Curl Magazine up for award by The Maggies
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 4 October, 2010 : - - Curl Magazine issue 24 has been short listed in the prestigious sport category for cover year in The Maggies. The Awards, initiated by New Zealands leading online magazine subscription newsagent iSUBSCRiBE, and sponsored by New Zealand Post, today announced the shortlist. This national poll celebrates and awards the best magazine covers of the past year.
Publisher Steve Dickinson; this is huge recognition for Curl, every issue pumps out the best imagery and editorial on the planet for womens surfing, and to be short listed with no other surf or niche sport publications is pretty special it will be interesting to see how we go against Golf and Rugby, if you get time to give us your vote wed appreciate it!
A panel of industry heavyweights gathered to select a shortlist of 5 covers per category from the nominated entries. This panel included:
Andrew Burge, CEO of iSUBSCRiBE
Lindsey Dawson, creator of three major womens titles in New Zealand More, Grace & Next and winner of the MPA Lifetime Achievement Award 2009
Peter Fenton, Chief Executive Postal Services of New Zealand Post
Sharon Grace, books and magazines designer
Gideon Keith, Creative Director of Seven Ltd
John McClintock, Management Executive Director of the MPA & Chair of the judging panel
Debra Millar, former Group Publisher of ACP Magazines
Paula Ryan, founder of Fashion Quarterly and Simply You and winner of the MPA Lifetime Achievement Award 2010
The general public will now vote for their favourite covers over the next five weeks as the voting goes live at themaggies.co.nz The shortlist catagory puts Curl Magazine amongst both Rugby and Golf the mainstay of New Zealands Sporting Icons. Take a moment to vote wed appreciate it!
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