Call her Caitlyn a winner!
The American Society of American Editors recently named Caitlyn Jenner’s Vanity Fair issue "Cover of the Year."
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(Photo Credit: Vanity Fair)
According to The Wrap, ASME’s chief executive said it was a “tough decision” for the judges, though the iconic cover ultimately triumphed over ESPN The Magazine’s “Body Issue” as well as New York Magazine’s extensive profile of the women accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault.
.@VanityFair @Caitlyn_Jenner "Call Me Caitlyn" cover wins Cover of the Year in ASME Best Cover Contest 2016— ASME (@ASME1963) February 2, 2016
.@VanityFair @Caitlyn_Jenner "Call Me Caitlyn" cover wins Cover of the Year in ASME Best Cover Contest 2016
Even before the most recent recognition, it was clear that the profile — which was written by sports journalist Buzz Bissinger and shot by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz — was incredibly important to the 66-year-old reality star.
“That was a good day,” Cait said winning a gold medal at the Olympics. “But the last couple of days [shooting with Leibovitz] were better.”