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AMPA Announces Award Winners

Posted by Scott On February - 12 - 2015

news_green-125x125The Alberta Magazine Publishers Association (AMPA) has announced the recipients of the Achievement in Publishing, Editor of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Best New Magazine awards; and the shortlist for the new Magazine of the Year award.

The Showcase and Achievement Awards recipients will be  celebrated at the Alberta Magazine Awards Gala on March 5, 2015 in Calgary, says a press release.

2015 ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS The Achievement Awards recognize the accomplishments, innovation and creativity of individuals and publications in the magazine industry. Congratulations to these highly accomplished individuals and publications, and all of the worthy nominees:

Achievement in Publishing Chris Bird, Fly Fusion Magazine

Editor of the Year Steven Sandor, Avenue Edmonton

Volunteer of the Year Jennifer Schmidt-Rempel, Lethbridge living

Best New Magazine (Recipient) Grains West

Magazine of the Year (Shortlist) Avenue Calgary

Avenue Edmonton

Glass Buffalo

Visit to learn more about these awards recipients and finalists.

SHOWCASE AWARDS (Finalists) Thanks to the hard work of more than 50 Alberta Magazine Awards volunteer judges – industry experts from across North America – the 300 editorial and design entries in 15 Showcase Awards categories have been narrowed down to 75 outstanding finalists. Congratulations to all the magazine publishers, editors, web editors, writers, poets, art directors, designers, photographers, illustrators and the many other talented contributors! View the list of finalists and  read the entries at:

On a personal note, I want to congratulate both Chris & Jennifer Bird, who have been clients now since 2009.





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Scott Bullock is a veteran circulation expert with over 38 years experience in both Canada and the United States. He has worked on trade titles such as Publisher’s Weekly, Library Journal, School Library Journal and Small Press in the USA. In consumer magazines, Scott was the Circulation Director for D Magazine (the city magazine of Dallas, Texas), and in Canada he was the Circulation Director for Toronto Life, Fashion, and Canadian Art. From 2000 to 2004, Scott was a partner at Coast to Coast Newsstand Services. Scott has also held the post of VP Sales & Marketing, for CDS Global, Canada. Currently, CoversSell.Com is Scott’s circulation consultancy. Active clients include: Fly Fusion, Canadian Geographic, Canadian House & Home, Canada’s History, Canadian Real Estate Wealth, Canadian Woodworking, Canadian Cycling, Canadian Running, Canadian Scrapbooker, Legion, Harrowsmith, SkyNews, and SuperTrax.



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