Your FULL list of PICA Awards 2013 winners and nominees!

New categories

Guests from all sectors of the magazine industry, gathered at Emperors Palace on Thursday evening, 14 November 2013, for the annual “Magazine Oscars” – PICA Awards of 2013, hosted by MPASA.

You can view last years winners and evening details, right here.

For this years feedback report, I’m not going to be including the pages of each category into the post, as full magazine will all the winners and nominees details and articles, can all be download for free from the Apple or Android store! Just seach for “PICA Awards”, and then you’ll be able to read through all the different categories, and you’ll also be able to actually read the full articles of the journalism winners or se the full layout of the designs and photographers that won (for example). PLEASE NOTE: Double check if it’s not the 2012 version on the apps, as the 2013 version might not be live immediately…

Actual pictures and videos of the evening, will be uploaded at a later stage.

So to keep it short, below are all the different categories, nominees, and winners of PICA Awards for 2014! (Please note, this is not in the sequence it was presented on the evening, but rather in the sequence as published in this years Showcase magazine with all the winners).

EDITIORIAL EXCELLENCE

COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR

  • COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR (B2B) – WINNER: Peter Major for his column “Stop Blaming the Past” in SA Mining (Times Media)
  • COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR (CUSTOMER) – WINNER: Darrel Bristow-Bovey for his column “Home Alone” in Fresh Living (John Brown Media)
  • COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – WINNER: Adam Cooke for his series of columns “Man To Man” in Men’s Health (Media24)
  • COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Suzy Brokensha for her column “Zombie Apocalypse” in Fairlady (Media24)
  • COLUMNIST OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Barry Bradshaw for his series of columns in Grazia South Africa (Media24)

FEATURE WRITER OF THE YEAR

  • FEATURE WRITER OF THE YEAR (B2B) – WINNER: Wessel Ebersohn, Kathleen Ebersohn and Mbali Dlamini for “A Lost Generation”, Debate
  • FEATURE WRITER OF THE YEAR (B2B) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Anton Pretorius for “Paid to Perform”, RiskSA (COSA Communications)
  • FEATURE WRITER OF THE YEAR (CUSTOMER) – WINNER: Janine Stephen for “Spot the Dog”, High Life (Cedar Communications)
  • FEATURE WRITER OF THE YEAR (CUSTOMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: André Wiesner for “Gentlemen of the Press”, Private Edition (The Publishing Partnership)
  • FEATURE WRITER OF THE YEAR (CUSTOMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Jaco Nel and Delia du Toit for “Naakte Waarheid”, Taalgenoot (ATKV)
  • FEATURE WRITER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – WINNER: Elizabeth Donaldson for “Voices on a Train”, Joburg Style (Ballyhoo Media)
  • FEATURE WRITER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Will Bendix for “The Berg”, ZigZag (Media24)
  • FEATURE WRITER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Ian McNaught Davis for “Wasted”, Men’s Health (Media24)
  • FEATURE WRITER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Kaizer Ngwenya for “Nkandla’s Great Devide”, DRUM (Media24)

PROFILE WRITER OF THE YEAR

  • PROFILE WRITER OF THE YEAR (B2B) – WINNER: Hanna Barry for Dr Richard Ward’s profile article “Leading Lloyd’s”, RiskSA (COSA Communications)
  • PROFILE WRITER OF THE YEAR (CUSTOMER) – WINNER: AJ Opperman for Verna Vels’ profile article “Hulle noem haar liewe Verna”, Taalgenoot (ATKV) (This is Taalgenoot’s 2nd year winning for this category)
  • PROFILE WRITER OF THE YEAR (CUSTOMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Ilse Salzwedel for “Kleurvolle Nalatenskap”, Taalgenoot (ATKV)
  • PROFILE WRITER OF THE YEAR (CUSTOMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Cherene Pienaar for “Kreatiewe Enigma”, Taalgenoot (ATKV)
  • PROFILE WRITER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – WINNER: Erns Grundling for Doc Immelman’s profile article “Suidwes se Storieman”, Weg! And Go! (Media24) (Erns Grundling also took the title of PROFILE WRITER OF THE YEAR last year, for the Constumer Category)
  • PROFILE WRITER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Alex Eliseev for “Thrown in the Deep End”, Men’s Health (Media24)
  • PROFILE WRITER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Sheena Adams for “Guard of Honour”, Destiny (Ndalo Media)

