Ophthalmology Times a finalist for 'Pulitzer Prize of business press'

March 7, 2007

Cleveland-Ophthalmology Times magazine has been named a finalist in the 53rd annual Jesse H. Neal National Business Awards competition recognizing editorial excellence. The awards, which have been called the Pulitzer Prizes of the business press, are sponsored by American Business Media, an association of business information providers.

Cleveland-Ophthalmology Times magazine has been named a finalist in the 53rd annual Jesse H. Neal National Business Awards competition recognizing editorial excellence. The awards, which have been called the Pulitzer Prizes of the business press, are sponsored by American Business Media, an association of business information providers.

The 2007 competition recognizes work published between Dec. 1, 2005, and Nov. 30, 2006. Ophthalmology Times is a finalist in the Best News Coverage category-for coverage of the Fusarium keratitis outbreak among contact-lens wearers-and Best Single Issue of a Newspaper or News Tabloid category-for the Oct. 15 issue-among entrants with similar revenue from advertising and circulation.

More than 1,100 entries were received for this year’s competition, and 102 of them were named finalists. Thirty-four awards will be announced and presented March 22 in a ceremony at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York City.

In 1998, Ophthalmology Times earned its first Neal Award, in the Best News Coverage category. In 2000, the publication was a finalist in the Best Regularly Featured Department or Column category. In 2001, Ophthalmology Times won an award in the Best News Coverage category. In 2003, the magazine earned an award in the Best Single Issue of a Newspaper category and was a finalist in the Best Regularly Featured Department or Column category.