National Magazine Awards

WINNERS OF THE 2004 ELLIES

Master List Including All Finalists

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NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- The American Society of Magazine Editors' National Magazine Award winners were announced
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A total of 104 finalists had been named in 21 categories. These are the winners of this year's "Ellies," the award named after the Alexander Calder sculpture "Elephant":

GENERAL EXCELLENCE
This category recognizes overall excellence in magazines. It honors the effectiveness with which writing, reporting, editing and design all come together to command readers' attention and fulfill the magazine's unique editorial mission.

Under 100,000 circulation
The American Scholar: Anne Fadiman, editor, for Spring, Summer, Autumn issues.
Aperture Winner
Melissa Harris, editor-in-chief, for Spring, Fall, Winter issues.
The Chronicle of Higher Education: Philip W. Semas, editor-in-chief, for June 27, September 12, October 24 issues.
Nest: Joseph Holtzman, art director & editor-in-chief, for Spring, Summer, Winter issues.
Print: Martin Fox, editor, for March/April; Joyce Rutter Kaye, editor-in-chief, for July/August September/October issues.

100,000 to 250,000 circulation
Chicago Magazine Winner
Richard Babcock, editor, for February, March, August issues.
CIO Magazine: Abbie Lundberg, editor-in-chief, for February 15, March 15, September 1 issues.
Harper's Magazine: Lewis H. Lapham, editor, for May, September, October issues.
Harvard Business Review: Thomas A. Stewart, editor, for February, October, December issues.
Time Out New York: Cyndi Stivers, president/editorial director; Joe Angio, editor-in-chief, for April 24-May 1, July 10-17, August 21-28 issues.

250,000 TO 500,000 circulation
Bicycling: William Strickland, editor, for February; Stephen Madden, editor-in-chief, for August, November issues.
Budget Living Winner
Sarah Gray Miller, editor-in-chief, for April/May, August/September, December/January issues.
Details: Daniel Peres, editor-in-chief, for June/July, September, December issues.
Teen Vogue: Amy Astley, editor-in-chief, for April/May, June/July, October/November issues.
Texas Monthly: Evan Smith, editor, for March, October, November issues.

500,000 to 1,000,000 circulation
Gourmet Winner
Ruth Reichl, editor-in-chief, for January, March, October issues.
House & Garden: Dominique Browning, editor, for April, July, October issues.
National Geographic Traveler: Keith Bellows, editor and vice president, for March, April, October issues.
The New Yorker: David Remnick, editor, for February 17 & 24, March 31, November 24 issues.
Wired: Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief, for February, June, September issues.

1,000,000 to 2,000,000 circulation
BusinessWeek: Stephen B. Shepard, editor-in-chief, for October 6, December 8, December 15 issues.
Entertainment Weekly: Rick Tetzeli, managing editor, for August 22/29, November 28, December 26/January 2 issues.
ESPN The Magazine: Gary Hoenig, editor-in-chief, for August 18, November 24, December 22 issues.
Popular Science Winner
Scott Mowbray, editor-in-chief, for September, October, November issues.
Real Simple: Carrie Tuhy, managing editor, for April; Kristin van Ogtrop, managing editor, for October, December/January issues.
Vogue: Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief, for March, September, December issues.

Over 2,000,000 circulation
Martha Stewart Living: Douglas Brenner, editor, for April, July issues; Margaret Roach, editor-in-chief, for July, October issues.
National Geographic: William L. Allen, editor-in-chief, for January, September, December issues.
Newsweek Winner
Richard M. Smith, chairman and editor-in-chief; Mark Whitaker, editor, for March 10, March 31, November 3 issues.
O, The Oprah Magazine: Oprah Winfrey, founder and editorial director; Amy Gross, editor-in-chief, for January, March, October issues.
Time: James Kelly, managing editor, for October 6, October 13, December 29-January 5 issues.

PERSONAL SERVICE
This category recognizes excellence in service journalism. The advice or instruction presented should help readers improve the quality of their personal lives.

Consumer Reports: Julia Kagan, vice president and editorial director, for "How Safe is Your Hospital?" by Nancy Metcalf; "Decoding Your Hospital Bills," by Amanda Walker, January.
Men's Health Winner
David Zinczenko, editor-in-chief, for "A Tale of 3 Hearts," by Peter Moore; "100 Ways to Live Forever," by Adam Campbell and Brian Good; "Death by Exercise," by Lou Schuler, July/August.
Psychotherapy Networker: Richard Simon, editor, for "Living on Purpose," by Katy Butler, September/October.
Self: Lucy S. Danziger, editor-in-chief, for its 2003 breast cancer handbook, "Healthy Breasts for Life!" October.
Time Out New York: Cyndi Stivers, president/editorial director; Joe Angio, editor-in-chief, for "Your New Apartment: From Hunting to Housewarming," April 24-May 1

LEISURE INTERESTS
This category recognizes excellent service journalism about leisure-time pursuits. The practical advice or instruction presented should help readers enjoy hobbies or other recreational interests.

