MedPage Today Editor Honored at 60th Neal Awards for the Most Wins
Marianne Dekker Mattera has won 18 Neal Awards, plus the G.D. Crain, Jr. Award
NEW YORK, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Everyday Health, Inc. is pleased to announce that Marianne Dekker Mattera, Executive Managing Editor at the company’s medical news site for healthcare professionals, MedPage Today, was honored today by the American Business Media at its 60(th) annual Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards. She has been recognized for earning the prestigious Neal Award 18 times, which is more than anyone else. This is the first time the Neal Awards presented this distinguished honor.
“Everyday Health is proud of Marianne’s career achievements,” said Chris O’Brien, Senior Vice President and General Manager, MedPage Today. “Her one-of-a-kind honor is well-deserved, and we are delighted that MedPage Today has built a team that continues to attract and maintain top talent such as Marianne.”
Since 2007, she has worked online on MedPage Today overseeing all content editing and selecting MedPage Today articles for submission in a variety of competitions. Those efforts have resulted in more than a dozen national awards for MedPage Today including two eHealthcare Leadership Awards Platinum awards, two eHealthcare Leadership gold awards, gold, silver, and merit Web Health awards, and two silver Medical Marketing and Media awards.
Prior to joining MedPage Today, Marianne spent six years as editor-in-chief of business publication Medical Economics and 11 years as editor of nurse-focused clinical journal RN. Additionally, she has edited two books in the healthcare field. For all of her achievements and accomplishments, Mattera has won 18 Neal Awards. She was also the 1997 recipient of the G.D. Crain, Jr. Award, which is given annually in recognition of editorial excellence in business media.
About MedPage Today
MedPage Today is a leading news organization serving healthcare professionals. The company’s daily, peer-reviewed news coverage delivered via the web and several mobile applications allows healthcare professionals to put breaking medical news into practice. MedPage Today also offers coverage of health conferences from around the world in almost any specialty, and physicians can access live video interviews and dialogues to encourage conversation and better health outcomes. MedPage Today is one of the prestigious sites within the Everyday Health portfolio.
About the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards
The Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, which have been called “the Pulitzer Prize of the business media,” are the industry’s most prestigious and sought-after editorial honors. Named after American Business Media’s first managing director, who remained active in promoting the business media throughout his life, the Neal Awards were established in 1955 to recognize and reward editorial excellence in business media publications. Past Neal winners and finalists have tackled controversial topics including corruption, kickbacks and political conflicts of interest.
SOURCE Everyday Health, Inc.