Jim Park honored with Neal Award

by Today's Trucking

Jim Park

TORRANCE, Calif. – Jim Park, Today’s Trucking’s longtime equipment editor, has been honored with one of the top business-to-business journalism awards in the U.S. for work contributed to Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine.

He has secured a 2020 Jesse H. Neal Award for the Best Range of Work by a Single Author.

Connectiv (formerly ABM), which established the awards in 1955, describes it as “the highest individual honor for an editor.”

Submitted examples of his work included:

Print Feature: Electric Trucks: Will Future Trucks be Powered by Battery or Hydrogen Technology

CommentaryWhat Went Wrong in Colorado’s Deadly Truck Crash?

Web feature: The Art and Science of Mountain Driving

Video: Focus On: Hendrickson’s ZMD Trailer Suspension

Photography: Meet a Mack Snowplow Built for Tough Alaska Winters

It is Park’s sixth Neal Award, and the 30th win for Heavy Duty Trucking.

The award ceremony was conducted virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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  • Congratulations Jim well deserved! You have always brought a refreshing no BS approach to your writing and have never been afraid to tackle the tough topics!