Hearst First: The Tower Awards

The complete list of 2007 Tower Awards winners:

Story of the Year: Esquire, June 2006 – “The School”
(The story of the attack on School No. 1 in the Russian town of Beslan.)

Best Reporting: Popular Mechanics, March 2006 – “Now What? The Lessons of Katrina”

Public Service: O, The Oprah Magazine, November 2006 – “Please Daddy, No”
(A tough story that looks at sexual abuse within the family walls.)

How-To Group I (Fashion, Beauty, Travel, Food, Interior Design):
Good Housekeeping, September 2006 – “Makeover Miracles”
(Thirty-eight pages of great ideas for looking and living our best.)

How-To Group II (Health, Psychology/Self-Improvement, Technology, Finance/Careers, Personal Relationships): Esquire, May 2006 – “The Better Man”
(A user’s guide on being as healthy as possible.)

Cover of the Year: Marie Claire, September 2006 – “Meet Maggie Gyllenhaal”
(The redesigned issue with a strong, piercing picture of the cover girl.)

Cover Line of the Year: Quick & Simple, October 2006 – “Why You Need to Eat Chocolate Every Day!”
(Need we say more?)

Best Feature Design: Town & Country, June 2006 – “New Orleans”
(A portfolio of life after Katrina.)

Best Photography: Harper’s Bazaar, September 2006
(The fall fashion issue of bold, gorgeous photographs mixing the beautiful and avant-garde.)

Photo of the Year: Marie Claire, October 2006 – “Night Shift”
(A fashion feature shot entirely in the Hearst Tower.)

Best Regular Section: CosmoGIRL!, Project 2024
(2024 is the year when we hope a CosmoGIRL! reader will become the first female U.S. president. It offers interviews and inspiration to the next generation of leaders.)

Best Special Section: O, The Oprah Magazine, July 2006 – “Reading: A Love Story”
(A special edition devoted to the delights of reading.)

Innovation of the Year: Seventeen, “America’s Next Top Model” partnership

President’s Award: O, The Oprah Magazine and O at Home for diversity Hearst First: The Tower Awards