Nov 14, 2018
Vancouver, BC –
Pacific Rim Magazine (PRM), a print and online publication by Langara College Publishing program students, has won two prestigious CMA Pinnacle Awards at the 2017-2018 ACP/CMA National College Media Convention in Louisville, Kentucky.
LangaraPRM.com was crowned Website of the Year (Two-Year Program category) winner for the third consecutive year, while the print edition of PRM was awarded third-place for Best Advertisement, and gained an Honourable Mention for Best Magazine Cover.
Pacific Rim Magazine is a 64-page publication distributed to all Globe and Mail subscribers in British Columbia and each issue is edited, written, illustrated, designed, and coded by Publishing program students.
Production of a new issue of PRM and the development of LangaraPRM.com are integral parts of the Publishing program.
Previous Pinnacle Awards for PRM and LangaraPRM.com include:
2017: First place for Website of the Year (two-year program category) and third place for Feature Magazine of the Year
2016: First place for Website of the Year (two-year program category)
2015: Winner for Feature Magazine of the Year (two-year program category)
“The Publishing program is very proud to see its students’ design, writing, and production skills recognized again this year as among the best in North American collegiate media,” said Josué Menjivar, publisher of Pacific Rim Magazine.
About the CMA Pinnacle Awards
CMA's Pinnacle Awards honour the best college media organizations and individual work. The contest is open to student work produced for any college media organization, including print, broadcast, and online outlets during an academic year.
Located in beautiful Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Langara College provides University, Career, and Continuing Studies education to more than 21,000 students annually. With more than 1,700 courses and 130 programs, Langara’s expansive academic breadth and depth allows students of all ages, backgrounds, and life stages to choose their own educational path. Langara is also known as house of teachings, a name given to it by the Musqueam people on whose unceded traditional territory the College is located. Langara is celebrating its 49thyear on West 49th Avenue with Beyond 49, an integrated celebration, alumni engagement, and fundraising campaign to reconnect with alumni, and raise funds for student support and important College initiatives.
Publisher of Pacific Rim Magazine
Program Coordinator, Publishing