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Hanley Wood’s ARCHITECT and AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE Win Prestigious Jesse H. Neal Awards



Hanley Wood, the premier information, media, event, and strategic marketing services company serving the residential, design and commercial construction industries, won two awards at the 65th Annual Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards.

ARCHITECT, led by Editor-in-Chief Ned Cramer, won the Best Use of Social Media award which recognizes social use that rises above generic promotion to provide value and leverages the technology of social media platforms to enhance editorial value and engagement.

AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE, led by Deputy Editor, Donna Kimura and Content Specialist, Christine Serlin won the Best Single Article award for its article “Saving Lives” highlighting how affordable housing plays a major role in combating the opioid crisis. This award recognizes a substantive article dealing with subjects, events or developments of importance to the target audience or industry.

Selected from a pool of entries, winners were announced on Friday, March 29th during Connectiv’s annual Neal Awards ceremony in New York City. Established in 1955, the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards recognize and reward editorial excellence in business media. The Neal Awards are presented annually to those editors who have submitted entries exhibiting journalistic enterprise, service to the field and editorial craftsmanship.

“We are truly honored to be recognized by Connectiv,” said Dave Colford, Group President of Hanley Wood Content and Media Services. “Receiving these recognitions is a testament to the dedication of Hanley Wood’s editors and designers to deliver best-in-class products to our audiences and customers.”

For details on all of the winners of the 65th Annual Neal Awards, visit

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Hanley Wood was also nominated as a 2019 Jesse H. Neal Award finalist as follows:

Best Profile: MULTIFAMLY EXECUTIVE “The Original Visionary”
Best Single Issue of a Tabloid/Newspaper/Magazine: AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE “AHF January/February 2018”
Best Art Direction for a Single Article: ARCHITECT “Architecture, Equity & Activism” May 2018
Best Overall Art Direction/Design: ARCHITECT
Best Website: ARCHITECT
Best Media Brand (Overall Editorial Excellence): AFFORDABLE HOUSING FINANCE
About Connectiv
Connectiv (the Business Information Association, a division of SIIA) is the only global business information association that accelerates innovation for leading and emerging content, data and technology companies. Connectiv helps members move faster and smarter with collective knowledge, access and resources. We move business forward by providing the essential information and services that are pivotal for millions of global businesses to make the right decisions to drive commerce. Connectiv membership represents over 200 world-class business information companies who reach an audience of more than 100 million professionals. These companies drive more than $20 billion in annual revenues, and their collective industries represent a $400 billion global market. For more information, visit

About Hanley Wood
Hanley Wood is the premier company serving the information, media, and marketing needs of the residential, commercial design and construction industry. Utilizing the largest analytics and editorially driven Construction Industry Database – powered by Metrostudy – the company provides business intelligence and data-driven services. The company produces award-winning media, high-profile executive events, and strategic marketing solutions. To learn more, visit