American Society of Magazine Editors

Voting Begins Today for the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) Best Cover Contest Readers’ Choice Award

January 13, 2014

Voting Begins Today for the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) Best Cover Contest Readers’ Choice Award

New York, NY (January 13, 2014) - From glossy supermodels to political pundits and everything in between, magazine media offered many thought-provoking covers during 2013. Beginning Monday, January 13, 2014, readers will have an opportunity to decide their favorite via Facebook.

The Readers’ Choice Award will feature all entries from the ASME Best Cover Contest, which will be posted on Facebook at, beginning today. A new category of covers will be posted every week from January 13 to March 17. The ten entries that receive the most “likes” will be posted for two weeks at the end of the contest, from March 31 to April 13.

The most “liked” of the final ten covers will receive the ASME Best Cover Contest Readers’ Choice Award. The winner will be announced at the ASME Annual Meeting on April 30, 2014, and be presented with an award that includes a reproduction of the winning cover.

Facebook posting dates for every category are:

News, Politics and Business                           January 13
Entertainment and Celebrity                         January 20
Science, Technology and Nature                   January 27
Sports and Adventure                                     February 3
Women’s Service                                             February 10
Fashion and Beauty                                         February 17
Lifestyle                                                             February 24
Brainiest                                                            March 3
Most Delicious                                                 March 10
Sexiest                                                               March 17


Questions about the ASME Best Cover Contest? Email or call 212.872.3723.

About ASME
The American Society of Magazine Editors is the principal organization for magazine journalists in the United States. The members of ASME include the editorial leaders of most major consumer and business magazines published in print and on digital platforms. Founded in 1963, ASME works to defend the First Amendment, protect editorial independence and support the development of journalism. ASME sponsors the National Magazine Awards in association with the Columbia Journalism School and publishes the ASME Guidelines for Editors and Publishers.