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Marvin R. Shanken Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award By Association of Magazine Media

February 7, 2019

Marvin R. Shanken, the chairman and founder of M. Shanken Communications, Inc., was presented with the lifetime achievement award by the Association of Magazine Media Tuesday night in downtown Manhattan. Shanken is the editor and publisher of Wine Spectator, Cigar Aficionado, Whisky Advocate, Market Watch, Shanken News Daily, and Shanken’s Impact Newsletter.

After a video introduction by famed sportscaster Jim Nantz, Jonathan Newhouse, chairman of Condé Nast International, introduced Shanken and presented him with the award.

“Marvin belongs to the elite coterie of magazine makers, the geniuses of our business,” said Newhouse. He praised Shanken’s long history in publishing, particularly his refusal to compromise editorial integrity for advertising revenues. “In today’s media landscape, where the walls between ads and edit are nonexistent, Marvin maintains an iron curtain.” Wine Spectator has more on the award and Shanken’s illustrious publishing career.—David Savona

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