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2012 TABBIE WINNERS

 

 

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Department

Gold
News & Tech
Magazines & More
Mary L. Van Meter, Chuck Moozakis, Tara McMeekin, Karyn Sader, Jessica Shade

 

 Judging comments:
"A thorough yet entertaining department within the larger magazine, exceptionally done."
 

 

Silver
Pensions & Investments
Frontlines
Colette Jordan and P&I staff

 

 Judging comments:
"A light and refreshing department that offsets the serious nature of financial news. Bravo."
 

 

 

Bronze
Law Technology News
Technology on Trial:
"Frank McCourt Strikes Out" (April 2011) and
"Gambling on New Trial Technology" (August 2011)
James Moncus III, David Horrigan, Monica Bay, David Snow, Shane DeLeers

 

 Judging comments:
"Well written, insightful, timely. Far from being a dry treatise on how the technology is used in the courtroom, this department instead was comprised of personable accounts of real cases."

 

 

Honorable Mention
ENT Today
Literature Review

 

 

Honorable Mention
tce
Chemical Engineers who Changed the World
Claudia Flavell-While

 

 

Honorable Mention
PPB (Promotional Products Business)
Market To Market
Audrey Sellers


Editor's Column

Gold
EXHIBITOR
Arrowheads and Avatars
Exhibitor Media Group

 

Judging comments:
"This column comparing ancient hunting technology to todayís high-tech marketing tools involves creativity, insight and crisp writing. Nice work!
"

"Good writing that stays on point for this audience. The ancient tools/modern technology angle works really well."

 

Silver
Pulse
Richard Hoey

 

Judging comments:
"Wow – an editorial column that chides the readers and really spurs them to action or at least an analysis of their inaction. A daring column."

 

Bronze
Network World
The Water Pump Alarm
John Dix

 

Judging comments:
"Well-crafted piece that tackles an ongoing issue with an authoritative voice. Really like this editor's writing style."

 

 

Honorable Mention
Fruit Growers News
Farewell to AgJOBS
Matt Milkovich

 

 

Honorable Mention
Physicans Practice
June 2011 "Bigger Picture" columns
Bob Keaveney

 

 

Honorable Mention
Works Management
It's a Wonderful Life
Max Gosney

 

 

Honorable Mention
Estates Gazette
Damian Wild

 


Focus/Profile Article

Gold
HousingWire
Paul Krugman
Jacob Gaffney

 

 

Judging comments:
"The startling opening spread with Paul Krugmanís full-page photo sets the tone for the incredibly well-written piece. I believe the article brings out both the professional and personal side of Krugman ó something that I havenít seen before."


Silver
Automotive News
One-on-one with Dad
Mark Rechtin, West Coast Editor; Richard Johnson, Managing Editor

 

 

Judging comments:
"I loved this article. The article was in-depth, well-reported and interviewed all of the parties involved in the dispute and presented all sides of the issue. In addition, it provided useful information to its readers that will save many of them heartache when itís time to pass their businesses on to the next generation.
"


Bronze
Pizza Today
Piece & Love
Mandy Wolf Detwiler

 

 

Judging comments:
"
My mouth was watering from the moment I started reading this piece. The writer brought this interesting and eclectic Chicago pizzeria to life for the reader ó along with helpful business advice that it passed on to its readers. I canít wait to try this place out next time Iím in the Windy City."

 

Honorable Mention
NCAA Champion magazine
Life's a Highway
Gary Brown

 

Honorable Mention
EXHIBITOR
Samsung Stakes its Claim
Exhibitor Media Group

 

Honorable Mention
Engineering and Technology
Interview: Maggie Berry, Women in Technology'
Aasha Bodhani

 


How-To Article

Gold
Network World
How To Solve Windows 7 Crashes In Minutes
Neal Weinberg, Stephen Sauer

 

Judging comments:
"This article should be THE model for How-to Articles. Thorough yet concise, expert information, well written, well organized, well illustrated. Even though itís written for IT people, anyone with a PC will benefit from this information."

"An excellent how-to guide packed with useful illustrations and detailed information on dealing with a particular computer problem. This is a very well done piece and should be incredibly helpful to the readership."

 

 

Silver
INSTORE
Lift-Off: Take the Guesswork out of Launching a Line
Eileen McClelland, Lorraine DePasque

 

Judging comments:
"This article was innovative in its layout. While sticking to the traditional how-to format, it very artfully and successfully used the layout to illustrate the key points. Nicely done! Well written, too"

"Lift-Off! is a thoroughly researched, well written, and entertaining guide for its target audience of retail jewelers. It is also beautifully illustrated and full of practical tips."

