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2012 Clarion Winners

The Association for Women in Communications is proud to announce the 2012 Clarion Award Winners!  This year's competition drew entries from 25 states, three countries, and 92 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
Major News Event
Newsletters
Newspapers
Online Media
Photography, Graphics, and Design Communications
Public Relations
Radio
Special Events
Television
Students
 

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



Advertising & Marketing

Multimedia Advertising Campaign
Accenture Multimedia Campaign
Accenture
Accenture
TBWA\Chiat\Day

Print Advertising
Accenture Print- 2011 Campaign
Accenture
Accenture
TBWA\Chiat

Marketing Communications Campaign - Budget of $50,000 or less
Springfield Clinic - "Get Your Butt In Here Campaign" under $50,000
Springfield Clinic
Springfield Clinic Marketing Department<

Marketing Communications Campaign - Budget of more than $50,000
Oklahoma City Image Campaign
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Ackerman McQueen

Direct Mail Campaign
Wildcatters Direct Mail Program
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Ackerman McQueen

Online Marketing Campaign
Springfield Clinic Facebook
Springfield Clinic
Springfield Clinic Marketing Department

Buzz Marketing/Word of Mouth Campaign
Fifth Third Bank - Grand Openings & Branch Resuscitation
aMAEzing Marketing, LLC
aMAEzing Marketing
Special Events
PR and Media Services

Promotional Video Production
"Where We've Been, Where We're Goin'" Oklahoma City Promotional Video
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Boiling Point Media

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Books & CD-ROMs/DVDs

Nonfiction, Non-technical Book
The Red Market
Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University
Scott Carney, Investigative Journalist

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Brochures, Custom & Special Publications

Special Print Communication/Brochure
2011 City of Austin Public Works Annual Report
City of Austin Public Works Department
Howard Lazarus, City of Austin Director of Public Works
Sara Boone-Hartley, Public Works Communication Manager
Alexa Muraida, Public Works Graphic Designer

Special Print Communications/Guide
NOVA: Making Stuff with David Pogue Activity Guide
WGBH
WGBH Educational Foundation

Custom Publications
Green Book 2011
Ad Management Insights, LLC
Lynn Osborne, President, Ad Management Insights
Laura McLean, Graphic Design
Questex Media Brett Vinovich, Publisher, Questex Media

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Education

Educational, Informational or Training Video Production - 15 minutes or less
Farm and Large Equipment Safety Video - the Jim Flach Story
Energy Education Council
Energy Education Council

Curriculum Design
Hip Hop Culture in Advertising & Media
Avila University
Dr. J. Anthony Snorgrass, Associate Professor of Communications
Dr. Dotty Hamilton, Dean, School of Visual & Communication Arts Avila University

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Fund Development

Fund Development Programs/Projects - Annual Giving Campaign
Gladney Center for Adoption- 2011 Annual Fund Appeal
Daniller + Company
Daniller + Company
Gladney Center for Adoption

Fund Development Programs/Projects - Capital Campaign
Campaign to Complete the Trail Fall 2011
Daniller + Company
Daniller + Company
The Trail Foundation

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Magazines

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 100,000 or less - Current News
Smoke Signals
The Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute and Oxford American
J. Malcolm Garcia

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 100,000 or less - Miscellaneous
Direct Fail
5280 Magazine
Natasha Gardner

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 - Current News
Failing the Test
Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University
Michael Blanding
Lindsay Markel
The Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 - Miscellaneous
Tiny Little Laws
The Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute and Oxford American
Kathy Dobie

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 500,000 or more - Lifestyle
Why Your Food Isn't Safe
Good Housekeeping
Madeline Drexler
Good Housekeeping

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 500,000 or more - Current News
The Accidental Sex Offender
Marie Claire
Abigail Pesta

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 500,000 or more - Miscellaneous
"Shocking! 97 Percent of Women Will Be Cruel to Their Bodies Today"
Glamour Magazine
Cindi Leive, Editor-in-Chief
Wendy Naugle, Executive Editor
Marina Khidekel, Senior Editor

