SOURCE: Scranton Gillette Communications

February 05, 2015 13:39 ET

Scranton Gillette Communications/SGC Horizon Brands Named as 11 Jesse H. Neal Award Finalists in Nine Categories

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL--(Marketwired - Feb 5, 2015) - The Association of Business Information & Media Companies recently announced the 2015 Jesse H. Neal Award finalists, with SGC/SGC Horizon brands tallying 11 finalist recognitions in nine categories. The Neal Award is known as the "Pulitzer Prize of the business press." Winners will be announced on March 27. The five brands are Building Design+Construction, Professional Builder, Residential Lighting, Roads & Bridges, and The Diapason.

Building Design+Construction/ is a two-time finalist in the Best Subject-Related Package category for its "School Security: Can Design Prevent Another Sandy Hook?" and its "Technology Report 2014" articles; in the Best Technical Content category for its "Construction Technology Reports: BIM, Virtual Reality, Big Data" coverage; and in the Best Newsletter category for its "Daily 5 eNewsletter."

Professional Builder/ is a finalist in the Best Commentary category for its Scott Sedam columns; in the Best Subject-Related Package category for its "Housing Giants 2014" feature; in the Best Profile category for "Doing the Right Thing"; and in the Best Theme Issue of a Magazine or Newspaper category for its May Housing Giants issue.

Residential Lighting is a Best Use of Social Media category finalist for its social media pages on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, YouTube, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Roads & Bridges is a finalist in the Best Subject-Related Series for its Bridge Rescue columns and features.

The Diapason is a finalist in the Best News Story category for "The 2014 Ivory Trade and Movement Restrictions: New Regulations and Their Effects" article.

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Scranton Gillette Communications is a 110-year-old privately owned business-to-business media company. Combined, SGC/SGC Horizon owns the award-winning print, digital and event assets of multiple brands serving 16 diverse industries.

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