Awards and Honors

Awards and Honors

National

2009. Wild West History Association, Best Book on Western History, for Death of a Gunfighter: The Quest For Jack Slade, the West’s Most Elusive Legend (published 2008).

2001. American Society of Business Publication Editors, Gold Award for Editorial Excellence, Feature Article (under 80,000 circulation): “When Retirement Needs a Cure,” Bloomberg Wealth Manager, April 2001.

2000. American Society of Business Publication Editors, Gold Award for Editorial Excellence, Case History (under 80,000 circulation): “Where Old money meets New,” Bloomberg Wealth Manager, June 2000.

1992. Temple University Free Speech Award “for outstanding contributions to the preservation of a free, responsible and vigorous press.”

1977. Women in Communications, Clarion Award for Best Single Magazine Article (category: The World We live In): “Edison’s Nuclear Gamble,” Chicago Magazine, December 1976.

1975. J.C. Penney/U. of Missouri First Place Award for Editorial Excellence: “Fernanda,” Philadelphia Magazine, February 1975.

1968. Inland Daily Press Association, First Prize, General Editorial Excellence (under 25,000 circulation): Portland (Ind.) Commercial-Review.

Regional

2001. American Society of Business Publication Editors, Eastern Region, Gold Award for Editorial Excellence, Feature Article (under 80,000 circulation): “When Retirement Needs a Cure,” Bloomberg Wealth Manager, April 2001.

2000. American Society of Business Publication Editors, Eastern Region, Gold Award for Editorial Excellence, Case History (under 80,000 circulation): “Where Old Money Meets New,” Bloomberg Wealth Manager, June 2000.

Local

2006. Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best of Philly” Award: “Best Blog For Serious Arts and Culture”— Broad Street Review.

1998. Jewish Genealogical Society of Philadelphia, Malcolm H. Stern Award “for distinguished leadership and service in the field of Jewish genealogy.”

1984. Chicago Headline Club, Peter Lisagor Award, for Magazine Reporting: “The Last Run of the Rock Island Line,” Chicago Magazine, September 1984.

1982. Chicago Headline Club, Peter Lisagor Award, Financial Writing/General Circulation: “The Bank That Couldn’t Say No,” Chicago Magazine, November 1982.

1975. Society of Professional Journalists/Sigma Delta Chi, Philadelphia Chapter, Excellence in Writing: “Fernanda,” Philadelphia Magazine, February 1975.