Our Awards

Portland MOnthly has been distinguished as one of the best city magazines in the country



CRMA awards

  • Spread Design (Circulation less than 60,000) Portland Monthly “Oregon Is Addicted to Lottery Money” (Michael Novak)
  • Food or Dining Feature Package Portland Monthly “Good Morning” (Kelly Clarke, Michael Novak, Karen Brooks, Benjamin Tepler, Stuart Mullenberg)
  • Ancillary: Home/Shelter Portland Monthly Design Annual
  • Ancillary: General Interest Portland Monthly Newcomer’s Guide


CRMA awards

  • Ancillary:  Portland Monthly Newcomer’s Guide
  • WEDDINGS (Portland Bride & Groom)


CRMA awards

  • General Excellence
  • Ancillary Home/Shelter: Design Annual


  • Graphics and illustration: Mike and illustrator John Skewes, for the 50 Things Every Portlander Must Do cover
  • Short-form news feature: Lisa Dunn’s Memorial Coliseum story
  • Politics & government reporting: my mayoral election analysis from last April

James Beard

  • Craig Claiborne Distinguished Review Award for Karen Brooks


CRMA awards

  • Profile: Ryan White’s piece “The Ballad of Pete Krebs,”
  • Photography: Shining-inspired fall fashion feature, “Cabin Fever”
  • Ancillary Home/Shelter: Design Annual