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2011 Clarion Winners

The Association for Women in Communications is proud to announce the 2011 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/DVDs
Brochures, Custom, and Special Publications
Education
Fund Development
Magazines
Newsletters
Newspapers
Online Media
Photography, Graphics, and Design Communications
Public Relations
Radio
Events
Television
Students
 

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



Advertising & Marketing

Television Commercial
Accenture High Performance Delivered Advertising Campaign
Accenture
Sharon Rodney, Manager
Global Brand Team

Multimedia Advertising Campaign
Hub TV Network Launch Campaign
Hub Television Networks, LLC.
Amber Tarshis, Chief Marketing Officer

Print Advertising
Accenture High Performance Delivered Advertising Campaign
Accenture
Teresa Poggenpohl, Executive Director- Global Image

Marketing Communications Campaign - Budget of $50,000 or less
Dr. Christopher Serrano's Marketing Campaign
aMAEzing Marketing, Special Events, PR and Media Services
AriSpe PR & DanteKlar Media Group
Mae Escobar
Rudy Arispe
Dante Klar Media Group

Marketing Communications Campaign - Budget of more than $50,000
The Smart Girls Guide to a Sexy Summer
Communications Strategies, Inc.
Donna T. Pepe, President

Direct Mail Campaign
Wildcatters Direct Mail Program
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Marketing & Communications Team

Online Marketing Campaign
PARADE and the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)
Parade Digital Team and NFID

Promotional Video Production
Cloud: Here and Now
Accenture
Kristine Rodriguez, Creative Director
Kathryn Stephan, Marketing head

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Books & CD-ROMs/DVDs

Nonfiction, Non-technical Book
Press Pause Moments: Essays about Life Transitions by Women Writers
Anne Witkavitch, Editor

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Brochures, Custom & Special Publications

Special Print Communications – Brochure
People, Places, Possibilities
John Hopkins University School of Nursing
Mfonobong Umana, Marketing and Brand Specialist

Special Print Communications – Pamphlet
50 & Fabulous Celebrating 50 Years of Women's Advances Since The Pill
Communications Strategies, Inc.
Donna T. Pepe, President

Special Print Communications – Guide
California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office Style Guide
Phawnda Moore, Associate Editor

Internal Print Communications
Career ComPAnion Manual
Vanguard Communications
Maria Rodriguez, President

Custom Publications: Magazine, Best Overall
Big Y World Class Market: January 2010 Educating Kids Magazine
BIG Y WORLD CLASS MARKET

Custom Publications
Community Ideas for Improving the Response to the Domestic HIV Epidemic: A Report on a National Dialogue on HIV/AIDS
Impact Marketing + Communications
Sarah Cook-Raymond, Managing Director

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Education

Educational, Informational or Training Video Production - 15 minutes or less
Stepping Up to Fatherhood
Logos Communications, Inc
Sue Voyles

Educational, Informational or Training Video Production - Longer than 15 minutes
Cooks for Kids: Cooking Green Across America
Running Pony Productions
National Food Service Management Institute

Curriculum Design
Communication 2010: Oral Communication Cornell University
Cornell University
Kathy Berggren, Senior Lecturer

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Fund Development

Fund Development Programs/Projects - Annual Giving Campaign
Kimbell Art Museum
Annual Membership Acquisition
Daniller + Company
Mae Daniller

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Magazines

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 100,000 or less – Lifestyle
Homeless With Cancer
CR Magazine
Cynthia Ryan, Writer
Jessica Gorman, Executive Editor
Sylvia Plachy, Photographer

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 100,000 or less – Miscellaneous
Unwanted
5280
Natasha Gardner, Associate Editor

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 – Lifestyle
Basque in It
Virtuoso Life Magazine
Justin Paul, Senior Editor

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 – Miscellaneous
Bound For America – Mother Jones Magazine
The Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute
John Bowe

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 500,000 or more – Lifestyle
Broken Promises, Ladies' Home Journal
Ladies' Home Journal
Jan Goodwin, Author
Lorraine Glennon, Editor

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 500,000 or more – Current News
The VA Health-Care System's Dishonorable Conduct, Good Housekeeping
Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University
Jan Goodwin, Senior Fellow

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 500,000 or more – Miscellaneous
The Creativity Crisis
Newsweek Magazine
Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman

Magazine Feature Article, Internal Publication
Threads on Canvas
Saudi Aramco World
Tom Verde

Magazine Regular Editorial/Opinion Column - Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000
Just Between Us
Angie's List Magazine

Magazine Regular Informational/Nonopinion Column
Reflections: The Dirtiest House in Town; Reflections: Convicted; Reflections: A Place for Palliative Care
American Journal of Nursing
Jacob Molyneux, Editor

Magazine Series, Special Section or Group Project, External Publication - Circulation of 500,000 or more
Marie Claire Sexual Health and Happiness Series
Marie Claire
Sophia Banay Moura, Senior Editor

