Land Line Magazine was
among the international automotive media elite recognized at the International
Automotive Media Conference (IAMC) awards breakfast Oct. 30 in Las Vegas.
OOIDA's official business publication was awarded a Silver Medallion of Excellence
in the category of Technical Writing for "Understanding Reefers: How
Hard Can It Be?" by technical editor Paul Abelson.
The two part article
appeared in the March/April and May 2001 issues of Land LIne. Abelson has
served as LL's technical editor for three years. He also serves on the Board
of Directors of Trucker Buddy International and The Technology and Maintenance
Council. He's written six Recommended Practices for TMC and three for the
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). He's received the Recognized Associate
and Silver Spark Plug awards from TMC. Abelson has received awards for his
writing from the IAMC, American Society of Business Press Editors and Communications
Concepts. He holds an Illinois CDL-BR (before Ryan).
One of the purposes of
the IAMC is to recognize and encourage excellence in all forms of automotive
media. The competition attracts entries from the nation's major newspapers,
trucking publications as well as top international performers as Motor Trend,
Automobile Magazine, Cars & Parts, Car and Driver, Land Rover Journal