IDG’s FCW Government Technology Group Collects Two National ASPBE Awards

Falls Church, VA – Federal Computer Week, the newspaper for federal information technology professionals, received several honors at the 20th Annual Awards Competition for the American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE).

National Award:

First Place – Feature Series (Circulation over 80,000)

"Peacekeeping in the Pacific"

Bob Brewin, Anne Armstrong, Joanne Connelly

Regional Awards:

First Place – Feature Series (Circulation over 80,000)

"Peacekeeping in the Pacific"

Bob Brewin, Anne Armstrong, Joanne Connelly

Third Place – Best Single News Article (Circulation over 80,000)

"The Iceman Cometh"

Colleen O’Hara, Heather Harreld, L. Scott Tillet

Third Place – Cover/Photo (Circulation over 80,000)

"Peacekeeping in the Pacific"

Jeff Langkau

In addition,, the magazine for state and local IT professionals, received the "Magazine of the Year" award

National award: Magazine of the Year (Circulation under 80,000)

Paul McCloskey, editor

Third Place – Cover/Photo (Circulation under 80,000), July 1997, Jeff Langkau, art director

Regional Awards: Second Place – Best Feature Article (Circulation under 80,000)

Urban Simulation, Jennifer Jones, Paul McCloskey

First Place – Cover/Photo (Circulation under 80,000), July 1997

In addition to Federal Computer Week and, FCW Government Technology Group also offers a suite of print, on-line and event products that includes: Government Best Buys, a monthly editorial supplement providing independent product reviews for information technology buyers;, a Web site guide to government IT; the Government CIO Summit series, a twice a year, by-invitation-only management conference for government CIOs; and the Advanced Information Technologies for Government (AITG) conference series, designed to expose influential government technologists to the latest emerging technologies.

FCW Government Technology Group is an International Data Group (IDG) company. IDG has annual revenues of more than $2 billion and is ranked by Advertising Age as the world’s largest media company in the computer category. IDG’s publishing subsidiary, IDG Communications, publishes more than 285 newspapers and magazines in 75 countries.


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