Awards

2013 Western Heritage Wrangler Awards

Wrangler Award for Outstanding Magazine Article
"The Other Trail"
Written by Jim Logan

The Wrangler Awards are presented annually by the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum for outstanding achievement in western film, television, literature, and music.

2013 Society of Professional Journalists Awards

Gold
Magazine Profile
"There’s Something About Mary Beth"
Written by Sheilah Bright

Gold
Category: Magazine Feature Writing
"The Other Trail"
Written by Jim Logan

Gold
Magazine Illustration/Graphic
"We Hear Him Sing"
Illustrated by John Lovett

Gold
Magazine Cover
March/April 2012

Gold
Best Magazine Photographic Portfolio
Shane Bevel

Gold
Magazine Best Reporting Portfolio
Megan Rossman

Silver
Magazine Profile
"Graphic Content"
Written by Megan Rossman

Silver
Magazine Reader Service
"The Motorcycle Diaries"
Written by Dyrinda Tyson

Silver
Magazine General Photography
"Working Group, Opener"
Photographed by Shane Bevel

Silver
Best Magazine Photographic Portfolio
John Jernigan

Silver
Magazine Best Reporting Portfolio
Nathan Gunter

Bronze
Magazine Profile
"Saint Kate"
Written by Jim Logan

Bronze
Page Design
"The Other Trail"
Designed by Steven Walker

Bronze
Magazine General Photography
"Working Group, Fox Hunt"
Photographed by Shane Bevel

Bronze
Magazine Photo Story/Essay
"Working Group"
Photographed by Shane Bevel

2013 ADDY Awards

Silver Award
Publication Design: Cover
The Film Issue

Bronze Award
Publication Design: Editorial Spread or Feature
Graphic Content

2012 Great Plains Journalism Awards

Winner
Great Plains Magazine of the Year

Finalist
Magazine Feature
"Something in the Water"
Written by Holly Bailey

Finalist
Magazine Profile
"Stairway to Kevin"
Written by Steffie Corcoran

2012 Society of Professional Journalists Awards

Winner
Best Magazine

Gold
Magazine Profile
"Warrior in Two Worlds"
Written by Jim Logan

Gold
Magazine General Photography
"Chicken Run"
Photographed by Melissa Clark

Silver
Magazine Column Writing
"Something in the Water"
Written by Holly Bailey

Silver
Magazine Photo Story/Essay
"The Brothers of Clear Creek"
Photographed by Shane Brown

Silver
Best Magazine Photographic Portfolio
"Spider Man"
Photographed by Thomas Shahan

Bronze
Magazine Feature Writing
"Turn, Turn, Turn"
Written by Steffie Corcoran

2012 Wilbur Awards

Wilbur Award Winner
Photography Series
"The Brothers of Clear Creek"

The awards, given by the Religion Communicators Council, honor excellence in communicating religious issues, values, and themes in secular media.

2012 ADDY Awards

Silver
Publication Design - Magazine Design
November/December 2011 "Survivor Tree" issue

Bronze
Publication Design - Cover
2011 Native American issue

Bronze
Publication Design - Editorial Spread
"Warrior in Two Worlds"

2011 International Regional Magazine Awards

Silver
Overall Art Direction

Bronze
Special Focus Issue
November/December 2010 Military Issue

Bronze
Historical Feature
"Semper Anticus"
Written by Ben Fenwick

Merit
Illustration
"Eternal Life"

2011 Great Plains Journalism Awards

Winner
Magazine Column Writing
"Remnants of War"
Written by Louisa McCune- Elmore

Winner
Magazine News Writing
"Semper Anticus"
Written by Ben Fenwick

Winner
Magazine Portrait
"Oklahoman of the Year"
Photographed by John Jernigan

Winner
Magazine Photographer of the Year
John Jernigan

Winner
Magazine Photograph, Multiple
"A Day in the Lives"
Photographed by Rebekah Workman

Finalist
Feature Writing
"June Osage County"
Written by Teresa Miller

Finalist
Magazine News Writing
"Energy State"
Written by Tom Lindley

Finalist
Magazine Photograph, Single
"Badges of Courage"
Photographed by John Jernigan

2011 ADDY Awards

ADDY
Publication Design, Feature
The Military Issue

Silver
Publication Design, Cover
The Military Issue

Bronze
Publication Design, Cover
"Main Street Magic"

