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2006 Clarion Winners

The Association for Women in Communications is proud to announce the 2006 Clarion Award Winners! This year's Competition drew more than 600 entries and 111 Crystal Clarions have been awarded! Winners were recognized at AWC's Annual Conference in Kansas City, Sept. 14 -16, 2006.


Awards Categories

Advertising & Marketing
Audiovisual Productions
Books & CD-ROM
Brochures, Custom & Special Publications
Education
Film
Fund Development
Magazines
Major News Event
Newsletters
Newspapers
Online Media
Photography, Graphic & Design Communications
Public Relations
Radio
Special Events
Television


Advertising & Marketing

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Advertising Media Kit
No Entries

Radio Commercial - 30 seconds
No Entries

Radio Commercial - 60 seconds
I Want That! Radio
HGTV

Television Commercial
"Zoetrope"
Falls Agency
Peggy Arnson, Creative Director

Multimedia Advertising Campaign
"2005 League Chapter Advertising Program (LCAP) - Denver Area Credit Unions"
Colorado Credit Union League

Print Advertising
"Katherine Heigl/My First Place Insert"
HGTV

Marketing Communications Campaign, Established Product/Service - Budget of $50,000 or less
"Meet Me At The Game"
Z2 Marketing
Milwaukee Wave

Marketing Communications Campaign, Established Product/Service - Budget of more than $50,000
"Accenture High Performance Delivered Positioning"
Accenture

Marketing Communications Campaign, New Product/Service - Budget of $50,000 or less
"BioPay - the Safe, Convenient and Secure Way to Pay for Purchases"
Trevelino/Keller Communications Group
BioPay

Marketing Communications Campaign, New Product/Service - Budget of $50,000 or more
No Entries

Direct Mail Campaign
"The 60-Second Retirement Challenge Direct Mail Campaign"
Fidelity Investments Tax Exempt Services Company
Fidelity Marketing



Audiovisual Productions

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Educational, Informational or Training Video Production - 15 minutes or less
"U.S. Strategic Choice Campaign: What great looks like"
U.S. Communications
Deloitte

Educational, Informational or Training Video Production - Longer than 15 minutes
"MarketPlace"
U.S. Postal Service Marketing Department

Promotional Video Production
"Splash! Sparkle! Bang!"
Maloney & Fox
Chow-Chow Mozart, Stunt Double
Frency Riviera, Assistant to Grip


Books & CD-ROM

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Books/CD-ROM
"LIVESTRONG: Inspirational Stories from Cancer Survivors"
Lance Armstrong Foundation

CD-ROM Title, Educational Reference
"Bon Secours Heart Institute CD-ROM"
CRT/Tanaka
Bon Secours Hampton Roads
The Adams Group


Brochures, Custom & Special Publications

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Brochure, External Audience - Corporate/For Profit
"WilmerHale Firm Brochure"
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
WilmerHale Marketing Department
The Via Group

Brochure, External Audience - Non Profit
"The Columbus Foundation Center for Corporate Philanthropy"
The Columbus Foundation
Base Art Co.

Special Print Communication - 1-2 Colors
"2006 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Preview"
Betty Beier, Editor
Janine Stiles
Karin Patrick
Minnesota Senior Federation

Special Print Communications - 3-4 Colors, budget of less than $15,000
"2005 Heart Ball Invitation"
Petrone Medvedo Design
Janet Medvedo,Graphic Designer
Mary Grace Reder, Writer

Special Print Communications - 3-4 Colors, Budget of more than $15,000
"Breaking New Ground: The Campaign for WGBH"
WGBH
Cynthia Broner, Writer and Project Manager
Alison Kennedy, Designer

Internal Print Communications
"IAC Benefits Annual Enrollment for 2006"
Kim Maitlin, Towers Perrin
Jesika Goldman, Towers Perrin
Alan Hait, IAC/InterActive Corp.

