New York—Architectural Record, published by McGraw-Hill Cos., received the Grand Neal Award during American Business Media's 58th Annual Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards ceremony here today, recognizing excellence in b-to-b journalism.
The publication was recognized for its story, “New York: The Death and Life of a Great American City.” The story also was an individual winner in the category of Best Integrated Package (Class C).
Other Grand Neal finalists included dvm360 for iPad, dvm360.com, Advanstar (which also was an individual winner in the best use of mobile); “Firehouse 9/11 Anniversary Coverage,” Firehouse, Cygnus Business Media, an individual winner in the category of best integrated package (Class B); and “The Tablet PC Revolution,” Professional Builder, Professional Remodeler, HousingZone.com, Scranton Gillette Horizon, also a winner in the category of best subject-related series of articles (Class A).
Among publishers winning multiple individual Neal Awards were McGraw-Hill Cos, with seven; Advanstar, four; ALM, four; Crain Communications, four; and Hanley Wood, three.
Among other Neal Awards honorees announced earlier but presented today, Aric Press, editor in chief at ALM was named winner of the 44th annual Crain Award, given annually to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to editorial excellence.
The award is named for G.D. Crain Jr., founder of Crain Communications Inc., which publishes BtoB. The award was presented by Rance Crain, Crain Communications Inc. president.
BtoB was a Neal finalist in the category of best single issue of a tabloid or newspaper.
Marnette Denell Falley, content director at Advanstar Veterinary Group, won the McAllister Editorial Fellowship, which promotes the study of business media by placing fellows as teachers and advisers on the Medill Magazine Project at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. It is named for Donald McAllister Sr., longtime CEO of Geyer-McAllister Publications.
Tom Shoop, VP-editor in chief at Government Executive Media Group, took home the Timothy White Award, presented annually to an editor who displays courage, integrity and passion. The award is named for the late editor of Billboard.
Neal Awards were presented in the following classes:
A. Less than $3 million in revenue
B. $3 million to $7 million in revenue
C. More than $7 million in revenue
D. No revenue breakdown
Here are all Neal Award winners for 2012:
Category 1: BEST SINGLE ARTICLE
“The Dodd-Frank Effect,” American Banker Magazine, SourceMedia
“You Can't Take It With You ... Or Can You?” Workforce Management, Crain Communications Inc.
“Civil Inaction,” The National Law Journal, ALM
Category 2: BEST SUBJECT-RELATED SERIES OF ARTICLES
“The Tablet PC Revolution,” Professional Builder, Professional Remodeler, HousingZone.com, Scranton Gillette Horizon
“CSA Special Report,” Overdrive, Randall-Reilly Publishing Co.
“Broken Warriors,” Government Executive, Government Executive Media Group/Atlantic Media Company
Category 3: BEST PROFILE
“Tragic Tale,” National Underwriter Life & Health, Summit Business Media
“AIG: After the Bailout,” National Underwriter Property & Casualty, Summit Business Media
“Overexposed,” Litigation 2011 Supplement, The American Lawyer, ALM
Category 4: BEST COMMENTARY
“Alexander Russo: Commentary,” Scholastic Administr@tor, Scholastic
“JCK's Cutting Remarks Blog,” JCKonline.com, TMG Custom Media
“In the Markets,” Crain's New York Business, Crain Communications Inc.
Category 5: BEST NEWS COVERAGE
“CATT Study and Subsequent Reaction,” Ophthalmology Times, Advanstar
“Trials of a General Counsel,” Corporate Counsel, ALM
“Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Disaster,” IEEE Spectrum, IEEE Media
Category 6: BEST TECHNICAL CONTENT
“Covering the Drain,” Pool & Spa News, Hanley Wood
“Hip to HPP,” meatingplace, Marketing & Technology Group
“Cavernous Crusade: A Tale of Three Tunnels,” Engineering News-Record, McGraw-Hill Cos.
Category 7: BEST INSTRUCTIONAL CONTENT
“About Face,” Remodeling, Hanley Wood
“9 Ways to Keep Cargo Safe & Secure,” Heavy Duty Trucking, Newport Business Media
“Picking Up the Pieces,” Builder, Hanley Wood
Category 8: BEST SINGLE ISSUE OF A MAGAZINE
The Chocolate Issue, Plate, Marketing & Technology Group
October 2011 Instore, Instore Magazine
September 2011 Architectural Record, McGraw-Hill Cos.
Category 9: BEST SINGLE ISSUE OF A TABLOID/NEWSPAPER
October 31, 2011 Texas Lawyer, ALM
July 2011 DVM Newsmagazine, Advanstar
The Regulation Issue, Advertising Age, Crain Communications Inc.
Category 10: BEST WEBSITE
GreenSourceMag.com, GreenSource, McGraw-Hill Cos.
dvm360.com, DVM Newsmagazine, Advanstar
ENR.com, Engineering News-Record, McGraw-Hill Cos.
Category 11: BEST INTEGRATED PACKAGE
“GreenBuild 2011: Toronto,” GreenSource, McGraw-Hill Cos.
“Firehouse 9/11 Anniversary Coverage,” Firehouse, Cygnus Business Media
“New York: The Death and Life of a Great American City,” Architectural Record, McGraw-Hill Cos.
Class D—No Revenue Figures Required
Category 12: BEST BLOG
“Automaton,” IEEE Spectrum, IEEE Media
Category 13: BEST RANGE OF WORK BY A SINGLE AUTHOR
E.J. Schultz, Advertising Age, Crain Communications Inc.
Category 14: BEST NEWSLETTER—FULL CONTENT
“Dow Jones Daily Bankruptcy Review,” Dow Jones Daily Bankruptcy Review, Dow Jones Corporate Markets
Category 15: BEST USE OF VIDEO
“Health Monitor,” SmartPlanet, CBS Interactive
Category 16: BEST USE OF MOBILE
dvm360 for iPad, dvm360.com, Advanstar
Category 17: BEST RECURRING WEBCAST
“SPARVlog” SPARPointGroup.com, Diversified Business Communications
Category 18: BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA
“ArchRecord.com: Building a Community” Architectural Record, McGraw-Hill Cos.