Bronze
Sales Kits or Product Information Sheets
2010 Media Kit

Bronze
Consumer Flat
2010 Direct Mail

2010 International Regional Magazine Association Awards

Magazine of the Year
Winner

Gold
Overall Art Direction
March/April 2009, May/June 2009, September/October 2009

Gold
Historical Feature
May/June 2009, "Raising Cain’s"

Silver
Special Focus Issue
May/June 2009, "State of Rock"

Bronze
Column
"Letter From Chickasha"

Bronze
Culture Feature
"Shades of Clay"

Award of Merit
Art Direction of a Single Story
"State of Rock"

Award of Merit
Cover
"State of Rock"

Award of Merit
General Feature
"State of Rock"

2010 ADDY Awards

ADDY
Publication Design - Entire Magazine
"State of Rock"

ADDY
Publication Design - Editorial Spread
"State of Rock"

Silver
B-to-B or Consumer - Single Flat
May June 2009 issue sales piece, "State of Rock"

Bronze
Publication Design - Cover
"State of Rock"

2010 Society of Professional Journalists Award

Winner
Best Magazine
"State of Rock " issue

Gold
Magazine Feature Writing
"Major League City "
Written by Steffie Corcoran

Gold
Magazine Profile Writing
"Thunder Roll"
Written by Steffie Corcoran

Gold
Magazine General Photography
"Raising Cain’s"
Photographed by Scott Raffe

Gold
Magazine Page Design
"Hiking Oklahoma: A Field Guide"
Designed by Steven Walker

Gold
Magazine Cover
"State of Rock" issue

Gold
Magazine Best Reporting Portfolio
Steffie Corcoran

Silver
Magazine Best Reporting Portfolio
Tom Lindley

Silver
Magazine Column Writing
"Letter from Chickasha"
Written by Bill Wallace

Silver
Magazine Reader Service
"Hiking Oklahoma: A Field Guide"
Written by Kent Frates

Silver
Magazine Illustration/Graphic
"OKC Collage"
By Clint Stone

Bronze
Magazine Best Reporting Portfolio
Brooke Adcox

Honorable Mention
Magazine Feature Photography
"Wichitas"
By Mark Nault

2009 International Regional Magazine Awards

Gold
Art Direction of a Single Story
"Major League City"

Bronze
"Straight Up, No Chasers"
Written by Mary Logan Wolf

Merit
Department
"What to Do With $77"

Gold
Special Focus Issue
September/October 2008, the Oklahoma City Issue

2009 Maggie Awards (Western Publishing Association)

Award of Excellence
Regional and State, Consumer Magazine
September/October 2008 Oklahoma City Issue

Award of Excellence
Special Theme Issue, Consumer
September/October 2008 Oklahoma City Issue

2009 Great Plains Journalism Competition (Tulsa Press Club and Benevolent Association)

First Place
Magazines, Profile Writing
"Brother Benefit" by Tom Lindley

Judge’s Comments: "Excellent storytelling with good use of quotes and anecdotes. Writing has perfect tone for subject matter with clever, but not too trite, "turn of phrase." Article gives reader insight into many sides of the famous artist."

Finalist
Best Magazine Cover
May/June 2008 - Barbecue

Finalist
Magazines, Feature Writing
"Major League City "
Written by Steffie Corcoran

GRAPHEX 40 (Art Directors Club of Tulsa)

Merit Award
Direct Mail
Rock & Roll Issue Sales Piece
Designed by Adam Gault

2009 Oklahoma City ADDY Awards

ADDY
Special Event Campaign
Vince Gill: Back in Class
Designed by Adam Gault & Joan Henderson

Silver
Print, Local Only Best Special Event Material
Vince Gill: Back in Class
Designed by: Adam Gault & Joan Henderson

Silver
Specialty Advertising
Peace Okie T-shirt
Designed by: Adam Gault & Joan Henderson

Silver
Editorial Spread
"Sky Dance"
Designed by: Amber Vanderzee & Steven Walker

Bronze
Poster
Oklahoma City Cover Poster
Designed by Clint Stone & Adam Gault

Bronze
Cover
Oklahoma City Cover–Sept/Oct 2008
By: Clint Stone, Steven Walker, Joan Henderson, Louisa McCune-Elmore

2009 Society of Professional Journalists Awards

Gold
News Writing
"Flying Bootlegger"

Gold
Column Writing
"Good Fences"
By: Ami Reeves

Gold
Category: Profile
Entry: "Watermelon Slim"

Gold
Reader Service
"Centennial Parade"

Gold
Photo Story/Essay
"46 Landscapes"

