New York Some of the General Excellence winners line up at the American Society of Magazine Editors annual National Magazine Awards. (Front row, from l.) ASME President Susan Ungaro, editor in chief, Family Circle; Sarah Gray Miller, editor in chief, Budget Living; Melissa Harris, editor in chief, Aperture; Scott Mowbray, editor in chief, Popular Science; Maggie Reardon, staff writer, CNET News.com; Ruth Reichl, editor in chief, Gourmet; Marlene Kahan, executive director, ASME. (Back row, from l.) Mark Whitaker, editor, Newsweek; Richard Babcock, editor, Chicago Magazine; Jai Singh, editor in chief, CNET News.com.
New York Absolut's Level Vodka launches Cocktails for a Cause to benefit Project ALS. (From l.) Jim Schleifer, VP-sales, Absolut; Steve Schrippa of "The Sopranos"; Gregg Mineo, sales & marketing director-control states, Absolut; Tony Sirico of "The Sopranos"; Jon Tepper, senior director-sales & marketing, Absolut.
Coronado, Calif. American Business Media holds its annual spring meeting. (From l.) Jim Watt, chairman-CEO, Watt Publishing (and immediate past chair of ABM); ABM Chair Bill Morrow, exec VP-operations, Crain Communications; Gordon Hughes, president-CEO, ABM; ABM Treasurer Mike Marchesano, president-CEO, VNU Business Media; ABM Vice Chair Hugh Roome, president, Scholastic International.
Troy, Mich. Adcraft Club of Detroit holds its annual DaimlerChrysler luncheon. (From l.) Adcraft First VP Christine MacKenzie, VP-corporate research and reporting, DaimlerChrysler; Bill Rancic, winner of "The Apprentice"; Adcraft President Linda Thomas Brooks, exec VP-managing director, General Motors Mediaworks; Jeff Bell, VP-Chrysler and Jeep, DaimlerChrysler.
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