Reference/Resource Directory
"Green Book 2006"
NF Marketing Resources
Lynn Osborne, NF Marketing Resources, Inc.
Nancy Flinn, NF Marketing Resources, Inc.
American Salon/American Spa Magazines, Questex Media

Custom Publications - Magazine, Best Overall
"DEIXIS, the DOE CSGF Annual"
The Krell Institute
Shelly Olsan, Communications Manager

Custom Publications - Brochure, Pamphlet or Guide
"Bureaucracy Meets the Grassroots"
Fern Tiger Associates

Custom Publications - Nonfiction, Non-technical
No Winner

Custom Publications - Nonfiction, Technical
"Nutritional Issues in Cancer Care"
Oncology Nursing Society
Valerie J. Kogut
Sandra L. Luthringer


Education

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Course Development
"Creative Entrepreneurship"
Florida International University
Margo Berman, Associate Professor, Kauffman Faculty Scholar

Curriculum Design
No Entries


Film

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Short Feature
No Entries

Fiction Feature
No Entries

Nonfiction Feature Film
No Winner

Fund Development

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Fund Development - Annual Giving Campaign
"Promotion Dog Days Communications for NIH Combined Federal Campaign"
Dog Days Communications, LLC

Fund Development - Capital Campaign
No Entries

Fund Development - Fundraising Campaign
No Entries

Magazines

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Magazine Feature Article, External Publication
"Dead Silence"
Indianapolis Monthly
Martin Kuz, Freelance Writer

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation between 100,000 and 500,00
"Abner Comes Home"
Philadelphia Magazine
Matthew Teaque

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 500,000 or more
"The Class of 9/11"
TIME Magazine
Nancy Gibbs, Editor-at-Large
Nathan Thornburgh, Correspondent

Magazine Feature Article, Internal Publication
"Systems Biology: The Simultaneous Solution"
Rita Rooney, Freelance Writer
Roberta Ribner, Editor
UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Magazine Regular Editorial/Opinion Column - Circulation of 100,000 or less
No Winner

Magazine Regular Editorial/Opinion Column - Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 or more
"Reform the Reformers; Wanted Grays and Gays, Attack of the Blogs, Boys' R US, Inc."
Philadelphia Magazine
Noel Weyrich

Magazine Regular Editorial/Opinion Column - Circulation of 500,000 or more
"The Good Enough Mother, The Culture of Each Life, Complex and Contradictory"
Newsweek
Anna Quindlen, Contributing Editor

Magazine Regular Informational/Nonopinion Column
"HealthSmart"
USA Weekend Magazine
Tedd Mitchell, MD, Medical Columnist
Priscilla Totten, Senior Editor

Magazine Series, Special Section or Group Project, External Publication - Circulation of 100,000 or less
"Budget Equity Series"
Catalyst Chicago
John Myers, Associate Editor
Veronica Anderson, Editor
Mallika Ahluwalia, Researcher

Magazine Series, Special Section or Group Project, External Publication- Circulation between 100,000 and 500,00
"A New Look At the Old Series"
American Journal of Nursing

Magazine Series, Special Section or Group Project, External Publication - Circulation of 500,000 or more
"Evangelical America, and Culture Wars Hit Corporate America"
Business Week
William C. Symonds
Jay Greene
Michael France

Best Overall External Magazine - Circulation of 100,000 or less
"Cleveland Clinic Magazine"
Cleveland Clinic
Suzanne Anthony, Managing Editor
Glenn Bieler, Director of Communications

Best Overall External Magazine - Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000
"The Penn Stater Magazine"
Tina Hay, Editor

Best Overall External Magazine - Circulation of 500,000 or more
"Child Magazine"
Miriam Arond, Editor-in-Chief

Best Overall External Magazine - Start-up; First Issue (minimum)
No Entries

Best Overall Internal Magazine
"Intercom" Magazine
Air Force Communications Agency
Karen Petitt
Jim Verchio
Gerald Sonnenberg

Most Improved Magazine - External Publication
No Winner

Most Improved Magazine - Internal Publication
No Winner

Major News Event

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Major News Event - Magazine
"Poverty, Race, and Katrina: Lessons of a National Shame"
Newsweek
Evan Thomas, Assistant Managing Editor
Jonathan Alter, Senior Editor and Columnist
Ellis Cose, Contributing Editor

