The finalists for Ragan’s 2012 Employee Communications Awards

We’re delighted to announce the best of the best in internal communications.


Internal newsletters, annual reports, intranets, and employee publications are staples of internal communications.

But they don’t have to be boring!

The entries in Ragan Communications’ 2012 Employee Communications Awards have certainly shown that. From top-notch storytelling to approachable design and engaging campaigns, the work was impressive.

With great diligence, our judges have evaluated all of the entries and narrowed down a list of finalists. It was no easy task. These companies’ work represents the best-of-the-best in their respective categories.

The Ragan staff would like to thank everyone who participated in this year’s awards. Stay tuned to hear the winners in a Special Edition of Ragan.com to be published in May.

This year’s finalists are:

Annual Reports

Best Annual Report

FMC Corporation

Kaiser Permanente

NYU Langone Medical Center

Walgreen Co.

Best Employee Annual Report

CALIBRE

Factset Research Systems, Inc.

Tenix

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England


Communications

Best Blog

AXA Equitable

General Electric Company

U.S. Geological Survey

Best Customer Relations Program

Microsoft Corporation

Princeton HealthCare System

Sodexo

U.S. Department of Labor

Best Facebook Page

American Specialty Health Incorporated

American Specialty Health Incorporated

New York Presbyterian Hospital

PepsiCo International

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England

Best Mobile Application

American Specialty Health Incorporated/Healthyroads

Cherokee Nation Businesses

Microsoft Corporation

Best Use of Social Media

Chesapeake Energy Corporation

Darden Restaurants, Inc.

Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Mount Sinai Hospital

UPS

UPS


Intranet

Best Design

Chesapeake Energy Corporation

Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Logical Design Solutions

Shape Corp.

Quintiles

Best Headlines and Blurbs

Winners will be named in May in our Special Edition.

Best Interview or Profile

A Reed Elsevier Company

Ball Aerospace

Esurance Inc.

Jones Lang LaSalle

Best Social Intranet

Accion International

Air Canada

Business Environment

Domino’s Pizza, Inc.

Morningstar

USMotivation Inc.

Best Value to Employees

Disney Consumer Products

Domino’s Pizza, Inc.

Emirates Group

Glasgow Housing Association

Superdrug

USMotivation Inc.


Publications

Best Article Series (Print or Electronic)

Abbott Nutrition

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

Carilion Clinic

Jones Lang LaSalle

Southern Company

Union Pacific Railroad Company

Best Cover Lines (Print or Electronic)

American Specialty Health Incorporated/Healthyroads

U.S. Department of Labor

Best Design (Electronic Publication)

American Specialty Health Incorporated/Healthyroads

American Specialty Health Incorporated/Healthyroads

Cherokee Nation Businesses

Darden Restaurants, Inc.

PGi

Southwest Airlines Pilots’ Association

Zeta Email Solutions

Best Design (Print Publication)

American Airlines

Cardworks

Darden Restaurants, Inc.

FM Global

PSEG

Towers Watson

Union Pacific Railroad Company

Best Employee Magazine (Electronic Publication)

Air Canada

GEICO

Southwest Airlines Pilots’ Association

U.S. Bank

U.S. Department of Labor

Vopak North America Inc

Best Employee Magazine (Print Publication)

Air Canada

American Airlines

Flatiron Construction

FM Global

Mayo Clinic

Walgreen Co.

Best Employee Newsletter (Electronic Publication)

Interactions

Jones Lang LaSalle

Sealed Air and MSLGROUP

Point B, Inc.

Zeta Email Solutions

Zywave, Inc.

Best Employee Newsletter (Print Publication)

Automated Packaging Systems

Champion Technologies

Emirates Group

Flatiron Construction

Georgia Power Company

Best Executive Letter (Print or Electronic)

Abbott Nutrition

Air Canada

American Airlines

REI

U.S. Geological Survey

Best Feature Article (Print or Electronic)

A Reed Elsevier Company

American Airlines

Ball Aerospace

Emirates Group

Georgia Power Company

Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure

Walgreen Co.

Best HR Publication (Electronic Publication)

ServiceMaster

Sodexo

Best HR Publication (Print Publication)

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ

Kforce

NextEra Energy

Princeton HealthCare System

ServiceMaster

Towers Watson

Best Long Feature Article (Print or Electronic)

American Airlines

American Airlines

Duke University

Walgreen Co.

Best News Article (Print or Electronic)

Ball Aerospace

Champion Technologies

Best Photography (Print or Electronic)

Emirates Group

Flagger Force Traffic Control Services

FM Global

Springfield Clinic

U.S. Department of Labor

Best Redesign (Print or Electronic)

Choice Hotels International

Healthfirst

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente

Mayo Clinic

University of California

Xerox


Video

Best Interview Video

Kaiser Permanente

Mercy Health

SAS

Springfield Clinic

Springfield Clinic

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company

WellPoint, Inc.

Wood Group

Best Marketing Video

Carilion Clinic

Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Esurance Inc.

Federal Aviation Administration

Home Instead Senior Care

Omran

SAS

Best News Story Video

Family Dollar Stores, Inc.

Franklin Templeton Investments

Georgia Power Company

WellPoint, Inc.

Zeta Email Solutions

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