NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones & Company's media relations tool, Dow Jones Media Relations Manager, was named a People's Choice Stevie Award winner in the media product category. For the second year in a row, the American Business Awards invited the general public to vote for their favorite new products of the year during their eighth annual Stevie Awards judging. More than 150,000 votes were cast by the general public and the winners were honored at the American Business Awards banquet which took place in New York last week.
"We value this recognition because it comes directly from the people who know and use our products," said Martin Murtland, vice president and managing director, Dow Jones Solutions for Communications Professionals. "As we continue to improve and invest in Dow Jones Media Relations Manager, it's gratifying to know that our efforts have been successful in providing a product that is easy to use and helps our customers be more productive."
Dow Jones Media Relations Manager was also named a Finalist in the 2010 American Business Awards New Product or Service of the Year - Media & Entertainment category. Two other Dow Jones products, The Wall Street Journal Professional Edition and Dow Jones Adviser, were also named Finalists in respective New Product or Service of the Year categories.
The Stevie Awards were created to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and businesspeople worldwide. In addition to peer-review judging, every new product or service nominated in The American Business Awards was automatically included in voting for the People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products.
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