Palatine, IL (April 28, 2023) — Pro Builder, an SGC Horizon media brand serving the U.S. housing industry, earned a 2023 Jesse H. Neal Award as the Best Single Issue of a Tabloid/Newspaper/Magazine for its November/December 2022 issue. The Jesse H. Neal Awards are the most prestigious editorial honors in specialized journalism. 

“Earning a Neal is inspiring and motivating for the entire Pro Builder team,” said editorial director Rich Binsacca, who personally was a 2022 Neals finalist, as well. “I think it’s a testament to our relentless focus on our audience to deliver content that resonates with industry professionals across several relevant topics.”

SGC Horizon Brands Also Earn Neal Finalist Distinction

In addition to Pro Builder’s win, SGC Horizon brands were finalists in three other categories:

  • Best Range of Work By a Single Author: Rich Binsacca, Pro Builder 
  • Best Art Direction for a Cover: Pro Builder’s May/June 2022 issue
  • Best Instructional Content: Pro Remodeler for “ProTradeCraft: Jobsite Know-How, How To Improve Energy Performance in Existing Attics” in its November/December 2022 issue

“At SGC Horizon, we’re dedicated to helping building professionals thrive. And I think that commitment shines through in awards like the Neals,” said Chris Perrino, Group Director and Principal for SGC Horizon. “We’re honored by these Neals recognitions and thrilled for everyone involved.”

See the full list of 2023 Jesse H. Neal Award Winners here. To learn more about Pro Builder and see the latest issue, visit

SGC Horizon is the nation’s leading diversified media, content, marketing, data, and events company serving the residential and commercial design and construction markets. The company leads in collecting, analyzing and applying audience data to deliver award-winning content and digital engagement strategies. The company’s capabilities span full-service custom digital and content marketing, as well as industry-leading face-to-face events.