ENR Editor-in-Chief Jan Tuchman Joins Exclusive National Academy of Construction Membership

Oct 28, 2010, 18:50 ET from McGraw-Hill Construction

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Academy of Construction (NAC), a select organization of distinguished construction leaders renowned for their exceptional accomplishments and contributions to the industry, today inducted Janice L. Tuchman, editor-in-chief of McGraw-Hill Construction's Engineering News-Record (ENR), to its prestigious membership. Ms. Tuchman was one of 11 new members inducted during the NAC Annual Meeting in New York City on Oct. 28-29, 2010.

"Jan Tuchman continues to be a prominent figure in the construction industry," said Keith Fox, president, McGraw-Hill Construction. "Her voice as an advocate and critic makes her an excellent journalist who embodies McGraw-Hill Construction's devotion to both innovation and leadership."

As ENR's editor-in-chief, Ms. Tuchman directs its editorial operations in print, online, and in person, including news, analysis, strategic planning and new product development. Under Ms. Tuchman's leadership, the ENR team has won numerous awards, including three 2010 Jesse H. Neal awards. Ms. Tuchman is active in industry associations, such as "The Moles," SMPS Foundation, American Society of Civil Engineers, Columbia University Department of Civil Engineering, and American Business Media, and has received awards from groups such as the Construction Writers Association and the Women Builders Council of NYC. She earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from the University of Colorado.

NAC members go thorough a rigorous vetting process, which includes elections, peer-nomination, clearance, and a ballot vote by the entire Academy. For a list and bios of the NAC Class of 2010, visit http://www.naocon.org/NAC%20Bulletin/Summer%202010%20NAC%20Bulletin.pdf.

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