Announcing Ragan’s Video, Visual & Virtual Awards finalists

Congratulations to the 2020 finalists!

Video, visual design and virtual events are essential to communications success—especially when aiming to engage with busy, largely remote audiences. These visual mediums can help connect with viewers on a uniquely emotional level.

The finalists for Ragan’s Video, Visual & Virtual Awards showed they know how to engage busy audiences with captivating visual content and engaging virtual events.

Congratulations to this year’s impressive list of finalists. Stay tuned for the winners announcement in March.

Video Categories

COVID-19 Video

  • #ServiceNowStrong, ServiceNow
  • COVID-19 Response, Xcel Energy Inc.
  • Creative Services, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health
  • Epi Explains, University of Iowa Health Care
  • Multimedia Team, Northwell Health
  • Now’s The Time, The Kroger Co.
  • Overlake Communications/ PR, Overlake Medical Center & Clinics
  • S&B’s Engineers and Constructors Reveals Return-to-Office Video, S&B Engineers and Constructors

Social Justice Video

  • A Message from our C.E.O., The Kroger Co.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Video

  • Diversity and Inclusion, Southwest Gas Corporation
  • Diversity & Inclusion, The Kroger Co.
  • Microsoft Story Labs, Microsoft
  • Our Strength is Our People, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory/Battelle
  • Worldwide Sales Enablement, Citrix

Animated Video

  • Microsoft Story Labs, Microsoft
  • The World’s Most Flexible Cloud Communications Platform / Brand / Creative, Vonage
  • Worldwide Sales Enablement, Citrix

Augmented or Virtual Reality Video

  • Experience the Action: Virtual Reality Campaign, G&S Business Communications
  • Office of Communications and Imaging Technology Center, NASA Glenn Research Center

Educational Video

  • From Homelessness to Homeownership: S&B’s Craft Education and Training Video, S&B Engineers and Constructors
  • Microsoft Story Labs, Microsoft
  • Office of Corporate Communications, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • San Diego Tourism Marketing District, (W)right On Communications
  • Understanding Inertia Without the Spin, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Internal Communications Video

  • #ServiceNowStrong, ServiceNow
  • Marketing and Communications, University of Iowa Health Care
  • This Feels Like Home, CCMC
  • Worldwide Sales Enablement, Citrix

Interview Video

  • Courageous Conversations, Novant Health
  • From Homelessness to Homeownership: S&B’s Craft Education and Training Video, S&B Engineers and Constructors
  • JM Rapid Q&A Videos, Johns Manville
  • Office of Corporate Communications, Defense Intelligence Agency

Nonprofit Video

  • Madeira Unexpected, The Madeira School
  • The IDP Rising Schools Program, IDP Foundation

PR Video

  • 1 Billion Meals, The Kroger Co.
  • From Homelessness to Homeownership: S&B’s Craft Education and Training Video, S&B Engineers and Constructors
  • Moments of Joy, Chispa House and Aflac
  • Unedited Ride Video Series, Intel-Mobileye
  • Video Department, Navarro Research and Engineering

Public Service Video

  • League of Women Voters of the United States & Vanguard Communications, Vanguard Communications

Recruitment or Employer Branding Video

  • #ServiceNowStrong, ServiceNow
  • Kroger Brand Manifesto, The Kroger Co.
  • Shine Like a Ruby, Rubius Therapeutics

Shoestring Video (Under $300)

  • CF Heroes, CF Industries
  • Marketing and Communications, University of Iowa Health Care
  • The Art of Healing: Art Collection of UC Davis Health, UC Davis Health

Social Media Video

  • #ServiceNowStrong, ServiceNow
  • With or Without Video, ASTM International

Video Series

  • Change Stories, The Kroger Co.
  • Epi Explains, University of Iowa Health Care
  • My FBI Huntsville Video Series, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Office of Corporate Communications, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • The New Abnormal, Goodfuse
  • Unedited Ride Video Series, Intel-Mobileye
  • UW Medicine-video covid-19 coverage, UW Medicine
  • Virtual Park Bench Chats, The Trust for Public Land

Virtual Event Categories

Customer Engagement Virtual Event

  • Advantest Asia Virtual Trade Show, Advantest
  • Highland Bridge/Ford, Ryan Companies US Inc.
  • Teacher Appreciation Week, Newsela
  • Young Living’s 2020 Virtual International Grand Convention, Young Living Essential Oils

Employee Engagement Virtual Event

  • #ServiceNowStrong, ServiceNow
  • MAKING A BIG BANG THROUGH A SMALL SCREEN, Hotwire
  • Our “Hanging With” Sessions – Casual Quickness for Critical Business, Superior Essex Communications
  • US Team Meeting June 2020, ReSource Pro

Virtual Presentation

  • #ServiceNowStrong, ServiceNow
  • “Our New Normal” Webinar, Superior Essex Communications
  • US Team Meeting June 2020, ReSource Pro
  • Virtual Heroes Ball, Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy

Visual Storytelling

  • ESPN Images, ESPN
  • Lee Weissman, Northwell Health
  • Microsoft Story Labs, Microsoft
  • MSU Denver RED, Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • NVTA 2019 Annual Report, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority
  • Office of Corporate Communications, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • “Thank Cable” Social Media GIF Campaign, Superior Essex Communications
  • Visual Design Inspires Employees to Dive into the Fight Against Cancer, SPI Group
  • Wilson Awards 2020, CF Industries

Grand Prize Categories

Best Overall Video

  • Employee Comms, Talent Brand & Marketing Team, ServiceNow
  • Now’s The Time, The Kroger Co.
  • Unedited Ride Video Series, Intel-Mobileye

Video Team of the Year

  • Aerospace Video Production Center Team, The Aerospace Corporation
  • Kroger Studios, The Kroger Co.
  • Office of Corporate Communications, Defense Intelligence Agency

Virtual Event of the Year

  • 2020 Corporate Awards, The Aerospace Corporation
  • CXO Series – By ABM Team, Fujitsu Americas Inc
  • MAKING A BIG BANG THROUGH A SMALL SCREEN, Hotwire

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