Bon Appetit: Barbara Fairchild, editor-in-chief, for "Thanksgiving Starts Here," by Alton Brown, November.
Consumer Reports Winner
Julia Kagan, vice president and editorial director, for "Veterinary Care Without the Bite," by Jeff Blyskal, July.
Esquire: David Granger, editor-in-chief, for "The $20 Theory of the Universe," by Tom Chiarella, March.
National Geographic Adventure: John Rasmus, editor-in-chief, for "Ultimate America," by Tim Cahill and McKenzie Funk, October.
Outside: Hal Espen, editor, for "The 25 Essential Books for the Well-Read Explorer," by Brad Wieners and the editors, January.

REPORTING
This category recognizes excellence in reporting. It honors the enterprise, exclusive reporting and intelligent analysis that a magazine exhibits in covering an event, a situation or a problem of contemporary interest and significance.

The Atlantic Monthly: Cullen Murphy, managing editor, for "Columbia's Last Flight," by William Langewiesche, November.
Institutional Investor: Michael Carroll, editor, for "Misdirected Brokerage," by Rich Blake, June.
The New Yorker: David Remnick, editor, for "The David Kelly Affair," by John Cassidy, December 8.
Rolling Stone Winner
Jann Wenner, editor and publisher; Ed Needham, managing editor, for "The Killer Elite," a three-part report by Evan Wright, Part I, "The Killer Elite," June 26; Part II, "From Hell to Baghdad," July 10; Part III, "The Battle for Baghdad," July 24.
Time: James Kelly, managing editor, for "The Sum of Two Evils," by Brian Bennett and Michael Weisskopf, June 2; "The Secret Collaborators," by Michael Ware, October 20; "Life Behind Enemy Lines," by Brian Bennett and Michael Ware, December 15.

PUBLIC INTEREST
This category recognizes journalism that has the potential to affect national or local policy or lawmaking. It honors investigative reporting or groundbreaking analysis that sheds new light on an issue of public importance.

The Atlantic Monthly: Cullen Murphy, managing editor, for "The Dark Art of Interrogation," by Mark Bowden, October.
BusinessWeek: Stephen B. Shepard, editor-in-chief, for "Is Your Job Next?" by Pete Engardio, Aaron Bernstein, and Manjeet Kripalani, February 3; "The Rise of India," by Manjeet Kripalani and Pete Engardio, December 8.
The New Yorker Winner
David Remnick, editor, for three articles by Seymour M. Hersh, "Lunch With the Chairman," March 17; "Selective Intelligence," May 12; "The Stovepipe," October 27.
Newsweek: Richard M. Smith, chairman and editor-in-chief; Mark Whitaker, editor, for "The $87 Billion Money Pit," by Rod Nordland and Michael Hirsh, November 3.
Self: Lucy S. Danziger, editor-in-chief, for "Pharmacy Fakes," by Katherine Eban, March.
The Washington Monthly: Paul Glastris, editor-in-chief, for "Malpractice Makes Perfect," by Stephanie Mencimer, October.

FEATURE WRITING
This category recognizes excellence in feature writing. It honors the stylishness and originality with which the author treats his or her subject.

Esquire: David Granger, editor-in-chief, for "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen," by Tucker Carlson, November.
Esquire: David Granger, editor-in-chief, for "The Falling Man," by Tom Junod, September.
Men's Journal: Robert B. Wallace, editor-in-chief, for "The First to Die," by Hampton Sides, December.
The New Yorker Winner
David Remnick, editor, for "The Marriage Cure," by Katherine Boo, August 18 & 25.
Popular Science: Scott Mowbray, editor-in-chief, for Yesterday, "They Would Have Died," by Michael Rosenwald, October.

PROFILE WRITING
This category recognizes excellence in profile writing. It honors the vividness and perceptiveness with which the writer brings his or her subject to life.

The American Scholar: Anne Fadiman, editor, for "The Arctic Hedonist," by Anne Fadiman, Winter.
The Atlantic Monthly: Cullen Murphy, managing editor, for "Wynton's Blues," by David Hajdu, March.
Esquire Winner
David Granger, editor-in-chief, for "The Confessions of Bob Greene," by Bill Zehme, April.
Nest: Joseph Holtzman, editor-in-chief & art director, for "Frances Gabe's Self-Cleaning House," by Miranda July, Fall.
The New Yorker: David Remnick, editor, for "Newshound," by Calvin Trillin, September 29.