Gold
General Photography
"Nault’s Tree Amid Clouds"

Gold
Illustration/Graphic
"Sky Dance"

Gold
Best Magazine Reporting Portfolio
Tom Lindley

Gold
Best Magazine
The Centennial Issue

Silver
Profile
"Brother Benefit"

Silver
Feature Photography
Entry: "Prison Blues"

Silver
Photo Story/Essay
"Prison Blues"

Silver
General Photography
Quanah Parker Lake
Photography by Mark Nault

Silver
Page Design
"We the People"
Designed by Steven Walker

Silver
Best Magazine Reporting Portfolio
Brooke Adcox

Bronze
Profile
"Beautiful Minds" in the Centennial Issue

Bronze
General Photography
Hardeman’s Natural Falls

Bronze
Illustration/Graphic
"BBQ"

Bronze
Best Magazine
"BBQ"

Honorable Mention
Promotional Material (PR Category)
"Vince Gill: Back in Class" materials
Designed by Adam Gault

2008 International Regional Magazine Awards

Magazine of the Year
Finalist

Gold
Single Photograph
"Tree Amid Clouds"
November/December 2007

Silver
Overall Art Direction

Bronze
Culture Feature
"Trail Drive"
Written by Chad Love

Bronze
Column
"Letter From Chelsea"
Written by Ami Reeves

Award of Merit
Art Direction of a Single Story
"The Hotel"
Designed by Steven Walker

2008 Eddies (formerly Editorial Excellence Awards)

Gold
Consumer, Regional, Full Issue
November/December 2007: The Centennial Issue

The Editorial Excellence Awards are presented for overall excellence by Folio:, the magazine industry’s most important trade publication.

GRAPHEX 39 (Art Directors Club of Tulsa)

Citation
Magazine or Book Spread
Oklahoma: A Portrait of America
Contributors: Scott Raffe, Libby Bender, Carl Brune

Citation
Illustration
Early Spring/Storm Approaching
Photography by Mark W. Nault

Citation
Photography
"Cold Comforts"
Photography by Evan Taylor

2008 Society of Professional Journalists Awards

Best Magazine
January/February 2007

Gold
Magazines, Column Writing
"Cowboy Hall"
Written by Gordon Grice

Gold
Magazines, Photo Story/Essay
"The Hotel"
Photographed by John Jernigan

Gold
Magazine Illustration/Graphic
"On the Road"
Illustration by Tim Jessell

Silver
Magazine Reporting Portfolio
"Watch Out," "Mountain High," and "The Return of the Charismatic Megafauna"
Writen by Chad Love

Silver
Magazines, Column Writing
"Locust Pocus"
Written by Mary Logan Wolf

Silver
Magazines, Photo Story/Essay
"Salt of the Red Earth"
Photographed by M.J. Alexander

Silver
Magazine Page Design
"With These Hands"
Designed by Steven Walker

Silver
Magazine Illustration/Graphic
"Pest in Show"
Illustrated by Debby Cotter Kaspari

Bronze
Magazine Reporting Portfolio
"Truck Stop," "Dome Sweet Home," and "The New Centurions"
Written by Steffie Corcoran

Bronze
Magazines, Column Writing
"Pie Heaven"
Written by Michael Wallis

Bronze
Magazine Page Design
"You Picked a Fine Time, Lucille’s"
Designed by Steven Walker

Honorable Mention
Magazines, Column Writing
"Talk of the Town"
Written by Teresa Miller

Honorable Mention
Magazines, Feature Writing
"The New Centurions"

Honorable Mention
Magazine Page Design
Entry: "Pest in Show"
Designed by Steven Walker

2007 International Regional Magazine Awards

Gold
Nature Feature
"Pest in Show"
Written by Gordon Grice

Gold
Overall Art Direction

Silver
Profiles
"Carrie Me Home"
Written by Kathryn Jenson White

Silver
Essay
"Mosey Road"
Written by Mary Logan Wolf

Silver
Illustration
"On the Road"
Illustration by Tim Jessell

Bronze
Column
"Letter From Pocola"
Written by Doug Kelley

Bronze
Single Photograph
"Image Makers"
Photo by Michael Hardeman

GRAPHEX 38 (Art Directors Club of Tulsa)

Citation
Magazine or Book Spread
"On the Road"
Illustration by Tim Jessell

Citation
Power Lunch Event Materials
Designed by Steven Walker

2007 Oklahoma City ADDY Awards

ADDY
Editorial Spread Publication Design
"Salt of the Red Earth"
Designed by Steven Walker

