2015 Excellence in Communications Award Recipients

Campaign/Program: Media Event

Award of Excellence    California Office of Traffic Safety  Distracted Driving Campaign "What's Your Number?"

Award of Merit    City of Fontana Police Department  Fontana Safe and Sober Prom Campaign Press Conference


Campaign/Program: Crisis Communications/ Public Safety

Award of Excellence   City of Santa Clarita  Respect is a Two-Way Street

Award of Distinction   City of Carlsbad   Poinsettia Fire: Carlsbad Crisis Communications

Award of Merit   Western Municipal Water District  The CA Drought - A Slow Moving Crisis


Campaign/Program: Marketing/ Communications

Award of Excellence     East Bay Regional Park District 80 Years of Connecting Parks to People

Award of Distinction      San Bernardino County Human Services  Be a Hero Campaign

Award of Merit     City of Sacramento  Spare the Water Sacramento


Community Relations: Special Events

Award of Excellence       SANBAG  2014 SANBAG General Assembly

Award of Distinction     City of Lake Elsinore   Clean Extreme - Main Street - 2014

Award of Merit       Delta Diablo  Jean-Michel Cousteau Environmental Presentation


Community Relations: Engagement

Award of Excellence    City of Encinitas  At Home in Encinitas

Award of Distinction    Castro Valley Sanitary District   Path to Zero Waste

Award of Merit      City of Encinitas  2014 Communications Plan


Electronic: New Media

Award of Excellence     City of Pasadena  City of Pasadena 2014 Facebook Contest

Award of Distinction    City of San Bernardino Police Department  Safety, Trust and Social Media: Revamped Facebook Strategy

Award of Merit   California Office of Traffic Safety  DDVIP APP


Electronic: Video - Short Form

Award of Excellence         Orange County Transportation Authority  "Room To Ride" for California's 3 Feet for Safety Act :30 PSA

Award of Distinction        OC Parks   OC Zoo "Get Wild" Video

Award of Merit      Port of Long Beach    Epic Crane Video


Electronic: Video - Long Form

Award of Excellence     City of Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks   THIS is Recreation & Parks

Award of Distinction     Coachella Valley Association of Governments  CV Link: Bringing Alternative Transportation to Life

Award of Merit        Hayward Area Recreation and Park District  "How H.A.R.D. is Your Day?"


Electronic: Video Series

Award of Excellence     Riverside County Transportation Commission  91 Seconds on the 91

Award of Distinction      City of Carlsbad   In Our Own Words

Award of Merit      City of Santa Clarita  State of the City Videos


Electronic: Website

Award of Excellence      Hayward Area Recreation and Park District  Website Redesign

Award of Distinction    John Wayne Airport, Orange County  www.ocair.com/mobile

Award of Merit     Contra Costa County Library  War Ink


Electronic: Online Newsletter

Award of Excellence   Riverside County Transportation Commission  91 Project Up to Speed E-Newsletter


Print: Writing

Award of Excellence     California Office of Traffic Safety  Sober Slang

Award of Distinction    City of Lakewood  Sometimes, Boring Is Good


Print: Newsletter External

Award of Excellence     Tahoe Regional Planning Agency  Tahoe In Depth - Environmental Newspaper

Award of Distinction     San Bernardino County Employees' Retirement Association  Quarterly Review

Award of Merit      Coachella Valley Water District  Water News


Print: Newsletter Internal

Award of Excellence       City of Santa Clarita  City Call

Award of Distinction        City of Santa Monica  Wavelengths


Print: Special Publication

Award of Excellence    City of Carlsbad  When Nature Is Your Neighbor: Defend Your Home Against Wildfires

Award of Distinction    City of Pico Rivera  The Pico Rivera Parks & Recreation Guide

Award of Merit    Coachella Valley Water District  2015 Desert-friendly Plants Calendar



Print: Photography

Award of Excellence       San Bernardino County Human Services  Be a Hero Photo Gallery

Award of Distinction      City of Santa Clarita  On The Job Series


Print: Graphics

Award of Excellence   Coachella Valley Water District  Water Restrictions Guide

Award of Distinction      Port of Long Beach  Bridge Clearance and Comparison Graphic

Award of Merit       City of Rancho Cucamonga  Join the Healthy RC Picture


Special: Innovation

Award of Excellence      Castro Valley Sanitary District  Path to Zero Waste

Award of Distinction   Rancho California Water District  Menu Contest

Award of Merit   City of Temple City  Youth Engage Conference


 Special: Dollar-Stretcher

Award of Excellence          Western Municipal Water District  Earth Night in the Garden

Award of Excellence      Sacramento Area Council of Governments  Regional Transportation Workshop

Award of Distinction    Castro Valley Sanitary District  CVSan CVTV.com Video Advertisements

Award of Merit      City of Lakewood  "Thank a Soldier" Campaign