HEALTH & WELLNESS WRITER OF THE YEAR

  • HEALTH & WELLNESS WRITER OF THE YEAR – WINNER: Gordon Laws for “King of the Fat Guys”, Men’s Health (Media24)
  • HEALTH & WELLNESS WRITER OF THE YEAR – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Kim Bell for “Head Case”, Longevity (Eagle Wellness)
  • HEALTH & WELLNESS WRITER OF THE YEAR – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Ian McNaught Davis for “Life in the Time of Malaria”, Men’s Health (Media24) (This is Ian’s 2nd award of the evening. He also received a Highly Commended as Features Writer of the Year for Men’s Health)

TRAVEL WRITER OF THE YEAR

  • TRAVEL WRITER OF THE YEAR – WINNER:  Will Bendix for “The Alchemy of Gambia”, ZigZag (Media24) (Will Bendix received a “Highly Commended” as Travel Writer of the Year, last year. This year, he takes the title from Toast Coetzer)
  • TRAVEL WRITER OF THE YEAR – HIGHLY COMMENDED:  Toast Coetzer for “Car to Dar”, Go! (Media24)
  • TRAVEL WRITER OF THE YEAR – HIGHLY COMMENDED:  Keri Harvey for “Beauty in Black & White”, Sawubona (Ndalo Media)

NON-PROFESSIONAL WRITER OF THE YEAR

  • NON-PROFESSIONAL WRITER OF THE YEAR (B2B) – WINNER: Vincent Kuo for “The Art of Civil Engineering”, Civil Engineering (SAICE)
  • NON-PROFESSIONAL WRITER OF THE YEAR (B2B) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Bert Group for “Cry the Beloved Railway”, Civil Engineering (SAICE)
  • NON-PROFESSIONAL WRITER OF THE YEAR (CUSTOMER) – WINNER: Michael ‘t Sas-Rolfes for “Hunting Safaris’ Future”, Wildlife Ranching (AgriConnect)
  • NON-PROFESSIONAL WRITER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – WINNER: Annerie du Plooy for “Ter Gedagtenis aan Henk”, SARIE (Media24)

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR

  • DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (B2B) – WINNER: Michelle du Pisani for “Uncomfortable Familiarity – The Bredasdorp Reality”, Debate
  • DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (CUSTOMER) – WINNER: Craig Baxter for a series of designs in High Life (Cedar Communications)
  • DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – WINNER: Robert Cilliers and Clinton Jurgens for “A Bunch of Real Losers”, Men’s Health (Media24) (Men’s Health and Clinton also won this prize last year, for “Can you (really) break your penis?”)
  • DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Clinton Jurgens for “A Smack to the Head”, Men’s Health (Media24)
  • DESIGNER OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Robert Cilliers and Clinton Jurgens for “The Big 10”, Men’s Health (Media24)

VISUAL PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR

  • VISUAL PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR (CUSTOMER) – WINNER: Tina-Marié Malherbe, Dirk Pieters & Marianne Burke for “Fade to Blue”, Plascon Spaces (New Media Publishing) (Tina-Marié Malherbe and Plascon Spaces also scooped this highly contested prize last year.)
  • VISUAL PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR (CUSTOMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Anke Roux and Dawie Verwey for “Eat Your Art Out”, Pick n Pay Fresh Living (John Brown Media)
  • VISUAL PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR (CUSTOMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Christoph Heierli, Abigail Donnelly and Charlene Pretorius for “Beetroot & Bay”, Woolworths TASTE (New Media Publishing)
  • VISUAL PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – WINNER: Crystal Birch and Jonathan Taylor for “Triple Threat”, FHM (Media24)
  • VISUAL PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Poppy Evans for “Jozi Maboneng”, ELLE (Times Media)
  • VISUAL PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Barbara Joubert for “Warm Poedings met Meringue”, SARIE KOS (Media24)
  • VISUAL PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Mari Groenewald for “Winning Streak”, Women’s Health (Media24)