ADDY
Poster
Route 66 Signs
Designed by Steven Walker

Silver Merit
Editorial Spread Publication Design
"Carrie Me Home"
Designed by Steven Walker

Silver Merit
Four-Color Spread, Multiple Page or Insert
Oklahoma Centennial Kickoff Ad

Bronze Merit
Campaign Special Event Material
Route 66 Invitational Bowling Tournament

2007 Tulsa ADDY Awards

ADDY
Publication Design (Magazine or Book) Editorial Spread
"On the Road"
Designed by Steven Walker

ADDY
Collateral Material - Poster
Route 66 illustrated poster
Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Designed by Steven Walker

ADDY
Collateral Material, Special Event Material Campaign
Power Lunch: The Oklahoma Statehood Day Luncheon

Citation of Excellence
Publication Design (Magazine or Book) Editorial Spread
"Carrie Me Home"

2007 Society of Professional Journalists Awards

Gold
Magazines, Feature Writing
"Lip Service"
November/December 2005

Gold
Magazines, Page Design
"Being There" Opener

Gold
Magazines, Reporting Portfolio
Features by Chad Love

Silver
Magazines, Page Design
"Winged Glory" Opener
Designed by Steven Walker

Bronze
Magazines, General Photography
"Winged Glory"

Bronze
Magazines, Illustration/Graphic
"Being There"

2006 Newsstand Resource Cover Awards

Silver
Regional and State, Cover
September/October 2006

2006 International Regional Magazine Awards

Silver
Environmental Feature:
"The Cimarron"
Written by Chad Love

Silver
Overall Art Direction

Bronze
General Feature:
"Who Believes in Bigfoot?"
Written by Chad Love

Bronze
Profiles
"Lip Service"
Written by Steffie Corcoran

Merit
Special Focus Issue
The Weather issue

2006 Society of Professional Journalists Awards

Gold
Magazine - Photo Story/Essay

Silver
Magazine - Page Design

Bronze
Magazine - Illustration/Graphic

Bronze
Magazine - General Photography

2006 Oklahoma Book Award

March 11, 2006

Presented to Oklahoma Today for fifty years of outstanding literary service to the State of Oklahoma by the Oklahoma Center for the Book

2006 Society of Professional Journalists Awards

Gold
Magazines
Overall Excellence for The Weather Issue
Judge’s Comment: "A fresh and outreaching approach to a much-discussed subject–weather–this issue brought a refreshing coherence to what everyone experiences or frets about. From a striking cover to lucid writing and an emphasis on localism, it was a winner."

Gold
Magazine Photography
"Plains Spoken"
Photographed by Shane Brown

Silver
Magazine News Writing
"The Better Angel"
Written by Scott Wigton

Bronze
Magazine Feature Writing
"The Cimarron"
Written by Chad Love

Bronze
Magazine Photography
Weather in Oklahoma

Honorable Mention
Magazine Page Design
Fifty State Parks

2006 ADDY Awards

ADDY
Publication Design (Magazine or Book) Editorial Spread
"The Better Angel"

2006 Maggie Awards (Western Publications Association)

Award of Excellence
Supplements
The Oklahoma Today Guide to Great Finds

Award of Excellence
Regional & State, Consumer
The Weather Issue

2005 Oklahoma Writers Hall of Fame Distinguished Achievement Award

Winner
Magazine Illustration
"The Better Angel"
Illustarted by Steven Walker

2005 Katie Awards

November 12, 2005
Presented to Oklahoma Today in recognition of its fifty years of eloquence, vision, and inspired service.

2005 International Regional Magazine Awards

Gold
Magazine of the Year

Gold
Art Direction of a Single Story
"Seven Summits"

Gold
Overall Art Direction

Silver
Profile
"Rebel With a Cause"

Silver
Feature Photography
"Plains Spoken"

Merit
Reader Service Article
"Seven Summits"

Merit
Photographic Essay
"Glory Revisited"

2005 Maggie Awards (Western Publications Association)

Best Black & White or Two-Color Editorial Layout/Trade & Consumer
"Glory Revisited"

2005 San Francisco Honorary Publication Awards

Best Fiction
"Mister Bob"
Written by Kent Lee Hawkins

2005 Society of Professional Journalists

Gold
Magazine Overall Excellence

Gold
Magazine Photography

Silver
Magazine News Writing

Bronze
Magazine Feature Writing

Bronze
Magazine, Page Design

Honorable Mention
Magazine, Page Design

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