Know of a book or monograph published in the last year that has contributed to the field of media management, economics or entrepreneurship? Nominate it for the 2016 Robert Picard Award.
The Media Management, Economics & Entrepreneurship (MMEE) division of AEJMC is seeking nominations for the 2016 Robert Picard Award. The award honors the author(s) of a book or a monograph published during the previous year (2015) that makes a significant contribution to the field of media management, economics ,or entrepreneurship.
Nominations must be submitted by May 1, 2016, to Immediate Past Head Charlene Simmons.  Each nomination must specify why the book or work is outstanding (outside reviewer statements will be considered along with nominator statements).
The award is named in honor of MMEE division member and senior scholar Robert Picard of Oxford University. Last year the recipient was “The Marketplace of Attention: How Audience Take Shape in a Digital Age” by James Webster.
AEJMC members are invited to nominate books or monographs for the award. Self-nominations are acceptable. To nominate a work provide the following:
  • A written nomination with a complete citation (title, author, publisher, and year of publication of the book) and a short statement on the book’s contribution to the field of media management, economics, or entrepreneurship. (Nomination may be emailed to
  • Three copies of the work, whether book or monograph needs to be delivered by post.
The winners of the awards will be notified before the AEJMC annual convention in Minneapolis, in August 2016. The award will be presented at the Media Management, Economics and Entrepreneurship Division’s annual members’ meeting.


Please mail nomination packets to:

Charlene-Simmons, Ph.D.
Department of Communication
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
615 McCallie Ave, Dept 3003
Chattanooga, TN 37403-2598