Magazine Feature Article, Internal Publication
Invisible Wounds of War: post traumatic stress disorder
Rita Rooney, writer
Larry Pitrof, editor-in-chief, University of Maryland Medical School

Magazine Regular Editorial/Opinion Column - Circulation of 100,000 or less
February 2011 June 2011 August 2011 Editorial Columns
Lippincott/Wolters Kluwer Health
Maureen "Shawn" Kennedy

Magazine Regular Editorial/Opinion Column - Circulation of 500,000 or more
Second Opinion
Angie's List Magazine
Angie Hicks, founder
Kristy Broering, managing editor
Sue Wiltz, editorial director

Magazine Regular Informational/Nonopinion Column
Suffolk Alumni Magazine
Suffolk University
Eliza Parrish, Senior Director of Alumni Engagement
Greg Gatlin, Interim Vice-President of Marketing and Communications
Andy Levinsky, Editor-in-Chief

Magazine Series or Special Section - External Publication - Circulation of 100,000 or less
Circle of Violence series
Indian Country Today Media Network
This Week from Indian Country Today

Magazine Series or Special Section - External Publication - Circulation of 500,000 or more
"The Secret That Kills 4 Women a Day"
Glamour Magazine
Cindi Leive, Editor-in-Chief
Wendy Naugle, Executive Editor
Liz Brody, Editor at Large

Best Overall External Magazine - Start-up, First Issue - Circulation of 100,000 or less
This Week from Indian Country Today
Indian Country Today Media Network
This Week from Indian Country Today

Best Overall External Magazine - Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000
The Penn Stater; Nov/Dec 2011, Jan/Feb 2012
Penn State University
The Penn Stater
Tina Hay, Editor
Carole Otypka, Art Director
Ryan Jones, Senior Editor
Lori Shontz, Senior Editor
Mary Murphy, Associate Editor
Jessica Knuth, Graphic Designer

Best Overall External Magazine - Circulation of 500,000 or more
O, The Oprah Magazine
Hearst - O, The Oprah Magazine
Oprah Winfrey, Founder and Editorial Director
Susan Casey, Editor in Chief
Priest + Grace, Design Directors

Best Overall Internal Magazine
Suffolk Alumni Magazine
Suffolk University
Madelyne Cuddeback, Associate Vice-President, Advancement
Eliza Parrish, Director of Alumni Association
James McCarthy, President

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Major News Event

Major News Event - Newspaper - Online
'Egypt is free!'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Betsy Hiel
Rachel Weaver

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Newsletters

Newsletter - Print
The POINT! Newsletter
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber

Newsletter - Online
Job Genius Newsletter
Express Employment Professionals
Jared Cole, Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Rachel Rudisill, Advertising Manager
Express Employment Professionals Marketing & Communications

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Newspapers

Newspaper Hard News Story
Passing on Education
Westword
Melanie Asmar, Staff Writer

Newspaper Feature Story - Daily circulation of under 500,000
A Day in the Life of Children's Hospital
Philadelphia Daily News
Becky Batcha, Staff Writer
Molly Eichel, Staff Writer
Natalie Pompilio, Staff Writer

Newspaper Feature Story Daily circulation of 500,000 or more
Friendly Fire
The Wall Street Journal
Michael M. Phillips

Newspaper Regular Opinion/Editorial Column
Jack Shafer Columns
Reuters
Jack Shafer

Newspaper Regular Nonopinion/Informative Column
The Couch
The Wall Street Journal
Jason Gay

Newspaper Feature Series
Ruin and Rebirth
The Wall Street Journal
Daisuke Wakabayashi
Gordon Fairclough

Newspaper Investigative Series
Disabled System
The Wall Street Journal
Damian Paletta

Newspaper Special Section or Special Edition
Best of Phoenix
Phoenix New Times
Phoenix New Times Staff

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Online Media

New Website: Annual budget of $10,000 or less
Wild Steelhead Coalition Website
Natasha Dworkin Communications
Design and Architecture by Natasha Dworkin
Site Development by Nic Warmenhoven