Best Overall External Magazine - Circulation of 100,000 or less
GeDUNK Alumni Magazine
Grove City College
Rebecca Miller, Managing Editor

Best Overall External Magazine - Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000
Big Y World Class Market: February and April 2010 Better Living Magazines
BIG Y WORLD CLASS MARKET

Best Overall External Magazine - Circulation of 500,000 or more
Marie Claire
Joanna Coles, Editor and Chief

Best Overall Internal Magazine
Le Bonheur Magazine
Le Bonheur Foundation
Kini Kedigh Plumlee, Editor

Most Improved Magazine, External Publication
Lasell College LEAVES
Lasell College
Diane Carasik Dion, Editor/Assistant Director of Communications
Michelle Gaseau, Contributing Editor/Director of Communications
Ruth S. Shuman, Vice President for Institutional Advancement

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Newsletters

Newsletter - Online
Identity: Valuing our Diversity
Illinois State University
Kathy Beal, Assistant Director, Media Relations

Newsletter - Print
Estuary News
San Francisco Estuary Partnership
Lisa Owens-Viani, Editor

Most Improved Newsletter – Print
Street Talk Newsletter
City of Austin Public Works Department
Communications Team

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Newspapers

Newspaper Hard News Story
Stabbed Teen's Life Marred by Tragedy, Addiction
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Jill King Greenwood, Reporter

Newspaper Feature Story – Weekly paper
What's Mom Worth?
Phoenix New Times
Michael Lacey

Newspaper Feature Story – Daily circulation of 500,000 or more
Caught in Mexico's Drug War
The Wall Street Journal
Nicholas Casey, Reporter

Newspaper Feature Story – Daily circulation of under 500,000
'Not in our lifetime'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Chris Togneri, Reporter

Newspaper Regular Opinion/Editorial Column
Salena Zito Portfolio
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Salena Zito, Columnist

Newspaper Regular Nonopinion/Informative Column
Reporting on the Arts
The Wall Street Journal
Kelly Crow, Reporter

Newspaper Feature Series
'We are all soldiers'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Betsy Hiel, International Correspondent

Newspaper Investigative Series
Florida's Insurance Nightmare
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Paige A St. John, Investigative Reporter

Newspaper Special Section or Special Edition
Winter Classic
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Tribune-Review Staff

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Online Media

New Website:  Annual budget of $10,000 or less
SMU Innovation Competition Website
MPD Ventures
Maureen Paulsen
Chris Ryckeley, Designer/Developer

New Website:  Annual budget more than $10,000
A Better Life OKC Website
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Nate Fisher, Director, Marketing Projects Manager

Existing Website:  Annual budget more than $10,000
Annenberg Classroom
The Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics
Annenberg Classroom Staff

Online Journalism - Special News Section
What's Killing Pittsburghers?
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Trib P.M. and Multimedia Staff

Online Journalism - Special Feature Section
Sexual Assault on Campus: A Frustrating Search for Justice
The Center for Public Integrity, NPR, and the Investigative News Network
Kristen Lombardi, Kristen Jones, David Donald, and Gordon Witkin

Online Publication – Internal Publication
Fall 2010 Tech imPRESSions Online Magazine
Texas Tech University College of Mass Communications
Melissa Wofford, Graphic Designer and Instructor

Reference/Resource Directory
Port of Seattle Centennial Map and Timeline
Port of Seattle
Nancy E Blanton, Manager, Corporate Communications

Blog - Personal Blog
Sheila's Guide to the Good Stuff
Tourism Currents
Sheila Anne Scarborough, Co-founder

Blog - Corporate Blog
Vanguard Communications InSites: Blogging for Social Change
Vanguard Communications
Maria Rodriguez, President

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Photography, Graphics, and Design Communications

Press Photography - Sports Photo
X Pressed
Sports Illustrated
John W. McDonough, Staff Photographer

Press Photography - Photo Series/Essay (Feature)
Glimmers of Hope
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Andrew Russell, Photographer

Corporate/Stock Photography, Feature Photo or Photo Illustration
Fighting Illness: Faces of Childhood Cancer
Shelley Kusnetz Photography
Shelley Kusnetz

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

Informational Graphics – Computer Graphics/Illustrations
Memphis City Schools Standards-Based Grading Animation
Running Pony Productions
Memphis City Schools

Special Design/Creation - Single item
The Smart Girls Guide to a Sexy Summer
Communications Strategies, Inc.
Donna T. Pepe, President

Web Design - Visual Aesthetics
Fresno Housing Authority
Fern Tiger Associates
Fern Tiger, President and Creative Director

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Public Relations

Public Relations One-time Campaign - Annual budget of $10,000 or less
The Family Puppy Media Relations Campaign
Shazaaam! LLC
Adrienne Lenhoff, President
Nancy Branstetter, V.P.-Communication
Adam Zielke, Account Manager

