Writing business

PMP wins awards for writing, design

pest control professional (PPM) has received two National and five Regional Azbee Achievement Awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE)an organization that represents more than 2,000 journalists for business-to-business publications.

the Azbee Excellence Award recognizes outstanding writing and design in trade magazines, newsletters, and digital and social media. Over 830 entries were submitted in 65 categories for content produced in 2021.

Since 2014, PPM has won 60 Azbee Excellence Awards, thanks to its creative art director and graphic designers, an editorial team with 90 years of experience, and an unrivaled stable of regular contributors.

This year, PMP, the most trusted resource in the professional pest control industry, won:

  • National Silver Medal and Regional Gold Medal — Design, cover illustration: “Bedbug Horror Stories” August 2021 — Publisher Marty Whitford, VP of Graphic Design and Production Pete Seltzer, Art Director Tracie Martinez, and Illustrator Mike Right.
  • National gold and regional gold — Design, cover, special issue or supplement: “2022 State of the Industry Report”, November 2021 — Marty Whitford, Pete Seltzer, Tracie Martinez and Mike Right.
  • Regional Money – Print, Feature Article, 12+ Issues Per Year: “Dog Fighting”, April 2021 – Managing Editor Heather Gooch, Managing Editor Diane Sofranec, Tracie Martinez.
  • Regional Bronze — Print, Special Supplement: “Intel in Invasives,” October 2021 — Diane Sofranec, Tracie Martinez, graphic designer Courtney Townsend.
  • Regional Bronze — Printing, Single Team Coverage: “2021 Match Planning”, January 2021 — Heather Gooch, Diane Sofranec, Tracie Martinez.

The ASBPE was started in 1964 as the American Society of Business Press Editors. Members of this professional association include full-time and freelance editors, writers, art directors, and designers who work for trade, trade, and trade publications.