NewBay Honored for Content Excellence – Finalist for Jesse H. Neal Best Brand, Best News Coverage Awards

NEW YORK, NY (March 19, 2018) — Data-driven solutions provider NewBay today announced brands AV Technology and Multichannel News have been recognized by the Jesse H. Neal Awards in two prestigious categories. NewBay surrounds engaged audiences through trusted brands delivering high-ROI marketing solutions to 4,000+ clients. The Neal Awards, produced by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), honor editorial content excellence and are considered business journalism’s most important accolades.

“I am honored by this recognition from the Neal Awards,” says Margot Douaihy, Content Director, AV Technology, nominated for best media brand. “This is a tremendous vote of confidence in our brand and a validation of our unique vision. This recognition also reflects the overall excellence by the NewBay team.”

“It is truly an honor to have been named, for the third consecutive year, a finalist in these awards,” states Mark Robichaux, Managing Director, Content for Multichannel News, nominated for best news coverage. “This recognition doesn’t only place the spotlight on this exceptional article, but also on the work the entire team does covering this dynamic industry through leading reporting and analysis.”

The nominations are as follows:

CATEGORY: Best Media Brand (Overall Editorial Excellence)
HONOREES: Margot Douaihy, Content Director, and the AV Technology Team

CATEGORY: Best News Coverage
ENTRY TITLE: “New Balance of ’Net Power”
PUBLICATION: Multichannel News
AUTHOR: John Eggerton

Neal Awards entries are scored in three areas: journalistic enterprise, extent of service to the field, and editorial craftsmanship. Winners will be announced April 5.

In addition to recognizing her work on AV Technology, SIIA has also awarded Margot Douaihy the 2018 Marianne Dekker Mattera Mentor Award, which will be presented at the April 5 event.

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 is positioned at the center of the world’s most dynamic industries — Music, AV/Pro Audio, Consumer Electronics/Gaming, Video & Broadcast and Education. We connect and inform millions of constituents in these industries through our award-winning content, integrated media capabilities, and high-profile network-building and informative events. NewBay proudly serves some of the broadest B-to-B professional and music enthusiast communities in the world through over 35 print and digital publications, more than 35 integrated web and mobile applications, more than 60 e-newsletters, over 50 conferences and conventions, custom marketing services, and e-commerce capabilities. Find out more at

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