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Clarion Awards - Winners

 

2015 Winners

 

The Association for Women in Communications is proud to announce the 2015 Clarion Award Winners!  This year’s competition drew entries from 25 states and three countries, with 86 Clarions awarded!

 

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Advertising & Marketing

 

Multimedia Advertising Campaign  Big Y World Class Market – It’s My Big Y Campaign  The Mars Agency  Big Y World Class Market

 

Print Advertising  Know Your Score Postcard  BluCurrent Credit Union  Jacqueline Post, Director of Marketing

 

Marketing Communications Campaign/Budget of more than $100,000  Winterthur Costumes of Downton Abbey  Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library  Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

 

Promotional Video Production  FedEx Small Business Grant Winners’ Videos  Running Pony Productions  inferno, FedEx, and Running Pony

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Books & CD-ROMs/DVDs

 

Nonfiction, Non-technical Book  Roadtrip with a Raindrop: 90 Days Along the Mississippi River  In-Sight Photography, Inc.  Gayle Harper

 

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Brochures, Custom & Special Publications

 

Special Print Communications  Where the Casino Money Goes  Cherokee Nation Businesses Tim Landes, Senior Public Relations Specialist, Stephanie Pinkston, Graphic Artist

 

Corporate Print Communications  2014 Executive Physical Program Strategy  BP  Erin Hupp, Gabriela Segura

 

Custom Publications: Magazine  Holiday 2014 Taste of the Season Magazine  The Mars Agency Big Y Foods, Inc.

 

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Education

 

Educational, Informational or Training Video Production/15 minutes or less  2014 TLC: Lucas’ Story TV PSA  Energy Education Council  Energy Education Council, Safe Electricity

 

Curriculum Design  Proyecto U / Bilingual Broadcast Media Curriculum  Texas A&M University-San Antonio  Jenny Moore, Assistant Professional Track Faculty, Communications Program, Texas A&M University; Alban Zamora, NDJ/Producer CNN en Español; Samuel Belilty, News Director, KUVN Univision 23

 

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Fund Development

 

Fund Development Programs/Projects – Annual Giving Campaign  Pérez Art Museum Miami – Spring 2014 Member Acquisition  Daniller + Company  Daniller + Company, Pérez Art Museum Miami

 

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Magazines

 

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 100,000 or less – Current News  Theocracy in a Democracy: An Uneasy Union  Moment Magazine  Etta Prince-Gibson, Reporter; Sarah Breger, Editor; Nadine Epstein, Editor

 

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 100,000 or less – Miscellaneous  A Transformational Journey Through Birth and Death  Wolters Kluwer

Health American Journal of Nursing

 

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 – Lifestyle  Are Any Plastics Safe?  Mother Jones  Mariah Blake, Mother Jones Senior Reporter

 

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 – Current News  Are You Racist?  Mother Jones  Chris Mooney, Climate Desk Correspondent

 

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 – Miscellaneous  The NRA’s Murder Mystery  Mother Jones  Dave Gilson, Mother Jones Senior Editor

 

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 500,000 or more – Lifestyle  Could You Spot Someone With An Eating Disorder?  Glamour  Sunny Sea Gold; Danielle Kosecki, Health Editor; Cindi Leive, Editor-in-Chief

 

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 500,000 or more –

Current News  What Do You Se When You Look At This Image?  Glamour  Pheobe Zerwick; Liz Brody, News Director; Cindi Leive, Editor-in-Chief

 

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 500,000 or more –

Miscellaneous  These Women Need You!  Redbook magazine  Meredith Rollins, Editor-in-Chief; Redbook magazine

 

Magazine Feature Article, Internal Publication  Secure Your Mask First, Then Help Others Association of Corporate Counsel  ACC Docket

 

Magazine Regular Editorial/Opinion Column – Circulation 100,000 or less   AJN Editorials Wolters Kluwer Health  Maureen Shawn Kennedy, American Journal of Nursing

 

Magazine Regular Editorial/Opinion Column – Circulation of 500,000 or more  My Zo-Called Life  Glamour  Zosia Mamet; Emily Mahaney, Articles Editor; Cindi Leive, Editor-in-Chief

 