New Website: Annual budget more than $10,000
Express Employment Professionals Franchising Website
Express Employment Professionals
Express Employment Professionals
People to My Site
Julie Claggett

Existing Website: Annual budget more than $10,000
OKCChamber.com
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber

Online Journalism - Special News Section
Exploring Ground Zero, Ten Years Later
The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal

Online Journalism - Special Feature Section
Sept. 11 Anniversary
The Wall Street Journal
Staff of The Wall Street Journal

Online Journalism - Regular Column
Collection of columns
Mary C. Curtis
Washington Post She the People
The Root
Politics Daily

Online Publication - Internal Publication
Fall 2011 Tech imPRESSions
Texas Tech College of Mass Communications
Dean Jerry C. Hudson, Publisher
Kippra Hopper, Faculty editor
Andrew Byrne, Web desginer

Online Publication - External Publication
Velocity E-zine
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Ackerman McQueen

Blog - Personal Blog
Don't Mess With Taxes
SKB Editorial Services
Kay Bell, Financial writer, Blogger
Don't Mess With Taxes blog, http://dontmesswithtaxes.typepad.com/

Blog - Corporate Blog
The Better Life Blog
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber

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Photography, Graphics, and Design Communications

Corporate/Stock Photography, Feature Photo or Photo Illustration
November 2011 cover photo
American Journal of Nursing
Peter Castro, Associated Press

Press Photography - Spot News Photo
Car fire erupts on Liberty Bridge
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Andrew Russell, Photographer

Press Photography - Photo Series/Essay (Hard News)
Joplin Tornado
The Kansas City Star
The Kansas City Star Photo Staff

Press Photography - Photo Series/Essay (Feature)
Polio's Line in the Sand
Mary F. Calvert
ZUMA Press

Press Photography - Sports Photo
Hoofing It
Sports Illustrated
Nancie Battaglia
James Colton
Sports Illustrated

Editorial Cartoons
Randy Bish portfolio
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Randy Bish

Special Design/Creation - Single item
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Holiday Card
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber

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Public Relations

Public Relations One-time Campaign - Annual budget of $10,000 or less
Bavarian Inn - 'Come Cook With Me' PR Campaign
Logos Communications, Inc.
Susan F. Voyles, President Logos Communications, Inc.

Public Relations One-time Campaign - Annual budget more than $10,000
MEGA Brands: Building Loyalty One Mom at a Time
Child's Play Communications
MEGA Brands
Child's Play Communications

Public Relations Campaign, Ongoing - Annual budget of $50,000 or less
Building Awareness of Quail Ridge Country Club
Palm Beach Public Relations, LLC
Palm Beach Public Relations

Public Relations Campaign, Ongoing - Annual budget of $50,000 or more
SKANSKA USA: SOLIDIFYING SKANSKA'S SUPERIORITY IN THE STATES
Solomon McCown & Company
Solomon McCown & Company
Skanska USA

Public Service/Community Affairs Campaign, Ongoing
Decide to Drive: A Public Service Awareness Campaign
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Sandra R. Gordon
Director, Public Relations American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Press Kit
Bavarian Inn - Press Kit
Logos Communications, Inc.
Sue Voyles, President Logos Communications, Inc.

Special Promotion
MEGA Bloks: Building Loyalty One Mom at a Time
Child's Play Communications
MEGA Brands
Child's Play Communications

Annual Report - Annual budget of $20,000 or less
2010 Annual Report: The Road Home
Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency
Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency
Robot House Creative
Simon Hurst Photography

Annual Report - Annual budget more than $20,000
WGBH 2011 - 2012 Annual Report: Constant. Change.
WGBH
WGBH
Constituent Communications Dept.
Creative Dept.

