WIRED UK Named Digital Magazine of the Year

The Digital Magazine Awards have named WIRED UK magazine of the year. WIRED editor David Rowan was also named Editor of the Year.

Sponsored by Quark, the Digital Magazine Awards had finalists from 18 countries. See them all at www.digitalmagazineawards.com.

Quark’s press release is below:

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 Quark Unveils WIRED UK as Digital Magazine of the Year

LONDON – December 16, 2011 – Quark and The Digital Magazine Awards 2011 are delighted to announce WIRED UK as Magazine of the Year. WIRED was awarded Magazine of the Year after winning in the Tech and Gadget category and with editor David Rowan winning Editor of the Year 2011.

Digital magazines from 18 countries were named as finalists in 16 categories. Magazines receiving awards included T3, British Vogue, Food Network Magazine, The New Yorker, and Astronaut Magazine.

The full list of categories and winners can be viewed at: www.digitalmagazineawards.com.

Sponsored by Quark, the Digital Magazine Awards were judged by luminaries from the digital publishing industry including Quark’s Vice President of Marketing Gavin Drake; CNN International Digital’s Vice President and General Manager, Peter Bale; The New York Times’ Multimedia Producer, Tanzina Vega; and Thomson Reuters’ (China) Chairman, David Schlesinger.

Bruce Hudson, Digital Magazine Award’s Chairman, said, “I’ve been genuinely amazed by the quality of entries this year, which marks the seismic momentum that digital publishing is moving with today. The global reach of digital has enabled entries from more than 30 countries, and thanks to the huge shift towards the iPad format it’s been fantastic to help shape the digital landscape during such a revolutionary time for the industry.”

Gavin Drake, Quark’s vice president of marketing, said, “At Quark we are very proud to have sponsored the Digital Magazine Awards for the second year in a row. It has proven to be a great platform for innovation in the restless world of digital publishing. We congratulate all winners and look forward to seeing where new developments in the digital publishing processes will take them next year, with new ways of publishing to the iPad and new tablets coming forward.”

About the Digital Magazine Awards 2011
For a full list of the winners, please go to: www.digitalmagazineawards.com. For further information about the Digital Magazine Awards 2011 contact Gerrie Hawes, info@digitalmagazineawards.com, 0044 (0)7970 422437.

About Quark
Founded in Denver in 1981, Quark’s vision was to create software that would lay the foundation for modern publishing. For 30 years, Quark has delivered on that promise. Quark’s dynamic publishing solutions are setting new standards in automated cross-media publishing by combining the power of XML with flexible layout and design to automate the delivery of customized, intelligent communications across print, the Web, and digital media.