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Clarion Award Winners - 2018


The Association for Women in Communications is proud to announce the 2018 Clarion Award Winners!  This year’s competition drew entries from 20 states and two countries, with 82 Clarions awarded!

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ADVERTISING & MARKETING
ADVERTISING & MARKETING

Multimedia Advertising Campaign Get Ahead of Sepsis Campaign Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ICF

 

Print Advertising Magazine Media. Better. Believe it MPA - The Association of Magazine Media MPA - The Association of Magazine Media and Hearst Creative


Marketing Communications Campaign/Budget of $100,000 or less The Edge Challenge Marketing Campaign Detroit Athletic Club Josh Counter, Creative Director Ken Voyles, Director of Communications

 

Marketing Communications Campaign/Budget of more than $100,000 Magazine Media. Better. Believe it MPA - The Association of Magazine Media MPA - The Association of Magazine Media and Hearst Creative

 

Online Marketing Campaign Treasures on Trial Online Marketing Campaign Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Marketing and Creative Services Department

Promotional Video Production BOJANGLES’ TELEBOVELA: EL SABOR DE LA PASIÓN AC&M Group AC&M Group & Bojangles'


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BROCHURES, CUSTOM & SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS
BROCHURES, CUSTOM & SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS

Special Print Communications  The Jacob Schiff Society for Montefiore Einstein Foundation Families  Montefiore Einstein Rachel Eddey, Senior Director of External Relations, Montefiore Einstein Jon Garrow, Director of Prospect Development Sean McMahon, Associate Director, Donor Communications, Montefiore Einstein

Corporate Print Communications CNB Code of Conduct Cherokee Nation Businesses Cherokee Nation Businesses

Custom Publications: Magazine Visitor's Guide Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Oklahoma City CVB Marketing & Communications Team/ Greater OKC Chamber Communications Team


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EDUCATION
EDUCATION

Educational, Informational or Training Video Production/15 minutes or less  TLC "Safe on the Bus" Video Energy Education Council  Energy Education Council/Safe Electricity program Tri-State Generation and Transmission

 

Educational, Informational or Training Video Production/15 minutes or more Arthur Interactive Media (AIM) Buddy Project WGBH Educational Foundation WGBH Educational Foundation

Curriculum Design Masterpiece Historical Drama Collection on PBS LM WGBH Educational Foundation WGBH Education Department

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FUND DEVELOPMENT
FUND DEVELOPMENT

Fund Development Programs/Projects – Annual Giving Campaign  Missouri Botanical Garden – April 2017 Acquisition  Daniller + Company  Daniller + Company Missouri Botanical Garden


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MAGAZINES
MAGAZINES

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 100,000 or less - Lifestyle Comeback Kid: He died at the Dome -- and lived to tell about it Upstate Medical University Amber Smith Upstate Medical University Marketing & University Communications


Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 100,000 or less - Current News Heavy Traffic The Palm Beacher/Gulfstream Media Group Kristen Desmond LeFevre, Contributing Writer The Palm Beacher/Gulfstream Media Group

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 100,000 or less – Miscellaneous Can Your Older Patients Drive Safely? American Journal of Nursing Authors: Loren Staplin, Kathy H. Lococo, Tia Mastromatto, Kathy J. Sifrit, Kathleen M. Trazzera Editors: Maribeth Maher and Jacob Molyneux

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 - Lifestyle Neurology Now: Parkinson’s on the Ropes Wolters Kluwer Richard Laliberte (writer), Mary Bolster (editor)


Magazine Feature Article, Ext. Publication – Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 - Miscellaneous 
The Convert Texas Monthly Abigail Pesta


Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 500,000 or more - Lifestyle 
“Health’s New Wave,” July 2017 Marie Claire Marie Claire


Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 500,000 or more - Current News Marie Claire “Hope On the Line,” Marie Claire, September 2017 Marie Claire Kayla Webley Adler

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 500,000 or more - Miscellaneous 
Oprah Magazine, “Let's Talk About Race,” May 2017 Hearst Corporation O, the Oprah Magazine Hearst Corporation


Magazine Feature Article, Internal Publication 
The Age of Rage HR Magazine Dori Meinert HR Magazine


