Pool & Spa News has been named a finalist in the Jesse H. Neal Awards. A series on designing and building artificial rock written by Senior Editor Rebecca Robledo is competing for best technical content. Robledo previous won three Neal Awards.

PSN is one of seven of Hanley Wood's industry-leading media brands recognized as finalists in the 61st Annual Neal Awards, which were created by American Business Media in 1955 to recognize and reward editorial excellence in business publications. The company achieved finalist status 16 times in this years edition of the Neal Awards more than any other business-to-business media company.

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"Hanley Wood has always led the way in delivering innovative content products to our audiences, and driving opportunities for our customers," said Peter Goldstone, CEO of Hanley Wood. "Receiving this level of recognition through the Neal Awards confirms that we are achieving excellence in service to our audiences and customers."

Hanley Wood finalists for the Neal Awards are:

Best Cross-Platform Package
2014 MFE Concept Community — Multifamily Executive

Best Range of Work by a Single Author
Lauren Hunter — REMODELING

Best Media Brand (Overall Editorial Excellence)
Architectural Lighting

Best Newsletter
AL Notes — Architectural Lighting

Best Commentary
Top MFE Editors Notes of 2014 — Multifamily Executive
Witold Rybczynski — ARCHITECT

Best Profile
AIA Gold Medal: Julia Morgan — ARCHITECT

Best Use of Social Media

Best News Coverage
Riverstone-Greystar — Multifamily Executive

Best Technical Content
After the Boulder Flood — Journal of Light Construction
Artificial Rocks Series — Pool & Spa News
Lateral Bracing Alternatives — Professional Deck Builder

Best Instructional Content
Roofing with Asphalt Shingles — Journal of Light Construction

Winners of the 61st Annual Neal Awards will be announced at a special event to be held March 27 in New York.