2008 OCIABC Communicator Awards

Bronze Beacon Awards

The 2008 competition resulted in Awards of Merit  and Awards of Excellence  in these categories:

  • Merit: Steve Dodge, Pacific University (This Birthday Cake Might Melt)
    Category: Writing – Feature


  • Merit: LeeAnn Kriegh, Pacific University (The Amazing Grace of Yukie Sumoge)
    Category: Writing – Feature


  • Merit: Shelly R. Meyer,  Lewis & Clark College (Lewis & Clark Chronicle Magazine)
    Category: External Publications – Magazine


  • Merit: Joyce Lovro Gabriel, Pacific University (Faces of Pacific – 2008 Pacific University Calendar)
    Category: External Publication – Special Purpose


  • Merit: Dave Fiskum, Conkling Fiskum & McCormick, Inc. (Restoring Public Funding to Public Broadcasting)
    Category: Communications Programs – External: One Time Program


  • Merit: Jim Gersbach, Kaiser Permanente (It’s a New Day at Kaiser Sunnyside)
    Category: External Publications – Special Purpose: Two or More Colors


  • Merit: Kari Fredheim-Goglin, Nike – US Retail Communications (Bring Nike to Life Communication Tower)
    Category: Communications Programs – Internal Ongoing Program


  • Merit: Nereus (Frank’s Cubicle.com)
    Category: Marketing Communications – External Web 


  • Excellence: Robin Parker & Lise Harwin, American Red Cross-Oregon Trail Chapter (Crossing the Blogosphere: Old Organization, New Voice)
    Category: Marketing Communications – Blog


  • Excellence: Martina Degliantoni & Ashley Sherric, Conkling Fiskum & McCormick, Inc. (2007 Tillamook Macaroni & Cheese Recipe Contest)
    Category: Communications Programs – External: Ongoing Program


  • Excellence: Tom Unger, ABC, APR, Wells Fargo (Esther’s Retirement)
    Category: Writing – News Release


  • Excellence: Lisa Colgrove & Dulcy Mahar, Bonneville Power Administration (Celebrating 70 Years of Service: 2007 Annual Report)
    Category: External Publications – Special Purpose


  • Excellence: Carrie S. Reese, APR, Con-way (Connection Magazine)
    Category: Internal Publications – Magazine: Two or More Colors


  • Excellence: Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Communications & External Affairs (Kpeople)
    Category: Internal Publications – Newsletter/Newspaper/Tabloid: Two or More Colors


  • Excellence: Melissa Steineger, Flux Films (Sharing the Bounty)
    Category: Video/Multimedia/Electronic – External Video


  • Excellence: Abigail Dougherty, IABC Oregon Columbia Chapter (2008 Communicator’s Conference)
    Category: Special Events – External

Chapter Service Awards

Chapter Service/Volunteer Award

In appreciation for their dedicated service to Oregon Columbia International Association of Business Communicators for their volunteer efforts during the 2006-2007 year. Awards went to:

  • Eloisa Townsend
  • Lisa Colgrove