Magazine Regular Informational/Non-opinion Column  Emergency Medicine News: Brandt’s Rants  Wolters Kluwer  Robert Brandt, MD

 

Magazine Series or Special Section, External Publication – Circulation of 100,000 or less  Oncology Times:  “UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES: How Government Policies Have Increased the Cost of Cancer Care”  Wolters Kluwer  Lola Butcher, Serena Stockwell

 

Magazine Series or Special Section, External Publication – Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000  VIRTUOSO LIFE  Virtuoso  VIRTUOSO LIFE

 

Magazine Series or Special Section, External Publication – Circulation of 500,000 or more  April 20 Questions Package  O, The Oprah Magazine  Oprah Winfrey, Founder and Editorial Director; Gayle King, Editor-at-Large; Lucy Kaylin, Editor-in-Chief

 

Best Overall External Magazine – Start-up, First Issue  Cancer Care  Upstate Medical University  Upstate Medical University Marketing & Communications Department

 

Best Overall External Magazine – Circulation of 100,000 or less  Emergency Medicine News Wolters Kluwer  Lisa Hoffman

 

Best Overall External Magazine – Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000  Mother Jones Mother Jones  Mother Jones

 

Best Overall External Magazine – Circulation of 500,000 or more  More magazine  More magazine  Lesley Jane Seymour, Editor-in-Chief; Judy Coyne, Executive Editor; Deb Bishop, Creative Director

 

Best Overall Internal Magazine  Discoveries  Cary Academy  Toye Eskridge, Editor-in-Chief; Lynne Fountain, Managing Editor; Leslie Santilli, Designer

 

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Newsletters

 

Newsletter – Print  Prayer & Praise Newsletter  Marvin United Methodist Church  Rev. Elizabeth Ackerman, Pastor; Catherine K. Cox, Designer; Marvin United Methodist Church, Augusta, Georgia

 

Newsletter – Online  This Week From Indian Country Today  ICTMN  Ray Halbritter, Publisher, Indian Country Today Media Network

 

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Newspapers

 

Newspaper Hard News Story  Beneath the Minimum  Press & Sun-Bulletin Steve Reilly, Press & Sun-Bulletin

 

Newspaper Feature Story – Weekly paper  When a Lesson Took a Dangerous Turn  Houston Press  Craig Malisow, Houston Press

 

Newspaper Feature Story – Daily circulation of under 500,000  Philly Jesus  Philadelphia Daily News  Stephanie Farr, Reporter, Philadelphia Daily News

 

Newspaper Regular Opinion/Editorial  Columns by Helen Ubiñas  Philadelphia Daily News  Helen Ubiñas, Columnist, Philadelphia Daily News

 

Newspaper Regular Non-opinion/Informative Column  Sports Columns of Tara Sullivan  The Record of North Jersey  Tara Sullivan, Sports Columnist, The Record of North Jersey

 

Newspaper Feature Series  Cyber Rattling: The Next Threat  Pittsburgh Tribune-Review  Andrew Conte

 

Newspaper Investigative Series  Tapped Out  Philadelphia Daily News  Philadelphia Daily News staff, Holly Otterbein (WHYY), Andrew Mendelson (Temple/Center for Public Interest Journalism), Todd Wolfson (Media Mobilizing Project), Solomon Jones (AxisPhilly )

 

Newspaper Special Section or Special Edition  THE PROBLEMS & THE PROMISE Philadelphia

 

 Daily News  Philadelphia Daily News staff

 

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Online Media

 

Website – New – Annual budget of $15,000 or less  FierceforBlackWomen.com FierceforBlackWomen.com  Yanick Rice Lamb and Sheree Crute, Co-Founders, FierceforBlackWomen.com

 

Website – New – Annual budget more than $15,000  TIAA-CREF Women’s Engagement Center  TIAA-CREF  Constance Weaver, EVP, Chief Marketing Officer, TIAA-CREF; Thomas White, SVP, Head of Retirement & Individual Marketing; Cristina Morales, Director, Women’s Segment Marketing.

