The American Society of Magazine Editors is the principal organization for magazine journalists in the United States. ASME sponsors the National Magazine Awards in association with the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Sid Holt is chief executive of the American Society of Magazine Editors and the former editor in chief of Adweek Magazines. Durgaing his seven years as managing editor of Rolling Stone, the magazine was nominated for four and won one National Magazine Award for General Excellence.
Terry McDonell began his career in magazines in the mid-1970s. He was one of the launch editors of Outside and the founding editor of Rocky Mountain before joining Rolling Stone as managing editor in 1981, then Newsweek as assistant managing editor in 1983. He launched Smart in 1984 and later edited Esquire, Sports Afield, and Men's Journal before overseeing the relaunch of Us as a weekly in 1999. Appointed managing editor of Sports Illustrated in 2002, he became editor of the Time Inc. Sports Group in 2005. He was elected to the Magazine Editors' Hall of Fame in 2012.