Multichannel News and Broadcasting & Cable Nominated for Four Jesse H. Neal Awards

NEW YORK, NY (March 1, 2017) —Multichannel News and Broadcasting & Cable, published by NewBay, have announced that they have been recognized by the Jesse H. Neal Awards in four prestigious categories. The Neal Awards, produced by the SIIA (Software & Information Industry Association), honor editorial excellence in business publications, and are considered one of specialized journalism’s most important accolades.

“It is truly an honor to have, for the second consecutive year, four nominations in these prestigious awards,” states Mark Robichaux, Editorial Director for Multichannel News and Broadcasting & Cable. “This recognition doesn’t only place the spotlight on these four pieces, but also on the overall work the entire team does covering this dynamic industry through excellence in reporting and analysis.”

The nominations are as follows:

CATEGORY: Best News Coverage
ENTRY TITLE: “Upfront”
PUBLICATION: Broadcasting & Cable
AUTHOR: Broadcasting &Cable Staff

CATEGORY: Best Range Of Work By A Single Author
PUBLICATION: Broadcasting & Cable
HONOREE: Mike Malone

CATEGORY: Best Range Of Work By A Single Author
PUBLICATION: Multichannel News
HONOREE: Mike Farrell

CATEGORY: Best Single Article
PUBLICATION: Multichannel News
AUTHOR: Mark Robichaux

Entries for the Neal Awards are scored in three areas: journalistic enterprise, extent of service to the field, and editorial craftsmanship. Winners will be announced on March 31.

The Jesse H. Neal Awards are the most prestigious editorial honors in the field of business-to-business journalism. Named after Jesse H. Neal, the first managing director of ABM, the Neal Awards were established in 1955 to recognize and reward editorial excellence in business media. Past Neal winners and finalists have tackled some of the major issues of their time. In doing so, they have exposed corruption, conflicts of interest, and other malfeasance, and brought attention to major new trends, brilliant leadership, innovative tactics, and other developments in businesses and industries.

NewBay Television Sector’s mission is to provide news, insight, and analysis to decision makers in the television industry, giving them the knowledge and context to make the decisions that will drive the future of their businesses. Our team of experienced and dedicated journalists infuse our magazine, digital, social, and event platforms with content that anticipates the news and sets the agenda.

We cover the market through four powerful brands: Multichannel News, which focuses on insight and intelligence about the multichannel industries; Broadcast & Cable, which serves the broadcast, advertising, and syndication industries; and Next TV, which tracks the evolution of OTT, online video, and the next generation of business for the entire television industry.

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