INSIGHT magazine covers both global and local issues of particular to its diverse readers, stimulating discussion and encouraging exploration of key topics impacting the financial and business landscape today. INSIGHT is available in print, online and as a digital edition.
Frequency & Distribution
INSIGHT is an award-winning publication read by more than 24,000 professionals across the nation and around the world. The magazine is published quarterly, with issues in the Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. INSIGHT is free to members of the Illinois CPA Society.
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Writing for INSIGHT
Freelance writers, industry experts, and ICPAS members who have an interest in contributing to INSIGHT are invited to submit original manuscripts for review and potential publication. We’re always looking for new and engaging areas of interest, and topics we frequently focus on include:
> Corporate Finance Trends and Leadership
> Practice Management and Business Development
> Emerging Trends in Professional Services Industries
> Leadership Strategy
> Career & Professional Development
> Young Professionals
> Diversity & Inclusion
> The Economy (regional, national, and global)
> Human Resources
We strongly suggest that you read recent issues of the magazine to acquaint yourself with the type of work we publish before submitting a manuscript. Freelance writers should include fee requirements in their correspondence. We do not accept previously-unpublished material. We ask that all written pieces be submitted as Word documents. Articles generally run 1,000-2,000 words in length for print, and 600-1,000 words for digital exclusives. Please format in Arial, 10pt font size, double-spaced, and follow AP Style to the best of your abilities.
2015 Communications Concepts Apex Award of Excellence for Feature Writing, “10 Worst Business Decisions Ever Made” (Spring 2014 Edition)
2014 Association Trends All Media Contest, Gold Award for Annual or Quarterly Magazines or Journals
2013 Apex Award of Excellence, Magazines & Journals, Publication Excellence
2012 Apex Award of Excellence, Magazines & Journals, Publication Excellence
2011 Magnum Opus Bronze Award, All-Around Publication Winner, Best Association Publication
2011 Apex Award of Excellence, Magazines & Journals, Publication Excellence
2011 Graphic Design USA, American In-House Design Awards, Certificate of Excellence, Publication Design
2010 Magnum Opus Silver Award, Best CSR/Green Series or Article
2009 Magnum Opus Honorable Mention, Best CSR/Green Series or Article
2008 Apex Award, Magazine & Journal Writing
2007 Magnum Opus Award, Best All-around Association Publication
2006 Apex Award, Magazines & Journals
2006 Apex Award, Magazine & Journal Writing
2004 Apex Award, Magazines & Journals
2004 Apex Award, Magazine & Journal Writing
2002 Apex Award, Magazine & Journal Writing
2002 Chicago Women in Publishing Excellence Award, Writing/Editing
2001 Apex Award, Feature Writing, "When in Rome."
2001 Apex Award, Best Redesigns
2000 Apex Award, Magazine & Journal Writing
2000 Apex Award, Best Rewrites
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