PHOTOGRAPHER/PHOTO-JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

  • PHOTOGRAPHER/PHOTO-JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – WINNER: John Ferraz for “The Invisibles”, Joburg Style (Ballyhoo Media) (This is the 2nd year that Joburg Style take this award, as they also won in 2012 for “Why God Made Teachers”)
  • PHOTOGRAPHER/PHOTO-JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: John Kenny Piece for “It’s All in the Eyes”, Go! (Media24)
  • PHOTOGRAPHER/PHOTO-JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Russel Smith for “Lamb Tales”, Getaway (Ramsay Media)
  • PHOTOGRAPHER/PHOTO-JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR (CUSTOMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Willem van der Berg for “Mier se Mense”, Taalgenoot (ATKV)

CUSTOMER PUBLISHING EXCELLENCE

RETAIL AND CONSUMER GOODS

  • RETAIL AND CONSUMER GOODS – WINNER: Woolworths TASTE (New Media Publishing)
  • RETAIL AND CONSUMER GOODS – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Pick n Pay Fresh Living (John Brown Media)
  • In 2012, Fresh Living took this prize, with Woolworths TASTE receiving a Highly Commended. 2013 they have swapped positions.
  • RETAIL AND CONSUMER GOODS – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Woolworths W (New Media Publishing)

LEISURE AND LIFESTYLE

  • LEISURE AND LIFESTYLE – WINNER: Private Edition (The Publishing Partnership)
  • LEISURE AND LIFESTYLE – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Signature (Highbury Safika Media)

EDUCATION, HEALTH, CONSERVATION, SAFETY & SECURITY

  • EDUCATION, HEALTH, CONSERVATION, SAFETY & SECURITY – WINNER: Wild (TIP Africa Publishing) (This is the 2nd year that Wild and TIP Africa Publishing is taking this award.)
  • EDUCATION, HEALTH, CONSERVATION, SAFETY & SECURITY – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Spur Comics Totem (John Brown Media)

FINANCIAL AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

  • FINANCIAL & OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES – WINNER: JSE (Highbury Safika Media) (This is the 2nd year that JSE and Highbury Safika Media is taking this award.)
  • FINANCIAL & OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES – HIGHLY COMMENDED: FNB Siyasiza, New Media Publishing

COVER

  • BEST COVER for a CUSTOMER TITLE – WINNER: High Life, May 2013 (Cedar Communications)
  • BEST COVER for a CUSTOMER TITLE – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Woolworths TASTE (New Media Publishing)
  • BEST COVER for a CUSTOMER TITLE – HIGHLY COMMENDED: JSE (Highbury Safika Media)

BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS PUBLISHING EXCELLENCE

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

  • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES – WINNER: RiskSA (COSA Communication) (RiskSA and COSA Communications also won this category in 2012.)
  • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Tax Talk (SAIT)
  • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Acumen (Wag the Dog Publishing)

ESSENTIAL SERVICES

  • ESSENTIAL SERVICES – WINNER: Sea Rescue (The Publishing Partnership)
  • ESSENTIAL SERVICES – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Fire Protection (Fire Protection Association of SA)

RESOURCES-BASED INDUSTRIES

  • RESOURCE-BASED INDUSTRIES – WINNER: The Dairy Mail (AgriConnect)
  • RESOURCE-BASED INDUSTRIES – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Winelands (WineLand Publications)
  • RESOURCE-BASED INDUSTRIES – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Agri (AgriSA)

