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The Voice wins 5 Folio: awards

SNEWS’ cutting-edge trade magazine wins Best Full Issue, Best Magazine Section, Best Long Form Article, and more

The Voice, SNEWS’ premier bi-annual trade magazine, had five big wins this year at the coveted Folio: Awards. Folio:’s Eddie Awards are the largest and longest-standing recognition program in the magazine industry. Thousands of entries are received each year. In 2019, The Voice won Best B2B Magazine Launch.

“The Eddie & Ozzie Awards recognize the pillars of magazine and digital publishing—outstanding journalism and content, photography, design, and the extremely talented people who produce it,” said Danielle Sikes, associate publisher at Folio:.

A glimpse through The Voice’s award-winning sections and articles

Summer 2019 issue of The Voice

Magazine cover of The Voice. Illustration of hiker moving towrds a snow-capped mountain with blue sky

This is the second issue of The Voice and the winner of five FOLIO: Eddie Awards for Editorial Excellence in the B2B category, including Best Full Issue.

The Business front-of-book section of the Summer 2019 issue of The Voice

Business section of The Voice, magazine open to the page with boot on carbon
Kristin Hostetter

The Business section won the Eddie for Best Magazine Section.

The Special Report: Salaries in the Outdoor Industry

Feature section of The Voice, magazine open to Money Talks story
Kristin Hostetter

The 8-page special report analyzed the comprehensive data we collected on salaries in the outdoor industry. It won two Eddie awards for Best Editorial Use of Data and Best Series of Articles.

Unsafe Space: Sex and Power in the Outdoor Industry, part 2

Orange text on black background: Three days after her gang rape, Sarah, feeling alone, scared, and a burden to the rest of the camp, drove herself…
The Voice

This deeply disturbing article by Rachel Sturtz about sexual abuse in the outdoor industry won the Eddie for best Long-Form Feature Content.

All four issues of The Voice

Four magazines called The Voice fanned out on a gray board surface
Kristin Hostetter

Still a young magazine, The Voice has become known for its original art covers.

The Summer 2020 issue of The Voice

Magazine cover: The Voice. Illustration of two hikers on a trail wearing masks

The most recent issue of The Voice featured in-depth coverage of the coronavirus pandemic impacts on the outdoor industry, a special investigation into pro deal abuse, and more.

The Voice won in the following highly competitive B2B categories:

Full Issue, Outdoor/Environmental (Summer 2019)

Read it here.

Editorial Use of Data (Special Report: Salaries in the Outdoor Industry)

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Best Series of Articles (Special Report: Salaries in the Outdoor Industry)

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Long-Form Feature Content (Unsafe Space: Sex and Power in the Outdoor Industry by Rachel Sturtz)

Read it here.

Best Magazine Section (Business, front of book)

Read it here.

“We’re so honored and energized by these awards, which are testament to our amazing roster of staff and contributors,” says Kristin Hostetter, editorial director. “We’re devoted to serving the members of outdoor industry with content that really matters to them and their businesses. We all know what a tough year it’s been for media, so this is particularly gratifying.”

The Voice, SNEWS, and several of its consumer-facing sister publications including BACKPACKER, SKI, Climbing were acquired by Pocket Outdoor Media in July.

The Winter 2021 issue is underway

The next issue of The Voice will drop in late January. It will be packed with bold, diverse voices and topics related to our key pillar areas of coverage, including sustainability, diversity, equity, and inclusion, independent specialty retail, innovation, climate, and more.