The award, which is named for the founder of Crain Communications Inc., publisher of BtoB and Media Business, is awarded each year to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to editorial excellence in business media.
ABM also announced the winners of two other awards. Gary Thill, editor of Aquatics International, won the Timothy White Award for Editorial Integrity. The award is named for the late editor of Billboard. Jane Kolleeny, managing editor of GreenSource won the McAllister Editorial Fellowship, which is named for Donald McAllister Sr.
The winners will be recognized at ABM's Jesse H. Neal Awards ceremony March 10 in New York.