ENR and SNAP Win Seven National ASBPE Awards

Aug 09, 2011, 13:46 ET from McGraw-Hill Construction

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction's Engineering News-Record (ENR) and SNAP have won seven 2011 National Azbee Awards of Excellence and an honorable mention from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). Each year, ASBPE recognizes the best in editorial, design, and online achievement with these prestigious awards.

"I applaud the Engineering News-Record and SNAP teams for winning these awards," said Keith Fox, president of McGraw-Hill Construction. "Their first-rate journalism combined with a commitment to delivering digital innovations to our customers underscores McGraw-Hill Construction's unique approach."

ENR magazine and its website, ENR.com, are the primary trusted sources of news, analysis, commentary, and data for the construction industry. Its six ASBPE awards include:

Gold Editorial Winners:

  • Feature Article - Revenue over $2M: ENR's "Killer Knockoffs: Hot Commodities"
  • Technical Article - Revenue over $2M: ENR's "Sheer Innovation: Shanghai Twister"

Gold Digital Winner:

  • Web Feature Article: ENR's "Surge Busters Delivering in New Orleans"

Silver Editorial Winner:

  • Government Coverage - Revenue over $2M: ENR's "Covering the Lifeline of Federal Funding"

Silver Digital Winner:

  • Best Use of Social Media: ENR's "Using Social Media to Build Community"

Bronze Editorial Winner:

  • Individual Profile - Revenue over $2M: ENR's "Award of Excellence Winner: John Hillman, Hybrid Hero"

Honorable Mention:

  • B2B Website of the Year: ENR.com

In addition, SNAP's "Product Specs: Glass + Glazing; Windows + Doors; Water Conservation" articles received a gold award in the editorial category.

Jan Tuchman, editor-in-chief, ENR, added, "It's a special honor to receive awards from ASBPE because we are being judged by our peers throughout B2B publishing. The editors chosen as judges understand the dynamics of serving a particular industry like construction with vital information that helps readers do their jobs most effectively."

For more information, visit http://www.asbpe.org/contest/contest.htm. The awards were presented during the ASBPE National Editorial Conference banquet at the Intercontinental Hotel Chicago Magnificent Mile on August 4.

About McGraw-Hill Construction:

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