Celebrating Engaging Content & Exceptional Design

Final Entry Deadline: July 9, 2021

Welcome to the 2021 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards!

The Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards is the most inclusive recognition program in the publishing community. There’s a place in the spotlight for every digital publication, magazine, regional title, association and brand—if you’re producing content, there’s a home for you in the Eddie & Ozzie Awards. With the unprecedented challenges we’ve faced, achievements need to be honored and celebrated now more than ever.

Don’t miss your chance to gain professional recognition as an award-winning magazine editor or creative director and achieve unparalleled exposure for your media brand, with industry coverage from the Eddie & Ozzies.


Market-specific categories honoring top-notch Magazines, Features, Websites, Online Communities, Blogs, Podcasts, Video, Investigative Journalism, Long-Form Content and more!


Celebrating first-class Covers, Photography, Graphic Design, Magazine Design, Site Design, Typography, Illustrations, Data Visualization, Art Direction, and more!

Final Entry Deadline: July 9, 2021

Enter Now

Don’t miss your chance to be recognized. Enter or nominate someone today!


Eddie Categories:

  • Advertorial/Sponsored Content
  • Analysis
  • App/Digital Edition
  • Column or Blog
  • Editorial Use of Data
  • Essays/Criticism
  • Full Issue
  • Immersive/Interactive Storytelling
  • Instructional/How-To
  • Investigative Journalism
  • Long-Form Feature Content
  • Magazine Launch
  • Magazine Section
  • News Coverage
  • News Coverage
  • Newsletter
  • Overall Editorial Excellence
  • Planned or On Location Coverage
  • Podcast
  • Profile or Q&A
  • Range of Work by a Single Author
  • Series of Articles
  • Single Article/Feature
  • Social Media/Online Community
  • Supplemental, Annual or One Shot
  • Video
  • Website
  • View Details

Ozzie Categories:

  • App/Digital Edition
  • Cover Design
  • Data Visualization
  • Design, Single Magazine Issu
  • Digital Integration with Print
  • Feature Design
  • Graphic Art
  • Illustration
  • Microsite/Custom Website Design
  • New Magazine Design
  • New Magazine Design
  • Overall Art Direction
  • Photography
  • Redesign
  • Section Design
  • Site Design
  • Supplemental Annual or One-Shot
  • Typography
  • Visual Storytelling
  • Website Design

How to Enter

Entry Classifications

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

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 tborrelli@accessintel.com for assistance. International entries are welcome!

Any content published between May 1, 2020 and May 31, 2021 is eligible.


$250 for your first Eddie entry, $245 for each additional Eddie entry through June 11, 2021.
$250 for your first Ozzie entry, $245 for each additional Ozzie entry through June 11, 2021.
First entry fees for both the Eddies and Ozzies increase to $275 June 12 through July 9, 2021.

*$75 Late fee applies to all entries submitted after the standard deadline of July 9, 2021.
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 staff of Folio:. 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 September 3, 2021.

Yes, email Trish Borrelli at tborrelli@accessintel.com 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 tborrelli@accessintel.com.

Yes! We are carefully planning an in-person gala with safety measures in place to held on October 14, 2021 in New York City at the Metropolitan Pavilion where the winners and honorable mentions will receive their Eddie & Ozzie Awards.