The Truck Writers of North America presented its annual
Communications Awards March 31 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville,
Land Line Magazine won
nine awards during the second annual contest, including the Best of 2004, which
recognizes the best entry in all categories of the contest. That went to Bill
Hudgins, who wrote the article “Size does matter” in the October 2004 issue.
The entry, which received 100 of 100 possible points, also received the Best of
Magazine Award and a Gold Award in the Technical General Writing category.
Other awards won by Land Line were:
in the Magazine Public Service category to the Land Line staff for “Truck Vote” in the October 2004 issue.
in the Design Pictorial category to Land Line’s Art Director Deb Johnson
and photographer Jan Sturman for “The faces behind the wheel” in the
August/September 2004 issue.
in the Driver’s Life/Lifestyle category to Feature Editor Jami Jones for
“Baseplate: Baghdad” October 2004 issue.
in the Technical/How To Do It/Product Applications category to Senior
Technical Editor Paul Abelson for “Do it yourself” in the May 2004 issue.
in the Investigative category to Associate Editor Mark H. Reddig for “A
father’s search for the truth” in the August/September 2004 issue.
in the Environmental/Regulatory category to Associate Editor Mark H.
Reddig for “The biggest tax you never knew about” in the January 2004
in the Product Applications category to Doug Siefkes for “Rubber soul” in
the June 2004 issue.
The Truck Writers of North America’s annual contest
recognizes excellence in trucking industry journalism in both the trade and
mainstream press. The more than 60 entries came from both members of the group
and non-member journalists.