The Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards is the most prestigious recognition program in the publishing community, recognizing excellence in editorial content and design across print and digital media. The Eddie & Ozzie Awards, are recognized industry-wide, receiving applications in the thousands in year from publications around the globe.
Categories range in topics from articles, essays and full issue magazine, to blogs, podcasts and video content to cover design, graphic design, illustration, photography and more.
From small independent to the largest brands in the business, there are opportunities for organizations of all sizes to stand out. This year, many regional and expanded categories return.
There’s a place in the spotlight for every digital publication, magazine, regional title, association and brand—if you’re producing outstanding content, enter for the opportunity to receive industry-wide recognition. Did we mention it’s a superb resume builder?
Submission Deadline: Friday, May 20, 2022
The Eddie Awards honor examples of exceptional editorial excellence. We continue to turn up the spotlight on the uncompromising journalism being produced by the dynamic publishing community, awarding those best serving their audiences with outstanding engaging content.
The Ozzie Awards honor cut-above-the-rest examples of design excellence. From traditional magazine media to digital design, categories offer a chance to shine a spotlight on the elegant and engaging designs being produced across all platforms where audiences are consuming and engaging with content.
Special Recognition will be awarded to individuals, teams and brands achieving overall excellence in content and design, recognized for leading their organization to achieve success. They include Editor of the Year, Art Director of the Year, Product Team of the Year, Design Team of the Year, the Momentum Awards, and more.
Use the following guidelines to classify your publication for the Folio: Eddie and Ozzie Awards. You will use these designations when selecting your sub-category to ensure that your entry is competing against entries that are similar to yours.
Any publication, magazine, website or brand that serves the audience of a membership organization or non-profit community. If you work for an association, society, university, council or any other non-profit or not-for-profit organization, this is the classification for you. Examples: IEEE Spectrum, HR Magazine, American Rifleman, AARP, Dartmouth Alumni Magazine
Any publication, magazine, website or brand that serves a specific and sole industry or business community. Examples: PoliceOne, Architectural Record, Hospitality Design Magazine, Pragmatic Marketer
CITY & REGIONAL
Any publication, magazine, website or brand that serves a specific city or geographic region. Examples: Cape Code Life, Baltimore Magazine, Indulge Miami, D Media Partners, Adirondack Weddings
Any publication, magazine, website or brand intended for general consumers or target demographic within a general consumer audience. Examples: Scientific American, PEOPLE, Yoga Journal, WebMD, Refinery29,
Any magazine or publication contracted by an external client targeting an audience determined by that client intended to serve a content marketing function. Examples: Delta Sky, Merrill Lynch Advisor, The Ritz-Carlton Magazine, Mercedes-Benz Magazine
All publications and websites are eligible—association/non-profit, b2b, city & regional, consumer and custom/content marketing publications. The competition is organized so that brands compete within a group of their peers. The Eddies are categorized by topic/market, and the Ozzies are categorized by publication type and readership size. If you’re unsure of what category to select, you can read our classification guidelines or contact Trish Borrelli email@example.com for assistance. International entries are welcome!
Any content published between May 1, 2021 and May 20, 2022 is eligible.
FRIDAY, APRIL 29 – EARLY DEADLINE
FRIDAY, MAY 18 – STANDARD DEADLINE
$275 for your first entry, $245 for each additional entry through April 29, 2022.
First entry fees for both the Eddies and Ozzies increase to $300 April 30 through May 20, 2022.
*$75 Late fee applies to all entries submitted after the standard deadline of May 20, 2022.
Note: Award entry fees are non-refundable.
Online payment method: Visa, MasterCard or American Express
Entries are judged by an independent panel of media executives, as well as by the Eddie & Ozzie staff. We evaluate your entry based on creativity and innovation. Our most important criterion is proven success in aligning your brand’s mission with the end product.
Your mission statement/editorial statement of purpose should be a brief statement that tells our judges a little bit about your publication, the audience you serve and how your team goes about serving that audience.
Finalists will be notified by July 8, 2022
Yes, email Trish Borrelli at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Our concierge service makes it easy to submit your best content and designs within minutes. We’ll identify the ideal categories for your entries and assist you from start to finish inputting supporting documentation. All that is left to do is to send us your stellar work and we’ll send it on its way to our judges! To get started, email Trish Borrelli at email@example.com.
Yes! The Awards Gala will take place at the City Winery New York on September 13, 2022.