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Clarion Award Winners - 2017


The Association for Women in Communications is proud to announce the 2017 Clarion Award Winners!  This year’s competition drew entries from 19 states and two countries, with 82 Clarions awarded!

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ADVERTISING & MARKETING
ADVERTISING & MARKETING

Multimedia Advertising Campaign Preventing the Spread of Zika in the Continental US Hager Sharp Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Hager Sharp

 

Marketing Communications Campaign/Budget of $100,000 or less"Pets are Superheros, just in disguise" aMAEzing Marketing, LLCCity of San Antonio Animal Care Services-Lisa Norwood aMAEzing Marketing Group-Mae Escobar, CEO Dante-Klar Media-Patrick Klary-Creative Director

 

Marketing Communications Campaign/Budget of more than $100,000 Florida 511 Traveler Information System Global 5-Communications Global-5 Communications

 

Direct Mail CampaignChicksaw Cultural Center Citizen Mailer Chicksaw Nation Chicksaw Cultural Center

 

Promotional Video Production Rundown: The Fight Against Blight in Memphis Running Pony Productions Running Pony for Neighborhood Preservation Inc.


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BOOKS
BOOKS

Nonfiction, Non-technical BookBack in the Game: Why Concussion Does Not Have to End your Athletic CareerGerstner Media, LLC Joanne C. Gerstner and Jeffrey S. Kutcher MD


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BROCHURES, CUSTOM & SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS
BROCHURES, CUSTOM & SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS

Special Print Communications  Te Ata Press Kit  The Chicksaw Nation - Marketing Chickasaw Nation Productions


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EDUCATION
EDUCATION

Educational, Informational or Training Video Production/15 minutes or less  Emergency Medicine News Wolters Kluwer  Larry Mellick, MD

 

Educational, Informational or Training Video Production/15 minutes or more Freedom of the Press: New York Times v. United States The Documentary Group The Documentary Group

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FUND DEVELOPMENT
FUND DEVELOPMENT

Fund Development Programs/Projects – Annual Giving Campaign  Atlanta Botanical Garden April 2016 Acquisition  Daniller + Company  Daniller + Company Atlanta Botanical Garden

Fund Development Programs/Projects - Capital Campaign 
The Campaign for Your Life, Our PurposeTexas Tech University Health Sciences Center Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center LimeLight Films Donor Relations Guru


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MAGAZINES
MAGAZINES

Magazine Feature Article, External Publication - Circulation of 100,000 or less – Miscellaneous Napping on the Night Shift: A Two-Hospital Implementation Project American Journal of Nursing Authors: Jeanne Geiger-Brown, Knar Sagherian, Shijun Zhu, Margaret Ann Wieroniey, Lori Blair, Joan Warren Editor: Sylvia Foley


Magazine Feature Article, Ext. Publication – Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 - Lifestyle Neurology Now: Open Notes Wolters Kluwer Richard Laliberte (writer), Mary Bolster (editor)

Magazine Feature Article, Ext. Publication – Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 - Current News My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard Mother Jones Shane Bauer, senior reporter Dave Gilson, senior editor James West, senior digital editor

Magazine Feature Article, Ext. Publication – Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 - Miscellaneous Squirrel Whisper Penn State University Amy Downey, Senior Editor, Tina Hay, Editor


Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 500,000 or more - Lifestyle 
How to Hack an Election Bloomberg Businessweek Jordan Robertson, Michael Riley and Andrew Willis


Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 500,000 or more - Current News 
The Survivor - Emily Doe Glamour Glamour


Magazine Feature Article, External Publication – Circulation of 500,000 or more - Miscellaneous No Place Like Home Hearst Corporation O, The Oprah Magazine


Magazine Feature Article, Internal Publication 
Head First The Key of Kappa Kappa Gamma Kristen Desmond LeFevre, Associate Editor Kristin Styers Sangid, Editor The Key of Kappa Kappa Gamma


Magazine Regular Editorial/Opinion Column - Circulation of 100,000 or less 
AJN Editorials American Journal of Nursing Author: Maureen Shawn Kennedy


Magazine Regular Editorial/Opinion Column – Circulation of 500,000 or more 
Liz Gilbert Hearst Corporation O, The Oprah Magazine


Magazine Regular Informational/Non-opinion Column 
Spring Returns M/J 2016, Backseat Driver J/A 2016, Somewhere Amid the Clutter J/F 2017 Penn State University Tina Hay, Editor


Magazine Series or Special Section, External Publication - Circulation of 100,000 or less 
Nursing Management: The Mindful Nurse Leader Wolters Kluwer Nursing Management editorial team


Magazine Series or Special Section, External Publication - Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 
MalikasTom Verde Tom Verde AramcoWorld Magazine


Magazine Series or Special Section, External Publication - Circulation of 500,000 or more 
The State of Our Minds Hearst Corporation O, The Oprah Magazine


Best Overall External Magazine - Circulation of 100,000 or less 
September 2016 & October 2016 Issue American Journal of Nursing American Journal of Nursing


