dvm360.com, DVM Newsmagazine reel in three national journalism awards
On March 16, DVM Newsmagazine was awarded Best Single Issue of a Newspaper/News Tabloid for its July 2011 issue by America Business Media at the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards luncheon in New York City. dvm360.com also reeled in honors for Best Website, and dvm360 for iPad app—launched in July 2011—won the award for Best Use of Mobile.
The awards mark the fourth consecutive year DVM Newsmagazine won in the Best Single Issue of a Newspaper/News Tabloid category and the third consecutive year dvm360.com won in the Best Website category. DVM Newsmagazine’s entry for Best News Coverage for its series, “EHV-1: tracking an infectious disease outbreak,” was named a finalist in this year’s competition. Veterinary Economics also was named a finalist in the Best Integrated Package category for its series “Addressing the Decline in Veterinary Visits.”
Also at this year’s awards ceremony, Advanstar Veterinary Group’s Content Director Marnette Denell Falley was presented with the McAllister Editorial Fellowship award, given by ABM annually for the past 18 years to foster the study of business media. As this year's McAllister Fellow, Falley will lecture at the Medill Magazine Project at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
The Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards are considered the Pulitzer Prize of business-to-business journalism. The competition is sponsored by New York-based American Business Media, a national organization representing business-to-business media companies. The competition drew more than 700 entries in 19 categories and was created to recognize editorial excellence by independent business publications.
Here's Jessica Zemler, editor of dvm360.com and the dvm360 iPad app, announcing the news: