2018 Honoree for Outstanding Magazine Article


Jessica McCaughey for her article, “Put Down the Red Pen! Nine Strategies for Providing Better Feedback to Multilingual Writers” in the April 2017 issue of Intercom.

Citation: For describing practical skills for editing work by multilingual writers and, in doing so, reinforcing the role of editor as teacher and listener.

2018 Honoree for Outstanding Guest-Edited Issue

Michael Opsteegh for the October 2017 issue of Intercom, with a theme of “Document Design After Paper.”

Citation: For attempting to engage the question, “What happens to the craft of communication when content management automates much of that work?,” and offering practical insights in response.

Nomination process

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 2018

Honorees notified: After vote by STC Board of Directors, usually March

Award Presented: At the Honors Event at the STC Technical Communication Summit

The Intercom Awards Guidelines

Previous winners of the Intercom Awards


Andrea Ames