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2010 Clarion Winners

The Association for Women in Communications is proud to announce the 2010 Clarion Award Winners!  This year’s competition drew entries from 30 states, three countries, and 90 Clarions have been awarded! 

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Awards Categories*

Advertising & Marketing
Books & CD-ROMs
Brochures, Custom, and Special Publications
Education
Fund Development
Magazines
Major News Event
Newsletters
Newspapers
Online Media
Photography, Graphics, and Design Communications
Public Relations
Radio
Events
Television
 

*Note:  Categories that did not receive a winning entry are not reflected on this list.



Advertising & Marketing

Radio Commercial
Safe Electricity TLC Miller Radio PSA
Safe Electricity, Energy Education Council
Molly Hall, Executive Director

Television Commercial
MAKOplasty TV Commercial
Bone and Joint Hospital at St. Anthony
Lori Boyd, Director of Marketing
Shane Brock, Stubble Inc.

Multimedia Advertising Campaign
DART Green Line Opening Campaign
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Lyle Miller, Senior Manager Creative Services DART
Johnny Elbow, Copywriter, DART
Ross Cravens, Illustrator, DART

Print Advertising
Phase II – Human Again
Texas Health Resources

Marketing Communications Campaign - Budget of $50,000 or less
Uncover the Genius
Philosophy Communication, Inc.
Jennifer Lester, Co-founder
Jennifer Miller, Co-founder

Marketing Communications Campaign - Budget of more than $50,000
The Hartford Commute Uninterrupted Campaign
MM2 Public Relations
with The Hartford

Promotional Video Production
Hope for the Future
Image Communications
Rita Rosen, Executive Producer
Rick La Rock, Producer/Director

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Books & CD-ROM

Nonfiction, Non-technical Book
Firewalkers:  Madness, Beauty and Mystery
VOCAL
Cassandra Nudel, Editor

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Brochures, Custom & Special Publications

Special Print Communications – Brochure
Cherokee Nation’s Osiyo Brochure
Molly Jarvis, Vice President, Cultural and Public Relations, Cherokee Nation Entertainment
Steve Rush, Marketing and Operations Manager, Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism

Special Print Communications – Guide
Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman Challenge Pack
WGBH Educational Foundation
Cyrisse Jaffee, Associate Manager, Editorial
Educational Outreach

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Education

Educational, Informational or Training Video Production - 15 minutes or less
Tips for Tying a Headscarf
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Kara Lacey, Producer
Cynthia A. McKeown, Producer
John DiGianni, Art Director

Educational, Informational or Training Video Production - Longer than 15 minutes
Look, it’s a whatchamajig!
Illinois Agricultural Association
Helen Dobbyn Reedy, Multimedia Producer
Illinois Farm Bureau, Public Relations ACTION Team
Illinois Farm Bureau, Video, Promotions & Graphic Arts Team

Curriculum Design
American Popular Culture:  The Sixties
Avila University
Linda Strelluf, Assistant Professor
Sherry Schirmer, Professor
Dotty Hamilton, Dean

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Magazines

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 100,000 or less – Lifestyle
The Faking of the Russian Avant-Garde
ARTnews
Konstantin Akinsha, Contributing Editor
Sylvia Hochfield, Editor-at-large

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 100,000 or less – Current News
After the Crash
Charlotte magazine
Richard Thurmond, Editor

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 100,000 or less – Miscellaneous
Blind Faith
Charlotte magazine
Richard Thurmond, Editor

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 – Lifestyle
Blue Heaven
Virtuoso Life
Elaine G. Srnka, Editorial Director

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 500,000 or more – Lifestyle
The Stranger Who Saved Me
SELF Magazine
Sabrina Rubin Erdely, Writer
Sara Austin, Features Director, News and Health
Lucy S. Danziger, Editor-in-Chief

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 500,000 or more – Current News
The Mind of the Taliban
Newsweek
Sami Yousafzai
Ron Moreau

