2014 Clarion Winners

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The Association for Women in Communications is proud to announce the 2014 Clarion Award Winners!  This year’s competition drew entries from 23 states, three countries, and 92 Clarions have been awarded!

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Advertising & Marketing

Multimedia Advertising Campaign  Client Success Stories – High performance. Delivered  Accenture  Teresa Poggenpohl – Managing Director, Global Image; Julie Koewler – Director of Global Advertising

Print Advertising  Client Success Stories – High performance. Delivered  Accenture Teresa Poggenpohl – Managing Director, Global Image; Julie Koewler – Director of Global Advertising

Marketing Communications Campaign/Budget of $50,000 or less  DINOSAURS! – Cleveland Metroparks Zoo  Cleveland Metroparks  Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Marketing Communications Campaign/Budget of more than $50,000  Shape Your Future Telestrator Campaign  Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust  TSET/VI

Direct Mail Campaign  BluCurrent Investment Center  BluCurrent Credit Union   Jacqueline Post, Jenny Reynolds

Promotional Video Production  FedEx Small Business Grant Winners’ Videos  Running Pony Productions  inferno and Running Pony Productions

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Books & CD-ROMs/DVDs

Nonfiction, Non-technical Book  The Ghost Signs of Downtown Tulsa: Tulsa’s Fading Wall Signs  Tulsa Performing Arts Center Trust  Shirley Elliott

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Brochures, Custom & Special Publications

Special Print Communication/Brochure  CityScape  Greater Oklahoma City Chamber   Greater Oklahoma City Chamber

Special Print Communications/Guide  2014 Oklahoma City Visitors Guide  Greater Oklahoma City Chamber  Greater Oklahoma City Chamber

Custom Publications: Magazine, Best Overall  Neurology Now  Wolters Kluwer  Dr. Robin Brey, Editor-in-Chief; Mike Smolinsky, Managing Editor

Custom Publications  Bienestar: America’s Hispanic Community – Improving Health Outcomes  Cigna  Cigna’s Bienestar Team: The Cigna Hispanic/Latino Colleague Resource Group, Cigna Corporate Communications

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Education

Educational, Informational or Training Video Production/Longer than 15 minutes  The Right to Remain Silent: Miranda v. Arizona  The Documentary Group  Robe Imbriano, Director; The Documentary Group; The Annenberg Foundation

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Fund Development

Fund Development Programs/Projects – Annual Giving Campaign  Longwood Gardens March 2013 Membership Acquisition  Daniller + Company  Daniller + Company; Longwood Gardens

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Magazines

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 100,000 or less – Lifestyle  Benatov: The Man Behind the Bronzes  ARTnews magazine  Thane Peterson

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 100,000 or less – Current News  AJN Reports: Helping Transgender Children and Teens  Wolters Kluwer Health  American Journal of Nursing; Joy Jacobson, author

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 100,000 or less – Miscellaneous  Glaciers for Sale  Harper’s Magazine + The Investigative Fund  McKenzie Funk

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 – Current News  Schizophrenic. Killer. My Cousin  Mother Jones   Mac McClelland, reporter

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 – Miscellaneous  Merchants of Meth  Mother Jones + The Investigative Fund  Jonah Engle

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 500,000 or more – Lifestyle  Are You Getting a Good Skin Check? Are You Sure?  Health  Sunny Sea Gold, Writer

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 500,000 or more – Current News  Indonesia’s Palm Oil Industry Rife With Human Rights Abuses  Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University  E. Benjamin Skinner, senior investigative reporter; Florence Graves, founding director

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 500,000 or more – Miscellaneous   “A Hidden Cause of Chronic Illness”  More magazine  Alexis Jetter, Jennifer Braunschweiger, Deputy Editor

Magazine Feature Article, Internal Publication  [Un]Friended: Using Social Media in Hiring and Firing Decisions   ACC Docket

Magazine Regular Editorial/Opinion Column – Circulation 100,000 or less   CareerPath  ACC Docket

