SHRM Media Wins Three Society of National Association Publications Excel Awards

Apr 27, 2009

SHRM Media Wins Three Society of National Association Publications Excel Awards

Awards honor HR Magazine article and SHRM Online content.

Alexandria, Va. − The Society of National Association Publications (SNAP) has announced that HR Magazine, the flagship publication of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and SHRM Online have won three SNAP Excel Awards.

SHRM Online won two Gold Awards for the categories of “Web Site/Editorial Content” and “Web Site/Special Members Area.” SHRM Online provides HR professionals with daily, original content about timely HR issues and practical business advice from HR experts and SHRM Online writers. SHRM Online web-casts, produced in-house, received the “Web Site/Special Members Area” award.

HR Magazine’s March 2008 cover story, “The Brain at Work” won a Bronze Award in the “Feature Articles” category. The magazine delivers the most up-to-date, vital HR and business news monthly to 250,000readers, comprised ofHR professionals at all career levels.

“It’s wonderful to receive recognition for both our cutting-edge web site and the information-rich HR Magazine, in print for more than 50 years,” said SHRM Chief Publishing and E-Media Officer Gary Rubin. “In an era when media is changing at a rapid rate, we see the Excel Award wins as signs that SHRM Media is moving in the right direction.”

The Excel Awards honor the best publishing products of the association industry. The program judges over 1,200 association publications, including magazines, newsletters, scholarly journals, electronic publications and web sites in the areas of editorial quality, design, general excellence, most improved and many more.

The awards will be presented on June 4 at the 29th annual EXCEL Awards Gala in Washington, D.C.’s Capital Hilton.


About the Society for Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India. Visit SHRM Online at

About the Society of National Association Publications

SNAP is the one non-profit, professional society serving the needs of association publishers and communications professionals. Areas of expertise include: fostering effective relationships among publishers, communications professionals, and industry providers; developing and maintaining high editorial and advertising standards through our Excel Awards and Publications Review Program; providing members with the latest industry movements through bi-annual meetings, Lunch & Learn Seminars, the SNAP listserve, and Association Publishing, our bimonthly magazine; and, connecting professionals with career opportunities in association publishing through our Career Center.


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