Industry Dive publications named finalists for Website of the Year; 14 Azbee Awards

March 16, 2021

For Immediate Release:
Contact Suzanne Struglinski: [email protected]

WASHINGTON - March 10, 2021 - The American Society of Business Publication Editors has nominated BioPharma Dive as an Overall Excellence finalist for Website of the Year in the 2021 Azbee Awards of Excellence. In all, ASPBE announced Industry Dive's journalism as finalists for 14 National and Regional awards.

The Azbee Awards of Excellence program is one of the most distinguished awards competitions, recognizing business-to-business, trade, association and professional publications for their achievements in high-quality reporting, editing and design. 

“It's safe to say 2020 was a tough year. But during this crisis, our newsroom rose to the occasion and produced the most important and impactful work we've ever done," said Davide Savenije, Industry Dive’s editor-in-chief. “These nominations reflect our commitment to deliver the best stories and insights to our audiences.”

Here is a breakdown of the recognitions the Industry Dive newsroom received:

Overall Excellence Finalist:

BioPharma Dive for Website of the Year

National Finalists:

BioPharma Dive’s vaccine coverage for Online Single Topic Coverage

BioPharma Dive’s hemophilia story for News Analysis

Construction Dive’s special report on racism for Web Feature Series

Grocery Dive’s Pardon the Disruption for Regular Column (Staff Written)

Healthcare Dive’s 6 months in pandemic package for Special Section / Microsite

Healthcare Dive’s CARES funding investigation for Data Journalism

Restaurant Dive’s ghost kitchens series for Web Feature Series

Retail Dive’s leadership diversity package for Special Section / Microsite

Regional Finalists include all the National Finalists and these separate nominations: 

Construction Dive’s The Dotted Line for Regular Column (Contributed)

Food Dive’s coverage of the pandemic’ impact on meat workers for Online Single Topic Coverage

Food Dive’s Hershey CEO profile for Individual Profile

Transport Dive’s YRC Profile for Company Profile

Utility Dive’s FERC coverage for Government Coverage

According to ASBPE, the regional winners — gold, silver or bronze — will be announced online in April. National gold, silver and bronze winners and the Overall Excellence winners will be announced at the National Azbee Awards of Excellence online celebration, held in conjunction with ASBPE’s Charting B2B’s Path Forward programming during May. 

In 2020, Industry Dive won one Gold, two Silver, and four Bronze awards in the national competition, as well as four Gold, three Silver, and two Bronze Awards for the Mid-Atlantic region for work published in 2019. 


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