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ABA Journal named Journal of the 12 months by enterprise publication editors
The ABA Journal took residence the Journal of the 12 months award for total excellence on Thursday in a nationwide contest held by the American Society of Enterprise Publication Editors.
The competition, generally known as the Azbee Awards of Excellence, honors the very best in business-to-business media. The ABA Journal gained Journal of the 12 months within the class for publications with 11 or fewer points per yr.
The ABA Journal’s win relies on its “high quality of writing, reporting and modifying; worth and usefulness to the reader; editorial group; interplay with readers; and structure and design, in regard to the circulation and magnificence of particular person points.”
Apart from successful Journal of the 12 months, ABA Journal editors and writers won a gold award, two silver awards and a bronze award in the identical competitors.
In a distinct competitors, ABA Journal Assistant Managing Editor Liane Jackson gained a Peter A. Lisagor award for her Intersection column within the class of greatest column or editorial from a small print/on-line publication. The Lisagors, sponsored by the Chicago Headline Membership, are essentially the most prestigious honor for Chicago-area journalists. Authorized Affairs Author Julianne Hill additionally gained a Lisagor within the class of greatest reporting on crime and justice for a broadcast piece she did earlier than she joined the Journal in October.
ABA Journal Editor and Writer John O’Brien says he’s “extraordinarily happy with our employees for these well-deserved honors.”
“It’s my privilege to work amongst such a devoted, proficient and hard-working group of individuals,” he stated.
Decide Herbert B. Dixon Jr. (Ret.), chair of the board, stated, “The ABA Journal Board of Editors is happy with our editor and his proficient employees. This award confirms what the board has identified for a few years: that the Journal is the preeminent skilled journal within the nation.”
The ABA Journal gained these 4 awards within the Azbee Awards of Excellence:
Nationwide Gold Award
Class: Print, Characteristic Article, 11 or Fewer Points per 12 months
Winners: Matt Reynolds, Authorized Affairs Author, and Blair Chavis, Assistant Managing Editor
Nationwide Silver Award
Class: All Content material, Group Profile
Title of Entry: “2022 Legal Rebels: No Turning Back”
Winners: Lyle Moran, Authorized Affairs Author; Stephanie Francis Ward, Senior Author; Amanda Robert, Authorized Affairs Author; and Victor Li, Assistant Managing Editor
Class: All Content material, Enterprise Information Story
Winner: Amanda Robert, Authorized Affairs Author
Nationwide Bronze Award
Class: Print – Common Division
Title of Entry: “Business of Law”
Winner: Victor Li, Assistant Managing Editor
The ABA Journal additionally did nicely within the regional Azbees competitors in April. The journal and its employees members earned three gold, three silver and 6 bronze awards.
Two different ABA Journal employees members had been finalists within the Lisagor competitors. They’re authorized affairs writers Matt Reynolds and Amanda Robert, who had been finalists for his or her tales on Indian boarding schools and patients’ access to psychedelic drugs.