The Neal Award’s big winner is Farm Journal Media, who received the Grand Neal award. “The Farm Journal Legacy Project,” the winning entry, is from Farm Journal Media’s print and online publications Farm Journal, Top Producer, Dairy Today, AgWeb, AgDay and U.S. Farm Report. “The Farm Journal Legacy Project,” chosen from a pool of 660 entries, also received the Neal Award for “Best Integrated Package.” 

 The 57th Annual Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards ceremony was held today at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City. Hosts included Paul Maidment, principal/editor-in-chief of Bystander Media, and Rebecca Jarvis, business and economics correspondent for CBS News and news anchor for the Saturday Early Show.

Grand Neal Finalists included Hanley Wood’s Aquatics International’s “The Enemy Within”; Summit Business Media’s Agent’s Sales Journal’s “Social Media Boot Camp”; and McGraw-Hill Companies’ Engineering News-Record’s “Award of Excellence Winner: John Hillman.”

Hanley Wood’s Aquatics International “The Enemy Within” won the best single article in the class A category. Randall-Reilly Publishing Company’s Better Roads/’s “Better Bridges” took home the class A best subject-related series of article. Penton Media’s Club Industry’s article, “Renaissance Man,” took home the best profile honor in the class A category. A list of complete winners can be found here. 

Other honorees include Wyatt Kash, content director and editor-at-large at 1105, who was chosen as the 43rd Annual G.D. Crain winner; Gary Thill, Hanley Wood’s Aquatic International’s editor, received the 2011 Timothy White Award for Editorial Integrity; and Jane Kolleeny, managing editor of The McGraw-Hill Companies’ GreenSource Magazine, was named 2011 McAllister Editorial Fellow.

Cited as “the Pulitzer Prize of the business press,” the Neal Awards were established in 1955 and continue to recognize editorial excellence.

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