USCCA’s Concealed Carry Magazine Continues to Receive National Recognition

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USCCA’s Concealed Carry Magazine Continues to Receive National Recognition

West Bend, WI-(Ammoland.com)- The United States Concealed Carry Association (USCCA), which has been recognized as one of the best places to work in Wisconsin and is the country’s largest and fastest-growing association whose sole focus is the responsibly armed American, is also being recognized by state and national organizations for its award-winning publication, Concealed Carry Magazine.

Distributed in every state across the country, the magazine features educational and training articles, firearm reviews and current gun news for responsibly armed Americans. Among many other honors, the American Society of Magazine Editors recognized Concealed Carry Magazine as a finalist in its best cover contest, while the Milwaukee Press Club recognized it for best photograph and best overall design. A full list of recent awards is below.

“I could not be more proud of our executive editor Kevin Michalowski and our entire content team who, for the last six years, have produced award-winning and lifesaving content for the USCCA and its thousands of readers,” Tim Schmidt, President and Founder of the USCCA said today. “Given the talented and dedicated members of our team, and their backgrounds in law enforcement, firearms training and the publishing world, it’s no surprise that the USCCA Content Department continues to earn praise across the country and beyond.”

“The fact that we’ve won so many awards in so many different categories shows the overall quality of our entire team,” executive editor Kevin Michalowski said. “This level of work is never the result of the efforts of just one person. We have an amazing team, and I am proud to be a part of it.”

List of Recent Honors for Concealed Carry Magazine:

American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) Best Cover Contest

  • 2018 Readers’ Choice Award Finalist — Concealed Carry Magazine, May/June 2017 Issue
  • 2018 Readers’ Choice Award – Best Service and Lifestyle Category — Concealed Carry Magazine, May/June 2017 Issue

Folio: Magazine Eddie & Ozzie Awards

  • 2018 Eddies Finalist – Full Issue – Association/Non-Profit – Consumer, General — Concealed Carry Magazine, May/June 2017 Issue
  • 2018 Ozzies Finalist – Overall Design (Single Magazine Issue) – Association/Non-Profit – Consumer, General — Concealed Carry Magazine, April 2018 Issue
  • 2018 Ozzies Finalist – Overall Design Excellence – Association/Non-Profit – Consumer, General — Concealed Carry Magazine, April 2018 Issue
  • 2018 Ozzies Finalist – Table of Contents – Association/Non-Profit — Concealed Carry Magazine, February/March 2018 Issue

Milwaukee Press Club Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism Contest

  • 2018 Gold – Best News Photograph — Ken Wangler, “The Day,” Concealed Carry Magazine, January 2017 Issue
  • 2018 Silver – Best Overall Design — Concealed Carry Magazine
  • 2018 Silver – Best Single Cover Design — Concealed Carry Magazine, May/June 2017 Issue
  • 2018 Bronze – Best Public Service Story or Series — Ed Combs, “Uncle Ed’s Travel Guide,” Concealed Carry Magazine, February/March 2017 and April 2017 Issues

Next Generation Indie Book Awards

  • 2018 Finalist – Current Events/Social Change — Countering the Mass Shooter Threat, by Michael Martin
  • 2018 Finalist – Education/Academic (Non-Fiction) — Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals – 2nd Edition, by Michael Martin
  • 2018 Finalist – Women's Issues (Non-Fiction) — Women's Handgun and Self-Defense Fundamentals, by Beth Alcazar
  • 2018 Finalist – Best Overall Design Non-Fiction — Women's Handgun and Self-Defense Fundamentals, by Beth Alcazar

Niche Media Nichee Awards:

  • 2016 Best Niche Consumer Publication — Concealed Carry Magazine
  • 2017 Best Niche Association Magazine — Concealed Carry Magazine
  • 2018 Best Use of Video — USCCA’s Proving Ground Series
  • 2018 Best Business to Consumer Niche Magazine — Concealed Carry Magazine
  • 2018 Best Niche Media Company — USCCA/Delta Defense LLC

The Telly Awards

  • 2016 Bronze – Videography – Advanced Gunfighting & Survival Tactics
  • 2017 Silver – Best Web Series – USCCA’s Proving Ground Episode 3
  • 2017 Silver – Best Web Series – USCCA’s Proving Ground Episode 4

About the U.S. Concealed Carry Association (USCCA)U.S. Concealed Carry Association (USCCA)

The U.S. Concealed Carry Association (USCCA) provides education, training and self-defense protection to responsible American gun owners. Headquartered in West Bend, WI, the USCCA is the largest and fastest-growing association whose sole focus is the responsibly armed American.

  • 4 thoughts on “USCCA’s Concealed Carry Magazine Continues to Receive National Recognition

    1. I subscribed to USCCa’s “newsletter” many years ago and they spammed me daily. When it became time to get carry insurance, I opted for CCW Safe. They do not entice me with giveaways and their newsletters do not attempt sell me anything.

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