Best Overall External Magazine - Circulation between 100,000 and 500,000 
Mother Jones Mother Jones Clara Jeffery, editor-in-chief Monika Bauerlein, CEO Mother Jones


Best Overall External Magazine - Circulation of 500,000 or more 
Glamour  Glamour Glamour Editor-in-Chief Cindi Leive


Magazines - Best Overall Internal Magazine 
Anadisgoi magazine Cherokee Nation Businesses Cherokee Nation Businesses and Cherokee Nation


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NEWSLETTERS
NEWSLETTERS

Newsletter - Print Re-launch of the Associate News Newsletter Associate News Newsletter Phyllis D. Banks Manager, Communications The Associate News Newsletter

Newsletter – Online  Tero International eZine  Tero International, Inc.  Tero International, Inc., Rowena Crosbie, President, Kyle Plummer, Client Relations and Marketing Specialist


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NEWSPAPERS
NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper Hard News Story Air Bridge Philadelphia Media Network Alfred Lubrano, reporter Philadelphia Media Network

Newspaper Feature Story - Weekly paper  Sorry for Life?: Ashley Ervin Didn't Kill Anyone, But She Drove Home the Boys Who Did Houston Press Meagan Flynn (Houston Press)


Newspaper Feature Story - Daily circulation of under 500,000 
Car One Philadelphia Media Network Jason Laughlin, reporter Philadelphia Media Network


Newspaper Feature Story - Daily circulation of 500,000 or more 
Historic low: Teenage births down 59 percent Santa Cruz Sentinel Jondi Gumz, Santa Cruz Sentinel


Newspaper Regular Opinion/Editorial 
Haught Syndicated Columns Charleston Gazette-Mail Haught and The Charleston Gazette-Mail


Newspaper Regular Non-opinion/Informative Column 
Fighting Alzheimer's Philadelphia Media Network Bill Lyon, columnist Philadelphia Media Network


Newspaper Feature Series 
Fighting Alzheimer's Philadelphia Media Network Bill Lyon, columnist Philadelphia Media Network

Newspaper Investigative Series  Toxic City Philadelphia Media Network Barbara Laker, reporter Wendy Ruderman, reporter Dylan Purcell, reporter Jessica Griffin, photographer Philadelphia Media Network


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ONLINE MEDIA
ONLINE MEDIA

Website - New - Annual budget of $15,000 or less Central Virginia Battlefields Trust Website Flair Communication Flair Communication, Deborah L. Girvan (web designer)


Website - New - Annual budget more than $15,000 
International Admissions website MCPS Television MCPS Television MCPS Department of Communications


Website - Existing - Annual budget of $15,000 or less 
cherokeenationfoundation.org Cherokee Nation Businesses Cherokee Nation Businesses


Website - Existing - Annual budget more than $15,000
Glamour.com Glamour Annie Fox, Senior Executive Digital Director


Online Journalism - Special News Section 
Death by Fentanyl Fusion Fusion


Online Journalism - Special Feature Section 
Willing and Able Fusion Fusion


Online Journalism - Feature Article 
Out Here, No One Can Hear You Scream The Investigative Fund Kathryn Joyce Reporter, Huffington Post Highline in partnership with The Investigative Fund


Online Journalism - Regular Column (on a for-profit website) 
Michael Daly The Daily Beast Michael Daly The Daily Beast

Online Publication - External Publication - Accenture Corporate Websites - TBWA/Chiat/Day TBWA, Accenture


Blog – Personal 
Don't Mess with Taxes Don't Mess with Taxes Kay Bell, financial journalist and tax blogger at Don't Mess With Taxes


Blog – Corporate 
Chicksaw Cultural Center Blog Chicksaw Nation Chickasaw Cultural Center


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PHOTOGRAPHY & GRAPHICS
PHOTOGRAPHY & GRAPHICS

Special Design/Creation - Single item Dream Foundation Year End AppealDowitcher Designs Dowitcher Designs Gina Agapito, Graphic Designer Amber Wallace, CEO


Special Design/Creation - Series of items 
Dowitcher Designs 10th Anniversary Dowitcher Designs Dowitcher Designs Amber Wallace, CEO Gina Agapito, Graphic Designer


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PUBLIC RELATIONS
PUBLIC RELATIONS

Public Relations One-time Campaign - Annual budget of $10,000 or less NestFresh's Egg-Cellent Baking Contest RMD Advertising NestFresh


Public Relations One-time Campaign - Annual budget of $10,000 or more 
Southern Recipe Truck Driver Appreciation Week RMD Advertising Southern Recipe

Public Relations One-time Campaign - Annual budget of $50,000 or less Virtuoso - The Return of Travel Advisors Campaign Virtuoso Virtuoso

Public Relations One-time Campaign - Annual budget of $50,000 or more Stress in America - Election Stress Vanguard American Psychological Association, Vanguard Communications

Public Service Community Affairs Campaign, One-Time 
Rethink your Drink PR Launch VI Marketing and Branding 
VI Marketing and Branding, Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET)


Media Kit Quail Ridge Country Club's Online Media Kit Palm Beach Public Relations Palm Beach Public Relations and Quail Ridge Country Club 

Special Promotion Christensen Law Safe Ride Home Logos Communications, Inc.Susan F. Voyles, President Logos Communications, Inc.


