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Fargo Monthly Takes Gold Excellence Award At Minnesota Magazine Awards Show

Fargo Monthly Takes Gold Excellence Award At Minnesota Magazine Awards Show

Contact: Mike Dragosavich

Phone: 701-478-7768

Email: drago@spotlightmediafargo.com

 

Fargo, NDFargo Monthly won a gold excellence award for Overall Excellence in the 19th annual Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association’s Excellence Awards held November 12, 2015, in Minneapolis.

Judges said this about the winning entry: “Original, light, likable, graphically extraordinary.”

Fargo Monthly went up against some of these other magazines to win the prestigious awards.

  • Architecture MN
  • The Growler
  • Lake Superior Magazine
  • Rochester Magazine

Along with this award, Fargo Monthly also won awards for Gold Award for Best Cover Story Design for the May 2015 kids issue, a silver award for best feature article for the January 2015 ” A Look Ahead At 2015″ article, a silver award for best cover for the September 2014 downtown issue. Bison Illustrated also won a silver award for best feature design for the “Journey To The Summit” article and a bronze award for best cover for the August 2014 cover.

About Fargo Monthly

Fargo Monthly is a monthly publication produced by Spotlight Media. The magazine is focused on covering all things Fargo with content focusing on entertainment, music, nightlife, dining, sports and more. Learn more at fargomonthly.com.

The awards

The Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association’s Excellence Awards recognize and foster outstanding publishing achievements. This competition includes categories in the areas of editorial, design, marketing, digital publishing and overall excellence. The judges for the competition are from all aspects of the publishing industry.

About MMPA

The Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association was founded in 1995 to enhance the knowledge, image, communication, professional performance and financial growth of magazine publishers. Members include publishers, associates or vendors, freelancers, educational institutions and sponsors. For more information visit mmpa.net.

Spotlight Media Wins Six Excellence Awards

Spotlight Media Wins Six Excellence Awards

It was announced today that Spotlight Media received six awards for their 2015 editorial calendar from the Minnesota Magazine Publishing Excellence Awards.  The Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association’s Excellence Awards recognize and foster outstanding publishing achievements. It includes dozens of categories in the areas of editorial, design, marketing, digital publishing and overall excellence. Fargo Monthly and Bison Illustrated were recognized for the following awards (including a nomination for the overall excellence award that recognizes the best magazine in the state):

Bison Illustrated

Cover Design Bison Illustrated

Design: Cover Design

Bison Illustrated Feature Design

Design: Feature Design

Fargo Monthly

Design: Cover Design

Design Feature Image Fargo Monthly

Design: Feature Design

Overall Excellence

Editorial: Feature Article

Fargo Monthly Covers

General: Overall Excellence (Fargo Monthly is nominated to be considered the best magazine in the state)