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 500,000 or more – Miscellaneous
Glock’s Secret Path to Profits
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Paul M. Barrett
Brian Grow
Jack Ewing

Magazine Feature Article, Internal Publication
Contractor Credentials
Angie’s List Magazine
Angie’s List Magazine staff

Magazine Regular Editorial/Opinion Column - Circulation of 100,000 or less
ACC Docket Column:  Career Path
Association of Corporate Counsel
Kim Howard
Tiffani Alexander

Magazine Regular Editorial/Opinion Column - Circulation 500,000 or more
Just Between Us
Angie's List Magazine
Angie's List Magazine Staff

A Series of Columns on Foreign Policy
Newsweek
Fareed Zakaria

Magazine Regular Informational/Nonopinion Column
ATPE News Tech Support
Association of Texas Professional Educators
Kate Johanns, Editor

Magazine Series, Special Section or Group Project, External Publication - Circulation of 100,000 or less
Shorewood Today Magazine
Village of Shorewood
Barbara Caprile, Shorewood Today Publisher

Magazine Series, Special Section or Group Project, External Publication - Circulation of 500,000 or more
Your Money
Glamour
Sophia Banay
Jill Herzig, Executive editor
Cindi Leive, Editor-in-chief

Best Overall External Magazine - Circulation of 100,000 or less
Suffolk Alumni Magazine
Suffolk University
Christopher S. Mosher, Vice President of Advancement
Kaajal Asher, Art Director
Renee Graham, Staff Writer

Best Overall External Magazine - Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000
Virtuoso Life July/Aug 09 & Sept/Oct 09 Issues
Virtuoso Life
Elaine G. Srnka, Editorial Director
Virtuoso Life staff

Best Overall External Magazine - Circulation of 500,000 or more
Harper’s Bazaar March 2009
Harper’s Bazaar
Glenda Bailey, Editor-in-chief

Best Overall Internal Magazine
Summer 2009 MC
Texas Tech University College of Mass Communications
Jerry Hudson, Publisher
Melissa Wofford, Designer
Pete Brewton, Editor

Most Improved Magazine - External Publication
Suffolk Alumni Magazine
Suffolk University
Christopher S. Mosher, Vice President of Advancement
Kaajal Asher, Art Director
Renee Graham, Staff Writer

Most Improved Magazine - Internal Publication
The Broadcaster
CPS Energy
Broadcaster Staff

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Newsletters

Newsletter – Print
SAMHSA News
IQ Solutions, Inc.
Deborah Goodman, Editor
Meredith Hogan Pond, Managing Editor
Kristin Blank, Associate Editor

Newsletter - Online
GM Women’s Retail Network LINK Newsletter
Meg Lopé & Associates, LLC
Meg Lopé, President
Marina Shoemaker, Director, Women’s Retail Network
General Motors

Most Improved Newsletter – Print
Attractions Newsletter
Harrison Communications
Melissa Harrison, Principal

Most Improved Newsletter – Online
TTUISD Newsletter
Texas Tech University Independent School District
Anna Woodlock, Texas Tech University

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Newspapers

Newspaper Hard News Story
Most tragic day
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Tribune-Review Staff

Newspaper Feature Story – Weekly paper
Love in the time of leprosy
Village Voice Media
John Nova Lomax, Houston Press, Staff writer

Newspaper Feature Story – Daily circulation of 500,000 or more
The Adoption Underworld, Washington Post Outlook section
Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University
E.J. Graff, Associate Director & Senior Researcher

Newspaper Feature Story – Daily circulation of under 500,000
A Fishtown Miracle
Philadelphia Daily News
Dan Geringer, Reporter

Newspaper Regular Opinion/Editorial Column
Columns by Sarah Fenske
Village Voice Media
Sarah Fenske, Phoenix New Times, Staff writer

Newspaper Regular Nonopinion/Informative Column
BONDS/On relationships
The Wall Street Journal
Elizabeth Bernstein, Staff reporter

