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2010 TABBIE WINNERS

 

 

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Department

Gold
Instore
Cool Stores
Eileen McClelland

 

 

 Judging comments:
"Great way to present info, lots of entry points, "The Five Qs with" is an awesome way to get info in their own words. Best practices and advice well done."

"Design appropriate and photographs exceptional for creative audience. Fun to read, inspiring."
 

 

Silver
Civil Engineering
Books
Ray Bert

 

 Judging comments:
"Oh, how nice to see some "real" reviews. Readers get a clear idea of content and should be able to make a decision as to whether or not they want to read/buy the book."

"Great summaries; appealing commentary on books."
 

 

 

Bronze
Chemist + Druggist
C+D Category Focus
Jennifer Richardson, Sarah Thackray, Gary Paragpuri, Richard Coombs

 

 Judging comments:
"Very good, insightful; love the stats that serve as multiple entry points for the story."
 

 

 

Honorable Mention
Modern Healthcare
Outliers
Modern Healthcare Staff, Julie Johnson

 

 


Editor's Column

Gold
Atlantic Business Magazine
Michael's Big Fat Fib
Dawn Chafe

 

 

Judging comments:
"From its headline to the last sentence, this column caught my attention. I thought it was elegantly and intelligently written as well as entertaining. The author made a very persuasive argument to continue the dialogue about alternative energy."

"Clever use of words and grammar. Engaging."

 

Silver
Benefits Canada
Mental Wealth
Alyssa Hodder, Editor

 

 

Judging comments:
"From its concise title to its clean, elegant writing, there are no wasted words in this editorial. The author makes her point and shares her opinion without preaching."

 

Bronze
MOTOR Magazine
Editor's Report
John Lypen

 

 

Judging comments:
"The author weaves a memory from his childhood into a discussion of new technology and the necessity for his readers not only embrace it, but to encourage customers to do the same. He makes a compelling argument without preaching to his readers."

 

Honorable Mention
EHS Today
R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Sandy Smith

 

 

Honorable Mention
European Medical Device Manufacturer
Your Assignment: Analyze the Collapse of the Med-Tech Industry
Norbert Sparrow, Executive Editor, International Medical Manufacturing Media, Canon
Communications LLC

 


Focus/Profile Article

Gold
BIZTECH
Home Sweet Home
Wylie Wong & Amy Schurr

 

 

Judging comments:
"Well done, lots of info tastefully and artfully designed to engage the reader. There's a full story at every entry point. On target in every way for your audience."

"Great info; informative; makes you want more and delivers it; great design, use of graphics and color."


Silver
Engineering and Technology
The End of Aging
Amy Spurling, Dickon Ross

 

 

Judging comments:
"Took a controversial subject and presented it in an appropriate light—highlighting quirkiness and brilliance of subject.
"


Bronze
Exhibitor Magazine
Come One, Come Few
Lee Knight, Travis Stanton, Heidi Howe, Linda Armstrong, Exhibitor Media Group

 

 

Judging comments:
"C
ompelling case study; details and techniques make it a featurey news you can use."

 

Honorable Mention
Corporate Event Magazine
Christian Audigier Makes his Move
Anna Huddleston

 

 


How-To Article

Gold
Exhibitor Magazine
Nip/Tuck: 54 Ways to Cut Your Costs
Lee Knight, Travis Stanton, Heidi Howe, Linda Armstrong, Exhibitor Media Group

 

Judging comments:
"This is an excellent example of an article delivering exactly what it promises. In a pleasing, easy to read, conversational voice, the writer provides 54 cost-cutting ideas for trade show exhibitors."

 

 

Silver
Instore
Party Perfect
Eileen McClelland, Ralf Kircher, David Squires

 

Judging comments:
"Lively and well written, this article offers a diverse number of in-store party ideas, giving start-to-finish instructions. The layout is as innovative as are the party themes, drawing in the reader from the first page to the last."

 

 

Bronze
MOTOR Magazine
Turn, Turn, Turn: Torque Wrench Tech
Mike Mavrigian

 

 Judging comments:
"The authoritative voice of the writer draws in the reader, as does the wealth of photographs that illustrate this 'how to' article.
"

 

Honorable Mention
Buildings
How to Cut Energy Use and Get Paid for It
Jana Madsen

 

 

Honorable Mention
Journal of Accountancy
Keeping it Together
Joel Sinkin, Terrence Putney, CPA, and the Journal of Accountancy staff

 


News Coverage

Gold
Pulse
1 July News, 11 November News
Ian Quinn, Steve Nowottny, Lillian Anekne, Nigel Praities, Gareth Iacobucci

 

 Judging comments:
"The news sections are well defined, with several attention-grabbing entry points. The use of tints to separate the individual articles, makes the pages attractive and easy to read. The writing is succinct and use of graphs helps to make the news sections an informative read.
"

 

 

Silver
Chemist + Druggist
Zoe Smeaton, Max Gosney, Chris Chapman, Jennifer Richardson

 

 Judging comments:
"The well written articles comprising the news sections contain a wealth of information in a limited amount of space. There is good use of factoids and graphs to help further define points. The use of commentary from field experts adds depth to the individual news pieces and the mix of 'briefs' and longer news articles make for an easy read."

