Fairfax, VA May 18, 2012 – JM Design has earned four awards for its communications work for the World Food Program USA including a Platinum Hermes Awards for the organization’s 2011 award ceremony materials. WFP USA’s annual report earned two awards, a Gold Hermes Award and a Communicator Award of Distinction from the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA). WFP USA’s brochure also earned a Communicator Award of Distinction. These are the first communications awards WFP USA has received.
With thousands of entries received from across the United States and around the world, the Communicator Awards and the Hermes Awards are two of the largest and most competitive awards programs honoring the creative excellence for communications professionals.
“It is a pleasure to work with Ann Morris, vice president for communications and outreach, at WFPUSA. She sees the value of bringing on a design firm from the get-go. This is a huge advantage when trying to create a successful campaign,” said Jennifer Moran, Owner and Creative Director of JM Design. “It is an honor to receive creative awards. Nevertheless, we will always work tirelessly for our clients in order to achieve visually compelling and strategic pieces that supersedes their initial vision. ”
“These awards are proof that small, talented teams can do top-quality work while at the same time staying focused on the mission to feed hungry people around the world,” said Ann Andrews Morris, vice president for communications and outreach at WFP USA. “Our design team, led by Jennifer Moran of JM Design andour in-house team worked seamlessly to develop materials that are creative and effective at telling the story of our work and encouraging people to get involved.”
WFP USA’s Award-Winning Materials
About the Awards:
The Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by IAVA, a 550+ member organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media. Current IAVA membership represents a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms including: Condè Nast, Coach, Disney, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Estee Lauder, HBO, Keller Crescent, Monster.com, MTV, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Tribal DDB, Victoria’s Secret, Wired, Yahoo! and many others.
The Hermes Creative Awards are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. The international organization consists of several thousand marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, media production, web and free-lance professionals. The Association oversees awards and recognition programs, provides judges and sets standards for excellence. The competition has grown to one of the largest of its kind in the world. A look at the winners shows a range in size from individual communicators to media conglomerates and Fortune 500 companies. The competition is so well thought of in the industry that national public relations organizations, local ad clubs and local business communicator chapters are entrants.