communications

Congrats to our UMCOM UMAC Award winners

 

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About the Awards

The spirit of this competition is to recognize the achievements of United Methodist Association of Communicators members who played a key role in the creative process (writing, designing, producing, etc.). All entries were judged on meeting their stated purpose; content; creativity; execution; and regard for target audience, using a 50-point scale. Awards go to first, second and third place winners of each category in each division, with one Best of Class award given per class. For a complete listing of winners visit the online booklet.

 

Class 2 Digital Publications

eNewsletter Category, General/Agency Division
1st Place United Methodist Now Member Communications United Methodist Communications

 

Class 3 Writing

Best in Class 3 The Donn Doten Award of Excellence
Facing Up to a Grotesque Book at Iliff Jim Patterson United Methodist News Service

Article Series Category, General/Agency Division
1st Place COVID-19 Coverage (Article 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) United Methodist News Team Staff United Methodist News Service

Article Series Category, Annual Conference/Local Church Division
2nd Place 2020 Faith in Action Series: Derecho Recovery Liz Winders, Courtney Levin, Mike DuBose, Joey Butler Iowa

Feature Article Category, General/Agency Division
1st Place Facing Up to a Grotesque Book at Iliff Jim Patterson United Methodist News Service
2nd Place Water is Life Kathy L. Gilbert United Methodist News Service

News Article Category, General/Agency Division
1st Place Pastors with a Badge Advance Police Reforms Heather Hahn

Non-Fiction Story Category, General/Agency Division
1st Place Enforced COVID-19 Isolation Recalls Days in Prison Thomas Kim, United Methodist News Service
2nd Place Methodists Led Response in Earlier Epidemic Heather Hahn

 

Class 5 Video

Best in Class 5, The Hilly Hicks Award of Excellence
Worldwide Easter Choir: “Christ the Lord Is Risen Today” Member Communications United Methodist Communications

Video Production Category: Costing less than $500, General/Agency Division
1st Place Worldwide Easter Choir: “Christ the Lord Is Risen Today” Member Communications United Methodist Communications

Video Production Category: Costing $500-2,000, General/Agency Division
1st Place The Power of Communication 2020 Creative Strategy United Methodist Communications

 

Class 7 Photography

Commercial, Product, Staged Shot Category, General/Agency Division
1st Place Product Photography: Advent Christmas Books (Add Sparkle To Your Holiday Reading List) Kathleen Barry, Crystal Caviness (United Methodist Communications:  UMC.org) United Methodist News Service

Photojournalism Category, General/Agency Division
1st Place A Prayer Service to Stand Against Racism (FIle 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) Kathleen Barry United Methodist News Service

 

Class 9 Publicity & Advertising

Campaign/Strategic Planning Category, General/Agency Division
1st Place “You’re Not The Only One” 2020 Seeker Ad Campaign Staff United Methodist Communications

 

Class 10 Media Presentation

Slide Show Category, General/Agency Division
1st Place Water is Life Mike DuBose, Kathy L. Gilbert, Joey Butler United Methodist News Service