Community Relations Campaign
MoneyGram "Spreading the Holiday Magic" Campaign
MM2 Public Relations
MM2 Public Relations
MoneyGram

Employee Relations Campaign
CVS Caremark 401k Promotional Campaign
Buck Consultants
Nancy Gerseny, Retirment Plans Manager, CVS Caremark Corporation
Cheryl-Ann Riggin, Benefits Specialist II, CVS Caremark Corporation

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Radio

Radio Regular Feature Program
The Environment Report
Michigan Radio
Rebecca Williams, Michigan Radio Environmental Reporter

Radio Regular Talk or Interview Program
"Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast" - WYPR
WYPR 88.1FM
Sheilah Kast, host
Lawrence Lanahan, senior producer
Staff of "Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast" on WYPR 88.1FM in Baltimore

Radio Feature Story
Knitting in Tripoli
BBC Global News
BBC World Service Reporter Rana Jawad
Producer Penny Dale
Editor Stephane Mayoux

Radio Documentary Series
RISE: Climate Change and Coastal Communities
Claire Schoen Media
Claire Schoen, Producer
Erica Mu, Associate Producer
Vanessa Lowe, Associate Producer

Radio Documentary, One-time
Assignment - Korea's People Smugglers
BBC
BBC World Service Reporter Lucy Williamson
Researcher Jung-eun Kim
Editor Bridget Harney/Hugh Levinson

Women's Issues Radio Program
"Midwifery"
WYPR 88.1FM
Sheilah Kast, host
Stephanie Hughes, producer
Staff of "Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast" on WYPR 88.1FM in Baltimore

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Special Events

Special Event
Taste of Downtown Event - Vidorra Luxury Condominiums
aMAEzing Marketing, LLC
aMAEzing Marketing, Special Events, PR and Media Services

Fundraising Event
Gypsy Caravan
Merrryl Brown Events
Merryl Brown, President, Merryl Brown Events

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Television

Television Feature Story/Segment - Comprehensive or ongoing - Local or Regional
Two Families, One Heart
WDIV-TV
Sarah Mayberry
John Pompeo
Vanessa Ogletree

Television Feature Story/Segment - Comprehensive or ongoing - National
The Falling Man
Voice of America
Carolyn Presutti, Correspondent
Michael C. Burke, Photographer/Editor
Michael Kornely, Photographer

Television Public Affairs Program - Local or Regional
Massachusetts School of Law Educational: The Plight of Tigers in the US
Massachusetts School of Law
Diane Sullivan - Producer/Host
M. Kathryn Villare - Producer/Director/Editor
Pamela Sinton-Coffman - Camera

Television Documentary Program National
Bobby Fischer Against the World
Home Box Office (HBO)
Production Company: Moxie Firecracker, HBO Documentary Films and LM Media
Director: Liz Garbus
Dan Cogan Executive Producer
Nick Fraser Executive Producer
Maja Hoffmann Executive Producer
Martin Pieper Executive Producer
Sheila Nevins Executive Producer for HBO
Nancy Abraham Senior Producer for HBO
Liz Garbus Produced by
Stanley Buchthal Produced by
Rory Kennedy Produced by
Matthew Justus Produced by

Television Public Service Announcement
Farm and Large Equipment Safety 30 sec. PSA - the Jim Flach Story
Energy Education Council
Energy Education Council

Television Sports Programming - Local or Regional
Massachusetts School of Law Educational Forum: Women's Softball
Massachusetts School of Law
Holly Vietzke - Producer/Writer/Host
Pamela Coffman - Producer/Editor
M.Kathryn Villare- Producer/Camera

Television Talk Show - Local or regional
Massachusetts School of Law Educational Forum: In Defense of Women
Massachusetts School of Law
Diane Sullivan, Producer/Host
M. Kathryn Villare, Producer/Director/Editor
Pamela Coffman, Camera

Television Show - Informational - Local or regional
Smart Medicine Episode #71
Running Pony Productions
Baptist Memorial Health Care
Running Pony Productions

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Students

Advertising or Public Relations Campaign
Business Plan for Gap, Inc.
Rachel Boochever

Written Original Material
To My Mentor: The Warm and Friendly Voice of CBC Radio
Youthink Magazine
Ceilidh Millar Student Journalist
Youthink Magazine

Event Campaign
Pink in the Rink
Avila University
Trisha Simmons
Pink in the Rink
Avila University

Wild Card
The Orange Army
Avila University
Lynette Galvan
Charles H. McDonald, Announcer
Avila University

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


 

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