Ten Hearst magazines were nominees for 2012 National Magazine Awards, the industry’s most prestigious honor. Two received Magazine of the Year nominations and three scored category wins: Esquire, House Beautiful and O, The Oprah Magazine were each honored with a coveted Ellie. Later in the year, four Hearst titles were recognized on Advertising Age’s A-List: Magazine of the Year Marie Claire, Publisher of the Year Nancy Berger Cardone, Launch of the Year HGTV Magazine. Harper’s Bazaar and Food Network Magazine took the No. 2 and No. 3 spots, respectively. HGTV Magazine also earned a spot on Adweek’s Hot List in December.