NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Time, a Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) brand, has won the ASME Cover of the Year award for its “Total Meltdown” cover from the October 24, 2016 issue, featuring an illustration of Donald Trump by artist Edel Rodriguez.
"This iconic image is just one of several Time covers that drove national conversation during the presidential election, including the original "Meltdown" cover that ran in August,” said Time Inc. President & CEO Rich Battista. "Time's high-impact journalism during this demanding news cycle has been succeeding on all platforms and has helped to draw Time's largest audience in its history."
Time Editor-in-Chief Nancy Gibbs accepted the award for ASME Cover of the Year at a ceremony during the American Magazine Media Conference (AMMC) at the Conrad New York on Wednesday. Read her remarks on Time.com.
The AMMC conference also featured a series of panels featuring industry leaders, in which Battista, Time Chief Content Officer Alan Murray, and People and Entertainment Weekly Editorial Director Jess Cagle participated.
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