ESSAYS
This category recognizes excellence in essay writing on topics ranging from the personal to the political. Whatever the subject, it honors the author's eloquence, perspective, fresh thinking and unique voice.

GQ: Art Cooper, editor-in-chief, for "The Vulgarian in the Choir Loft," by Andrew Corsello, June.
Men's Journal: Robert B. Wallace, editor-in-chief, for "Me and the X Man," by Paul Solotaroff, November.
Natural History: Peter Brown, editor-in-chief, for "The Pleasure (and Pain) of 'Maybe'", by Robert M. Sapolsky, September.
The New Yorker Winner
David Remnick, editor, for "A Sudden Illness," by Laura Hillenbrand, July 7.
The New Yorker: David Remnick, editor, for "The End Matter," by Louis Menand, October 6.

COLUMNS and COMMENTARY
This category recognizes excellence in short-form political, social, economic or humorous commentary. The award honors the eloquence, force of argument and succinctness with which the writer presents his or her views.

Governing: Peter A. Harkness, editor & publisher, for three columns by Alan Ehrenhalt, "Devolution's Double Standard," April; "Republicans Behaving Badly," August; "Machine Politics," November.
New York Magazine Winner
Caroline Miller, editor-in-chief, for three columns by Michael Wolff, "Live From Doha...," April 7-14; "My Big Fat Question," April 21; "Al Jazeera's Edge," April 28.
The New Yorker: David Remnick, editor, for three columns by Hendrik Hertzberg, "Down to Earth," February 17 & 24; "Building Nations," June 9; "Rush in Rehab," October 27.
Newsweek: Richard M. Smith, chairman and editor-in-chief; Mark Whitaker, editor, for three columns by Fareed Zakaria, "Here's a Bet for Mr. Rumsfeld," October 6; "And He's Head of Intelligence?" October 27; "No Way to Make Friends," December 8.
Sports Illustrated: Terry McDonell, managing editor, for three columns by Steve Rushin, "Fear and Clothing in Atlanta," February 17; "My Big Fat Sports Wedding," April 21; "Yule Be Amazed," December 29.

REVIEWS and CRITICISM
This category recognizes excellence in criticism of art, books, movies, television, theater, music, dance, food, dining, fashion, products and the like. It honors the knowledge, persuasiveness and original voice that the critic brings to his or her reviews.

The Atlantic Monthly: Cullen Murphy, managing editor, for three reviews by Caitlin Flanagan, "The Wifely Duty," January/February; "Housewife Confidential," September; "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off," November.
Esquire Winner
David Granger, editor-in-chief, for three reviews by Tom Carson, "Increasingly Berserk Developments," January; "Back to the Terminator," August; "Mr. Uncongeniality," December.
The Nation: Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor, for three pieces by Arthur C. Danto, "Paint It Black," August 18/25; "Visions of the Sublime," December 1; "The Abstract Impressionist," December 29.
The New Yorker: David Remnick, editor, for three pieces by Louis Menand, "The Thin Envelope," April 7; "The Devil's Disciples," July 28; "After the Revolution," October 20.
The New Yorker: David Remnick, editor, for three pieces by Hilton Als, "Glacier Head," January 13; "Playing for Immortality," February 3; "Borrowed Culture," March 3.

SINGLE-TOPIC ISSUE
This category recognizes magazines that have devoted an issue to an in-depth examination of one topic. It honors the ambition, comprehensiveness and imagination with which a magazine treats its subject.

Cure: Dr. Vinay K. Jain, editor-in-chief, for its special issue on breast cancer, Fall.
National Geographic: William L. Allen, editor-in-chief, for its special issue on Everest, May.
The Oxford American Winner
Marc Smirnoff, editor, for its Sixth Annual Music Issue, Summer.
Rolling Stone: Jann Wenner, editor & publisher; Ed Needham, managing editor, for The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, December 11.
Wired: Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief, for Kool World, June

DESIGN
This category recognizes excellence in magazine design. It honors the effectiveness of overall design, artwork, graphics and typography in enhancing a magazine's unique mission and personality.

City: John F. McDonald, editorial director & publisher; Fabrice Frere, creative director & COO; Adriana Jacoud, art director, for May/June, Summer, Winter issues.
Details: Daniel Peres, editor-in-chief; Rockwell Harwood, design director, for October, November, December issues.
Esquire Winner
David Granger, editor-in-chief; John Korpics, design director, for May, July, October issues.
Real Simple: Carrie Tuhy, managing editor; Robert Newman, creative director for April, May issues; Kristin van Ogtrop, managing editor, for October issue.
Spin: Sia Michel, editor-in-chief; Arem Duplessis, design director, for April, September, December issues.

