FOLIO:, a professional publication serving the entire magazine media industry, based in Norwalk, Conn., has announced its 2013 finalists for Folio's Eddie & Ozzie Awards. The Eddies & Ozzies are the publishing industry's most sought-after national awards program recognizing excellence in editorial (Eddies) and design (Ozzies).
Raleigh, N.C.-based Production Media Inc.'s (PMI's) Church Production Magazine is a finalist in the "Technology/Computing/Telecom/Science" category for its April 2013 issue. In addition, PMI's Worship Facilities Magazine is a finalist in the Business-to-Business "Banking/Business/Finance" category for its June 2013 (Summer) issue.
"We are thrilled and honored to receive top-level industry recognition for these titles," says PMI Editor-in-Chief and Publisher Brian Blackmore. "This is the first year we have entered the competition, and to receive recognition for both full issues of Church Production and Worship Facilities is very exciting for our team."
Other finalists alongside Church Production Magazine in the "Technology/Computing/Telecom/Science" full issue category include Computerworld, Electronic Design, and MIT Technology Review. Other titles in the Business-to-Business "Banking/Business/Finance" full issue category alongside Worship Facilities Magazine include Inc. Magazine and SourceMedia.
PMI is invited to Folio's Eddie & Ozzie Award Breakfast at New York City's Grand Hyatt hotel on December 5, 2013, to receive its awards.
“Where else can you see the best in magazine media content and design from every corner of the industry?” says Bill Mickey, editorial director of FOLIO:. “Each year is more ground-breaking than the nextthe work that’s showcased and honored in the Eddie and Ozzie Awards spotlights the immutable vibrancy of magazines on all platforms.”
FOLIO:'s 2013 awards program received 2,300+ submissions that were narrowed down to 500 finalists by a professional publishing industry panel of 300 judges. FOLIO: notified the finalists on Nov. 1, 2013, and publicly announced the list on Nov. 4, 2013.
For a full list of the 2013 FOLIO: Eddie & Ozzie Award finalists, visit http://www.folioawards.com/finalists-2/.