Electronic Retailer Named 2010 Maggie Award Finalist in 3 Major Categories
Publication earns finalist nods in Best Non-Paid/Trade, Best Interview, Best News Story
(PRWEB) March 25, 2010 -- The Electronic Retailing Association (ERA) proudly announces that Electronic
Retailer, the official publication of ERA, has been selected by the Western Publications Association (WPA) as a
finalist for three 2010 Maggie Awards. The magazine has been recognized in the Best Non-Paid/Trade category.
In addition, the publication is a finalist in two other categories: Best Interview for deputy editor Vitisia Paynich’s
“The Men Behind the Pitch” and Best News Story for “An Industry Waits,” written by editor Tom Dellner. ERA
launched Electronic Retailer magazine in 2004.
“Since Electronic Retailer’s inception, the magazine staff has been dedicated to producing a quality product
every month for ERA’s members and the entire direct-to-consumer marketing industry,” says ERA president and
CEO Julie Coons. “It’s gratifying to see this work recognized by an organization of the caliber of WPA.”
“This is quite an achievement for the magazine and its staff,” says Gina Mullins-Cohen, publisher and editorial
director. “The fact that WPA has honored us with three nominations serves as a testament to the quality of the
work, coverage and content.”
The WPA bestows awards of merit to deserving individuals and companies whose work was deemed the best in
more than 100 editorial, design and promotional and event categories.
On May 7, 2010 the Electronic Retailer staff will attend the 59th Annual Maggie Awards ceremony in Los
Angeles. The ceremony and black-tie dinner is the most prestigious publishing event on the West Coast, attracting
more than 600 publishing professionals.
About the Electronic Retailing Association
Representing a more than $300 billion market, the Electronic Retailing Association (ERA) is the only trade
association in the U.S. and internationally that represents leaders of the direct-to-consumer marketpl