 

 

Bronze
EXHIBITOR
Eight Habits of Highly Ineffective Staffers
Exhibitor Media Group

 

 Judging comments:
"This is one of the funniest trade press articles I have ever come across. It takes a humorous look at a serious subject and provides sage advice in a crisp and clear manner.
"

 

Honorable Mention
Journal of Accountancy
Dashboard Your Scorecard
Mark W. Lehman, Carol M. Lehman, and Jim Feazell

 

 

Honorable Mention
BizEd
Coping with Millennials on Campus
Steve Williams, Jim Beard, Margaret Tanner, BizEd Magazine


Regular Column

Gold
MOTOR Magazine
Trouble Shooter
Karl Seyfert

 

 Judging comments:
"This column is extraordinarily informative and is clearly designed to help readers do their jobs more effectively."

"The tone, layout and visuals used in the column help to create a consultative approach to answering the question at hand. The columnist analyzed the problem based on what was presented and from external sources, making his point of view easy to understand and implement."

 

 

Silver
NCAA Champion magazine
What Would Karl Marx Say and The Relevance of Tradition
David Pickle

 

 Judging comments:
"I loved the way interweaving of the use of history and the air of learning surrounding these columns."

"The column made references to history and described a current issue for a possible lively discussion among the readers. The visual used in the column cleverly marries history and a current conflict to entice readers to spend time reading the article."

 

Bronze
EHS Today
Pedaling Toward Productivity, Making the Call
Laura Walter

 

 Judging comments:
"The simple layout with minimal use of font colors encourages readers to delve into the column. The picture of the columnist is able to relate to the readers of the magazine (being on the ground). Her sharing of a personal experience of cycling to work has effectively reminded bike commutors on safe riding."

 

 

Honorable Mention
Network World
Net Buzz
Paul McNamara

 

 

Honorable Mention
Engineering and Technology
Breeding Words for Technology in the Faroe Islands by Vitali Vitaliev
Vitali Vitaliev, features editor


Special Section

Gold
HousingWire
Influential Women
Editorial Staff

 

Judging comments:
"Each profile was written clearly with excellent focus on these strong women in the housing market. The photos illustrate the articles beautifully, and the layout is both inviting and easy to navigate. Well done."

"Wow! Sharp, clean design complements this innovative coverage. Great photos, great profile writing."

 

Silver
Medical Economics
Financial Planning Special Section
Editorial Staff of Medical Economics

 

Judging comments:
"I loved the idea behind this section ó teaching doctors who have so much education how to manage their practices (information they wonít get anywhere else). The layout and lack of entry points were drawbacks to these otherwise informative pieces."

"Well-conceived and comprehensive coverage delivers strong writing and solid, timely financial advice to busy physicians."

Bronze
Print Solutions
December 2011 Issue, Special Section: Top Case Studies
William Wargo, John Delavan

 

Judging comments:
"Interesting, informative and useful articles grace this section. The layouts are inconsistent in look because it appears they are just reruns from the other issues, and that detracts from the overall look of the section."

"Case studies are really smart and engaging. Well done."

 

Honorable Mention
BizEd
Special Focus - Curriculum
Sharon Shinn, Tricia Bisoux, Annette DeLisle, Brenda Lovell

 

Honorable Mention
FUEL
Lubricants & Additives
Louise Poirier

 


Technical Article

Gold
MOTOR Magazine
Diagnosing Ford Misfires
Bob Pattengale

 

Judging comments:
"Very well written, thorough, and very informative. Perfectly suited to the audience. The illustrations were well used."

"Figures are critical and helpful. Content is useful for audience. Author's familiar tone is appropriate."

 

 

Silver
JEC Composite Magazine
Fraunhofer/Airbus
Frederique Mutel, Frederic Reux, Franck Glowacz, Antoine Morel, Sandrine Dumarquez

 

Judging comments:
"Thorough discussion of this subject. The illustrations were used well to help support the story. Engineers involved in materials would love this discussion and learn a lot.
"

"They did a good job of making a dry subject interesting. Figures used are appropriate to the topic."

 

 

 

Bronze
Sustainable Architecture & Building
Architectural Daylighting
Don Griffith, Publisher; Jim Taggart, Editor; Carine De Pauw, Graphic Designer

 

Judging comments:
"Interesting and relevant subject.
"

"Loved the writing and overall topic; very useful to the audience."

 

 

Honorable Mention
Network World
Is Quantum Computing Real?
Neal Weinberg

 

 


 

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