Magazine Regular Editorial/Opinion Column – Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000  A word with Angie  Angie’s List  Angie Hicks, Founder

Magazine Regular Editorial/Opinion Column – Circulation of 500,000 or more  REDBOOK: “What Doctors Tell Their Friends”  REDBOOK   Jill Herzig, Editor in Chief; Meredith Rollins, Editor in Chief; Sarah Smith, Deputy Editor

Magazine Regular Informational/Non-opinion Column  Emergency Medicine News: Diagnosis Deconstructed  Wolters Kluwer   Ravi Morchi, MD

Magazine Series or Special Section, External Publication – Circulation of 100,000 or less  DAC News Magazine Special Section – History Issue  Detroit Athletic Club  Ken Voyles, Editor/Publisher; Andrea Zarczynski, Managing Editor; Amywren Miller, Assistant Editor

Magazine Series or Special Section, External Publication – Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000  Child Labor in the USA  The Nation + The Investigative Fund  Gabriel Thompson, Mariya Strauss

Magazine Series or Special Section, External Publication – Circulation of 500,000 or more  “Let Me Tell You What It’s Like To . . .”  Ladies’ Home Journal Magazine at Meredith Corporation  Sally Lee, Editor-in-Chief; Jeffrey Saks, Creative Director; Julie Bain, Health Director

Best Overall External Magazine – Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000  Mother Jones May/June 2013 & July/August 2013 issues  Mother Jones  Monika Bauerlein, Mother Jones Co-Editor; Clara Jeffery, Mother Jones Co-Editor

Best Overall External Magazine – Circulation of 500,000 or more  More magazine  More magazine  Lesley Jane Seymour, Editor-in-Chief; Judy Coyne, Executive Editor; Deb Bishop, Creative Director

Best Overall Internal Magazine ACC Docket ACC Docket

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Newsletters

Newsletter – Print  Cleveland Metroparks – Emerald Necklace  Cleveland Metroparks  Cleveland Metroparks

Newsletter – Online  Canadian Briefings   ACC Docket

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Newspapers

Newspaper Feature Story – Weekly paper  Getting Stuck  Houston Press  Dianna Wray, staff writer

Newspaper Feature Story – Daily circulation of under 500,000  ‘THE BULLET ALWAYS WINS’  Philadelphia Daily News  Jason Nark

Newspaper Feature Story – Daily circulation of 500,000 or more  Disabled and Uprooted: The Closing of an Institution  The Wall Street Journal  Clare Ansberry

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

Newspaper Regular Non-opinion/Informative Column  Nafari Vanaski Portfolio  Pittsburgh Tribune-Review  Nafari Vanaski

Newspaper Feature Series  “Weathering the Change”  USA TODAY  Wendy Koch

Newspaper Investigative Series  VA Legionnaires’ Outbreak  Pittsburgh Tribune-Review  Luis Fabregas, Mike Wereschagin, Adam Smeltz

Newspaper Special Section or Special Edition  FORGOTTEN  Philadelphia Daily News  Daily News staff

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Online Media

Website – New Website: Annual budget of $10,000 or less  Anadisgoi  Cherokee Nation Businesses  Cherokee Nation Businesses

Website – New Website: Annual budget more than $10,000  His Dream, Our Stories  Comcast Local Media Development  Sheila Willard, Executive Producer;   Lisa Spagnuolo Melillo, Senior Producer

Website – Existing: Annual budget more than $10,000  Accenture Digital Launch  Accenture  Katrina Klier, Managing Director, Digital Accenture; Julie Koewler, Managing Director, Advertising, Accenture

Online Journalism – Special News Section  New State of Healthcare  The Wall Street Journal  The Wall Street Journal Staff

Online Journalism – Special Feature Section  The Child Exchange  Reuters  Megan Twohey

Online Journalism – Feature Article  The Child Exchange  Reuters  Megan Twohey

Online Journalism – Regular Column  Collection of Columns  Washington Post “She the People”  Mary C. Curtis