 

Website – Existing: Annual budget more than $15,000  Financial Workshop Kits  National

Endowment for Financial Education  Mary J. Schultz, Manager, Financial Workshop Kits, National Endowment for Financial Education

 

Online Journalism – Special News Section  Basic Black: Viral Video From NYC | Catcalls and Controversy  WGBH Educational Foundation  Valerie Linson, Executive Producer, Basic Black, WGBH

 

Online Journalism – Special Feature Section  Boom: North America’s Explosive Oil-by-Rail Problem  The Nation Institute  Marcus Stern, Sebastian Jones, Greg Gilderman, Executive Producer, The Weather Channel

 

Online Journalism – Feature Article  Mother Jones’ Guns Reporting  Mother Jones  Mark Follman, Mother Jones

 

Online Journalism – Regular Column (on a for-profit website)  Inside Domestic Violence by Lynn Armitage  ICTMN  Lynn Armitage; Ray Halbritter, Publisher, Indian Country Today Media Network

 

Blog – Corporate  COUNTRY Financial Security Blog  COUNTRY Financial  COUNTRY Financial, Public Affairs and Media Relations

 

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Photography, Graphics, and Design Communications

 

Press Photography – Spot News Photo  Honored By His Heroes  Philadelphia Daily

 

News Alejandro Alvarez, Photographer, Philadelphia Daily News

 

Press Photography – Photo Series/Essay (Feature)  California Goes Nuts  Mother Jones  Matt Black, Photographer; Tom Philpott, Mother Jones Food & Agriculture Correspondent

 

Press Photography – Sports Photo  Hands on the Ball  Pittsburgh Tribune-Review  Steph Chambers

 

Editorial Cartoon   Randy Bish Portfolio  Pittsburgh Tribune-Review  Randy Bish

 

Special Design/Creation – Single item  Wanamaker Organ  Philadelphia Daily News  Jon Snyder, Graphics Editor, Philadelphia Daily News

 

Special Design/Creation – Series of items  Design Pain Relief Self-Promotion  Spark Design  May Curry, Art Director, Spark Design

 

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Public Relations

 

Public Relations One-time Campaign – Annual budget of $10,000 or less  St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center “Windows of Opportunity”  Logos Communications, Inc.  Logos Communications, Inc., Sue Voyles, President

 

Public Relations One-time Campaign – Annual budget of $10,000 or more  PR Campaign for Vonlane Business Launch  MPD Ventures Company  MPD Ventures Company

 

Public Relations Campaign, Ongoing – Annual budget of $50,000 or less  Rudolph Foods: Pork Rind Appreciation Day  RMD Advertising  RMD Advertising, Rudolph Foods Company

 

Public Relations Campaign, Ongoing – Annual budget of $50,000 or more  MyFreeTaxes- A Collaboration of National Non-profits  Goodwill Industries International, National Disability Institute, United Way, The Walmart Foundation

 

Public Service Community Affairs Campaign, One-Time  Can You Spot the Pot?  Novitas Communications  Smart Colorado, Novitas Communications

 

Annual Report – Annual budget of $20,000 or less  King County Department of Community and Human Services, 2013 Annual Report  Betty Hageman Graphic Design  Betty Hageman, Graphic Designer, Betty Hageman Graphic Design; Sherry Hamilton, Communications Manager, Office of the Director, King County Department of Community and Human Services

 

Annual Report – Annual budget of more than $20,000  2014 – 2015 WGBH Annual Report: Innovation Hub  WGBH  WGBH; WGBH Constituent Communications; WGBH Creative

 

Community Relations Campaign  Diageo North America Learning Skills for Life  Cornet

 Communications Counsel  Diageo North America; Danielle M. Robinson, PhD, DIAGEO Corporate Relations, Director, Alcohol Policy and Reputation Management; Sherone Mullings, Learning Skills for Life Program Manager

 

Employee Relations Campaign  2015 Open Enrollment Guide: Challenge Yourself – Imagine the Possibilities  Kforce, Inc.  Kimberly Bird, Civita Drane, Amanda Franklin, Beth Grimes

 

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Radio

Radio Regular Feature Program  The Conversation, BBC World Service  BBC World Service  Kim Chakanetsa, Presenter; Munazza Khan, Producer; BBC World Service

 

Radio Feature Story  Up Against The Ceiling: The Push For More Women In California Politics

 

Capital Public Radio  Katie Orr, State Government Reporter, Capital Public Radio

 

