#MATS: Truck News wins eight TWNA Communication Awards
March 23, 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Truck News editors walked out with an armful of awards at last night’s Communication Awards banquet, held during the Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville, Ky., winning eight total. The awards, organized by the Truck...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Truck News editors walked out with an armful of awards at last night’s Communication Awards banquet, held during the Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville, Ky., winning eight total. The awards, organized by the Truck Writers of North America, recognize excellence in trucking industry journalism in both the trade and the mainstream press, as well as excellence in communication by public relations professionals. The awards include categories for writing, graphics, broadcast, Web sites, and internal communications.
Executive editor James Menzies was Truck News’ most decorated winner of the evening, earning four of eight awards. In the Magazine Writing division, Menzies won a trio of awards: a gold award in the Business category for “Anatomy of an Acquisition,” a silver award in the Feature category for “Beware the Wreckhouse Winds,” and a silver award in the Company Profile category for “Winds of Change.” Menzies also shared a silver award with managing editor Adam Ledlow and video production manager Brad Ling in the Video Series category for TruckNews.com’s weekly WebTV show, Transportation Matters.
Ledlow also picked up a writing award last night, winning a silver award in the Feature category for his social media-themed article, “The (new) Social Network.”
Truck News contributor and executive director of the Owner-Operator’s Business Association of Canada Joanne Ritchie continued her golden streak in the Column category, taking home a gold award for her monthly column “Voice of the Owner/Operator.”
On-road editor Harry Rudolfs rounded out Truck News’ list of awards, picking up a pair of bronzes in the Magazine Writing division: “Taking it to the Maxx” in the Road Test category and “Load Securement in a CSA World” in the News category.
“Our performance at last night’s awards is a testament to the strength of our editorial and video staff at Truck News. We truly have the greatest team in the industry,” said Truck News associate publisher Kathy Penner.
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