Western Magazine Awards finalists announced

The finalists for the Western Magazine Awards (WMA) have been announced in preparation for the upcoming ceremony.

Shelley Youngblut, editor-in-chief of Swerve will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. Swerve is the Calgary Herald‘s Friday arts and entertainment magazine.

The awards will be given out on June 19, 2009 at a gala in Vancouver hosted by Bill Richardson.

The full list of finalists is available on the WMA website.