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SABEW Best in Business award winners named

April 3, 2007

Posted by Chris Roush

The Society of American Business Editors and Writers has named the winners in its 12th annual Best in Business contest, which recognizes the best sections or publications, as well as the best breaking news, enterprise and projects reporting in business journalism during 2006.

The contest received 761 entries from daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, wire services, and Web sites. SABEW started the Best in Business contest in 1995 to help set standards and recognize role models for outstanding business journalism.

Awards will be presented Sunday, May 20, in Anaheim during SABEW’s 44th annual conference. The judges’ comments about the winners will be posted soon on www.sabew.org.

Additional information about the conference and SABEW is available at that site as well.

The winners include:

Giant newspapers (average daily circulation 375,001 and above)

The New York Times, The Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.) and USA Today

Certificates of merit: The Arizona Republic, Houston Chronicle

Large newspapers (circulation from 250,001 to 375,000)

Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and San Jose Mercury News

Medium newspapers (circulation from 125,001 to 250,000)

Des Moines Register, Detroit News, The Hartford Courant, The Seattle Times and South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

Certificates of merit: Salt Lake Tribune, St. Paul Pioneer Press and The Tennessean (Nashville)

Small newspapers (circulation 125,000 and below)

Florida Today (Melbourne, Fla.), The Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, Calif.) and The Roanoke Times (Roanoke, Va.)

Certificate of merit: The Post and Courier (Charleston, S.C.)

Weekly Business newspapers

Advertising Age, Baltimore Business Journal, Business First of Louisville and Crain’s Chicago

Business Certificates of merit: Boston Business Journal, Puget Sound Business Journal, Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal

All of the winners can be found here.

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