The History of The Neals
The Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, which have been called "the Pulitzer Prize of the business press," are named after American Business Media’s first managing director, who remained active in promoting the business press throughout his life.

ABM Turns 100
This year, American Business Media reaches a milestone;it celebrates its 100th anniversary.

The 2006 Winners Review of the Winners

Pamela Henderson: Recognized for Service Journalism

Pamela Henderson, the crops and issues editor of Farm Journal, won this year’s Grand Neal Award for editorial achievement. She is the first agricultural journalist to win a Grand Neal Award and beat out 32 other category winners for the honor.

At the Neal Awards
A crowd of nearly 500 editors and publishers packed the ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City for the 52nd annual Jesse H. Neal Awards, held March 23.

Ad Age’s Scott Donaton Named 2006 McAllister Editorial Fellow Scott
Donaton, associate publisher of Ad Age Group, has been selected as the 12th recipient of the McAllister Editorial Fellowship. He was promoted to associate publisher of the group after winning the 2006 Fellowship. In his new position, Donaton will oversee areas such as new-product development, online extensions, conferences and events, and global licensing.

Joe Hanson Wins 38th Annual G.D. Crain Award
ABM named Joseph J. Hanson, chairman of Professional Media Group LLC, the recipient of its 38th Annual Crain Award. The Award was established by a grant from the G.D. Crain, Jr. Foundation.

The Judges

The Neal Board of Judges selected one winner per category and finally, after nearly two days of deliberation, chose the Grand Neal winner;the best of the best;from among the 30 finalists. The luncheon ceremony included the presentation of more than 30 awards in 12 categories.

For The Record
"We have an extraordinary editorial team, especially for a small, niche newspaper like ours. It’s great to see them get the recognition they deserve." Neil Rouda, Publisher, Healthcare IT News, MedTech Publishing Co., Winner for Best Single Issue of a Newspaper.

Past Winners
Previous Winners of the Grand Neal

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