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Awards

American Advertising Awards

National

Gold

  • American University Admissions Materials (2013)

District II

Gold

  • American University Admissions Materials (2013)

AVA Digital Awards

  • Platinum “Sleepy College Town” Video (2 awards) (2014)
  • “JFK: Building Peace for all Time” Video (2014)
  • Gold “President Obama Plays Hardball at American University” Video (2014)
  • Hon. Mention “CNN’s Anderson Cooper: AU’s (2013)Wonk of the Year” Video (2014)

The Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington

  • Winner The Admit Package Portfolio (2012)
  • KNOW: A Year at American University Annual Report (2012)
  • Kogod School of Business Dean’s Dinner Invitation (2012)
  • Silver Kogod School of Business Dean’s Dinner Invitation (2012)
  • Merit Award American University Admit Pack (2012)
  • KNOW: A Year at American University Annual Report (2012)

Awards for Publication Excellence

Winner

  • Connections Magazine (2013)
  • Connections Magazine (2012)

Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) National Circle of Excellence Awards

Grand Gold

  • American Magazine (2014)
  • Institution-Wide WONK Branding (2012)
  • Student Recruitment Publications Packages
Gold
  • KNOW: A Year at American University Annual Report (2012)
  • Kogod Now Targeted Marketing Video (2012)
  • Recruitment Publications (2012)
  • University Sub-Websites (2012)
  • “How Solar Panels, Practical Intelligence, Osama bin Laden, the Great Dismal
  • Swamp, and the Black History of the White House Helped American University” General News Writing (2011)
Silver
  • Annual Report (2011)–2012 (2013)
  • Kogod Now Magazine (2012)

Counsel for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District II Accolades Awards

Gold

  • “Sleepy College Town” TV Spot (2 awards) (2015)
  • “Stand with AU” Video PSA (2015)
  • American Magazine (2014)
  • “All the Wonks Are Talking” (2 awards) (2013)
  • WONK Institutional Identity Program (2013)
  • WONK Brand Advertising Campaign (2013)
  • WONK Campaign Targets Higher Ed Peers (2013)
  • WONK Brand Campaign Photography (2013)
  • WONK Brand and Graduate Recruitment Advertising (2012)
  • Institution Brand Campaign (2012)
  • WONK Brand Campaign Website (2012)
Silver
  • Building Dedication Invitation, School of Communication (2015)
  • General News Writing (2011)
  • Bronze Cornerstones of Success: American University Annual Report 2012–2013 (2015)
  • General News Writing (2015)
  • Audio Technology: Master of Arts Recruitment Video (2013)
  • Kogod Now Targeted Marketing Video (2013)

Communicator Award

Gold

  • Award of Excellence President Kerwin Message Online Video (2013)
Silver
  • Award of Distinction “American Wonks: The Story of an In-House Brand Team” Video (2 awards) (2013)
  • Audio Technology Master’s Degree (2 awards) (2013)
  • President Kerwin Message Podcast (2013)
  • Wonks Take Over Nationals Stadium (2013)

Higher Education Marketing Report

Best of Show

  • WONK Total Advertising Campaign (2012)
Gold
  • WONK Imprinted Material
  • WONK Total Advertising Campaign

National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (Regional)

  • Emmy “JFK: Building Peace for All Time” Video (2014)
  • Emmy American University Wonks (2013)
  • Emmy “All the Wonks Are Talking: AU” TV Spot (2012)

Ragan’s PR Daily (National)

Finalist

  • “How Solar Panels, Practical Intelligence, Osama bin Laden, and the Great Dismal Swamp Helped American University Generate National News Coverage” (2011)

Telly Awards

Silver

  • “JFK: Building Peace for All Time” Video (2013)
  • “All the Wonks Are Talking: AU” TV Spot (2012)
Bronze
  • “Stand with AU” Video (2 awards) (2015)
  • “Clawed’s Gift” Video (2015)
  • “We KNOW Success: Where AU Grads Land” Video (2 awards) (2015)
  • “Step Up” Video (2 awards) (2015)
  • “Sleepy College Town” (2 awards) (2014)
  • “JFK: Building Peace for All Time” Video (2 awards) (2013)
  • Audio Technology Master’s Degree Segment (2013)
  • 2012 Holiday Video (2013)
  • “All the Wonks Are Talking: AU” TV Spot (3 awards) (2012)
  • Kogod Now Targeted Marketing Video (3 awards) (2012)
  • “Get to Know WONK” Video (2011)
  • WONK Brand Campaign Videos (2011)
  • (2011) Holiday Video (2 awards) (2011)
  • President Obama Visits AU (2011)
  • Kogod Now: Peace through Commerce (2 awards) (2011)
  • 2011 Commencement Highlights Video Website (2012)

University College Designer Association (National)

Judge’s Choice

  • WONK Campaign
Gold
  • Integrated WONK Campaign (2011)
Silver
  • American University Viewbook (2011)

University Photographers’ Association of America (National)

First Place

  • AU Viewbook (2011)

Second Place

  • AU Arboretum Book (2014)
  • American Magazine (2015)
  • AU Viewbook (2015)
  • American Magazine Cover Photo (2015)

W3 Awards

International Gold

  • Kogod Now Targeted Marketing Video (2012)
International Silver
  • 2011 Holiday Card Video (2012)

Webby Awards

Honoree

  • Kogod Now Targeted Marketing Video (2012)