Aviation Week Named as Finalist for Four Neal Awards

Feb 14, 2013, 11:29 ET from Aviation Week

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Week (http://www.aviationweek.com), the largest multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, announced today that its work has achieved finalist status for four Jesse H. Neal Business Journalism Awards.  Called "the Pulitzer Prize of the business media," the prestigious awards are given by American Business Media to recognize editorial excellence in business-to-business publications.

The recognized work includes:

  • Best Profile: "Person of the Year: Chenevert's Bold Moves Rock Aerospace," by Joe Anselmo, Tony Velocci and Guy Norris (Aviation Week & Space Technology, 1/2/12)
  • Best Technical Content: "Advanced Propulsion," by Guy Norris and Graham Warwick (Aviation Week & Space Technology, 6/4-6/11/12)
  • Best Subject-Related Package: "Dangerous Destinations," by Dave Esler, Velocci, Jessica Salerno and Bill Garvey (Business & Commercial Aviation, 3/1/12 and 4/1/12)
  • Best Subject-Related Package: "Balance of Fear: Iran, Israel and the Calculus of War," by Bill Sweetman, David Eshel, Dave Fulghum, Michael Bruno, Andrea Hollowell, Lisa Caputo and Ellen Pugatch (Aviation Week & Space Technology, 10/22/12)

"We are honored to be selected as finalists for achievement among our industry peers by American Business Media, and proud of the forward-looking insights that our team consistently delivers to the global aviation, aerospace and defense communities," said Joseph C. Anselmo, editor-in-chief of Aviation Week & Space Technology.

The 59th Annual Neal Awards will be held on March 12, 2013 in New York.  To read Aviation Week's nominated coverage, visit http://www.aviationweek.com.

About Aviation Week:  Aviation Week, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries. Industry professionals rely on Aviation Week for analysis, marketing and intelligence. Customers include the world's leading manufacturers, suppliers, airlines, militaries, governments and other organizations that serve this global market. Aviation Week produces data and analytics services including the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN), industry-leading events around the world, as well as ShowNews and Business & Commercial Aviation.

On July 2, 2012, the group's flagship Aviation Week & Space Technology (AW&ST) relaunched with an even greater focus on technology, business and operations that has long been the brand's hallmark.  In addition to civil, military and space, AW&ST's market coverage is further expanded with new monthly Defense Technology and MRO editions to include land and sea and aftermarket insights.

Aviation Week's 2012 digital expansion includes a redesigned AviationWeek.com for deeper community engagement and navigation and a comprehensive technology upgrade to the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN).  AWIN, the industry's essential integrated business tool, now has increased capability through more fleet and MRO data and an expanded team of data analysts.

About The McGraw-Hill Companies: The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), a financial intelligence and education company, signed an agreement to sell its McGraw-Hill Education business to investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC in November 2012. Following the sale closing, expected in early 2013, the Company will be renamed McGraw Hill Financial (subject to shareholder approval) and will be a powerhouse in benchmarks, content and analytics for the global capital and commodity markets. The Company's leading brands will include: Standard & Poor's, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices, Platts, Crisil, J.D. Power and Associates, McGraw-Hill Construction and Aviation Week. The Company will have approximately 17,000 employees in more than 30 countries.  Additional information is available at www.mcgraw-hill.com.

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