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LOMA Publication Wins Four Honors

ATLANTA, Nov. 18, 2016— LOMA today announced their flagship publication, LOMA Resource Magazine, won four editorial awards.

The magazine earned two awards from the Georgia chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and two from the Atlanta chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).

LOMA’s Resource Magazine won the Phoenix award for Financial Writing for the article, “The Retirement Challenge.” LOMA editor Jennifer Rankin authored the piece in the April 2016 edition of the magazine. The Phoenix award, PRSA’s highest honor, recognizes communications work done in Atlanta for national and international organizations.

The monthly publication was also recognized by the Georgia chapter of PRSA, for its February, March and April editions. The magazine won the 2016 Award of Excellence, Magazine, External Audience for writing and design for those volumes.

Additionally, Resource Magazine won two IABC Golden Flame Awards, sponsored by the Atlanta chapter of IABC:

  • Gold Award, Magazines. This award is based on content and design for three consecutive issues, the March, April and May 2016 issues.
  • Gold Award, Writing, for the April article, “The Retirement Challenge,” written by Jennifer Rankin.

“We are honored to be recognized by both the PRSA and the IABC,” said Ron Clark, assistant vice president, publications for LOMA. “The competition includes the best work from thousands of communicators at major national and international organizations, such as Coca-Cola, UPS, Home Depot, AT&T and the Federal Reserve Bank. I am proud that our team has been recognized for their extraordinary work.”

The award is shared by Resource staff members: Jennifer Rankin, Tammy Appel, and designer Susan Austin. Regular contributors to the magazine include Janet Kean and Barbara Francis.

LOMA Resource Magazine is the leading monthly magazine covering management and operations of the life insurance and related financial services industries. Topics include technology, customer service, underwriting, financial management, human resources and more.

To learn more about LOMA’s Resource Magazine and its content, please visit www.loma.org.


Resource Magazine Contact: Ron Clark, 770-984-3718 Clark@LOMA.org

PR Contact: Catherine Theroux, 860-285-7787, ctheroux@limra.com

About LOMA

LOMA was founded in 1924, LOMA is an international association through which more than 1,200 insurance and financial services companies from over 80 countries engage in research and educational activities to improve company operations. www.loma.org