NEW YORK (May 25, 2017) — Risk Management magazine, the official publication of RIMS, was presented with six Azbee Awards of Excellence by the American Society of Business Publications Editors (ASBPE) for the layout and design of two articles and a magazine cover. ASBPE is the professional association for full-time and freelance editors, writers, art directors and designers employed in the business, trade and specialty press.
ASBPE presented six awards to Andrew Bass, Jr., RIMS Art and Production Manager, for the following articles:
• National Gold Award for opening spread design – “The Rise of the Economic Nationalism,” published May 2016;
• National Silver Award for feature article design – “Tracking the Zika Pandemic,” published in May 2016;
• Northeast Regional Gold Award for opening spread design – “The Rise of the Economic Nationalism,” published May 2016;
• Northeast Regional Gold Award for feature article design – “Tracking the Zika Pandemic,” published in May 2016;
• Northeast Regional Gold Award for overall magazine design;
• Northeast Regional Gold Award for the front cover of the May 2016 issue.
“Illustration and graphics bring stories to life,” said RIMS Director of Publications Morgan O’Rourke. “Effective art design grabs readers’ attention and enhances their ability to grasp complex issues. Andrew has masterfully captured the essence of what these articles are about, creating a visually stimulating presentation for Risk Management’s readers.”
ASBPE’s Azbee Awards of Excellence program is one of the most competitive honors for business-to-business, trade, association and professional publications. The awards recognize outstanding work by magazines, newsletters and digital media — website, e-newsletters, digital magazines and blogs. The competition is open to all U.S.-based publications.
Risk Management is the premier publication of analysis, insight and news for risk managers. Since 1954, Risk Management has explored the emerging techniques and concepts used by those tasked with protecting the physical, financial, human and intellectual assets of their organizations. Risk Management is published 10 times annually by RIMS, the risk management society™ and can be viewed at www.rmmagazine.com.
For more information, contact:
Josh Salter, Director of Communications, (212) 655-6059 or JSalter@rims.org
As the preeminent organization dedicated to promoting the profession of risk management, RIMS, the risk management society®, is a global not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. Founded in 1950, RIMS is committed to advancing risk management capabilities for organizational success, bringing networking, professional development and education opportunities to its membership of more than 10,000 risk management professionals who are located in more than 60 countries. For more information on RIMS, visit www.RIMS.org.