2009 Awards of Excellence

Campus

Award of Excellence: The Column. Ryan Howard, editor; Ryan Howard/Ben Bradbury, art/design directors; Northwestern College, publisher. The judges said, “Where this publication excels is in its reporting. Meaty, pertinent topics rarely found in student

publications.”

Award of Merit: The Threefold Advocate. Christopher Wilson, editor; Rick Eldridge, art/design director; The Threefold Advocate/John Brown University, publisher.

 

Christian Ministries

Award of Excellence: Leadership. Marshall Shelley, editor; Doug Fleener, art/design director; Christianity Today International, publisher. The judges said, “Powerful writing on a range of relevant topics. High quality writing, both personal and authoritative.”

Award of Merit: Enrichment journal. Gary Allen, editor; Rick Knoth, managing editor; Randy Clute, Creative Services, art/design director; General Council of the Assemblies of God, publisher.

 

Denominational

Award of Excellence: EFCA Today. Diane J. McDougall, Journey Group, editor; Matt Pamer, Journey Group, art/design director; Evangelical Free Church of America, publisher. The judges said, “A variety of voices and tones. Appealing to a range of ages and readers from both EFCA denomination and others.”

Award of Merit: Alliance Life. Peter Burgo, editor; Beryl Glass, art/ design director; Christian and Missionary Alliance, publisher.

 

Devotional

Award of Excellence: YouthWalk. Laurin Makohon, editor; Travis Stoneback, art/design director; Walk Thru the Bible, publisher. The judges said, “Writing is clean and compelling, quality of writing makes content easily of interest to adults as well as 13-18 teens. I am impressed with the quality of writing, which is both authoritative and intimate. ”

Award of Merit: Indeed. Chris Tiegreen, editor; Travis Stoneback, art/ design director; Walk Thru the Bible, publisher.

 

General

Award of Excellence: Sojourners. Jim Rice, editor; Ed Spivey, Jr., art/design director. The judges said, “Smart, intelligent writing, that both engages and informs.”

Awards of Merit: Christian History & Biography. Jennifer Trafton, editor; Douglas A. Johnson, art/ design director; Christianity Today International, publisher. Christianity Today. David Neff, editor; Mark Galli, senior managing editor; Gary Gnidovic, art/design director; Christianity Today International, publisher.

 

Missionary

Award of Excellence: 6.8 Magazine. Greg Forney, editor; Rez Gopez-Sindac, managing editor; Lisa Leff, art/design director; Food for the Hungry, publisher. The judges said, “This is a finely written publication—from the regular columns and brief news pieces to longer features.”

Awards of Merit: Word Alive. Dave Crough and Dwayne Janke, editors; Laird Salkeld, art/design director; Wycliffe Bible Translators of Canada, Inc., publisher. On Mission. Carol Pipes, editor; Steve Beaver, art/design director; North American Mission Board, publisher.

 

Newsletter

Award of Excellence: The Voice of the Martyrs. Dr. Tom White, editor; The Voice of the Martyrs, Inc., publisher. The judges said, “Captivating reading, made so largely because of the human stories.”

 

Newspaper

Award of Excellence: The Manna. Randy Walter, editor; Joe Willey, art/design director. The judges said: “This publication stands out in this category. Writing is strong, clear and shows variety.”

Awards of Merit: The Alabama Baptist. Bob Terry editor; The Alabama Baptist, publisher. The Woodside News. Mike Wendland, editor; Alex Lumelsky, art/design director; Woodside Bible Church/Woodside News, publisher. Minnesota Christian Chronicle. Bryan Malley, editor; Mike Norman, art/design director; Keener Communications Group, publisher.

 

Newspaper Online

Award of Excellence: The Alabama Baptist. Bob Terry, editor; Man in the Maze, Web developer; The Alabama Baptist, publisher. The judges said, “This site succeeds in levels of content, presentation, organization and navigation. It is clean and uncluttered.”

Awards of Merit: Christianity Today Movies. Mark Moring, editor; Clay Anderson, Web developer; Christianity Today International, publisher. TWR.org. Katherine Burke, editor; Tyler Steingard, Journey Group, Web developer; Trans World Radio, publisher. Christianity Today Online. Ted Olsen, editor; Mark Gortowski, Web developer; Christianity Today International, publisher.

 

Organizational

Award of Excellence: Wheaton. Georgia Douglass, editor; Chismer & Mardock Design Group, art/design director; Wheaton College, publisher. The judges said, “Color is beautifully used. Lots of Wheaton photos are great—new and archived. Covers are engaging. Superior in look and feel.”

Awards of Merit: Kindred Spirit. Sandra Glahn, editor; Keith Yates, art/design director; Dallas Theological Seminary, publisher. Decision. Bob Paulson, editor; Peter Taylor, art/design director; Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, publisher. World Vision. Jane Sutton-Redner, editor; Journey Group, art/design director; World Vision, Inc., publisher. Biola. Jason Newell, editor; Dwayne Cogdill, art/design director; Biola University, publisher.

 

Youth

Award of Excellence: Ignite Your Faith. Chris Lutes, editor; Doug Fleener, art/design director; Christianity Today International, publisher. The judges said, “This publication doesn’t have a dull page in it.”

Awards of Merit: Clubhouse. Jesse Florea, editor; Peg Mamalakis, art/design director; Focus on the Family, publisher. Breakaway. Michael Ross, editor; Michael Heath, art/design director; Focus on the Family, publisher. Brio. Susie Shellenberger, editor; Michael Heath, art/design director; Focus on the Family, publisher.

 

Most Improved Publication

Award of Excellence: The Pentecostal Messenger. Charlotte Beal, editor; Charlotte Beal, art/design director; Pentecostal Church of God/Messenger Publishing House, publisher. The judges said, “The overall content improvement can be summed up as creative and effective. A good blend of the best of the old content with a fresh, new additional content.”

Awards of Merit: Mutuality. Megan Greulich, editor; Image Spigot, art/design director; Christians for Biblical Equality, publisher. Blue Ridge Christian News. Steve Parker, editor; Chad Thompson, art/ design director; HG Communications, Inc., publisher.