Radio Documentary Series  One Company’s Toxic Legacy  Michigan Radio  Rebecca Williams, Mark Brush, Lindsey Smith

 

Radio Documentary, One Time  The Big Test  Michigan Radio  Dustin Dwyer, Michigan Radio

 

Women’s Issues Radio Program  The Conversation, BBC World Service  BBC World Service  Kim Chakanetsa, Presenter; Munazza Khan, Producer; BBC World Service

 

Major News Event – Radio  Amid Lake Erie’s Algal Bloom, Toledo’s Water Woes Continue  Michigan Radio  Tracy Samilton, Kate Wells, Michigan Radio

 

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Special Events

 

Special Event  Rudolph Foods: Dig My Rig  RMD Advertising  RMD Advertising, Rudolph Foods Company

 

Fundraising Event  Pacific Pride Foundation’s Royal Ball  Merryl Brown Events Merryl Brown, President, Merryl Brown Events, LLC

 

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Television

 

Television Feature Story/Segment – Comprehensive or ongoing – Local or Regional  Five Seconds, Six Words, One Request  WDIV-TV  Sarah Mayberry, Senior Special Projects Producer, WDIV-TV

 

Television Feature Story/Segment – Comprehensive or ongoing – National  Cat Calls  Inside Edition  Lisa Guerrero, Correspondent; Larry Posner,  Producer; Filip Kapsa, Investigative Videographer / Editor; Bob Read, Senior Producer; Charles Lachman, Executive Producer

 

Television Investigative Feature or Series – Local or Regional  USPS 911 Policy Fails to Deliver  KNTV  Vicky Nguyen, Investigative Reporter; Elizabeth Wagner, Investigative Producer; Felipe Escamilla, Photojournalist

 

Television Investigative Feature or Series – National  The Real Death Valley  The Nation Institute  John Carlos Frey, Reporter, The Investigative Fund; Solly Granatstein, Executive Producer, The Weather Channel; Marisa Venegas, Executive Producer, Telemundo

 

Television News Magazine Program – National  “Cuerpomático:” Is rape the price to pay for migrant women chasing the American Dream?  Fusion Network  Erin Siegal McIntyre, Correspondent/Producer and Deborah Bonello, Producer/Camerawoman for “AMERICA with Jorge Ramos” on the Fusion Network, Spanish version aired on “Aquí y Ahora,” Univision’s Saturday night prime-time news magazine show; Spanish version co-produced by Beatriz Guerra.

 

Television Documentary Program – Local or Regional  West by Orphan Train  Iowa Public Television  Colleen Bradford Krantz, Director/Co-Producer/Co-Writer; Clark Kidder, Co-Producer/Co-Writer; Iowa Public Television, editing/presenting station.

 

Television Public Service Announcement  2014 TLC: Lucas’ Story TV PSA  Energy Education Council  Energy Education Council, Safe Electricity

 

Television Commercial  Digital Dandelion  TBWA\Chiat\Day  Teresa Poggenpohl, Accenture, Managing Director, Global Image

 

Television Sports Programming – Local or Regional  Breaking Barriers at 200 MPH  WCNC  Chris Clark – WCNC, NBC Charlotte, Sports Director

 

Television Talk Show – Local or Regional  Basic Black Special: Race and Ferguson Beyond The Headlines  WGBH Educational Foundation  Valerie Linson, Executive Producer, Basic Black, WGBH

 

Television Talk Show – National  Latina Entrepreneurs  CCTV-America  Global Business America; Ma Jing, Executive Producer; Mei Yan, Executive Producer; Guo Chun, Executive Producer; R.T. Warfield, Managing Producer, Rachelle Akuffo, Anchor & Correspondent; Janet Rodriguez, Producer; Rasheed Abdullah, Coordinating Video Editor

 

Television Show – Informational – Local or Regional  “The Gift of Life”…Organ Donation  CTV Lethbridge  Dory Rossiter, Writer/Producer, CTV Lethbridge

 

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Students 

Advertising or Public Relations Campaign  The Communicators 2: Unleash Your Power  Avila University  Aimee Adams

 

Wild Card  Video: Unleash Your Power  Avila University  Aimee Adams

 

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