2015 Skin Cancer Foundation Media Award

The Skin Cancer Foundation is thrilled to announce Vogue Magazine as the winner of the 2015 Skin Cancer Foundation Media Award. The Award honors excellence in editorial coverage that addresses skin cancer prevention, early detection, and/or treatment.

Laura Regensdorf, beauty writer at Vogue, accepted the award on the magazine’s behalf, along with former Vogue Beauty Director Sarah Brown, who wrote the article.

The 2015 Media Award entries were evaluated by Skin Cancer Foundation Senior Vice Presidents Deborah S. Sarnoff, MD, and Ronald L. Moy, MD as well as Skin Cancer Foundation editorial staff members. The entries were judged based on excellence in writing, medical accuracy, the use of compelling visuals and how well social media efforts were used to further the article’s message.

The 2015 finalists:

  • Allure for “Burn Notice,” written by Jenna Rosenstein.
  • Cosmopolitan for “It’s Only Skin Cancer…,” written by Anna Maltby.
  • Dr. Oz The Good Life for “I Never Worried About Skin Cancer—Until I Got It,” written by Kayleigh Donahue Hodes.
  • Health for “You Could Save a Life…Even Your Own,” written by Alison Gwinn.
  • Vogue for “Ban de Soleil,” written by Sarah Brown.