Chicago Parent's work has been honored as a finalist for
outstanding achievement in 11 categories in this year's Parenting
Media Association Design & Editorial Awards competition.
More than 745 entries were received in 39 categories. Out of the
finalists, a gold and silver winner will be announced at this
year's PMA Annual Convention in Atlanta, Ga., March 9. Winners in
the general excellence categories also will be announced at the
In the design categories, led by Art Director Claire Innes,
Chicago Parent is a finalist in overall design and front cover
illustration for last February's sex issue illustration by Tom
Deja, Going Places (holiday issue) is a finalist in ancillary
overall design and for ancillary cover (summer issue) photographed
by Senior Editor Liz DeCarlo.
In the editorial categories, in addition to being named a
finalist in overall writing for Chicago Parent and overall writing
for Chicago Special Parent, finalists include:
"Everything we do is with our readers firmly in mind. I'm
thrilled the judges recognize the efforts we make to give our
readers excellent magazines and an information-packed website,"
Editor Tamara L. O'Shaughnessy says.
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