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Kirkland, WA, United States, 2008/05/09 - PADDLER Magazine, the world's premier canoeing, kayaking and rafting magazine, has won the 2008 Maggie Award for Most Improved Publication Overall for consumer magazines under 50,000 circulation - PaddlerMagazine.com.
Paddlesport Publishing Inc., publishes Paddler, Paddle Dealer and Kayak magazines, as well as paddlermagazine.com
Each year the Western Publications Association (WPA) honors publishers located west of the Mississippi for outstanding achievement and editorial and design excellence with the Maggie Awards. Paddler magazine publisher, Glen Bernard, accepted the Award at the 57th annual Maggie Awards ceremony held on May 2nd in Los Angeles.
Paddler was a Maggie finalist in four categories this year including Best Outdoor, Sports, Boating & Recreation magazine for the July/August 2007 issue, Best Supplement for its “Paddling 101” special in September/October ‘07, Best Signed Essay, Consumer, for its November/December ’07 issue, and Most Improved Publication Overall, Consumer - under 50,000 circulation.
"Paddler is extremely proud to win the prestigious Most Improved Publication Award” said Glen Bernard. "It is especially gratifying in that our team’s work was evaluated from cover to cover over several issues and was singled out for its outstanding writing, photography, editing and design achievement. Paddler’s recognition is a testament to the passion, talent and dedication of our editors and designers, and to our entire publishing team's commitment to its readers and customers, to the paddlesports market we serve, and to providing the highest level of editorial quality and design innovation."
Paddler is the Official Magazine of the American Canoe Association. Published bi-monthly since 1991, 45,000 copies are distributed to ACA members, subscribers, newsstands and paddling events throughout the country.
To get a free sample issue, contact Glen Bernard by calling (425) 814-4140 ext. 11, or writing: Glen Bernard, Paddlesport Publishing Inc., 12040 98th Ave. NE, Suite 205, Kirkland, WA 98034