Newspaper Feature Series
Murder Factory
The Kansas City Star
Tony Rizzo

Newspaper Investigative Series
Tainted Justice
Philadelphia Daily News
Wendy Ruderman, Reporter
Barbara Laker, Reporter

Newspaper Special Section or Special Edition
Final Roll Call
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Tribune-Review Staff

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Online Media

New Website:  Annual budget of $10,000 or less
Website of the National Trauma Institute
Caret Communications
Pam Losefsky, Owner, Caret Communications
Howie Nestle, Owner, Sharkmatic Advertising
Sharon Smith, Executive Director, NTI

New Website:  Annual budget more than $10,000
Huron-Clinton Metroparks
Basso Design Group

Existing Website:  Annual budget of $10,000 or less
Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota website
Envision
Liz Beaudry/Laura Swing, Strategist/Project manager
Terri Poburka, Designer
Joe Rstom, Web developer

Existing Website:  Annual budget more than $10,000
GreaterOklahomaCity.com
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Cynthia Reid, Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Online Journalism - Special News Section
Stanford Financial Coverage
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Matthew Goldstein

Online Journalism - Special Feature Section
Choosing Thomas
The Dallas Morning News
Sonya N. Hebert, photographer, videographer
Ahna Hubnik, Video editor
Brad Loper, Editor

Online Journalism - Regular Column (For Profit Website)
A collection of columns
PoliticsDaily.com
Mary C. Curtis, Contributor

Online Publication – Internal Publication
Western New England Video Series
Comcast Cable
Alicia DiGennaro, Senior Communications Manager
Doug Guthrie, Senior Vice President, Western New England Region

Online Publication – External Publication
Elevated Existence Magazine
Elevated Existence LLC
Tammy Mastroberte, Publisher & editorial director
Ana Paula Rodrigues, Creative director

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Photography, Graphics, and Design Communications

Press Photography - Spot News Photo
Miracle on the Hudson
Associated Press
Steven Day

Press Photography - Photo Series/Essay (Hard News)
Bloodbath
Associated Press
Khalil Hamra

Press Photography - Photo Series/Essay (Feature)
Choosing Thomas
The Dallas Morning News
Sonya N. Hebert, Photographer

Press Photography - Sports Photo
Flipping the Bird
Sports Illustrated
James K. Colton, Photography editor

Editorial Cartoons
Margulies Editorial Cartoons
The Record/King Features
Jimmy Margulies

Informational Graphics – Computer Graphics/Illustrations
Project on Societal Distress Issue Snapshots
Vanguard Communications
Vanguard Communications of Falls Church, Inc.
VCU Center on Human Needs

Logo
Building Bridges Initiative Logo
Vanguard Communications
Vanguard Communications of Falls Church, Inc.
VCU Center on Human Needs

Special Design/Creation - Single item
DART Green Line Opening Invite
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Dennis Mochon, Assistant Vice President Marketing & Advertising, DART
John Selig, Manager Advertising & Promotions, DART
Ryan Beals, Art Director, Moroch & Associates

Special Design/Creation – Series of items
Eroding, Embracing, or Elevating the McNeighborhood:  An Analysis of Milwaukee’s McDonald’s Restaurants
Jennifer Meness, M.A.
Ruby Thomas, M.A.
Dawn C. Balistreri

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Public Relations

Public Relations One-time Campaign - Annual budget of $10,000 or less
2009 ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival
Palm Beach Public Relations

Public Relations One-time Campaign - Annual budget more than $10,000
Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area Projects (MAPS) 3 Campaign
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber

Public Relations Campaign, Ongoing - Annual budget more than $50,000
The Hartford Commute Uninterrupted Campaign
MM2 Public Relations
The Hartford

Public Service/Community Affairs Campaign, Ongoing
Voice to Vision – Engaging a Community to Consider the Future of its Waterfront
Fern Tiger Associates

