The American Society of Business Publication Editors has named three of Industry Dive’s publications and their work as finalists for the 2019 Azbee Awards of Excellence in three separate categories:

  • National and Mid-Atlantic regional finalists in the Government Coverage category for Utility Dive’s coverage of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in 2018. This coverage was led by Senior Reporter Gavin Bade and supported by Senior Editor Larry Pearl, Editor Iulia Gheorghiu, Reporter Robert Walton, Associate Editor Catherine Morehouse, and Managing Editor Deborah Barrington.

  • Regional finalist for the Mid Atlantic in the Web Feature Series category for Retail Dive’s private equity series. This series was produced by Reporter Ben Unglesbee and supported by Editor Cara Salpini, Reporter Corinne Ruff, Editorial Intern Nicole Ault, Managing Editor Liza Casabona, and the Industry Dive Design Team.

  • Regional finalist for the Mid Atlantic in the Trade Show Coverage category for Marketing Dive’s coverage of Advertising Week 2018. This coverage was produced by Lead Editor Chantal Tode, Reporter Peter Adams, Associate Editor Natalie Koltun, and Associate Editor Chris Kelly, and supported by Managing Editor Thai Phi Le.

"These finalists highlight the ambition, depth and impact of the journalism our newsroom produces every day," said Davide Savenije, editor-in-chief of Industry Dive. "We're incredibly proud of the teams and journalists who are being considered for these awards."

The full list of finalists can be found here. The regional Azbee winners will be announced at a banquet hosted by the Mid Atlantic ASBPE chapter in Washington, D.C. on April 17. The national Azbee winners will be announced on May 9 at GenerationB2B, the 2019 ASBPE National Conference, at The Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida.

According to the American Society of Business Publication Editors: "The Azbees honor the best in business-to-business media, recognizing outstanding work by B2B, trade, association and professional publications. One of the most competitive award programs for trade media, the Azbees highlight editorial, online and design excellence within magazines, newsletters and digital media."