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45th National Magazine Awards Call for Entries

Jan 4, 2022 | Magazine Publishing

The Early Bird Rate offer ends on January 14, 2022 and the final submission deadline is January 21, 2022 at midnight (ET). Note that the deadline for the Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement is March 2, 2022, and entries submitted after this date must be emailed to 
The 28 National Magazine Awards‘ categories are divided into three distinct award groups: Writing & Visual Awards, Editorial Awards, and Grand Prix: Best Magazine Awards.

The nine additional cross-program awards are open to applicants of both the Digital Publishing Awards and National Magazine Awards: B2B, as well as applicants of the NMAs. For this cross-program initiative, all entries in each category will be evaluated by a single panel of judges, and one winner will be announced per each category below:

Best Editorial Newsletter
Best Podcast: Current Affairs
Best Podcast: Arts, Culture and Society
Best Online Video: Short
Best Online Video: Feature
Best Online Video: Mini-Doc
Best Arts & Culture Storytelling
Best Science & Technology Storytelling
Best Column
How to Submit
Register online at 
Review the Rules and Submission Requirements to ensure eligibility
Review the submission Categories and complete the form (s)
Pay the required entry fees 
In response to the challenges surrounding COVID-19, no hard copies are required for the 2022 NMAs and all entry materials are to be uploaded via the online submission portal. 
How to submit
  1. Register online at
  2. Review the Rules and Submission Requirements to ensure eligibility
  3. Review the submission Categories and complete the form (s)
  4. Pay the required entry fees

In response to the challenges surrounding COVID-19, no hard copies are required for the 2022 NMAs and all entry materials are to be uploaded via the online submission portal.