'New Yorker,' 'Topic' and 'NYT Magazine' Win Several Ellies

Last night, the 54thannual Ellie Awards were held at Brooklyn Steel and hosted by CNN senior political analyst and former EIC of The Daily Beast John Avlon.

In all, 67 media organizations were named finalists across 22 categories, with 17 of those taking home awards for print and digital efforts.

The New YorkerThe New York Times Magazine and Topic were all multi-award winners, with Topic winning its first two Ellies across the video category for “Black 14,” directed by Darius Clark Monroe and “Noodle Shop” directed by Jia Li.

The New Yorker took home four Ellies in the reporting, feature writing, columns and commentary and public interest categories, while The New York Times Magazine won two for digital innovation and essays and criticism.

The wins marked the New Yorker’s 13th Ellie for reporting, fifth for feature writing, third for columns and commentary and ninth for public interest overall. The New Yorker has won 48 Ellies under editor David Remnick.



Taking home the awards for general excellence were National Geographic in news, sports and entertainment, its eighth time winning, while T: The New York Times Style Magazine won in service and lifestyle for the second year running. Children’s magazine Kazoo in special interest, and Virginia Quarterly Review, winning its second general excellent award in the category of literature, science and politics.

New York received an Ellie for leisure interests marking its 41staward under editor Adam Moss and its third in that category.

Other award winners include Timothy McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern in fiction, Wired and GQStyle for the categories of design and photography, news and opinion and service and lifestyle, respectively, and Wfor feature photography.

The ASME NEXT Awards for Journalists Under 30 winners were honored during the evening, including Bon Appétit’s Alex Lau, New York’s Olivia Nuzzi, Philadelphia’s Ernest Owens, The Atlantic’s Jeremy Raff and ESPN The Magazine’s Elaine Teng.

So was the Magazine Editors’ Hall of Fame award winner, which went to longtime New York magazine editor Adam Moss.

A full list of the winners is available here


Ticket sales to the awards support the Osborn Elliot Scholarship at the Columbia Journalism School.

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