Public Relations One-time Campaign – Annual budget more than $10,000
Mexican Bicentennial Celebration in Los Angeles
CRT/tanaka
Lewis & Neale
CRT/tanaka

Public Relations Campaign, Ongoing - Annual budget of $50,000 or less
Promoting Quail Ridge Country Club
Palm Beach Public Relations, LLC
Rebecca Seelig, President

Public Relations Campaign, Ongoing - Annual budget of $50,000 or more
Home Away Hits the Road to Promote Summer Travel on the Great American Road Trip
MM2 Public Relations

Public Service/Community Affairs Campaign, Ongoing
Telling Amy's Story
DAWSON+MURRAY+TEAGUE Communications, Inc.
Anna Marie Teague

Press Kit
HUB TV Press Kit: A New TV Network is Popping Up!
Hub Television Networks, LLC.
Amber Tarshis, Chief Marketing Officer

Special Promotion
Pfister Narrator
Z2 Marketing
Debra Zindler

Annual Report - Annual budget more than $20,000
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
2009 Annual Report:
Blinded by Pessimism or Seeing Possibilities
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Carol D. Rugg, Vice President-Communications
Maggie Jaruzel Potter, Communications Officer

Employee Relations Campaign
Affiliation Communications Campaign: The First 100 Days of a Merger
Western Connecticut Healthcare
Evelyn Jenkinson

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Radio

Radio Regular Feature Program
Clever Apes
WBEZ Chicago Public Media
Gabriel Spitzer, Reporter
Michael DeBonis, Reporter
Cate Cahan, Editor

Radio Regular Talk or Interview Program
Worldview
WBEZ Chicago Public Media
Worldview Staff

Radio Feature Story
Ten Minutes from Kenema
RTE Radio One
Elayne Devlin, Producer
Liam O’Brien, Producer
Mark Dwyer, Sound Engineer

Radio Documentary Series
Inside and Out
WBEZ Chicago Public Media
Inside and Out Reporting Team
WBEZ Staff

Radio Documentary, One-time
Coal Dirty Past, Hazy Future
Michigan Radio
Tamar Charney

Women's Issues Radio Program
"When She Named Fire"
New Letters on the Air
Angela Elam, Producer/Host
Dennis Conrow, Assistant Producer
Annie Walsh, Technical Editor

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Events

Conference or Seminar
2010 Annual Meeting for the US Conference of Mayors
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Marketing & Communications Team

Special Event
N'Namdi Center for Contemporary Art Grand Opening
Nicolai Events & Communications
RoseAnn Nicolai

Fundraising Event
The Green Gala 2010: The Enchanted Fairy Forest
Merrryl Brown Events
Merryl Brown, President

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Television

Television Feature Story/Segment – National
Disappearing Christians of Iraq
PBS Religion & Ethics News Weekly
Kate Seelye

Television News Magazine Program - Local or regional
Per.spek.tives
Taylor Field
Bridgette L. Ridgeway

Television News Magazine Program - National
Finding Face
Spin Film
Skye Fitzgerald, Producer/Director
Patti Duncan, Producer/Director
Patrick Weishampel, Editor

Television Public Affairs Program – National
PBS' To the Contrary: The Most Powerful Woman in Politics
Persephone Productions, Inc.
Bonnie Erbe, Host
Cari Stein, Executive Producer

Television Documentary Program – National
For Neda
Home Box Office (HBO)
Mentorn in association with Antony Thomas Productions for HBO Documentary Films, Production Company
Sheila Nevins, HBO Executive Producer
Neil Grant, Mentorn Executive Producer
Antony Thomas, Producer, Director and Writer
Nancy Abraham, HBO Senior Producer
Saeed Kamali Dehghan and Carleen Ling-An Hsu, Co Producers

Television Documentary Series – National
This Emotional Lifee
Paul Allen
Jody Allen
Richard Hutton
Bonnie Benjamin-Phariss

Television Public Service Announcement
TLC: Teach Learn Care: Auto Accidents/Power Lines PSA
Energy Education Council
Molly Hall, Executive Director
Energy Education Council
Safe Electricity

Television Talk Show – Local or regional
Massachusetts School of Law Educational Forum:
When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to Present
Massachusetts School of Law
Diane Sullivan, Producer/Host
M. Kathryn Villare, Producer/Director/Editor
Pam Coffman, Camera

Television Show – Informational – Local or regional
Smart Medicine
Running Pony Productions
Baptist Memorial Health Care

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Students

Written Original Material
Campus CEOs
UW- Milwaukee Broadcast Club
Bridgette L. Ridgeway

Event Campaign
Open Mic Night
Avila University
Michele Watley

Advertising or Public Relations Campaign
Missing Something?
Avila University
Valerie Reed

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


 

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