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UBM Channel's CRN Named Finalist in FOLIO's 2012 Eddie and Ozzie Awards

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Channel today announced that CRN has been named a finalist in two categories in FOLIO's 2012 Eddie and Ozzie Awards including Best Single Article and Best Online News Coverage in the B-to-B category.  The FOLIO team, along with a prestigious panel of 300+ judges, narrowed the more than 2,000 entries received to a list of roughly 400 finalists.  Winners will be announced at the annual gala being held on October 31st at the Marriott Marquis in New York City.

The largest awards competition in magazine publishing and the only competition for all magazines and their websites, the Eddie Awards recognize editorial excellence.  Also announced this week, CRN's app for iPad, CRN Tech news, was named a finalist in the Editorial App category in the min's 2012 Editorial and Design Awards. The annual awards recognize excellence in content and design among consumer and b-to-b media brands.  To learn more about CRN Tech news, please visit: or go directly to the app download page.   

"For 30 years, we have been committed to editorial excellence, across the CRN brand, to offer the channel community quality content, relevant interviews and hard hitting news analysis to arm executives with the tools necessary to do their jobs effectively," said Kelley Damore, UBM Channel VP and Editorial Director.  "The acknowledgement from FOLIO validates this commitment, strengthens our purpose and fuels our mission to continue to be the number one resource for the IT channel community today." 

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