Aug 23, 2019
Spudman’s Spudwomen series of articles finalist for Folio award

Spudman and its sister publications are celebrating today after several of the magazines were honored.

Great American Media Services’ Agriculture Group, which includes Spudman magazine, was named a finalist in six categories of the 2019 Folio Eddie and Ozzie Awards, the publishing industry’s most prestigious and coveted honor for editorial and design excellence.

The company’s nominations are:

  • Spudman May/June 2018 Issue (Series of Articles, including “Nobody Does This Alone,” “Words of Wisdom” and “The Potato Industry’s Hall of Fame”)
  • Fruit Growers News February 2019 Issue (Analysis)
  • Fruit Growers News May 2018 Issue (Full Issue)
  • Vegetable Growers News December 2018 Issue (Full Issue)
  • Vegetable Growers News “Grow Ahead” (Series of Articles)
  • Vegetable Growers News May 2019 Issue (Graphic Art)

“We are honored to be named a finalist in multiple categories for the third consecutive year,” CEO Matt McCallum said. “These recognitions are the result of dedication, hard work and the industry expertise of our agriculture team and designers. We’re proud to be listed among some exceptional finalists in these categories.”

For 25 years, the Eddie and Ozzie Awards have celebrated excellence in magazine editorial and design across all sectors of the industry. The Eddie Awards recognize the best in print and digital editorial, while the Ozzie Awards recognize the best in magazine and website design. For the 2019 awards, a panel of more than 300 judges selected finalists from among more than 2,500 entries. Winners will be announced on Oct. 30 during the 2019 Folio Show in New York City.

Other Great American Media Services titles being honored in the 2019 Eddie and Ozzie Awards are Coach and Athletic Director, Sponsored Content; Gift Shop, Full Issue; Gift Shop, Overall Design; Gift Shop Pets, New Magazine; Stationery Trends, Data Visualization; and Greenhouse Product News, Full Issue.

With more than 50 years of experience in business-to-business communications and marketing, Great American Media Services is a leading source of industry information for the agriculture, horticulture, retail and sports industries through its 13 print magazines, various supplements, related digital communications and supporting industry events.

In addition, Great American Media Services offers a number of additional marketing solutions for clients to engage with prospective customers on a multitude of platforms. Visit for additional information.


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