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Bench tips columnist receives KRW nod

Jewellery Business ‘Bench Tips’ columnist Tom Weishaar has been nominated for a Kenneth R. Wilson (KRW) award for his article, “It’s all in the sprue.”

Jewellery Business‘s Tom Weishaar has been named a finalist in the Kenneth R. Wilson (KRW) awards.

Now in its 57th year, the awards recognize excellence in 20 written, visual, special, and online categories.

More than 600 individual entries were submitted nationwide, with judges narrowing the field to 174 nominees from 62 different Canadian business-to-business publications. Weishaar’s “It’s all in the sprue” received a nomination in the ‘Best How-to Article or Series of How-to Articles’ category. The column was featured in the June 2010 issue of Jewellery Business.

“It is a great honour to be nominated for a KRW award, which recognizes excellence in Canadian magazine writing and design,” said Jewellery Business editorial director Blair Adams. “Tom’s bench articles have been a hit with JB readers and we are pleased a jury of our peers has recognized the quality of his columns and their relevance to the Canadian jewellery industry.”

Gold, silver, and honourable mention awards will be presented at The Carlu in Toronto on June 7 at the 57 annual Kenneth R. Wilson Awards gala.

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