2016 Honorees for Outstanding Magazine Article
Kirk St. Amant for his article, “Re-considering Social Media for Global Contexts” in the April 2015 issue of Intercom.
Citation: For posing important questions for technical communicators using social media with global audiences. The article is an outstanding example of using international technical communication principles in a modern media context.
2016 Honoree for Outstanding Magazine Article
Saul Carliner for his article, “Technical Communication at a Crossroads” in the Nov/Dec 2015 issue
Citation: For providing a historical perspective on the field and indentifying challenges the technical communication profession faces after four epochs. The article provides a thorough overview of the past and a clear direction to strive for in the future of Intercom.
2016 Honoree for Outstanding Guest-Edited Issue
Marcia Riefer Johnston for the January 2015 issue of Intercom, with a theme of “fundamental writing and editing skills.”
Citation: For guest editing an exemplary issue of Intercom that provides readers with an essential primer on fundamental writing and editing skills. The issue provides new insights and ongoing conversation on a core topic within technical communication.
Please consult the guidelines for the complete nomination process.
Who is eligible: Intercom authors and guest editors
Who may nominate: Intercom Award committee
Due date for nominations: February 2017
Honorees notified: After vote by STC Board of Directors, usually March
Award Presented: At the Honors Banquet at the STC Technical Communication Summit
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Previous winners of the Intercom Awards