Major News Event - Newspaper
No Entries

Major News Event - Online
"Gulf Hurricanes 2005"
Newsweek.com

Major News Event - Photography
No Entries

Major News Event - Radio
No Entries

Major News Event - Television Coverage
No Entries

Major News Event - Video Clip
No Entries

Newsletters

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External Newsletter - Corporate
"Forward Access Newsletter"
Underline Communications, LLC
Susan Myers, Principal
Susan Berman, Principal

External Newsletter - Non Profit
"RIDE"
Sound Transit

Internal Newsletter - Corporate/For Profit
"The Pipeline"
MILA
Tina Gonsalves, Director of Marketing
Suzanne Mitchell, Writer
Lucas Miller, Graphic Designer

Internal Newsletter - Non Profit
"Center Link"
Colorado Credit Union League

Most Improved Newsletter - External Publication
"Notable Nursing"
Cleveland Clinic
Rosemary Halun, Manager, Employee Communications

Most Improved Newsletter - Internal Publication
"ACOG Today"
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecology
Melanie Padgett, Editor
Penny Murphy, Director of Communications

Newspapers

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Newspaper Hard News Story - Circulation of 100,000 or less
"Greenwood Resigns as UC Provost"
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Jondi Gumz, Reporter

Newspaper Hard News Story - Circulation of more than 100,000
"2 Big Easy Levees Burst"
Arkansas Democrat Gazette
Michelle Hillen, Reporter

Newspaper Feature Story - Circulation of 100,000 or less
"Against All Odds"
Houston Press
Todd Spivak, Staff Writer

Newspaper Feature Story - Circulation of more than 100,000
"The Identity Makers"
SF Weekly
Cristi Hegranes, Staff Writer

Newspaper Regular Opinion/Editorial - Circulation of 100,000 or less
"Calhoun Columns"
Westword
Patricia Calhoun, Editor

Newspaper Regular Opinion/Editorial Column - Circulation of more than 100,000
"Still? Made in America"
The Des Moines Register
Richard Doak, Senior Columnist

Newspaper Regular Nonopinion/Informative Column - Circulation of 100,000 or less
"Legally Speaking"
Rockwall County Herald Banner
John G. Browning, Legal Columnist

Newspaper Regular Nonopinion/Informative Column - Circulation of more than 100,000
"World of Wonder"
The Star Ledger
Laurie Triefeldt

Newspaper Feature Series - Circulation of 100,000 or less
"The Nation's Health, Aging Series"
Nation's Health
Kim Krisberg, Senior Editor

Newspaper Feature Series - Circulation of more than 100,000
"Georgia's Guard: The 48th Brigade in Iraq"
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Moni Basu

Newspaper Investigative Series - Circulation of 100,000 or less
No Winner

Newspaper Investigative Series - Circulation of more than 100,000
"Discharged and Dishonored"
Knight Ridder Washington Bureau
Chris Adams, National Correspondent
Alison Young, National Correspondent

Newspaper Special Section or Special Edition - Circulation of 100,000 or less
No Entries

Newspaper Special Section or Special Edition - Circulation of more than 100,000
"Medicare Part D"
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Christopher Snowbeck, Staff Writer
Joe Fahy, Staff Writer


Online Media

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World Wide Web Site - Corporate/For Profit
"Newsweek.com"

World Wide Web Site - Non Profit
"Children's Hospital Boston Website"
Children's Hospital Boston

World Wide Web Site - Regular Column
No Entries

Online Journalism - Special News Section
"From John Paul II to Benedict XVI"
Newsweek.com

Online Journalism - Special Feature Section
"Chicago Matters: Follow the Money"
Chicago Public Radio
Linda Paul, Freelance Reporter
Jason Reblando, Assistant Producer

Online Publication - Corporate/For Profit
"Informing U Newsletter"
Baker Hughes, Inc.
Janelle Ewing, Employee Communications Manager
Gabriela Segura, Employee Communications Specialist

Online Publication - Non Profit
"SAMHSA News Online"
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Deborah Goodman
Cathy Godfrey
A. Martin Castillo


Photography, Graphics & Design Communications

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Corporate/Stock Photography, Feature Photo
"Serena Williams"
Sports Illustrated
Jon Buckle, Photographer
EMPICS

