Key Media & Research, publisher of USGlass magazine and USGNN™ was named a finalist for eight American Society of Business Publication Editors’ (ASBPE) awards on Thursday, showcasing the staff’s outstanding work in print, video and online content.

The accolades include two national finalists, one to AGRR magazine for its video coverage of Auto Glass Week given to editorial director Tara Taffera and video producer for that special coverage Drew Vass. The other national finalist is also for video in the webcast series category for USGlass magazine’s video newscast recognizing the work of USGlass editor Ellen Rogers, assistant editor Jordan Scott and video producer Chris Bunn. Both of those are also nominated in the regional category.

Additional regional award nominations were as follows:

  • USGlass magazine; Best Infographics; Art Director Saundra Hutchison;
  • DWM magazine; Best News video; A Tour of fensterbau; Publisher Tara Taffera and video producer Chris Bunn;
  • DWM magazine; Drugs in the Workplace for Best News Analysis; Trey Barrineau and Jordan Scott; and
  • DWM magazine; Factory of the Future for Best Technical Article; Trey Barrineau.

“I am so proud of our staff and especially want to commend editorial director Tara Taffera for her leadership and hard work in building an award winning team,” said KMR president Deb Levy. “I am so happy for each of them as well.”