Magazine Regular Editorial/Opinion Column - Circulation of 100,000 or less 
The Art of Medicine in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants Wolters Kluwer Tanya Gregory, PhD Harrison Reed, MMSc, PA-C; Brian T. Maurer, PA-C


Magazine Regular Editorial/Opinion Column – Circulation of 500,000 or more 
“What Doctors Tell Their Friends” (February 2017, June 2017, September 2017) Redbook Magazine Sarah Smith and Karen Snyder Duke


Magazine Regular Informational/Non-opinion Column 
Reflections: Blind Spot (April 2017), The Squeeze (September 2017), Someone’s Son (October 2017) American Journal of Nursing Authors: Diane Stonecipher (“Blind Spot”) Danielle Allen (“The Squeeze”) Jami Carder (“Someone’s Son”) Editor: Jacob Molyneux


Magazine Series or Special Section, External Publication - Circulation of 100,000 or less 
Metro Woman Magazine - Rebrand and Growth Strategy Metro Woman Magazine Springfield Metro Woman 417metrowoman.com Angela Frizell, Owner/Publisher


Magazine Series or Special Section, External Publication - Circulation of 500,000 or more 
Oprah Magazine, “Your Cancer, Your Breasts,” October 2017 Hearst Corporation O, the Oprah Magazine Hearst Corporation


Best Overall External Magazine - Circulation of 100,000 or less 
Cancer Care magazine Upstate Medical University Upstate Medical University Marketing & University Communications


Best Overall External Magazine - Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 
Virtuoso Life Virtuoso Virtuoso


Best Overall External Magazine - Circulation of 500,000 or more
Best Overall Hearst Corporation O, The Oprah Magazine Hearst Corporation



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NEWSPAPERS
NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper Hard News Story Larry Wittig Philadelphia Media Network Tricia Nadolny, Philadelphia Media Network

Newspaper Feature Story - Weekly paper The Mercury 13 Women Were Ready for Space, But NASA Never Gave Them a Chance Houston Press Dianna Wray


Newspaper Feature Story - Daily circulation of under 500,000 
Ten Things to See and Do on Vancouver Island Senior News & Times Linda Keeler, owner of Senior News & Times and Cindy Landage, Journalist


Newspaper Feature Story - Daily circulation of 500,000 or more 
Stolen Childhood Philadelphia Media Network Maria Panaritis, Philadelphia Media Network


Newspaper Regular Opinion/Editorial 
Falling Off the Cliff Philadelphia Media Network Ronnie Polaneczky, Philadelphia Media Network


Newspaper Regular Non-opinion/Informative Column
Financial Education Julie Jason, Syndicated Columnist


Newspaper Feature Series 
Neurology Today: Burnout in Neurology Wolters Kluwer Fay Ellis, Lola Butcher, Sarah Owens

Newspaper Investigative Series  Toxic City: Tainted Soil Philadelphia Media Network Barbara Laker, Wendy Ruderman, Dylan Purcell and Jessica Griffin. Philadelphia Media Network

Newspaper Special Section or Special Edition Special Section: Preventing Injury and Violence The Nation's Health, American Public Health Association Michele Late, Lindsey Wahowiak, Kim Krisberg


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ONLINE MEDIA
ONLINE MEDIA

Website - New - Annual budget of $15,000 or less Castiglia's Italian Restaurant Flair Communication Debby Girvan President Flair Communication flaircommunication.com


Online Journalism - Special News Section Long After the Quake, Nepal Waits for Help Global Press Journal Kalpana Khanal, Senior Reporter Shilu Manandhar, Senior Reporter Yam Kumari Kandel, Senior Reporter Global Press Journal


Online Journalism - Feature Article 
The Devil's Henchmen The Atavist Magazine Kenneth R. Rosen for The Atavist Magazine


Online Journalism - Regular Column (on a for-profit website) 
Collection of Columns Roll Call Mary C. Curtis, Columnist Roll Call


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PHOTOGRAPHY & GRAPHICS
PHOTOGRAPHY & GRAPHICS

Press Photography - Photo Series/Essay (Hard News) Addicted Philadelphia Media Network David Maialetti, Philadelphia Media Network


