Press Release Summary: Tom Peric', the editor of HVACR Distribution Business magazine, has been named second-place winner in the 2008 Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards for column writing in the trade press category.
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Magazine Editor Wins Writing Award
Cherry Hill, NJ - Tom Peric', the editor of HVACR Distribution Business magazine, has been named second-place winner in the 2008 Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards for column writing in the trade press category.
The Press Club of Cleveland gave the award for a column dealing with the trend over executive coaching and poses the question of whether business people really need coaches.
"Our goal has always been to be the voice of the industry," says John Ehlen, the magazine's publisher. "Tom's contribution is raising questions and providing answers to issues that our readers think about."
"We regard our members as the most progressive thinkers and leaders in the industry," says Don Frendberg, executive vice president and COO of Heating Air Conditioning Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI). "We feel that Tom and his team at Penton have always provided us with a first-class communications vehicle that educates and informs our membership."
The 2008 Ohio Excellence in Journalism marks the 30th annual statewide awards competition. These awards recognize the outstanding achievements of journalists throughout Ohio. Out-of-state press clubs judge the more than 1,000 entries.
Since 2003, HVACR Distribution Business has been the official magazine of HARDI, the sole trade organization representing the industry.
Peric' has been the editor of the magazine since its launch in 1999. It is the only national trade magazine that focuses on wholesalers in the Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration industry.
Peric' has worked on various Penton publications that won state and national writing awards.
He formerly worked as a business editor on a daily newspaper and on various publications in greater Cleveland, Ohio and as a reporter in Washington, D. C.
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