Press Photography - Spot News Photo
"London Explosions"
Associated Press
Jane Mingay, Photographer

Press Photography - Photo Series/Essay (Hard News)
"South Asia Earthquake"
Associated Press
Tomas Munita, Photographer

Press Photography - Photo Series/Essay (Feature)
"Learning the Islands"
Arkansas Democrat Gazette
Benjamin Krain

Press Photography - Sports Photo
"Broken Bat"
Associated Press
Charles Krupa, Photographer

Editorial Cartoons
"Through Deering's Eyes"
Arkansas Democrat Gazette
John Deering, Chief Editorial Cartoonist

Informational Graphics
No Entries

Logo - Corporate/For Profit
"WilmerHale Logo"
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
WilmerHale Marketing Department
The Via Group

Logo - Non Profit
"National Environmental Education Week Logo"
Smith & Dress Ltd.
Abby Dress, Partner
Frederick Dress, Partner

CD/DVD Creation and Design
"Energizing Life: The Story of Oil and Natural Gas"
ECI Communications for the American Petroleum Institute
Caren Kagan Evans
Dennis Kleinman
Ben Mackler

Special Design/Creation
"Cancer Vixen"
GLAMOUR
Marisa Acocella Marchetto
Lauren Smith Brody
Cynthia Leive

Web Design
No Winner


Public Relations

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Public Relations One-time Campaign - Corporate/For Profit, Annual budget of $10,000 or less
No Entries

Public Relations One-time Campaign - Corporate/For Profit, Annual budget more than $10,000
"Reader's Digest Magazine 1,000th Issue Promotion and Celebration"
The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.
Susan Russ
Ellen Morgenstern
Alison Schajer

Public Relations, One-time Campaign - Non Profit. Annual budget of $10,000 or less
No Entries

Public Relations One-time Campaign - Non Profit. Annual budget more than $10,000
"Efforts for Oklahoma Holocaust Remembrance Exhibition"
Anglin Public Relations, Inc.
Debbie Anglin, Principal
Sjonna Paulson, Account Executive

Public Relations Campaign, Ongoing - Annual budget of $50,000 or less
"Sybase "Tags" RFID for the Enterprise"
Citigate Cunningham

Public Relations Campaign, Ongoing - Annual budget more than $50,000
"Sybase Launches..."Operation 'Mobile-ize' Awareness""
Citigate Cunningham

Public Affairs Campaign, Ongoing
"SheSource.org"
The White House Project
Women's Funding Network
Fenton Communications

Press Kit
"Get Cultured. Australian Football."
Core Creative
Dana Carpenter, Public Relaions Account Executive

Special Event/Special Promotion
"Shell V-Power Clean to the Extreme Makeover Campaign"
BlueCurrent Public Relations

Annual Report - Corporate/For Profit - Annual budget less than $20,000
No Entries

Annual Report - Corporate/For Profit - Annual budget $20,000 or more
No Winner

Annual Report - Non Profit - Annual budget less than $20,000
"Mexicantown Community Development Corporation - 2005 Annual Report"
The Brennan Group, LLC
Kathryn Brennan, President
Danielle Reynolds, Creative Director

Annual Report - Non Profit - Annual budget of less than $20,000
No Winner

Annual Report - Non Profit - Annual budget of $20,000 or more
"2005-2006 WGBH Annual Report, Impact: 24/7/365"
WGBH
WGBH Editorial Resources Department
WGBH Design Department

Community Relations Campaign
"Make a Difference"
KXAN NBC Austin
Jimma Cone, Community Affairs Manager
Ronne Rock, Director of Marketing

Community Service Campaign
"Water Quality for Life Kiosk Campaign"
Margaret Castrey & Associates
Watershed Committee of the Ozarks
Brad Hedrick

Crisis Communications Campaign
"Employees Helping Employees"
Baker Hughes, Inc.
Janelle Ewing, Employee Communications Manager
Gabriela Segura, Employee Communications Specialist

Employee Relations Campaign
No Entries


Radio

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Radio Regular Newscast
"6 a.m. News, June 2, 2005"
WFLS-FM
News Staff

