Memphis Parent wins 12 awards in national competition
Memphis Parent magazine received 12 awards at the recent Parenting Media Association’s (PMA) annual convention. Editor Jane Schneider was honored with seven gold, two silver, and three bronze awards for the magazine’s editorial and design work. The awards, presented by PMA, were announced last month. Publishers from across the country compete in the annual competition. This was the most awards Parent has won in recent years. The competition is judged by faculty at Missouri School of Journalism. Congrats to all our winners!
Gold • Liz Phillips Family Matters: Family Table — How I Tried to Revolutionize Sports Night; Self-Reliance in a Lunch Box
Gold • Meena Viswanathan Travel Feature: A Glimpse Into India’s Past Judges Comments: This memoir includes descriptive writing, a satisfying narrative arc, and informative reporting.
Silver • Richard Alley Profile: Meet Education’s Newest Champion
Silver • Margie Sims Parenting Issues: Parent to Parent — How To Raise a Rule-Friendly Kid; Learn Your Child’s Love Languages
Bronze • Stephanie Painter News Feature: Talk to Your Teen About Texting and Driving Judges Comments: Stats that reveal, practical suggestions, and alarming yet true anecdotes make this story easily accessible to parents.
Bronze • Jane Schneider General Feature Writing: Watch Out Kobe, Christian Jones Has His Eye On You
Bronze • David Thornton Personal Essay: Never Ride Downhill Looking Backwards
Gold • Andy Perez Front Cover Illustration: Super Mom
Gold • Tony DeLuz Interior Illustration: The Numbers Game
Gold • Allison Rodgers, Jeff Rodgers, Sarah Crawford, Melissa Ellis, Jane Schneider Interior Photography: Too Cool For School
Gold • Melissa Ellis Briefs and Short Stuff: Our Favorite Moments Judges Comments: Great way to connect with readers. A design others should steal for themselves.
Gold • Martha Kelly, Melissa Ellis Feature Layout: The Secret of Riding Tandem Judges Comments: Whimsical, lovely illustrations anchor this sweet story . . . a refreshing alternative to stock images that are often relied on.
Go to memphisparent.com archives to read these entries.