Writer Bernie Niemeier wins gold award for commentary
Virginia Enterprise received two nationwide journalism awards Wednesday throughout The Alliance of Space Enterprise Publishers’ (AABP) 2021 Editorial Excellence Awards ceremony.
Virginia Enterprise Writer Bernie Niemeier positioned gold within the Commentary class for his month-to-month OurView column. His profitable columns included a July 2020 column, “It’s time to talk up,” which exhorted the enterprise group to face up towards systemic racism and inequality. The opposite profitable columns penned by Niemeier had been a Could/June 2020 piece concerning the want for presidency to manage enterprise and a September 2020 column about why federal antitrust laws must be up to date in mild of Large Tech.
“This writer doesn’t shout, however provides reasoned, considerate explanations for his viewpoints, taking the facet of his group as an entire, not of any explicit faction,” the judges stated of their remarks for Niemeier’s gold award.
Virginia Enterprise additionally obtained a silver award for Greatest Ancillary Publication class for the journal’s 2020 Hampton Roads Enterprise information, overseen by Deputy Editor Kate Andrews.
Praising the particular annual publication, the judges wrote, “Sturdy, environment friendly tables and graphics current details in an accessible approach and well-edited images improve the content material. Tales supply fascinating details about native enterprise matters and concerning the group general.”
The awards had been judged by school members from the College of Missouri College of Journalism. The awards ceremony was held nearly as a part of the AABP’s three-day annual convention.
Based in 1979, AABP is a Norwalk, Connecticut-based nonprofit group representing 70 regional and native enterprise publications in the USA, Canada, Australia and Puerto Rico, with a mixed circulation of greater than 1.2 million enterprise professionals.