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2016 TABBIE WINNERS

 

 

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Department

Gold
Professionally Speaking
Remarkable Teacher
Richard Ouzounian (writer, June), Russell Smith (writer, September), Leata Lekushoff (senior editor)

 

Judging comments:
"Clever headlines, subheads and nice imagery. compelling stories."

 

Silver
NZ Plumber
Mirror, Mirror and Justice be Done
Greg Wallace, Beverly Sellers, Catherine Schuster, Sally Travis

 

Judging comments:
"Cool department, lots of great imagery that flows and makes sense; good writing, nice use of sidebars."

 

 

Bronze
Construction Equipment
Buying File
Rod Sutton

 

Judging comments:
"Good trend and roundup pieces. Great reporting, entry points ... like the galleries.."

 

 

Honorable Mention
Pensions & Investments
Frontlines
Colette Jordan, Gregg A. Runburg, Pensions & Investments staff


 

 

Honorable Mention
The O&P EDGE
Today's Consumer, June 15 and Oct 15
Tonja Randolph, Andrea Spridgen, Karyn Sader, Betta Ferrendelli, Tara McMeekin

 

 


 

Editor's Column

Gold
National Driller
When It Comes to Safety, Play It Smart
Jeremy Verdusco

 

Judging comments:
"Excellent writing drives an important message of safetyy--with practical advice in between."

 

 

Silver
BizEd
From the Editors: Do You Love Us?
Tricia Bisoux

 

Judging comments:
"An excellent case study style editorial that illustrates evolving trends in fundraising, while affirming that the "tender point" still ignites the desire to give. Highly readable for the intended and any other audience. Good focus on a new technique using a real, positive example."

 

Bronze
Roads & Bridges magazine
Feeling it out
Bill Wilson

 

Judging comments:
"Solid opinion fueled by well-reported research. Not afraid to take on a national political figure."

 

 

Honorable Mention
Design-2-Part Magazine
Medical Manufacturing Gets Personal
Mark Shortt

 

 

Honorable Mention
Atlantic Business Magazine
Warning, content may offend
Dawn Chafe

 

 

Honorable Mention
Engineering & Mining Journal (E&MJ)
Where's the Accountability?
Steve Fiscor

 

 


Focus/Profile Article

Gold
OPC Register
Rocket Man
Peggy Sweeney

 

 

Judging comments:
"Inspiring profile that is well-told. Good choice of photography. Captures the drama and sense of person without overdoing it."


Silver
Electronic Engineering Times (EE Times)
Moore's Law Hits Middle Age
Rick Merritt

 

 

Judging comments:
"Having the different voices, all of them important in their own way, is a good way to approach something that's been widely reported on elsewhere. Clever and well-reported with good graphics."


Bronze
Atlantic Business Magazine
The trials and tribulations of Vrege Armoyan
Stephen Kimber

 

 

Judging comments:
"Writer handled subject well. Fascinating, not fawning. Well-reported investigative profile, good magazine graphics development."

 

 

Honorable Mention
Entrepreneur Magazine SA
Great Businesses Are Built With No Cash
Nadine Todd, GG van Rooyen, Saveer Sugreem, Dineo Mokgoasi, Chelsea Osborne

 

Honorable Mention
HR Magazine
A Remarkable Transformation
HR Magazine staff

 

 

Honorable Mention
CIM-Canadian Industrial Machinery
Big and Small Parts Are Manufactured With a Little Carbon Footprint
Sue Roberts

 

Honorable Mention
Police Journal
Gunned down...and still a police officer
Brett Williams

 


How-To Article

Gold
INSTORE
Dump Your Dogs
Eileen McClelland, David Geller

 

Judging comments:
"This article was full of useful tips and information. I learned a lot. Good job, clever imagery (the pug in the case, so cute!), great tips/subheads pointers."

 

 

Silver
INVISION
The Art of Adding On
INVISION Staff

 

Judging comments:
"Lots of ideas for readers. Nice layout. Many entry points and tips in multiple areas. Very good."