Special Promotion
Business Makeover Birmingham - 2009
Marketing 24/7, Inc.
Ruwena Healy, President

Annual Report - Annual budget more than $20,000
WGBH 2009-2010 Annual Report:  Press Forward
WGBH
Constituent Communications Department
Design Department

Community Relations Campaign
The Resource Connection:  Engaging Families; Empowering Communities; Enriching Lives
Fern Tiger Associates

Community Service Campaign
King County Library System
King County Library System
Marsha Iverson, Public Relations Specialist
Julie Brand, Marketing and Communications Director

Crisis Communications Campaign
Gas Main Rupture
CPS Energy
Media Relations

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Radio

Radio Regular Talk or Interview Program
The Splendid Table
American Public Media
Sally Swift, Managing producer
Jennifer Russell, Producer
Lynne Rossetto Kasper, Host

Radio Regular Feature Story
The NIU Community Reflects on the 2008 Shootings
Chicago Public Radio
Carrie Shepherd
Aurora Aguilar

Radio Documentary Series
Fifty-fifty:  The Odds of Graduating
Chicago Public Radio
Linda Jutton
Julia McEvoy
Natalie Moore

Radio Documentary, One-time
The Spectacular Legacy of Erich Kunzel
Cincinnati Public Radio
90.9 WGUC
Naomi Lewin, Producer/announcer
Chelsea VandeDrink, Recording, Mastering and Production Engineer

Women's Issues Radio Program
Twice as Deadly:  Chicago’s Race Gap in Breast Cancer Survival
Chicago Public Radio
Gabriel Spitzer
Cate Cahan

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Events

Conference or Seminar
Workshop:  Streamside Landowners:  Effective Communication and Outreach
Sage Enviro
Annette Frahm, Principal and owner

Special Event
Durham County & ION Television World’s Largest Moving Box Stunt
ION Media Networks
Eleo Hensleigh, CMO
Amelie Tseng, Public Relations

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Television

Television Feature Story/Segment - Local or Regional
State of Injustice
KING-TV
Susannah Frame, Reporter
Steve Douglas, Photographer
Kellie Cheadle, Producer

Television Feature Story/Segment – National
American Story with Bob Dotson
MSNBC
NBC News

Television Investigative Feature or Series – Local or regional
State of Injustice
KING-TV
Susannah Frame, Reporter
Steve Douglas, Photographer
Kellie Cheadle, Producer

Television Public Affairs Program – Local or Regional
Smart Medicine, Episode #54
Running Pony Productions
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation

Television Special Audience Program
Green Screen Adventures
Weigel Broadcasting Co.
Gail Sikevitz, Producer
Norman Shapiro, Executive Producer

Television Documentary Program – Local or regional
Berlin Reborn
KTRK-TV
Christine Dobbyn, Reporter/Executive producer
Linh Nguyen, Photographer
John Mubarak, Editor

Television Documentary Program – National
Shouting Fire:  Stories from the Edge of Free Speech
Home Box Office (HBO)
Sheila Nevins, Executive Producer for HBO
Liz Garbus, Producer
Rory Kennedy, Producer

Television Documentary Series – National
Lockup Special Investigation:  Lake County Juvenile Justice
MSNBC
Calamari Productions

Television Sports Programming – Local or regional
Girl Power:  The Story of the Tampa Catholic Crusaders
WTVT FOX 13
Chris Clark, Reporter
Jeff Tewksbury, Photographer

Television Talk Show – Local or regional
Massachusetts School of Law Educational Forum:  Women in the Corporate and Business Worlds
Massachusetts School of Law
Constance Rudnick, Producer/host
M. Kathryn Villare, Producer/director/editor

Television Show – Informational – Local or regional
Duck River
Running Pony Productions
Homewood Suites by Hilton

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*Note: Categories that did not receive a winning entry are not reflected on this list.


 

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