Online Publication – External Publication  VekoCity Digital Magazine  Greater Oklahoma City Chamber  Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, Ackerman McQueen Advertising Agency

Blog – Personal  Don’t Mess With Taxes  SKB Editorial Services  Kay Bell, Owner/Principle at SKB Editorial Services

Blog – Corporate VIrtuoso Blog, The Art of Luxury Travel  Virtuoso  Virtuoso

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Photography, Graphics, and Design Communications

Corporate/Stock Photography, Feature Photo or Photo Illustration  Holy Reaction  Associated Press  Emilio Morenatti

Press Photography – Spot News Photo  Moore: A Deadly Tornado  Associated Press  Sue Ogrocki

Press Photography – Photo Series/Essay (Hard News)  A City Consumed  Zuma Press  Nicals Hammarstrom, Photographer; Scott McKiernan, CEO/Founder, ZUMAPRESS.com

Press Photography – Photo Series/Essay (Feature)  Acid Attack  Zuma Press  EviZoupanos, Photographer; Scott McKiernan, CEO/Founder, ZUMAPRESS.com

Press Photography – Entertainment & Lifestyle  Social Media  Zuma Press  Zhang Jun, Photographer; Scott McKiernan, CEO/Founder, ZUMAPRESS.com

Editorial Cartoon   Randy Bish portfolio  Pittsburgh Tribune-Review  Randy Bish

Logo  Communication Graduate Student Association Logo  Elmira Hamidi, Graduate student at Virginia Tech Communication Department; Mohammad Ebrahim Hamidi, Founder and manager of “Giti Ara”, the Graphic Design International, Inc.

Special Design/Creation – Series of items  Art Thief  Philadelphia Daily News  Amy Raudenbush

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Public Relations

Public Relations One-time Campaign – Annual budget of $10,000 or less  Dallas LOVE Project Honor’s JFK’s Legacy during 50th Anniversary of His Death  Nicole Communications  Adrienne Hamilton, Owner of Nicole Communications

Public Relations One-time Campaign – Annual budget of $10,000 or more  Discovery Familia – Doki  Discovery Communications  Eileen Piñeiro, Director MarCom, Discovery Familia; Sol Colom, Manager Communications, Discovery Familia;  Heidi Lazo, Publicist, Discovery Familia

Public Relations Campaign, Ongoing – Annual budget of $50,000 or less  Nicolas Come & “Nicolas’ Garden”  LCS Technologies  Nicolas’ Garden

Public Service/Community Affairs Campaign, Ongoing  Diageo C.A.R.E.s  Cornet Communications Counsel  Diageo North America

Special Promotion  BISSELL’s Gift of Time Contest   PadillaCRT  PadillaCRT on behalf of BISSELL Homecare, Inc.

Annual Report – Annual budget of $20,000 or less  Proud Partner of Oklahoma  Cherokee Nation Businesses  Cherokee Nation Businesses

Annual Report – Annual budget of more than $20,000  WGBH 2013 – 2014 Annual Report: Who else?  WGBH  WGBH;  WGBH Constituent Communications; WGBH Creative

Crisis Communications Campaign  Delivering on a Promise  COUNTRY Financial  COUNTRY Financial

Employee Relations Campaign  Bayer East Coast Site Consolidation  Bayer  Mary Lou Panzano, Anne King, Amy Miller, VTLO Communications

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Radio

Radio Regular Feature Program   Intelligence Squared U.S.  Intelligence Squared U.S.  Dana Wolfe, Executive Producer; John Donvan, Host and Moderator

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

Radio Feature Story  Johns PARTS 1 and 2  WGBH News Radio and Television  Phillip Martin – Senior Investigative Reporter, WGBH Radio and Television;   Jenifer B. McKIm – Senior Investigative Reporter, The New England Center for Investigative Reporting; Ted Canova – Executive Editor, WGBH Radio and Television

Radio Documentary Series  Shooting in Muskegon shed light on hero, and problems  Michigan Radio  Dustin Dwyer – Reporter/Producer

