NEW YORK, NY, July 28, 2008 -- CFO Publishing, which includes CFO magazine and CFO.com, won 14 national awards at the 30th annual American Society of Business Publication Editors Annual Azbee Awards Banquet. CFO Publishing is an Economist Group business.
CFO and CFO.com won 14 national awards from ASBPE, in addition to several Northeast regional awards received earlier. Those 14 national prizes included seven gold editorial and design awards, more than any other publication honored by the organization of business-to-business publication editors. The competition of business-to-business publications attracted more than 2,300 entries.
CFO also received honorable mention in both the Magazine of the Year and Website of the Year competitions, the only organization to be so honored in both print and digital divisions. The Magazine of the Year competition was entered by nearly 70 organizations.
"We are pleased to be honored by the American Society of Business Publication Editors for distinction in the full spectrum of Azbee Awards – from editorial to graphics to online," commented Julia Homer, Senior VP and Chief Content Officer for The CFO Group. "Both the number of awards and the categories in which we won illustrate CFO’s dedication to excellence and rigorous work to deliver the best possible products."
Editorial gold Azbee Awards in the over-80,000 circulation category were for case history, news section, and overall headline writing. Silver and bronze awards in the editorial arena were for news analysis, individual/organization profile, and original web feature. Editorial staffers honored were Don Durfee, Julia Homer, Sarah Johnson, David Katz, Tom Leander, Michelle Leder, Scott Leibs, Marie Leone, Alan Rappeport, Tim Reason, and Alix Stuart. In design, the overall eight awards included four gold for front cover illustration, front cover photo, opening page/spread (illustrated), and opening page/spread (photo). Recognized for design excellence were Robert Lesser, Heather Godin and Carol Lieb.
About The CFO Group
CFO magazine, CFO.com, CFO Conferences, and CFO Research Services together constitute The CFO Group is an Economist Group business. With a rate base of 450,050, CFO is the leading business publication for C-level and senior financial executives and thus provides a close-to-the-customer connection that extends across all business lines. Additionally, The CFO Group also reaches an international audience of corporate leaders with its global group of magazines, including CFO Europe, CFO Asia, CFO China, and CFO Russia produced by B2B Media under license from CFO Publishing Corp. CFO.com reaches roughly 350,000 senior finance executives each month and won the 2007 Jesse H. Neal Award from American Business Media for Best Website. CFO Conferences sponsor seven events in the U.S., as well as custom events of any size. For more information, visit www.cfo.com.