The McGraw-Hill Companies’ Architectural Record wins Grand Neal Award at ABM'S 58TH annual celebration
NEW YORK, March 16, 2012 – The McGraw-Hill Companies’ Architectural Record received the coveted Grand Neal Award during ABM’s 58th Annual Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards ceremony, held today at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City. (Click here to view the online gallery of 2012 Neal Award winners.)
The winning entry, "New York: The Death and Life of a Great American City,” earned the Grand Neal from a pool of 725 submissions and also took home the Neal Award for “Best Integrated Package.”
Architectural Record’s editorial staff accepted the Grand Neal Award from hosts Erin Moriarty, correspondent for CBS News’ “48 Hours Mystery,” and Rebecca Jarvis, business and economics correspondent for CBS News and co-host of “CBS This Morning: Saturday.”
Advanstar Inc.’s “dvm360 for iPad,” Firehouse’s “9/11 Anniversary Coverage” from Cygnus Business Media, and “The Tablet PC Revolution” from Scranton Gillette Horizon’s Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler/HousingZone.com were all recognized as Grand Neal finalists.
Paul Maidment, founder of Bystander Media, chaired the Neal Board of Judges, which selected one Neal Award winner in each category and ultimately chose the Grand Neal recipient.
ABM also honored the very best of the b-to-b industry through a series of special awards recognizing industry commitment:
Aric Press, VP/Editor in Chief, ALM, was selected as the 44th Annual G.D. Crain, Jr. Award winner. ABM’s G.D. Crain, Jr. Award is given annually to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the development of editorial excellence in business media.
Tom Shoop, VP/Editor in Chief, Government Executive Media Group, received the 2012 Timothy White Award for Editorial Integrity. The Timothy White Award is given annually to an editor whose work displays courage, integrity and passion.
Marnette Denell Falley, Content Director, Advanstar Veterinary Group, was named 2012 McAllister Editorial Fellow. The McAllister Editorial Fellowship promotes the study of business media by placing fellows as teachers and advisors at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
Click here to view the online Neal Awards gallery, which showcases all 2012 winners and finalists.
Click here to view the digital program book, powered by Superior Media Solutions.
About the Jesse H. Neal Awards:
Established in 1955, the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards recognize and reward editorial excellence in business media. They are named after ABM’s first managing director, who remained active in promoting the industry throughout his life.
Founded in 1906, ABM is positioned at the center of the global b-to-b ecosystem. As the only industry association focused on the integrated b-to-b media model - which includes business information, digital media, events, marketing services and print – ABM delivers intelligence to industry professionals worldwide, including Madison Avenue, Wall Street and the Beltway. ABM's 200-plus member companies reach an audience of more than 100 million professionals and represent nearly 4,000 print and online titles and over 1,000 trade shows, with more than $20 billion in annual revenues. For more information, visit www.AmericanBusinessMedia.com.
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