Radio Documentary, One Time  “Witness to History:WGBH Radio’s Coverage of the 1963 March on Washington”  WGBH  Callie Crossley, Writer and Producer;  Callie Crossley and Bob Seay, Hosts

Women’s Issues Radio Program  UNDERGROUND TRADE: From Bangkok to Boston  WGBH News Radio and Television  Phillip Martin, Senior Investigative Reporter; Ted Canova, Executive Editor; Meredith Nierman, Photographer

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Special Events

Conference or Seminar  Small Talk Lunch and Learn  Pension Consultants  Laurie Tomko, Director, Sales and Marketing; Emily Coulter, Marketing Specialist, Sales and Marketing

Special Event  TIAA-CREF Women’s Marquee Event – Pay it Forward  TIAA-CREF  Connie Weaver, Chief Marketing Officer, TIAA-CREF;  Jacqueline Shoback, Head of Retail and Consumer Marketing, TIAA-CREF; Cristina Morales, Women’s Specialty Segment Director

Fundraising Event  PPF Royal Ball  Merryl Brown Events  Merryl Brown, President, Merryl Brown Events

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Television

Television Feature Story/Segment – Comprehensive or ongoing – National  Justice For Baby Alissa  Inside Edition  Lisa Guerrero, Chief Investigative Correspondent;  Charlie McLravy, Producer; Filip Kapsa, Investigative Photographer/Editor; Bob Read, Sr. Producer; Charles Lachman, Executive Producer

Television Investigative Feature or Series – Local or Regional  Sysco’s Dirty Secret: Hidden Food Sheds  KNTV  Vicky Nguyen, Reporter; Kevin Nious, Producer; KNTV NBC Bay Area, Photojournalists: David Paredes, Felipe Escamilla, Jeremy Carroll, Mark Villarreal

Television Investigative Feature or Series – National  New Americans  To the Contrary, Persephone Productions  Bonnie Erbe’, Host & Producer; Karen Ryan, Investigative Producer; Cari Weiss Stein, Executive Producer, PBS’ To the Contrary

Television Public Affairs Program – National  Washington Week with Gwen Ifill – Stories That Shaped 2013  WETA-TV  Gwen Ifill, Moderator and Managing Editor;  Chris Guarino, Senior Producer; Alla Lora, Producer – WETA-TV

Television Documentary Program – Local or Regional  The Real Mad Men and Women of Madison Avenue  WNET  Mary Lockhart, Executive Producer for WNET;  Mary Warlick, Executive Producer for The One Club

Television Documentary Program – National  Central Park Five  WETA-TV  Ken Burns, Executive Producer, Producer, Director, Writer; David McMahon, Producer, Director, Writer; Sarah Burns, Producer, Director, Writer

Television Documentary Series – National  Women of the House  To the Contrary, Persephone Productions  Cari Stein, Megan Pratz, PBS’ To the Contrary;  Bonnie Erbe’, Host, PBS’ To the Contrary

Television Public Service Announcement  “Safety on the Line” 30 sec. PSA – the Gary Norland Story  Energy Education Council  Energy Education Council’s Safe Electricity® program

Television Talk Show – Local or Regional  Basic Black: Charles Ramsey, Race, Class and Social Media  WGBH Educational Foundation  Valerie Linson, Executive Producer, Basic Black, WGBH

Television Show – Informational – Local or Regional  Massachusetts School of Law Educational Forum: “A Journey Through A Stem Cell Transplant”  Massachusetts School of Law  Diane M Sullivan- Producer/ Host; Kathryn Villare- Producer/Director/Editor/Camera; Pamela Sinton-Coffman-Camera

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Students

Written Original Material  Students, Be Open To Exceptional Opportunities For Learning & Growth  Ceilidh Millar – Ambassador;  British Columbia Institute of Technology; TalentEgg

Event Campaign  ZooGuru  Avila University  Katrina Stansbury

Wild Card  Video: “Palliative care: helping patients improve quality of life”  FrahmComm  Annette Frahm, Managing Director, FrahmComm

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