Annual Report - Annual budget of more than $20,000 
Chicksaw Nation 2016 Progress Report The Chicksaw NationThe Chicksaw Nation

Community Relations Campaign Agency 141: Putting Manning on the Map Drake University Drake Public Relations Student Capstone - Agency 141: Putting Manning on the Map - Emily Sadecki, Account Executive

Crisis Communications Campaign FROM CAPSIZE TO COVERAGE How Skanska USA & Solomon McCown & Company worked together to turn a potential crisis into a positive company culture story with international reach. Solomon McCown & Company Ashley McCown, President, Solomon McCown & Company; Lauren Michaels, Senior Account Executive, Solomon McCown & Company; Riva Bergel, Assistant Account Executive, Solomon McCown & Company


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RADIO
RADIO

Radio Regular Feature Program The Conversation, BBC World Service BBC World Service Presenter Kim Chakanetsa Producer Andrea Kennedy Editor Gavin Poncia


Radio Regular Talk or Interview Program 
Diva Tech Talk Podcast Interviewing Women in Tech Diva Tech Talk Nicole Scheffler, Diva Tech Talk Co-Founder, Kathleen Norton- Schock, Diva Tech Talk Co-Founder


Radio Feature Story 
The Short, Wonderful, But Ultimately Tragic Life of Lena Bruce WGBH Boston Phillip Martin - Senior Reporter, Aaron Schachter - Editor


Radio Documentary Series 
King Records Month Cincinnati Public Radio Inc 91.7 WVXU Cincinnati Lee Hay, Producer Brian Powers, Host


Radio Documentary, One Time 
The Tech Industry's Leaky Pipeline Latino USA Antonia Cereijido - Co-Producer Alina Selyukh - Co-Producer Maria Hinojosa - Executive Producer


Women's Issues Radio Program 
Diva Tech Talk (Women in Technology) Podcast  Diva Tech Talk Nicole Scheffler, Diva Tech Talk Co-Founder, Kathleen Norton- Schock, Diva Tech Talk Co-Founder


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SPECIAL EVENTS
SPECIAL EVENTS

Conference or Seminar United Conveyor Corporation 2016 Sales and Technology Conference United Conveyor Corporation Dawn Williams, Global Manager, Marketing and Communications United Conveyor Corporation


Special Event 
100 Years of Pier - The Fifth Third Bank Centennial Celebration Navy Pier Marilynn Kelly Gardner Navy Pier President and Chief Executive Officer


Fundraising Event 
Drive Down Memory Lane Executive Auto Shippers LLC Kristi Kenyon, Marketing Specialist Executive Auto Shippers LLC Alzheimer's Association of Greater Iowa


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STUDENT
STUDENT
Advertising or Public Relations Campaign Drake Public Relations Capstone - Agency 141: Putting Manning on the Map Drake University Drake Public Relations Capstone - Agency 141: Putting Manning on the Map - Emily Sadecki, Account Executive

Written Original Material 
Drake University PR Writing Class - Easter Seals ATC Facebook Content Calendar Drake University Drake University PR Writing Class - Easter Seals Iowa ATC Facebook Content Calendar by GHS Communications

Student Wild Card Women in Prison Radio Hofstra University WRHU FM / WRHU.org Juliana Spano Radio Hofstra University - WRHU FM / WRHU.org

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TELEVISION
TELEVISION

Television Spot News Story - National  “Sucker Punched” Inside Edition Colum Ward – Producer, Charlie McLravy - Investigative Producer, Scott Phillips - Associate Producer

Television Feature Story/Segment - Comprehensive or ongoing - Local or RegionalWomen's Equality: A National MonumentTo the Contrary, Persephone ProductionsBonnie Erbe, Host Cari Stein, Executive Producer Ariel Edem, Producer/Editor


Television Feature Story/Segment - Comprehensive or ongoing - National  
Do They Really Change Your Sheets?” Inside Edition Ann Mercogliano – Correspondent,  Jim Moret – Correspondent,  Charlie McLravy – Producer, Filip Kapsa Investigative Videographer/Editor


Television Investigative Feature or Series - National – “What Are You Really Eating? Series’ -  Inside Edition - Lisa Guerrero – Correspondent,  Larry Posner – Producer,  Scott Phillips - Associate Producer,  Filip Kapsa - Investigative Videographer/Editor


Television News Magazine Program - NationalOsiyo, Voices of the Cherokee PeopleCherokee Nation BusinessesCherokee Nation Businesses


Television Documentary Program - National
Jackie RobinsonWETAKen Burns, Director, Executive Producer, Producer Sarah Burns, Director, Producer, Writer David McMahon, Director, Producer, Writer


Television Documentary Series - Local or Regional
Last of the InstitutionsKING TelevisionSusannah Frame, Reporter Steve Douglas, Photojournalist Russ Walker, Asst. News Director


Television Public Service Announcement 
"Recognize, Respect, Report" TLC PSA Energy Education Council Energy Education Council Safe Electricity