CMP Media's CRN Wins Two OZZIE Awards

Best Feature Design Category and Best Supplement, Annual or One Shot

Oct 30, 2002

CMP Media's CRN, the newsweekly for builders of technology solutions, today announced that the newsweekly won two OZZIE Awards at the 16th Annual OZZIE Awards ceremony in New York.

  CRN won gold awards in the following categories:

   *  Best Feature Design Category for the May 20, 2002 feature. "Mobile
      Innovation." Designed by CRN Associate Art Director Giulia Pobjecky,
      with CRN Senior Art Director David NiCastro.

   *  Best Supplement, Annual or One Shot for the November 12, 2001 inside
      story "Top 25 Executives." Photography by CRN Senior Photo Editor
      Eddie Mila, with CRN Senior Art Director David NiCastro and written by
      the CRN Editorial Staff.

  CRN also received an honorable mention in the following category:

   *  The Best Use of Black And White Photography for the November 12, 2001
      cover and inside spread. "2001 Top Executives." Photography by CRN
      Senior Photo Editor Eddie Mila, with CRN Senior Art Director David

The OZZIE Awards, open to all magazines, recognize excellence in magazine design and are judged by a distinguished panel of magazine industry experts. There are 14 award categories, covering the consumer, business to business, association and custom segments.

"As the most respected publication in the Solution Provider community we are very proud of our two gold OZZIE Awards commented Michael Vizard, CRN's editor in chief. "Our newsweekly continues to demonstrate its commitment to the highest standards of journalistic ethics and integrity by providing accurate, unbiased, innovative coverage and by analyzing the people and events shaping the most dynamic industry in business. We look forward to delivering the Solution Provider community with continued leadership."

CRN previously won a silver OZZIE Award in 2001 for Photography as well as two honorable mentions for Redesign and Images.

The OZZIE Awards are presented by the Folio: Show. Folio: is produced by Media Central, a PRIMEDIA Company (NYSE: PRM).

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About CRN

CRN is the nation's leading trade newsweekly that provides timely industry news and analysis for solution providers, integrators and e-businesses building technology solutions. It is the most trusted source of news for 117,500 channel professionals. A media leader in the high-tech industry, CRN provides the most comprehensive suite of online resources:, the site where industry news breaks first; CRN Direct, a daily newsletter that brings personalized news to solution providers' desktops; and CRN Broadcast News, a daily news broadcast covering the solution provider channel and the industry.

About CMP Media LLC

CMP Media LLC ( is a leading integrated media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum-the builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet their individual needs. Its diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, and custom publishing.

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