CONSTRUCTION, ENGINEERING AND RELATED INDUSTRIES

  • CONSTRUCTION, ENGINEERING & RELATED INDUSTRIES – WINNER: Earthworks (Young Africa Publishing)
  • CONSTRUCTION, ENGINEERING & RELATED INDUSTRIES – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Civil Engineering (SAICE)

COVER

  • BEST COVER for a B2B TITLE – WINNER: RiskSA, October 2012 (COSA Communications) (RiskSA also took the prize for Best B2B cover in 2012)
  • BEST COVER for a B2B TITLE – HIGHLY COMMENDED: SA Mining, June 2013 (Times Media)
  • BEST COVER for a B2B TITLE – HIGHLY COMMENDED: RiskSA, March 2013 (COSA Communications)

CONSUMER PUBLISHING EXCELLENCE 

GENERAL INTEREST (MALE & FEMALE)

  • GENERAL INTEREST (MALE & FEMALE) – WINNER: SARIE (Media24) (SARIE also took the prize in 2012)
  • GENERAL INTEREST (MALE & FEMALE) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Destiny (Ndalo Media)
  • GENERAL INTEREST (MALE & FEMALE) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Fairlady (Media24)

INTERNATIONAL GENERAL INTEREST (MALE & FEMALE)

  • INTERNATIONAL GENERAL INTEREST (MALE & FEMALE) – WINNER: Men’s Health (Media24) (Men’s Health also took the prize in 2012)
  • INTERNATIONAL GENERAL INTEREST (MALE & FEMALE) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Women’s Health (Media24)

SPECIAL INTEREST (MALE & FEMALE)

  • SPECIAL INTEREST (MALE & FEMALE) – WINNER: Longevity (Aegle Wellness)
  • SPECIAL INTEREST (MALE & FEMALE) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: WegSleep (Media24)
  • SPECIAL INTEREST (MALE & FEMALE) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Weg! / Go! (Media24)

INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL INTEREST (MALE & FEMALE)

  • INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL INTEREST (MALE & FEMALE) – WINNER: ELLE (Times Media) (ELLE received a Highly Commended last year in this category, but won it this year.)
  • INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL INTEREST (MALE & FEMALE) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Stuff (The Stuff Group)

DéCOR, CRAFTS, FOOD & GARDENING

  • DéCOR, CRAFTS, FOOD & GARDENING – WINNER: SARIE Kos (Media24)
  • DéCOR, CRAFTS, FOOD & GARDENING – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Ideas / Idees (Media24)

COVER

  • BEST COVER for a CONSUMER TITLE – WINNER: VISI, Issue 64 (New Media Publishing)
  • BEST COVER for a CONSUMER TITLE – HIGHLY COMMENDED: You / Huisgenoot, 28 February 2013 (Media24)
  • BEST COVER for a CONSUMER TITLE – HIGHLY COMMENDED: ELLE, November 2012 (Times Media)
  • CONSUMER MAGAZINES (LARGELY FREE DISTRIBUTION) – WINNER: Joburg Style (Ballyhoo Media)

OVERALL PUBLISHING EXCELLENCE

LAUNCH / RELAUNCH

  • LAUNCH / RELAUNCH – PHILIP TYLER TROPHY – WINNER: VISI (New Media Publishing)
  • LAUNCH / RELAUNCH – PHILIP TYLER TROPHY – HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Intrepid Explorer (Insights Publishing)
  • LAUNCH / RELAUNCH – PHILIP TYLER TROPHY – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Longevity (Aegle Wellness)

YOUTH MARKET – CHILDREN’S MAGAZINES

(This is a new category that has been introduced this year.)

