ASME Awards 2024 Timeline

2024’s ASME NEXT Awards for Journalists Under 30 announced. Read the press release here.

Sponsored by the American Society of Magazine Editors, the ASME NEXT Awards for Journalists Under 30 were established in 2016 to support the development of print and digital media. The awards honor outstanding achievement by early-career magazine and web journalists. Any full-time or freelance writer, photographer, editor, designer or photo editor is eligible for nomination. Candidates must be nominated or endorsed by a member of ASME and must be employed by or associated with a magazine or website edited by an ASME member. Publications are asked to submit no more than two nominations. Eligible candidates must be under the age of 30 on December 31, 2023. Five award winners are chosen each year and receive medals bearing the likeness of Alexander Calder’s “Elephant Walking.” The ASME NEXT Awards are judged and presented in conjunction with the National Magazine Awards. 

For more information, or to submit an entry, visit 

View the 2024 Winners and Finalists Gallery