Recognition of Editorial Quality Continues as IDG is also Named a Finalist for Six Jesse H. Neal Awards

Boston, Mass. – June 7, 2021 – IDG Communications, Inc. – the world’s leading tech media, data, and marketing services company – is honored to have the Azbee Award judges recognize the CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld and Network World editorial teams with nine national and 29 regional 2021 awards, bringing their total to 38. CIO had a banner year, receiving top honors for the State of the CIO coverage, as well as Social Media Account of the Year. The awards were presented by the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE), which honors the best in business-to-business journalism.

“The CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld, and Network World teams take tremendous pride in producing timely content to help IT decision-makers use technology to grow their business and become more efficient,” says Eric Knorr, Editor in Chief, IDG Communications, Inc. “Over the past year, we have also used our platform to elevate diverse voices in the industry. We thank ASPBE, as well as our community, for celebrating our commitment to social justice.”

Our readers, and writers, faced many new challenges in 2020 and technology was often a common denominator. From working remotely, to video conferencing, security breaches and beyond our team made sure that our readers had the strategy and tips needed to succeed. Additionally, our readers also shared their voices and insights to their peers, showcasing the strength of the IDG community and continuing our commitment to editorial quality and trust.

“At IDG Communications, Inc. we pride ourselves in the trusted relationships we have with our readers due to the robust and relevant content our team creates,” says Matt Egan, Global Editorial Director, IDG Communications, Inc. “I am beyond proud that the work of our world class content team continues to be recognized by the industry.”

Continuing the editorial excellence momentum, IDG is in the running for six 2021 Jesse H. Neal Awards, organized by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). These awards recognize premier B2B journalism. CIO has been named a finalist for Best Media Brand, Best Single Article, and Best Use of Social Media; CSO for Best Website; and Computerworld for Best Commentary/Blog and Best COVID-19 Subject-Related Package.

2021 National ASBPE Azbee Award Recap



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2021 Regional ASBPE Azbee Award Recap





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