Better Roads sister publication gets gold national editorial excellence award
Tina Grady Barbaccia | February 7, 2011
Folio:, the leading publication for magazine professionals, recently awarded Overdrive (sister publication to Randall-Reilly Publishing Co.’s Equipment World, Aggregates Manager, and Better Roads magazines) a gold Eddie Award recognizing its March 2010 issue as the Best Full Issue in the Travel and Transportation category.
The awards were announced January 25, 2011, before a sold-out audience at Sentry Center in New York City. The Folio: Awards is the largest magazine awards competition in the nation.
“Our editors continue to meet and exceed the highest standards of editorial excellence,” says Linda Longton, senior vice president, editorial, for Randall-Reilly. “By adhering to its editorial mission of helping independent contractors achieve business success, Overdrive consistently ranks among the top business-to-business magazines in the nation.”
This is the fifth Gold Award Overdrive has received in the Folio: Awards competition. No other trucking publications received awards in the competition this year. Overdrive is also the recipient of five Jesse H. Neal award certificates, as well as numerous national and regional American Society of Business Publication Editors awards. In 2011, Overdrive will celebrate its 50th Anniversary as the Voice of the American Trucker.
Founded in 1934, Randall-Reilly (www.randallreilly.com) is the premier U.S. media and information company focused on the construction and trucking markets. The company’s construction division covers the highway and heavy construction, road building, aggregates, landscaping and used equipment markets.
Randall-Reilly’s trucking division serves the fleet, owner-operator, recruitment, truck stop, pre-owned truck and trailer, dealer and heavy-duty aftermarket segments.
The company’s Equipment Data Associates business is an industry-leading collector and aggregator of equipment purchase and financing data, which it offers to its customers in industrial equipment end markets for sales lead generation and market intelligence. The company’s Custom Media Division provides major corporations with customized brand marketing programs.
Randall-Reilly has offices in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Chicago, Charlotte, N.C., and New Berlin, Wis.
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