In the national awards, announced on July 16, the first evening of the two-day ASBPE National Editorial Conference held in Washington, D.C., SC Magazine won top honors Gold Awards in two categories: Annual Buyer's Guide (singling out the editorial staff for the December 2008 Reboot issue) and Product Section (honoring the SC Labs products review team, led by SC Magazine Technology Editor Peter Stephenson, for the Products section in the issues of Feburary, March and April 2008).
|Silver Award: Feature Article - Design|
In addition, at ASBPE's Northeast Region gala, held on Wednesday evening in Manhattan, SC Magazine won five ASBPE awards. Two of the awards were for Graphics Excellence in Feature Article Design, singling out Art Director Brian Jackson and Group Design Director Sandra DiPasqua, receiving a Silver Award for The New Perimeter (October 2008, above) and a Gold Award for CEO Survey 2008: View from the top (November 2008, below). (The links lead to online versions of the articles and don't represent the design of the print issue.)
|Gold Award: Feature Article - Design|
In the Editorial Excellence segment at the Northeast Region Awards ceremony, SC Magazine swept the Original Research category, winning the Gold Award for CEO Survey 2008: View from the top (November 2008), and tieing for two Silver Awards for Salary Survey 2008 (July 2008) and Guarding against a data breach (January 2008). All three of these articles were penned by SC Magazine's Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong.
"This is a really tremendous result for SC Magazine and independent recognition of the fabulous work the editorial team does," said Tony Keefe, development director of Haymarket Media Group, parent company of SC Magazine.
The ASBPE awards honor outstanding work by magazines, newsletters and digital media. The competition is open to all U.S.-based publications. The top entries nationwide receive national awards. Print publications also compete against others in their own regions, broken down into four regions across the United States.