Press Photography - Sports Photo 
Detroit Cycling Championship Winner Detroit Athletic Club Cybelle Codish, DAC News Photographer Ken Voyles, DAC News Editor

Editorial Cartoon Editorial Cartoons by Signe Wilkinson Philadelphia Media Network Signe's Toons

Logo Detroit Cycling Championship Logo Detroit Athletic Club Amanda Fairchild, Graphic Designer

Special Design/Creation - Single item Oasis Hotel & Convention Center Sales Kit Revel Advertising Amanda Day - Art Director, Cameron Duneman -Designer, Megan Buchbinder - Copywriter

Special Design/Creation - Series of items 2017 Virtuoso Travel Week Event – TRAVEL UNITES Virtuoso Virtuoso


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PUBLIC RELATIONS
PUBLIC RELATIONS

Public Relations One-time Campaign - Annual budget of $10,000 or less Bump the Mumps: How Syracuse University Used an Aggressive Outreach Campaign to Contain a Public Safety Threat Syracuse University Dara Royer, Senior Vice President/Chief Communications Officer, Marketing and Communications Division Sarah Scalese, Associate Vice President, Marketing and Communications Division Shannon Andre, Communications Director, Enrollment and the Student Experience Division


Public Relations One-time Campaign - Annual budget of $10,000 or more 
Virtuoso – 2017 Virtuoso Travel Week Virtuoso Misty Belles - Virtuoso- Managing Director, Global Public Relations Betsy Goldberg - Virtuoso - Sr. Manager, Public Relations

Public Relations One-time Campaign - Annual budget of $50,000 or less Stress in America- Coping with Change Vanguard Vanguard Communications, American Psychological Association

Public Relations One-time Campaign - Annual budget of $50,000 or more Magazine Media. Better. Believe it. MPA - The Association of Magazine Media MPA - The Association of Magazine Media and Hearst Creative

Public Service Community Affairs Campaign, One-Time 
Breath Today. SA Tomorrow. aMAEzing Marketing Group 
aMAEzing Marketing Group, Office of Sustainability City of San Antonio, Mae Escobar


Special Promotion Pork Rind Appreciation Day RMD Advertising Southern Recipe Pork Rinds RMD Advertising


Annual Report - Annual budget of $20,000 or less 
Expanding Our World - WGBH 2016/2017 Annual Report WGBH WGBH Educational Foundation Catherine Burke, Director of Communications, Editor/Writer Colin Mahoney, Designer

Annual Report - Annual budget of more than $20,000 
2017 Corn Belt Energy Annual Report - Solid foundation. Solid values. Solid future.Corn Belt Energy Corporation Hillary Cherry, Director of Communications & Marketing, Corn Belt Energy Corporation

Community Relations Campaign Truck Driver Appreciation Week RMD Advertising Southern Recipe Pork Rinds The St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund RMD Advertising

Crisis Communications Campaign Bump the Mumps: How Syracuse University Used an Aggressive Outreach Campaign to Contain a Public Safety Threat. Syracuse University Dara Royer, Senior Vice President/Chief Communications Officer, Marketing and Communications Division Sarah Scalese, Associate Vice President, Marketing and Communications Division Shannon Andre, Communications Director, Enrollment and the Student Experience Division

Employee Relations Campaign Proud to Be Blue Employee Engagement Initiative Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma - Public Relations


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RADIO
RADIO

Radio Regular Feature Program "Jane Pauley Reinvents Herself" on "Now What?" "Now What?" Podcast Carole Zimmer - Host, Producer Nick Ciavatta - Audio Engineer Rafaella Gunz - Social Media


Radio Regular Talk or Interview Program 
"Under the Radar with Callie Crossley": A Curated Selection -- 2017 WGBH Callie Crossley, host; Andrea Asuaje, associate producer; Doug Shugarts, engineer


Radio Feature Story 
Michigan theater company gives kids with disabilities a chance to shine on stage Michigan Radio April Van Buren Reporter/Producer Michigan Radio


Radio Documentary Series 
Diva Tech Talk - Women in Tech Podcast Diva Tech Talk Nicole Scheffler - Co-Founder & Kathleen Norton-Schock - Co-Founder


