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|Monday, May 21, 2012|
For the second year in a row, Oregon Business magazine has been named the best publication in its category by the Society of Professional Journalists of Oregon and SW Washington. In the category on non-daily publications with circulation over 8,000, Oregon Business was first, the Portland Business Journal was second and Willamette Week was third. Oregon Business also received seven other awards, including three first-place awards for excellence in reporting. The awards were announced May 19 in Portland.
Oregon Business Managing Editor Linda Baker won two first place awards, one for her story about the dearth of women on Oregon corporate boards (No Seat at the Table) in the business feature category, and a second for her examination of the demise of small drugstores (Drugstore Dilemma) in the science and health category.
Contributing writer Lee van der Voo won a first place in the environmental category for her story on the environmental conflict over wind turbines (Conflict in the Wind).
Oregon Business Creative Director Jon Taylor Carter and Graphic Designer Sophie Goodwin received two awards for best page design: a second place for the November 2011 cover, and a third place for the August 2011 cover. (See pages at left.)
Oregon Business Editor-in-chief Robin Doussard won a second place award in the general feature category for her story on the town of Vernonia’s efforts to re-invent their economy around a new school (Build a School, Save a Town).
Contributing writer Dan Cook took a second place in the religion and ethics category for his story on the boom in the spirituality business in Ashland (Harmonic Convergence).
Oregon Business is a locally owned statewide business publication founded in 1981. For the past three years, it has been named one of the best small business publications in the nation by the American Society of Business Publication Editors.
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