Award
THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB

Accepts entries starting
Entry Deadline April 28, 2014
Decision Date July 1, 2014
Ceremony Date
Entry Fee (See Details)
Monetary or Material Award (See Details)

About the Award

Highly sought after by both women and men, the Clarions—named for the medieval trumpet known for its clarity—symbolize excellence in clear, concise communications. Clarion recipients represent media companies large and small, leading corporations, small businesses, and nonprofit associations and institutions.

Started in 1972, the Clarions honor excellence in more than 100 categories across all communications disciplines, including advertising & marketing, audiovisual productions, books & CDs, brochures, custom & special publications, education, fund development, magazines, major news events, newsletters, newspapers, online media, photography, graphics & design communications, public relations, radio, and television.

Notable Winners

Moore: A Deadly Tornado Associated Press Sue Ogrocki

Jury

Monetary/Material Award Details

Eligibility Requirements

• More than half of any entry must have been published, broadcasted, or implemented between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2013.

• The competition is open to all: women and men, individuals and organizations, AWC members and nonmembers alike.

• Students may enter, however AWC now offers a specific student section, where students will competing against students, not working professionals

Entry Fee Details

Early Bird rate: (Entry forms, materials and fees must be submitted no later than March 31, 2014).

• $70 for Members, • $30 for Student members
• $90 for Nonmembers,
• $45 for Students (nonmembers)

Regular rate: (Entry forms, materials and fees must be submitted no later than April 28, 2014).

• $85 for Members, • $30 for Student members
• $120 for Nonmembers,
• $45 for Students (nonmember)

Required Material

All entries should be submitted online and must have the following:
• Entry Form (must be completed in order to submit entry)
• All entry materials described for the individual category
• Entry fee
•Synopsis detailing:
◘ Rationale/purpose
◘ Goals
◘ Budget/cost (all budget information will remain confidential by AWC judges)
◘ Timeline
◘ Audience
◘ Applicable research
◘ Evaluation with measurable results
• All additional entry materials described for the individual category. Entries that do not contain all required information as indicated by the individual category requirements will be disqualified and the entry fee will not be returned.
• A list of the uploaded files accompanying the entry. Please note which entry requirement the uploaded file contains.
• Entries that do not contain all required information as indicated by the individual category will be disqualified and entry fee will not be returned. Make sure you test all links and documents before uploading them!
• Multiple entries may be submitted, but each entry must have its own entry form.
• Label your files clearly so judges can easily determine which entry requirement the file represents.

Entry Format

Entry for this award is online.

You can submit credit card payment through the online entry form. Send checks,
with an entry form or confirmation, payable to The Association for Women in
Communications, to:

Association for Women in Communications
3337 Duke St
Alexandria, VA 22314

Non English entries must be accompanied with a translation

You may submit as many entries as you like into one category, however each entry must be submitted with it's own entry form, physical entry and payment.

Multiple entries: (Entry forms, materials and fees must be submitted no later than April 28, 2014).
• 5% discount off applicable fees for 5 or more entries
• 10% discount off applicable fees for 10 or more entries
• 15% discount off applicable fees for 15 or more entries

Contact Information

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 703-370-7436
Fax: 703-342-4311

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