 

 

Bronze
Modern Healthcare
Modern Healthcare News Coverage
Modern Healthcare Staff, Paul Barr

 

 Judging comments:
"The news sections have an excellent variety of well written news in both short and long forms. Included on most pages in the sections, are references to the magazine's website to encourage visits. The use of graphs and other visuals add interest and information. "

 

 

Honorable Mention
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering News
Robert L. Reid, Catherine A. Cardno, Ph.D., Jay Landers, Jeff L. Brown, Brian Fortner

 

 


Regular Column

Gold
Atlantic Business Magazine
Winner Takes All
Alec Bruce

 

 Judging comments:
"This is a well-written, engaging column. The author uses interesting and punchy text and analogies to drive his point home. If I received this magazine, it would likely be the first article I’d turn to."

 

 

Silver
Pulse
Phil Peverley
Dr. Phil Peverly

 

 Judging comments:
"Article entertains as much as it informs."

 

 

Bronze
Law Technology News
Ball in Your Court: February 2009, "What Lies Beneath" and August 2009, "All Wet"
Craig Ball, Monica Bay, Shane DeLeers

 

 Judging comments:
"Wow! Being unfamiliar with e-discovery does not matter when material is covered in such an entertaining, interesting and informative way. “All wet!” was a terrific example. This article entertained but offered enormous takeaway value for the reader."

 

 

Honorable Mention
1 to 1 Magazine
Face to Face
Don Peppers, Martha Rogers, Ph.D.

 

 

Honorable Mention
Contingent Workforce Strategies
Ask the Procurement Guy
Bryan Pena, Subadhra R. Sriram


Single News Article

Gold
Modern Healthcare
Unified, Yes; United, No
Joe Carlson

 

Judging comments:
"Love art on cover. Excellent use of sources on both sides of the issue contributed to factual, balanced and objective reporting of a heated issue. Well-written, informative piece. "

 

Silver
Network World
Does a Computer Science Degree Matter Anymore?
Carolyn Duffy Marsan

 

Judging comments:
"This article offers a compelling, well-researched article on a topic that could easily become dull. Good use of sources, sidebars and graphic. Excellent design throughout."

 

Bronze
NCAA Champion Magazine
Effectives of testing are proof positive
Leilana McKindra

 

Judging comments:
"The article provides some positive proof about drug testing. The message is important and a stock contrast to the controversy surrounding testing. From its engaging lead and headline to the very end, this is a well-written piece and a good read!"

 

 


Special Section

Gold
Engineering and Technology
The Underground Issue
Dickon Ross

 

Judging comments:
"All of the well-written, reported and researched pieces of this great whole were outstanding articles in their own right. Taken as a special section – with the great cover, creative table of contents and graphics identifying the articles that were part of the section – this is a winner."

"Best illustration and style I've seen so far; clever and on target. Content varied but the theme ties all together extremely well."

 

Silver
COMPUTERWORLD
Security Spotlight: Scams, Spams & Shams
Computerworld Editorial Staff & Contributors

 

Judging comments:
"Thorough and thoughtful coverage of an issue that impacts almost every business that has a computer network. The section benefited from excellent writing and comprehensive reporting. No stone was left unturned in this look at the challenges and dangers to companies of social networking. Sidebars and graphics moved the articles along and added texture to the coverage. Great stuff.
"

 

Bronze
Fairplay
Special Report—India
Ramadas Rao, IHS Fairplay

 

 

Judging comments:
"Excellent spec report. Issues are covered in mini-reports, ranging from financial to political and social angles as well as security and safety."

 

Honorable Mention
FEDTECH
Health IT
Elizabeth Thompson Beckley, Sean Gallagher, Vanessa Jo Roberts, Karen D. Schwartz & Scott Tiazkun

 

 

Honorable Mention
Law Enforcement Technology
Campus Safety Supplement 2009
Tabatha J. Wethal, Jonathan Kozlowski, Sara J. Schreiber

 


Technical Article

Gold
Engineering and Technology
Let There Be Light
Mark Harris, Dickon Ross

 

 

Judging comments:
"This article is the total package. Engaging content with great use of white space, multiple points of entry and a simple, but attractive, design."

 

 

Silver
MOTOR Magazine
The Fuel Economy Solution? Gasoline Direction Injection
Mike Dale

 

 

Judging comments:
"This is a clear example of how to take a text heavy article and make it interesting and engaging by combining an approachable style with interesting illustrations and informative captions."

 

 

Bronze
Journal of Accountancy
Windows 7: Is it Right for You?
Rocky Rosen, Susan Bradley, CPA, Alexandra DeFelice

 

 

Judging comments:
"This article shows the proper way to provide points of entry — multiple points in multiple formats with multiple content."

 

 

Honorable Mention
Law Technology News
December 2009, "Rain of Terror"
Claire Duffet, Monica Bay, Shane DeLeers

 

 

Honorable Mention
SABMag
Design for Disassembly
Don Griffith, Publisher; Jim Taggart, Editor; Marie-Nicole Manseau, Designer

 


 

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