‘IEEE’ Spectrum Wins Grand Neal — Top Prize for Business Press

By: E&P Staff

IEEE Spectrum came away the top prize in the 53rd Annual Jesse H. Neal Awards for business journalism today, in a ceremony held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York.

The magazine won the Grand Neal for its series of articles titled “Re-Engineering Iraq.” Executive Editor Glenn Zorpette traveled to Iraq, facing risks, for the story.

The awards are sponsored by Amercan Business Media.

Zorpette was also awarded the McAllister Fellowship. Don Tennant, editor of Computerword, was given the Timothy White Award for integrity and courage. It is named after the late Billboard editor. Deborah L. Whister, editorial director at Newport Communications, was awarded the annual Crain Award.

Editor & Publisher took home two Neals, for its continuing News coverage of the press and Iraq, and for a multi-part series of articles on the Knight Ridder/McClatchy deal. E&P has now won 11 Neals in the past five years.

American Lawyer won three awards. Photo District News won for best single issue. Forbes.com won for best Web site in its category of over 500,000 unique visitors.

Other winners this year included enr.com, Government Computer News and Washington Technology.

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