Alta’s editorial team has been named Editorial Team of the Year. The magazine and website’s editors Blaise Zerega, Mary Melton, and David L. Ulin and creative director John Goecke will be given prizes for Overall Editorial Excellence, Consumer Category, and Goecke will be recognized for Overall Design Excellence, Consumer Category.
Alta has also been nominated for 28 Eddie and Ozzie Awards this year in categories ranging from investigative journalism to design to illustrations. Alta received 14 awards from Eddie and& Ozzie in 2021. Earlier this year, the publication won seven top honors at the Los Angeles Press Club’s Southern California Journalism Awards, a first-place award from the Society for Features Journalism, and a top Science Reporting award from the Society of Professional Journalists Northern California.
“I’m particularly pleased that the Folio judges will honor us as the Editorial Team of the Year,” says Blaise Zerega, managing editor. “It’s gratifying to see the devotion and hard work of everyone at Alta—as well as the individual contributions by John Goecke, Mary Melton, and David L. Ulin for design and overall excellence—receive recognition.”
The Eddie and Ozzie Awards will be handed out at City Winery in New York City on September 13, 2022.•