LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Joanne Ritchie, OBAC executive director and author of the Truck News series of columns “Voice of the Owner/Operator,” won the Truck Writers of North America’s (TWNA) Best of Magazine Writing award at last week’s annual ceremony.
Ritchie’s column was selected from dozens of award-winning entries during the TWNA Communication Awards ceremony, now in its fifth year and celebrated annually at the Mid-America Trucking Show. It’s the second year in which her column has been recognized with an award.
Other Truck News writers also fared well at the event. Winning gold awards were executive editor James Menzies for his story ‘Up in Smoke’ detailing Ontario’s waste oil heater ban and managing editor Adam Ledlow for his article ‘Seeing Green,’ which outlined the environmental efforts of a Southern Ontario fleet.
Silver awards were also presented to Menzies for his Volvo I-Shift transmission road test and Ledlow for a piece on D-trains. Also receiving a silver award on behalf of the group was JD Ney, a contributor to Motortruck Fleet Executive for a piece on tires, ‘Let Your Tires Do The Rolling.’
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