PHOTOGRAPHY
This category recognizes excellence in magazine photography. It honors the effectiveness of photography, photojournalism and photo illustration in enhancing a magazine's unique mission and personality.

City Winner
John F. McDonald, editorial director & publisher; Fabrice Frere, creative director & COO; Adriana Jacoud, art director, Piera Gelardi, photography editor, for May/June, Summer, Winter issues.
Details: Daniel Peres, editor-in-chief; Rockwell Harwood, design director; Judith Puckett-Rinella, photography director, for September, November, December issues.
Martha Stewart Living: Douglas Brenner, editor, for April, July issues; Margaret Roach, editor-in-chief, for July, October issues; Barbara de Wilde, design director; James Dunlinson, art director; Stacie McCormick, photo editor, for April, July, October issues.
Nest: Joseph Holtzman, editor-in-chief & art director, for Spring, Summer, Fall issues.
Vogue: Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief; Grace Coddington, creative director; Charles Churchward, design director; Russell Labosky, art director; Ivan Shaw, photo director, for March, September, December issues.

PHOTO PORTFOLIO/PHOTO ESSAY
This category recognizes a distinctive portfolio or photographic essay. It honors either photos that express an idea or a concept, or documentary photojournalism shot in real time.

National Geographic: William L. Allen, editor-in-chief; Kent J. Kobersteen, senior editor, photography, for "21st Century Slaves and Inhuman Profit," by Jodi Cobb, September.
Outside: Hal Espen, editor; Hannah McCaughey, creative director; Susan Boylan, art director; Rob Haggart, photography editor, for "Tigers of the Snow," by Martin Schoeller, April.
Texas Monthly: Evan Smith, editor; Scott Dadich, art director; Kathleen M. Marcus, photography editor, for "Cuts Above," by Dan Winters, May.
Time: James Kelly, managing editor; Michele Stephenson, director of photography; MaryAnne Golon, picture editor; Arthur Hochstein, art director, "A Soldier's Life," by James Nachtwey, December 29.
Vogue: Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief; Grace Coddington, creative director; Charles Churchward, design director; Russell Labosky, art director; Ivan Shaw, photo director, for "Alice in Wonderland," by Annie Leibovitz, December.
W Winner
Patrick McCarthy, chairman and editorial director; Dennis Freedman, vice chairman and creative director; Edward Leida, executive vice president and group design director; Kirby Rodriguez, art director, for "The Kate Moss Portfolio," September.

FICTION
This category recognizes excellence in magazine fiction writing. It honors the quality of a publication's literary selections.

The Atlantic Monthly: Cullen Murphy, managing editor, for "Happy Hour," by Alison Baker, January/February; "We Have a Pope!" by Christopher Buckley, April; "Yao's Chick," by Max Apple, November.
The Atlantic Monthly: Cullen Murphy, managing editor, for "What is Visible," by Kimberly Elkins, March; "Monstress," by Lysley Tenorio, June; "Ghost-Birds," by Nicolas Pizzolatto, October.
Esquire Winner
David Granger, editor-in-chief, for "Presence," by Arthur Miller, July; "The Red Bow," by George Saunders, September; "Rest Stop," by Stephen King, December.
The New Yorker: David Remnick, editor, for "A Rich Man," by Edward P. Jones, August 4; "Runaway," by Alice Munro, August 11; "Debarking," by Lorrie Moore, December 22 & 29.
The Paris Review: George Plimpton, editor, for "Immortality," by Yiyun Li, Fall; "The Final Solution," by Michael Chabon, Summer; "Letter from the Last Bastion," by Nell Freudenberger, Winter.
Zoetrope: All-Story: Tamara Straus, editor-in-chief, for "The Phrenologists's Dream," by Karl Iagnemma, Spring; "The Smoothest Way is Full of Stones," by Julie Orringer, Spring; "The Only Meaning of the Oil-Wet Water," by Dave Eggers, Summer.

GENERAL EXCELLENCE ONLINE
This category recognizes outstanding magazine Internet sites, as well as online-only magazines and Weblogs, that have a significant amount of original content. It honors sites that reflect an outstanding level of interactivity, journalistic integrity, service and innovative visual presentation.

Beliefnet (http://www.beliefnet.com): Steven Waldman, editor-in-chief
The Chronicle of Higher Education (http://chronicle.com): Phil Semas, editor-in chief
CNET News.com (http://.news.com.com) Winner
Jai Singh, editor-in-chief
National Geographic Online (www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine): William L. Allen, editor-in-chief
Sky & Telescope.com (http://skyandtelescope.com): Richard Tresch Fienberg, editor-in-chief
Slate (http://slate.msn.com): Jacob Weisberg, editor

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