2019 Judge Application The role of our judges is central to the success of the program and our efforts to celebrate and acknowledge exceptional magazine content and the professionals who create it. Thank you for your interest. Name* First Last Email* Experience*We’re looking for judges with substantial work experience relevant to the category being judged, as well as meeting one or more of the following criteria. Please check all that apply: Currently or previously employed in the periodical industry Currently or previously employed in a related field, including but not limited to journalism professors at the post-secondary level, individuals working as freelance writers, photographers, illustrators and editorial designers Possessing experience as a judge in a comparable awards program such as the National Magazine Awards Have expertise as a past winner or finalist in a comparable awards program Credentials*Please list your credentials, including the magazines at which you’ve worked, either as a staff or freelance contractor, if applicable.Judge Categories* Alberta Story Art Direction for a Single Issue Cover Digital Presence: Website Editorial Package Emerging Writer Essay Feature Design Feature Writing Long Feature Writing Short Fiction Illustration Infographic Photograph: Landscape, Still Life, or Architecture Photograph: People and Portraiture Photograph: Series or Essay Poetry Profile Service: Business, Education, Health and Medicine Service: Lifestyle Choose all the categories that fit your experience. We won't assign judges to more than one category.