Radio Regular Feature Program
"World Vision Report: Show 85"
World Vision Report

Radio Feature Story - Public Radio
"Chicago Matters: Follow the Money"
Chicago Public Radio
Linda Paul, Freelance Reporter
Cate Cahan, Editor

Radio Feature Story - Commercial Radio
No Entries

Radio Documetary Series - Public Radio
"A Voice for the Silenced"
Classical Public Radio Network
Karla Walker, Executive Producer
Monika Vischer, Producer
Martin Skavish

Radio Documentary Series - Commercial Radio
No Entries

Radio Documentary, One Time - Public Radio
"The Undiscoverd Explorer: Imagining York"
Claire Schoen Productions
Claire Schoen, Producer/Director
Morgan Holm, Executive Producer
Oregon Public Broadcasting

Radio Documentary, One Time - Commercial Radio
No Winner

Women's Issues Radio Program
"World Vision Report: Show 69"
World Vision Report


Special Event

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Special Event - Conference
No Entries

Special Event - Seminar
No Winner

Special Event - Special Purpose Event
"Milestone Moments Roadshow: Innovations That Have Made Our Lives Easier"
Strategic Communications Group Inc.
Citi Cards - Citi Simplicity Card
Shirley Dreifus
Glen Franklin, Sr.


Television

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Television Spot News Story - Local
No Entries

Television Spot News Story - National
No Entries

Televison Feature Story/Segment - Local
"Experience"
WHYY
Trudi Brown
Kenneth Finkel
Michael O'Reilly
Karen Smyles

Television Feature Story/Segment - National
"Primetime - The Belfiore Family"
ABC News Primetime
Jacqueline Jaeger, Producer
Jay Schadler, Correspondent

Television Investigative Series - Local
"The Gangs of Westchester: Boyz in the Burbs"
News 12 Westchester
Brian Conybeare
Eric Leeds
Christina Rios

Television Investigative Feature or Series - National
ABC News 20/20: "Cruelty to Owners?"
ABC News
John Stossel
Melissa Cornick

Television News Magazine Program - Local
"Breast Cancer: Winning the Battle"
KING-TV
Joan Kinsey, Writer/Producer
Jean Enersen, Host/Producer

Television News Magazine Program - National
"Family Lost, Family Found"
ABC News Primetime
Cynthia McFadden
Anna Sims-Phillips
Jon Meyersohn

Television Public Affairs Progam - Local
"PBS' To the Contrary with Bonnie Erbé - Only Woman-owned National News Analysis Show"
PBS To the Contrary
Bonnie G. Erbé, Host
Paul Malkie, Executive Producer

Television Public Affairs Program - National
"The More You Know"
NBC Universal
Susan Haspel, Vice President Corporate Community Affairs

Television Health Medical Story - Local
"A Crown for Kathrina"
KING-TV
Pat Duggan
Jean Enersen
Ken Jones

Television Health Medical Story - National
"CNN's 'Sabrina's Law'"
CNN
Sharona Schwartz
Dr. Sanjay Gupta
Ryan Butler

Television Children's Educational Program - Target audience ages 10 and under
No Winner

Television Documentary Program - Target audience ages 11 and up
"I Have Tourette's But Tourette's Doesn't Have Me"
Home Box Office

Television Documentary Program - Local
No Entries

Television Documentary Program - National
"Bleep!: Censoring Hollywood"
ABC News Production
Caroline Christopher, Producer
Lisa Jeff, Executive Producer

Television Documentary Series
"American Dream: Welfare Reform"
MacNeil/Lehrer Productions
Paul Soloman, Correspondent
Joanne Elgart Jennings, Producer "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer"

Television Public Service Announcement
"Text Message: Public Service Announcement"
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Television Sports Programming
"Dare to Dream: The Story of the U.S. Women's Soccer Team"
Home Box Office

Television Talk Show
"PBS' To the Contrary - The Only Woman-Owned News Analysis Show on National TV"
PBS To the Contrary
Bonnie Erbé, Host
Paul Malkie, Executive Producer

Television Show, Informational - Single Episode
"Smart Medicine"
Running Pony Productions
Baptist Memorial Health Care
WKNO-TV

Television Show-Informational - Series
No Winner


 

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