Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Employee Communications Awards!

Internal Communications excellence.

Excellence was a recurring theme as the judges narrowed the list of finalists down to the very best - The 2014 Employee Communications winners.

The work we saw in this year’s program was better than ever. The entries demonstrated the many extraordinary ways that internal communicators are informing and engaging employees.

Our judges have carefully reviewed the hundreds of entries coming from around the world. They have chosen the best internal communicators, the winners of the 2014 Employee Communications Awards!

Please join us in congratulating the winners of Ragan’s 2014 Employee Communications Awards!

Employee Communications

Honorable Mentions

  • AT&T with FleishmanHillard, AT&T Annual Enrollment 2015
  • Kaiser Permanente Benefits & Compensation Communications, Kaiser Permanente 2015 Employee Open Enrollment Campaign
  • MasterCard, Priceless Pets
  • MEG Energy, MEG-A-FITS! Your Ultimate Benefits
  • North Shore-LIJ Health System, 2015 Benefits Open Enrollment - Simplified
  • Trion, A Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company, Private Exchange Toolkit
  • Westpac New Zealand, Our Bank Winter Games

Honorable Mentions

  • Klick Health, Digital Rx Blog
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Providence Health & Services, Inspiring our People: ProvidenceTogether.org

Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Covidien, Take 2…Tell 2 for Stroke
  • Klick Health, Klick it Forward
  • KPMG LLP, KPMG's Family For Literacy Campaign: Reading Relay to Fight Childhood Illiteracy
  • Nippon Paint China for Rui Qiu, Society Care
  • Waldinger Creative for FMC Corporation, Shaping Solutions for the Future - 2013 FMC Sustainability Report

Honorable Mentions

  • Aspen Dental Management, Inc., Aspen Dental Internal Transformation
  • Baystate Health, Shout it Out: Creating Baystate Health's Identity Statement
  • FactSet Research Systems, Inc., Employee Annual Report
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • North Strategic for Canadian Tire Corporation, Canadian Tire Corporation's Olympic Journey: Employee Engagement NurseWise, My Personal Purpose

Best Executive Communication

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Customer and Business Support Executive Communication
  • ConocoPhillips Indonesia, Coffee with the Leadership Team
  • ICMA-RC, ICMA-RC's Telephony Enhancement Project
  • ITG
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network

Best Health/Fitness Program

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Con Edison, 10,000 Steps-a-Day Challenge
  • Freddie Mac, Wellness Works
  • Marathon Health, Healthy Like Me
  • Peak Communicators, Peak Fitness 2014
  • State Street Corporation

Best Re-branding Campaign

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Bendure Communications, Inc. for Volunteers of America
  • Hotwire PR, Hotwire PR's Brand Refresh
  • PRA Health Sciences, Operation Rebrand
  • Raytheon Company/Space and Airborne Systems, Simplify to Amplify

Honorable Mention

  • Osborn Barr, Core Values Internal Launch

Intranet

Honorable Mentions

  • Cardinal Health, Customize and Personalize: myCardinalHealth Redesign
  • Inarea for Salini Impregilo, @work, Group Global Intranet
  • The SPI Group for Bayer, Bayer Essentials
  • Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates , WJE Intranet Portal

Best Interview or Profile

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
  • Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Front Page
  • Baystate Health, Two Baystate Health Nurses Discuss Marathon Bombing Experience
  • Freddie Mac, I AM Freddie Mac
  • NYU Langone Medical Center

Best Social Intranet

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • BC Hydro, HydroWeb
  • Genzyme
  • Hulu, Huluverse
  • Klick Health, Chatter
  • Westpac New Zealand Limited, Bringing our people together

Honorable Mentions

  • Cox Communications, Inc., People Leader Toolkit Redesign / myHR
  • First Niagara Financial Group, My FNFG
  • Hulu, Huluverse
  • Klick Health, Genome
  • Logical Design Solutions for Marsh & McLennan Companies, Colleague Connect Enterprise Intranet
  • Ontario Ministry of Transportation, MTO Online News: Building Our Audience

Publications

Best Article Series

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • AT&T, Women Pioneers in Technology
  • Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., The Front Page
  • Genzyme, Country Profiles
  • MasterCard, The Rumor Mill
  • Pace Communications for Walmart, Walmart World
  • Schneider Electric

Honorable Mentions

  • Con Edison, Con Edison 2013 Sustainability Report
  • Con Edison, Inc. , Diversity Annual Report
  • Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Centennial Commemorative Book ("100 Years of Service") Annual Report

Best Electronic Feature Article

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • AT&T, Employee gives deceased veterans the dignity they deserve
  • Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., SAM on the Front Page
  • JLL, Eating = Communicating: How a story about food trucks jump started our content marketing approach to communications about an office renovation
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network

