New York—Lew McCreary, editorial director of IDG’s CXO Media division, has been awarded the 37th annual G.D. Crain Award for lifetime achievement in business journalism. McCreary has been with IDG for 17 years, joining the company as founding managing editor of CIO. In his current position, he oversees all CXO Media’s properties, including CIO, CMO and CSO, as well as their companion Web sites. The G.D. Crain Award is given annually to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the development of editorial excellence in business media. It is named after G.D. Crain Jr., the founder of Crain Communications Inc., which publishes Media Business. The award will be presented at the Neal Awards luncheon March 16 at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York.