Walnut Creek, California (EastBayDaily) — Diablo magazine has been nominated for two Maggie Awards by the Western Publishing Association (WPA). Diablo was nominated for Best Feature Article, “Lucky to Be Alive,” in the December 2014 issue; and for Special Theme Issue, for its November 2014 Food Issue. For more than 60 years, the WPA has bestowed awards of excellence to deserving individuals and companies whose work is deemed The Best in the West in a wide variety of publishing categories.
“It's always an honor to be a finalist amongst so many other great publications produced in the West,” states Barney Fonzi, President of Diablo Publications. “The Diablo team has worked hard to bring the most relevant themes and features, exciting stories, and innovative publications to our readers, all presented in a stunning and artistic fashion.”
The winners will be announced during the 64th annual Maggie Awards Banquet on Friday, May 1, 2015, at the Marriott Hotel at Los Angeles Airport. The Maggie Awards gala is the most prestigious publishing event in the West. Publishing professionals from 24 states gather to honor excellence in print and electronic publishing in over 100 editorial, design, promotional, and event categories. A trademark of the Maggie ceremony is its high-tech, visually creative multimedia show featuring entries and Maggie winners from the current year.
About Diablo Magazine Covering topics ranging from travel, culture, and personalities to entertainment, recreation, and food, Diablo magazine is written specifically for the San Francisco East Bay market—from Central Contra Costa, into the Oakland and Berkeley hills, and throughout the Tri-Valley. With locally driven editorial content, beautiful photography, and resource listings, Diablo is a unique celebration of the San Francisco East Bay. Published since 1979, Diablo has been recognized for its editorial and design with numerous awards, including previous Maggie Awards for Best Overall Publication and Best Regional and State Magazine in the consumer category.
About Diablo Publications For 35 years, Diablo Publications has been creating award-winning publications, including Diablo magazine, Napa Sonoma magazine, Diablo Weddings, the Diablo City Book Series, Diablo Arts, Concierge East Bay and the Tri-Valley California Visitors Guide. Covering travel, theater, lifestyle, and home design, Diablo Publications celebrates the people, places, and pleasures of the East Bay and North Bay. Diablo Publications’ custom content division, Diablo Custom Publishing (DCP), provides complete print and online marketing communications and customer publishing services for corporate clients nationwide. For more information, visit diablomag.com or dcpubs.com.