 

 

Bronze
The O&P EDGE
The Finer Points, Dec 15
Tonja Randolph, Andrea Spridgen, Karyn Sader, Jason Kimmel

 

Judging comments:
"Simple, clear instructions for troubleshooting. Nice touch including a link to the previous article. Good intro with numbered points, illustrative images, subheads as questions, etc."

 

 

Honorable Mention
EXHIBITOR Magazine
Calling it Quits in Five Easy Steps
Lee Knight, Travis Stanton, Heidi Howe, Linda Armstrong, Lena Hewitt

 

 

Honorable Mention
Education Canada
September 2015 Issue - How To
Gilles Latour

 

 

Honorable Mention
PPB
Are You The Next Victim?
Tina Berres Filipski

 

 


 

Regular Column

Gold
Engineering & Technology Magazine
AFTER ALL
Vitali Vitaliev

 

Judging comments:
"Engaging and approachable, Vitali's storytelling skill is exceptional. The dry humor, descriptive language and simple language makes it not only easy, but enjoyable to read. I would have been happy had the column been double the length."

 

 

Silver
Fleet Maintenance
Training Column
Fleet Maintenance staff

 

Judging comments:
"Informative column with insightful commentary and useful tips written in an approachable, and not preachy, manner. Use of crossheads and blurbs break up the copy and provide quick insight into what the story is about."

 

Bronze
Behavioral Healthcare
The Least You Need to Know
Julie Miller

 

Judging comments:
"Good summary of a complicated topic."

 

 

Honorable Mention
Nip Impressions
Maintenance Malfeasance starts at the Top
Jim Thompson

 

 

Honorable Mention
Atlantic Business Magazine
Just Sayin'
Stephen Kimber

 

 


Special Section

Gold
E&T
Spectre
Dickon Ross, John Rooney, Chris Edwards, Crispin Andrews, Caroline Elliott

 

Judging comments:
"Fun and yet useful, interesting, and authoritative."

 

Silver
Roads & Bridges magazine
DOTs and UAVs
Bill Wilson, Brian Budzynski, Dan Soltis

 

Judging comments:
"Good information, a lot of take-away."

 

Bronze
Pensions & Investments
Largest Retirement Funds: 2015
Pensions & Investments staff

 

Judging comments:
"Great in-depth reporting ... lots of entry points. Nice job!"

 

Honorable Mention
Food & Drink International
Beercation
Janice Hoppe

 

 

Honorable Mention
Pizza Today
A Slice of Haven
Mandy Wolf Detwiler, Josh Keown

 

 

Honorable Mention
Retail Environments
Celebrating 60 Years
Jo Rossman, Beth Feinstein-Bartl, Dash Nagel, Kat Anderson, Karen Benning

 

 


Technical Article

Gold
MOTOR Magazine
Scope Testing: Answering Probing Questions
Jorge Menchu

 

Judging comments:
"Useful information presented well. This article on numerous fronts beautifully explained the issues surrounding scope testing and probes around high voltage circuits. It is nicely put together, well illustrated to further explain the issues and sets up as the type of article that readers would crave more of. Well done."

 

Silver
Champion
Game Changers
Greg Johnson

 

Judging comments:
"Nice summary that touches on a subject not many sports fans would think about, were it not presented in an eye-pleasing, informative way. Kudos for seizing a subject and "going long" with it. Really like the boxes with user examples. Interesting subject."

 

Bronze
InfoSecurity Professional magazine
Beating the Breaches
Anne Saita, Michele Kriegman, Deborah Johnson, Lee Polevoi, Amanda D’Alessandro

 

Judging comments:
"A great article with plenty of insights on what PIM can and can't do—particularly enjoyed the interviews with those closest to the issue working which generated key insights. "

 

 

Honorable Mention
CIM-Canadian Industrial Machinery
A Little Dirt Will Do You Good
Sue Roberts

 

 


 

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