The Media Management, Economics & Entrepreneurship (MMEE) division of AEJMC is seeking nominations for the 2019 Robert Picard Book Award. The award honors the author(s) of a book or a monograph published during the previous year (2018) that makes a significant contribution to the field of media management, economics, or entrepreneurship.

Please submit nominations by April 1, 2019, to Immediate Past Head Geoffrey Graybeal.  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’s recipient was “Managing Media Businesses: a game plan to navigate disruption and uncertainty,” by Mike Rosenberg and Philip H. Seager. Previous recipients include “Who Owns the World’s Media? Media Concentration and Ownership around the World” by Eli Noam and the International Media Concentration Collaboration, “The Marketplace of Attention: How Audience Take Shape in a Digital Age” by James Webster; Mark Deuze’s book, “Managing Media Work” and George Sylvie’s “Newsroom Decision-Making: Under New Management.”

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 Toronto, in August 2019. The award will be presented at the Media Management, Economics and Entrepreneurship Division’s annual members’ meeting.

Please send nominations by e-mail to

Please mail nomination packets to:

Geoffrey Graybeal, PhD
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute
PO Box 5069
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA 30302-5069