Remnick’s haul means that The New Yorker has won 48 times since he took the helm in 1998.
The awards were moderated by CNN’s John Avlon, a former chief editor of the Daily Beast, and held at the East Williamsburg music venue Brooklyn Steel, marking the first time in the 54-year history of the prestigious honors that they were held outside Manhattan.
The highlight of the night was the standing ovation that was given to Moss upon his induction into the magazine editors Hall of Fame.
“Reporting, writing, photography and design, the 67 magazines and Web sites we honored tonight do it all,” said ASME CEO Sid Holt.
“But what made the occasion especially significant — and especially touching for many readers and journalists who have been influenced by his work — was the presentation of ASME’s Hall of Fame Award to one of the most thoughtful and innovative editors of our time, Adam Moss,” Holt said as he introduced Moss.
A humbled Moss quipped, “Thirty-five years of work reduced to a 150-second video.
“This organization has been very good to me for a long time. The first time I stood on an Ellie stage, Dan Quayle was still vice president of the United States, they were still making episodes of ‘Golden Girls.’
“And the event was at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan.
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