WINNER: ESPN | ESPN The Magazine
Beyond the scores and highlights, sports exist as a forum for big ideas—ideas about race and gender, technology and culture. This intersection of sports and society is a place that ESPN The Magazine frequently inhabits, and some of its best issues present a unifying ambition: that the magazine can be nothing short of vital.
In its issues, the team expertly leverages all of ESPN’s platforms and content partners to bring stories to life. Additionally, the magazine has one of the most diverse writing staffs of any publication, resulting in a vibrant array of perspectives. Over the last 12 months, ESPN The Magazine has received dozens of accolades for writing, photography and design.