Fortune Small Business was recognized among magazines with 80,000 or larger circulation. The Scientist was honored in the less-than-80,000 category.
ASBPE’s 2009 Stephen Barr Award for feature writing went to Frank Lessiter, editor of American Farriers Journal. HSToday Editor David Silverberg was honored with the Journalism That Matters Award for his criticism in the pages of the homeland-security magazine of the National Football League’s unwillingness to run advertisements mentioning terrorism, borders or immigration. After the HSToday articles ran, the NFL changed its policy.