SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Future US, a leading hybrid media group specializing in technology and gaming, today announced that Maximum PC – a popular source of brutally honest product reviews, news, and how-to stories for the PC enthusiast – has earned not one, but two MAGGIE Awards for "Best Overall Publication" and "Special Interest" in the consumer category.
Hosted by The Western Publishing Association (WPA), the MAGGIE Awards aims to promote the pursuit of excellence among publishing and media professionals. For more than 60 years, the WPA has bestowed awards of excellence to deserving individuals and companies whose work is deemed "The Best in the West" in a wide variety of publishing categories. Maximum PC blew out more than 1,200 nominations in earning the top spots in two categories.
"Securing not one, but two MAGGIEs is a huge accomplishment for the Maximum PC team," said Kelley Corten, vice president consumer media, Future US. "This honor is a testament to our talented crew and their efforts. To gain top recognition for the "Best Overall Publication" in particular is an enormous feat and we are honored to receive these awards."
For a full list of 2012 MAGGIE Award winners, visit: http://www.wpa-online.org/maggies/past-maggie-finalists/2012-maggie-winners.
About Future PLC
Future PLC is an international media group and leading digital content producer listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: FUTR). Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today we have operations in the U.K., U.S. and Australia creating 200 specialist publications, apps, websites and events. We hold market-leading positions in games, film, music, technology, cycling, crafts and automotive. Our biggest-selling products include TechRadar, T3, Total Film, BikeRadar, MusicRadar, Classic Rock, GamesRadar and Official Xbox Magazine. TechRadar is the U.K.'s number one consumer technology website. Future sells 2.9 million magazines each month; we attract more than 34 million monthly unique visitors to our websites; and we deliver over 100 digital editions and bespoke apps on tablet. Future exports or syndicates publications to 89 countries, making us the U.K.'s number one exporter and licensor of magazine content. Future is the Association of Online Publishers' Consumer Digital Publisher of the Year.
SOURCE Future US