Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 Employee Communications Awards!

Communicators, we are in awe!

The work we saw in this year’s program was groundbreaking, inventive, and imaginative. The entries demonstrated the many creative and interesting ways that internal communicators are informing and engaging employees.

Our judges have carefully reviewed the hundreds of entries coming from across the world. They have chosen the winners of the 2013 Employee Communications Awards!

We can only imagine how many hours of work went into the work submitted to us. We are proud to announce the winners and honorable mentions with this Special Edition of Ragan.com. Below please find an individualized write-up for each of the winning entries, detailing why our judges found the work especially worthy of recognition.

Congratulations to all our category winners and honorable mentions!

Employee Communications

Best Benefits Communicaton

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • AT&T with FleishmanHillard
  • Citrix
  • Starbucks

Honorable Mentions

  • Allstate Insurance
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • QuEST Global

Best Employee Engagement

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Casey Family Program
  • ClearVision Optical
  • Con Edison, Inc., Business Ethics & Compliance
  • Cox Communications
  • MEG Energy
  • Starbucks

Honorable Mentions

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Casey Family Program
  • ClearVision Optical
  • Con Edison, Inc., Business Ethics & Compliance
  • Cox Communications
  • MEG Energy
  • Starbucks

Honorable Mentions

  • Atria Senior Living 
  • Expedia, Inc.
  • Exterran
  • Frankling Templeton Investments
  • US Geological Survey

Best Health/Fitness Program

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Arkansas Best Corporation
  • HealthSouth Corporation
  • Peak Communicators
  • Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company

Best Re-branding Campaign

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Clariant SE
  • Northrop Gruman
  • Stantec

Best Use of Social Media

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • AT&T
  • Bosch Turkiye
  • Casey Family Programs
  • Gap Inc.
  • Omaha Public Power District

Intranet

Honorable Mentions

  • Cricket Communications
  • MasterCard
  • National Geographic
  • NextEra Energy, Inc.
  • Starbucks
  • WellPoint, Inc.

Honorable Mentions

  • Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
  • Georgia Power
  • Potawatomi Bingo Casino

Best Social Intranet

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • ConAgra Foods
  • MasterCard
  • Verisign

Best Value to Employees

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Boston Scientific Corporation
  • BT Group
  • Exterran
  • MasterCard
  • Rightpoint
  • Wheatley Group

Publications

Best Annual Report

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Casey Family Programs
  • Cricket Communication
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
  • FMC Corporation

Best Article Series

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Massachusetts General Physicians Organization
  • Omaha Public Power District
  • PTC

Best Cover Lines, Headlines or Subject Lines

WINNER

Honorable Mention

  • British Columbia Pension Corporation

Best Electronic Feature Article

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • AT&T
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
  • True Value Company

Honorable Mentions

  • Avnet Electronics Marketing
  • Interior Health

Honorable Mentions

  • Al Tamimi & Co.
  • Ariad Communications for Vale
  • Avnet Em
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management
  • Virginia Tech

Best Employee Annual Report

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Rightpoint
  • Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals
  • U.S. Army Corps

Honorable Mention

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District

Best Interview or Profile

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Atria Senior Living
  • Fluor Corporation
  • Genzyme
  • Jones Lang LaSalle
  • National Instruments

Honorable Mentions

  • University of Saskatchewan's College of Arts and Science
  • NCCI
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Omaha Public Power District
  • The Emriates Group

Honorable Mentions

  • Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
  • Healthfirst
  • National Grid/44 Communications
  • The Emirates Group

Honorable Mentions

  • Baystate Health
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Ontario Ministry of Transportation
  • Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited

Best Print Magazine

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Bally Technologies, Inc.
  • Fm Global
  • Omaha Public Power District
  • Stantec

Best Print Newsletter

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Baystate Health
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Georgia Power
  • The Emirates Group

Honorable Mentions

  • Fluor Corporation
  • FM Global

Honorable Mentions

  • Fluor Corporation
  • NYU Langone Medical Center

Honorable Mentions

  • Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
  • RBC Wealth Management
  • WellPoint, Inc.

Honorable Mentions

  • Amway
  • CH2M Hill
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Norton Healthcare
  • RTI International Metals, Inc.

Video

Honorable Mentions

  • Aurora Health Care
  • ExactTarget
  • MEG Energy
  • PPL Corporation

Best Informational or Educational Video

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Citrix
  • Exterran
  • Fishman PR for BoJangles' famous Chicken and Biscuits
  • MillerCoors
  • Point B Inc.

Best Interview Video

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Amway
  • MillerCoors
  • Pace for Walmart
  • Starbucks

Best Marketing Video

WINNER

Honorable Mention

  • Omaha Public Power District

Honorable Mentions

  • Casey Family Programs
  • Fortum
  • Texas Department of Transportation
  • WellPoint, Inc.

Grand Prize

Honorable Mentions

  • Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc.
  • AT&T with FleishmanHillard
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Corrections Corporation of America (CCA)
  • DSM
  • General Electric
  • Health Care Service Corporation
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Stantec