Radio Documentary, One Time 
Documentary On One: Polar Opposites RTE Radio 1 Nicoline Greer, Narrator & Producer Liam O'Brien, Producer Documentary on One, RTE Radio 1 www.rte.ie/doconone


Women's Issues Radio Program 
Diva Tech Talk - Women in Tech Podcast Diva Tech Talk Nicole Scheffler - Co-Founder & Kathleen Norton-Schock - Co-Founder

Radio Commercial Three Sisters Radio Commercial The Chickasaw Nation The Chickasaw Nation Marketing Department, The Chickasaw Cultural Center



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SPECIAL EVENTS
SPECIAL EVENTS

Special Event Chickasaw Cultural Center Fall Festival The Chickasaw Nation The Chickasaw Nation Marketing Department, The Chickasaw Cultural Center


Fundraising Event 
Pacific Pride Foundation's Royal Ball Merryl Brown Events Merryl Brown Events, LLC Merryl Brown, President and Creative Director


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STUDENT
STUDENT
Advertising or Public Relations Campaign Drake University Public Relations Capstone – Vector Strategies Drake University Drake University Public Relations Capstone – Vector Strategies Ashley Hawkins, Account Executive

Student Wild Card Bump the Mumps Pop-Up Awareness Event Syracuse University Julia Haber, Student, Class of 2018, Syracuse University S.I. Newhouse School of Publication Communications, Syracuse University

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TELEVISION
TELEVISION

Television Feature Story/Segment - Comprehensive or ongoing - Local or Regional "Seven Years of Cyanide" KING Television Susannah Frame, Chief Investigative Reporter, KING Television Steve Douglas, Investigative Photojournalist, KING Television Russ Walker, Asst. News Director, KING Television


Television Feature Story/Segment - Comprehensive or ongoing - National  
How Accurate is it?Inside Edition Inside Edition Lisa Guerrero - Correspondent Larry Posner - Producer Zara Lockshin - Associate Producer


Television Investigative Feature or Series - Local or Regional "Sick and Forgotten at Hanford" KING Television Susannah Frame, Investigative Reporter, KING Television Steve Douglas, Investigative Photojournalist, KING Television Kevin Glantz, Graphic Artist, KING Television

Television Investigative Feature or Series - National Who's Giving You a Massage? Inside Edition Lisa Guerrero - Investigative Correspondent Charlie McLravy - Producer Filip Kapsa - Videographer/Editor


Television Documentary Program - Local or Regional To the Contrary Film Festival Documentary Winner - Passionate Pursuits To the Contrary, Persephone Productions To the Contrary, Persephone Productions Jennifer Abod, Profile Productions

Television Documentary Program - National 
War In The Koreas | Direct From With Dena Takruri - AJ+ AJ+ Shadi Rahimi - Senior Producer, Dena Takruri - Senior Presenter & Producer, Melissa Aparicio - Producer, Alessandra Ram - Producer, Kevin Gong - Producer, Youssif Hussein - Camera & Video Editor, Daniel Smukalla - Camera, Dariel Medina - Video Editor, Brian Joseph - Video Editor and Matt Volla - Video Editor


Television Documentary Series - Local or Regional 
Direct from Hawaii: The Fight for Land AJ+ Shadi Rahimi - Senior Producer, Dena Takruri - Senior Presenter & Producer and Dariel Medina - Director of Photography & Video Editor


Television Documentary Series - National 
The Vietnam War WETA By Ken Burns & Lynn Novick A Production Of Florentine Films And WETA, Washington, DC Directed By Ken Burns & Lynn Novick Written By Geoffrey C. Ward Produced By Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick & Ken Burns

Television Public Service Announcement, Be Antibiotics Aware TV PSA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ICF



Television Talk Show - Local or Regional Sarah McBride: Fighting Transphobia and Misogyny (To the Contrary Women Thought Leaders) To the Contrary, Persephone Productions Bonnie Erbe, Host of To the Contrary Cari Stein, Executive Producer To the Contrary Persephone Productions

Television Show – Informational - Local or Regional Ronald McDonald House..."The House That Caring Built" CTV Lethbridge Dory Rossiter - Writer/Producer CTV Lethbridge