Andrew Kiraly | posted April 5, 2012
Desert Companion has been nominated for a record nine awards from the Western Publishing Association -- better known as The Maggies. The organization celebrates excellence in publishing with an annual awards banquet in Los Angeles, where editors and journalists drink to excess. Imagine that!
Desert Companion was recognized for -- well, all the stuff we're always recognized for: our in-depth journalism, gorgeous photography and great design. Here's what we're up for in the category of consumer magazines with a circulation under 75,000. We'll find out April 27 what we've won.
Best City & Metropolitan magazine, July issue
Best Cover, December issue
Best Editorial Layout: 15 Hikes (practically) in your own backyard, April
Best Interview or Profile: After the curtain, August
Best News Story: Let us in, January
Best Overall Publication Design: September
Best Series of Editorial Photographs: When the sun goes down, September
Best Single Editorial Illustration: Everybody eats, November
Best Single Editorial Photograph, How Tough Is Dwight Jones?, June
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