Honorable Mention

  • Schneider Electric, Open & Open Up - the magazines for the people who are the Schneider Electric story

Best Electronic Newsletter

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Altera Corporation, Employee Publication Transforms to Engage Employees from Many Cultures
  • CheapCaribbean.com, Beach Bulletin
  • IBM Interactive Experience, Inside IBM Interactive
  • SHIFT Communications, The Mullet: Communicating Agency-Wide Culture
  • Story Partners for AdvaMed, Life Changing Innovation (LCI) Campaign Newsletter
  • West Cary Group for Union, Union Uses Teammate E-Newsletter to Spearhead Acquisition Communications

Best Long Feature Article

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • FM Global, Globalink Employee Magazine
  • Georgia Power, Branch family says good-bye to its namesake plant
  • NYU Langone Medical Center, NYULMC² internal newsletter

Honorable Mentions

  • Con Edison, Inc. , Diversity Annual Report
  • Ethos for Carlson, 2013 Carlson Annual Report
  • Western Area Power Administration, Annual Report

Best Print Feature Article

WINNER

Honorable Mention

  • Georgia Power, Storm duty, kidney donation - all in a day's work for Stan Denney

Honorable Mentions

  • Coca-Cola de Mexico, KOnexion internal magazine
  • Ethos for Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Hotline Magazine
  • FM Global, Globalink employee magazine
  • Pace Communications for Walmart, Walmart World

Best Print Newsletter

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Employee recognition is at the heart of many of Working@Duke’s articles.Baystate Health, Connections, Baystate Health Employee Publication
  • Fluor Corporation, HSE Matters
  • Georgia Power
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Gas Matters Newsletter

Most Improved Electronic Design

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • AT&T with FleishmanHillard, AT&T Annual Enrollment 2015
  • CBRE, CBRE Today - Then and Now
  • CH2M HILL, New Employee Orientation Presentation Re-Design
  • National Instruments, Eye on NI
  • NYU Langone Medical Center, NYULMC² Redesign

Most Improved Print Design

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment, The Coyote Call
  • PPL Corporation Corporate Communications, Dimensions Magazine Redesign

Video

Best Humorous Video

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Aurora Health Care, The Edgar Chronicles
  • AXA, Get to Know Mango & Jetson
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management, How to spell J.P. Morgan
  • Osborn Barr, Core Values Internal Launch Video
  • StarTech.com, BSME2015 Employee Video Challenge

Best Informational or Educational Video

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Baystate Health, Caregiver Identification Dance Video
  • Baystate Health, Communications & Creative Services departments, Baystate Attacks The Flu video
  • Southern California Edison - Business Customer Division, See Something, Say Something - Unsafe Driving
  • The MITRE Corporation, Security Minute
  • Town of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, The Mount Pleasant Fire Channel - CPR & AED Video
  • Virtua, On Location! Virtua Lippincott
  • Western University, At the Top of our Game - Performance Dialogue & Goal Setting

Best Interview VIdeo

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Advanced Technology Services, An Employee Says Thanks
  • CBRE, Inc., Faces in the Crowd
  • Con Edison, Inc. , Diversity
  • Time Warner Cable, All In A Day's Work

Honorable Mentions

  • ITG, Innovation Campaign
  • SNAP! Event Productions for Bell Helicopter, They Had A Mission

Honorable Mentions

  • Aurora Health Care, Family to Family Thanksgiving video
  • Honeywell Aerospace, Aero In Action
  • JLL, A drone's-eye view of preparing for the unexpected: How JLL used video footage from a drone to tell its story
  • Omaha Public Power District, Going Batty for Transmission Project
  • Time Warner Cable, Where in the World is Real Time?

Honorable Mentions

  • Aurora Health Care, Family to Family Thanksgiving video
  • Honeywell Aerospace, Aero In Action
  • JLL, A drone's-eye view of preparing for the unexpected: How JLL used video footage from a drone to tell its story
  • Omaha Public Power District, Going Batty for Transmission Project
  • Time Warner Cable, Where in the World is Real Time?

Best Recruitment Video

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Advanced Technology Services, Titans of Manufacturing
  • Home Instead Senior Care, A Day in the Life at Home Instead's Global Headquarters
  • ITG, Innovation Campaign
  • Vertafore, Experience the Design Team at Vertafore

Grand Prize

Grand Prize: Employee Communications Campaign of the Year

GRAND PRIZE

Honorable Mentions

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Nonprofit Mutual Transition Employee Awareness and Communications Campaign
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Marketplace 101
  • Ericsson, Count me in!
  • Freddie Mac, Culture in Action
  • ITG
  • MGM Resorts International Corporate Internal Communications , HR Transformation
  • NextEra Energy, ZERO Today! Campaign