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2014 TABBIE WINNERS

 

 

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Department

Gold
Professionally Speaking
Exemplary OCT
Trish Snyder, Leata Lekushoff

 

Judging comments:
"In-depth interviewing and reporting skills plus high quality photos combine to make this department about award-winning teachers truly inspiring."

 

Silver
Event Marketer magazine
2013 Field Reports
Jessica Heasley, Sandra O'Loughlin, Rachel Kirkpatrick, Kenneth Briodagh

 

Judging comments:
"Just one word: Fabulous. Excellent reporting plus entertaining language and images."

 

 

Bronze
Pensions & Investments
Frontlines
Colette Jordan, copy editor

 

Judging comments:
"Well-written, concise articles create the department, adding interest and provider a unique look at what could often be an otherwise dry topic."

 

 

Honorable Mention
Civil Engineering
History Lesson
Jeff L. Brown

 

 

Honorable Mention
Pizza Today
Social Media discussion page
Jeremy White, Mandy Detwiler, Josh Keown, Rick Daugherty and Denise Greer

 


 

Editor's Column

Gold
NCAA Champion Magazine
A stepping stone for policy change
Brian Hendrickson

 

Judging comments:
"This was an excellent editorial column, packed with both facts and complex analysis of a tricky situation. The editor obviously spent a lot of time thinking about the topic and it shows."

 

 

Silver
ABA Banking Journal
Misplaced Angst
William W. Streeter

 

Judging comments:
"Crisp, clean, and thought provoking writing, topped off with concrete suggestions to the industry. Well done!"

 

Bronze
C+D
Jennifer Richardson

 

Judging comments:
"Excellent writing style and word choices, with a positive message about an uncomfortable industry survey. The editor tackled a difficult subject gracefully."

 

 

Honorable Mention
EXHIBITOR Magazine
Guerrillas in the Midst
Exhibitor Media Group

 

 

Honorable Mention
ROTOR Magazine
Land the Damn Helicopter!
Chris Dancy, Gina Kvitkovich, David Riddy, Phyllis Utter, Matt Zuccaro

 

 

Honorable Mention
The Journal of Commerce
Danger in the Suez
Chris Brooks

 

 


Focus/Profile Article

Gold
Civil Engineering
First Person: High Over Hoover Dam
Ryan Nataluk, P.E.; Frank Block, P.E., A.M.ASCE; and Nicholas Cioffredi, P.E.

 

 

Judging comments:
"Right mix of storytelling with explanatory writing. First-person accounts provide compelling backstories to the main piece on the challenges the structure presents to inspectors. Images are as informative as they are dramatic. Writing is well-paced, clean, and vivid."


Silver
Professionally Speaking
Exemplary OCT: Carmen Gassi
Trish Snyder, Leata Lekushoff

 

 

Judging comments:
"Well written and well organized. Compelling opening that combines human interest with the promise of useful information to come. Sidebar provides useful tidbits that otherwise would clutter up the main piece. Clean and informative visuals."


Bronze
Entrepreneur Magazine
Issue 86, May 2013
Juliet Pitman & Nadine Todd

 

 

Judging comments:
"This feature made me smile and want to read it. When I did, I found a very well-written, interesting article. The great photos, design, fonts and interesting timeline all added to its quality."

 

Honorable Mention
NCAA Champion Magazine
The Wizard of Awes
Brian Hendrickson

 

Honorable Mention
INSTORE
Fun on the Plains
Eileen McClelland

 

Honorable Mention
Police Journal
Bound for Boston
Brett Williams

 


How-To Article

Gold
EXHIBITOR Magazine
Customs, Crates & Carnets
Exhibitor Media Group

 

Judging comments:
"Lots of great entry points, good analogies, nice resources, well-written and interesting while being very informative. Well thought-out, nicely presented."

 

 

Silver
University Business
The Giving Cart
Melissa Ezarik (managing editor), Lisa Wedemeyer (designer), Rebecca Eller (art director), Tim Goral (editor in chief), JD Solomon (editorial director)

 

Judging comments:
"Fascinating subject and easy to read, useful information. Good graphics, pull quotes, nice list of resources at the end."

 

 

Bronze
Journal of Accountancy
How to Do Business Abroad
Sabine Vollmer

 

Judging comments:
"Very good article, nice use of subheads to make steps clear, lots of extra resources and several entry points."

 

 

Honorable Mention
BizEd magazine
Mission Imperative
Sharon Shinn

 

 

Honorable Mention
INSTORE
100 Things a Jewlery Salesperson Should Never Do
Josh Wimmer

 


 

Regular Column

Gold
Pizza Today
Man on the Street
Scott Wiener

 

Judging comments:
"Understated flair, the columist spins an intuitive how-to guide for readers and embeds himself into the situation he's talking about. 'What I want from your menu' is exactly what readers should want from their columnists."

 

 

Silver
ACC Docket
CareerPath
ACC Docket

 

Judging comments:
"One of the finest wordsmiths in the category, skilfully weaves examples and perspectives into highly relevant and intuitive writing. Bravo."

 

Bronze
Engineering & Technology (E & T) Magazine
After All column by Vitali Vitaliev
Mr. Vitali Vitaliev

 

Judging comments:
"Extraordinarily well written crafted around unique technology topics and written in a personal way. Terrific entry."

 

 

Honorable Mention
Mortgage Banking
Dave's Desk
Janet Reilley Hewitt

 

 

Honorable Mention
Farm Equipment
What Signs Do You Look For and World's Apart, But on the Same Page
Dave Kanicki

 


Special Section

Gold
Pensions & Investments
P&I at 40
Pensions & Investments Staff

 

Judging comments:
"Well-researched, informative and interesting articles. History always sells. Plus, lots of good entry points, facts and online portion with quizzes, timelines, etc. is really cool."

 

Silver
IEEE Spectrum
The Age of Plenty
Editorial Staff

 

Judging comments:
"Great reporting, well-written with lots of interesting and mind-catching leads and graphics. Also, a very timely section that is interesting to anyone, not just readers of that publication."

 

Bronze
Human Resource Director
Issue 11.10
Key Media Pty Ltd

 

Judging comments:
"Well written, relevant stories and graphics. Lots of good entry points, boxes with takeaways were useful."

 

Honorable Mention
Automotive News
Best Dealerships to Work For
Entire Staff

 

Honorable Mention
The Journal of Commerce
Trucking's Ticking Clock article & Hours of Service app
Sue Abt, Bryan Boyd, Gavin Carter, William B. Cassidy, Matt Cocchiaro Staff

 


Technical Article

Gold
Civil Engineering
Deep Science
Robert L. Reid

 

Judging comments:
"Intriguing story about turning a former gold mine into an underground research facility. Well written, nice layout, keeps your attention. Extensive reporting."

 

Silver
MOTOR Magazine
Different Strokes: Internal Combustion Engines Still Deliver
Karl Seyfert

 

Judging comments:
"Motor Magazine always does an excellent job. Different Strokes is highly informative, well written, and good use of illustrations. Mechanics will find it easy to learn from this piece."

 

Bronze
IEEE Spectrum
The End of the Shrink
Rachel Courtland

 

Judging comments:
"Useful to readers, and very well researched."

 

 

Honorable Mention
Foodservice Equipment Reports
Anatomy of a Hand Sink
Contributing Editor Michael Sherer and the Foodservice Equipment Reports Editorial Staff

 

 

Honorable Mention
CIM Magazine
Breaking down comminution
Eavan Moore, Peter Braul, Ryan Bergen, Herb Mathisen, Zoe Koulouris

 


 

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