Silver Quill Award Winners 2014

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Congratulations to the 13 professional communicators receiving Silver Quill Awards for 2014. These entries showcase the best work in the IABC Pacific Plains Region.

This year’s Best of Show Award is awarded to Kevin Dinino, KCD PR of San Diego, California. His entry in the Communication Management Division, Media Relations Category, Media Outreach Campaign – The Advisor Center,  was the highest scoring entry.

The 2014 program received 57 entries that were reviewed by trained evaluators on a 7-point scale of excellence. Scores of 5.12 to 5.49 received an Award of Merit. Scores of 5.5 or above received an Award of Merit.

 

Here are your 2014 Silver Quill Winners:

DIVISION 2 –  Communication Management

Category 7 Internal Communication

Award of Merit

Katie Fitzgerald, FTI Consulting for ComEd

ComEd Employee Ambassador Program

 

Category 11 Human Resources and Benefits Communication

Award of Excellence

Sarah Astley, Fidelity Investments for Marathon Oil Company

Get REAL Engagement at Marathon Oil

 

Awards of Merit

Alison Cordray, Fidelity Investments for Aera Energy Services LLC

Aera Financial Fitness Campaign

Melissa Friedman, MGM Resorts International

MGM Resorts International 2014 Annual Enrollment Campaign

 

Category 15 Media Relations

Award of Excellence/Best in Show

Kevin Dinino, KCD PR

The Advisor Center Media Outreach

 

Category 18 Marketing Communications

Award of Excellence

Debra Bethard-Caplick, Quicksilver Edge Strategic Communications for Snowed In Studios

Windforge Kickstarter Campaign: Saving a Game Developer’s Dream Against All Odds

 

Category 26 Social Media Programs

Award of Merit

Lance Agena, Kaiser Permanente Hawaii

Not Just a Doctor Visit: Engaging the Hawaii Community via Social Media

 

Category 27 Multi-Audience Communication

Award of Merit

Tammy Nienaber, Great Clips, Inc.

2013 Veterans Day Promotion

 

DIVISION 3 – Communication Skills

Category 30 Digital Communication Vehicles

Award of Merit

Steve Hubert, San Diego County Water Authority

2013 Annual Report — Making History: Reaching Milestones in Water Reliability

 

Category 31 Digital Communication Channels

Award of Excellence

Jill Folan, The Double Hit Lymphoma Foundation

The Double Hit Lymphoma Foundation: We’re Here for You!   

 

Award of Merit

David Baugh, CNA Insurance Companies

CNA.com

 

Category 35 Other Graphic Design

Award of Merit

Donald Sanford, Buck Consultants for WellPoint

WellPoint Screensavers and Posters

 

Category 36 Special Events – Internal

Award of Excellence

Nancy Lewander, Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual Growth Event 2013

 

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