  • YOUTH MARKET – CHILDREN’S MAGAZINES – WINNER: Spur Comics Totem (John Brown Media)
  • YOUTH MARKET – CHILDREN’S MAGAZINES – HIGHLY COMMENDED: National Geographics Kids (Media24)
  • YOUTH MARKET – TEEN MAGAZINES – WINNER: Seventeen (Media24)

ANNUALS, DIRECTORIES, PRODUCT GUIDES AND SPECIAL EDITIONS

  • ANNUALS, DIRECTORIES, PRODUCT GUIDES AND SPECIAL EDITIONS – WINNER: SARIE Food, sub-brand of SARIE Kos (Media24)
  • ANNUALS, DIRECTORIES, PRODUCT GUIDES AND SPECIAL EDITIONS – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Belly-Off! Guide, Men’s Health (Media24)

SUPPLEMENTS

  • SUPPLEMENTS – WINNER: Boerekos by Landbouweekblad (Media24)
  • SUPPLEMENTS – HIGHLY COMMENDED: JSE+, supplement to JSE (Highbury Safika Media)
  • SUPPLEMENTS – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Longevity Wellnovation supplement to Longevity (Aegle Wellness)

ONLINE SOLUTION

  • ONLINE SOLUTION – WINNER: www.sarie.com, SARIE (Media24) (This is the 2nd year that SARIE takes away this prize.)
  • ONLINE SOLUTION – HIGHLY COMMENDED: www.huisgenoot.com, Huisgenoot (Media24)
  • ONLINE SOLUTION – HIGHLY COMMENDED: www.kickoff.com, Kick Off (Media24)
  • ONLINE SOLUTION – HIGHLY COMMENDED: www.legit.co.za, LEGiT (The Publishing Partnership)

360 DEGREES OF INNOVATION

  • 360 DEGREES OF INNOVATION – WINNER: LEGiT (The Publishing Partnership)
  • 360 DEGREES OF INNOVATION – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Women’s Health (Media24)
  • 360 DEGREES OF INNOVATION – HIGHLY COMMENDED: SARIE (Media24)
  • 360 DEGREES OF INNOVATION – HIGHLY COMMENDED: ZigZag (Media24)

EDITOR OF THE YEAR

  • EDITOR OF THE YEAR (CUSTOMER PUBLISHING) – WINNER: Robbie Stammers, The Intrepid Explorer (Insights Publishing)
  • EDITOR OF THE YEAR (B2B PUBLISHING) – WINNER: Andrew Marks, RISK SA, COSA Communications (This is the 2nd year in a row that Andrew Marks takes the titles of B2B Editor of the Year.)
  • JANE RAPHAELY EDITOR OF THE YEAR AWARD (CONSUMER PUBLISHING) – WINNER: Michelle van Breda, SARIE (Media24)
  • SPECIAL AWARD – EDITOR – WINNER: Chris Bishop, Forbes Africa (ABN Publishing)

MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR

  • MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR (CUSTOMER) – WINNER: Woolworths TASTE (New Media Publishing) (This isn’t the 1st time Woolworths TASTE walks away with the title of Costumer Magazine of the Year. They also won in; 2009, 2010, 2011)
  • MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR (B2B) – WINNER: RiskSA (COSA Communication) (This is the 2nd year that RiskSA walks away with B2B Magazine of the Year)
  • MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR (CONSUMER) – WINNER: SARIE (Media24) (This isn’t the 1st time SARIE walks away with the title of Costumer Magazine of the Year. They also won in; 2009, 2010 and 2012)

Remember that you can download the full Showcase magazine, with all the winners, nominees, and actual winning articles, layouts, covers ect! It’s called “PICA Awards” and you can get it in your Apple or Android store.

PLEASE NOTE: Double check if it’s not the 2012 version on the apps, as the 2013 version might not be live immediately…

6 thoughts on “Your FULL list of PICA Awards 2013 winners and nominees!

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  4. “FEATURE WRITER OF THE YEAR (CUSTOMER) – HIGHLY COMMENDED: Jaco Nel and Dekia du Toit for “Naakte Waarheid”, Taalgenoot (ATKV)”…It’s Delia, not Dekia. Thanks. 😉

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