IDEA is pleased to announce that its editorial team has garnered yet another Western Publications Association “Maggie” Award to add to its growing collection. This is the fifth straight year that an IDEA publication has captured honors in the competition.

This year, IDEA Fitness Journal took first-place honors in the Best Health & Fitness/Trade Publication category. This is the second time IDEA editors have been recognized in this top category by their magazine industry publishing peers. The prestigious Maggie Awards are also known as the “Oscars” of the periodicals publishing world.

“We are extremely proud of the IDEA editorial team,” said Kathie Davis, executive director of IDEA. “Their commitment to producing the industry’s most high-quality and educational print vehicles for the fitness industry has been recognized with yet another prestigious award. The fact that their professional magazine industry peers have recognized them as best in class is a testament to the gold standard quality they deliver. Their expertise in packaging practical fitness articles for fitness professionals around the world on the most relevant health and fitness topics has helped IDEA stay at the forefront of this industry.”

Past Maggie Awards for IDEA:
2005: Best Health, Fitness Beauty & Fashion/Trade Publication
2006: Best How-To Article/Trade (Shaping a Healthier Future for America’s Children)
2007: Best Health & Fitness/Trade Publication
2008: Best Web E-Newsletter/Trade & Consumer, Inner IDEA Body-Mind-Spirit Review

Photo: IDEA’s Award-Winning Editors: (from left) associate editor Ryan Halvorson; managing editor Kate Watson; editor in chief Sandy Todd Webster; production editor Margie Rogers; and senior editor Joy Keller.

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