Professional of the Year & Educator of the Year Awards

Each year the AEJMC Magazine Division honors outstanding professionals and educators in magazine journalism. The award alternates each year (most years) between the Professional of the Year and the Educator of the Year.

2011: David Abrahamson, Northwestern University
2010: Vicki Wellington, Food Network Magazine
2009: Gerald Grow, Florida A&M University
2008: Rance Crain, Crain Communications Inc.
2007: David E. Sumner, Ball State University
2006: Joe Treen, Newsweek, People and Discover magazines
2005: Barbara Straus Reed, Rutgers University
2004: John MacFarlane, Toronto Life magazine
2003: Abe Peck, Northwestern University
2002: Richard Stolley, People and Life magazines
2001: Sam Riley, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and University
2000: T. George Harris, Psychology Today and American Health magazines
1999: William Click, Winthrop University
1998: John Mack Carter, Hearst Magazines
1997: Sammye Johnson, Trinity University
1996: Deirdre Carmody, New York Times
1995: Dru Riley Evarts, Ohio University
1994: Murray Teigh Bloom, American Society of Journalists and Authors
1993: Carol Reuss, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
1992: Grace Mirabella, Mirabella and Vogue
1991: Ken Metzler, University of Oregon
1990: Harold Evans, Conde Nast Traveler
1989: Warren Burkett, University of Texas at Austin
1988: James Autry, Meredith Corporation
1987: William Shawn, The New Yorker; Lee Young, University of Kansas
1986: Harold W. McGraw Jr., McGraw-Hill; Roland Wolseley, Syracuse University
1985: William L. Rivers, Stanford University; John Mack Carter, Good Housekeeping
1984: Hubert Luckett, Popular Science
1981: John M. Allen, Reader's Digest
1980: Robert Kenyon, American Society of Magazine Editors