Baptist and Reflector
WASHINGTON — The Communications Team of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board captured 15 awards during the recent Baptist Communicators Association awards competition. Awards were presented during the organization’s 64th annual workshop held April 18-21 in Washington, D.C.
In addition, the Baptist and Reflector was cited as the second best overall state newspaper in the Southern Baptist Convention in terms of design and content.
“I’m extremely proud of what the TBMB’s communications team has accomplished,” said Chris Turner, director of communications.
“The projects that were submitted for the competition are a reflection of what our team does to serve Tennessee Baptists on a daily basis.”
First place — Website (adapted template) event: YEC 50 (Corinne Rochotte)
First place — Social media campaign event design: Super Summer (Corinne Rochotte)
First place — Integrated design: Rescue Now (Royce DeGrie)
First place — News writing single article: “Gatlinburg Fires: One Year Later” (David Dawson)
First place — Blog, “Tennesseans Say No to Racism” (Lonnie Wilkey)
First place — Promotional photography: RESCUE NOW theme photo (Royce DeGrie)
Second place — Overall print publication, Baptist and Reflector (Lonnie Wilkey, David Dawson, Corinne Rochotte)
Third place — Video (including podcast) editorial feature, ETSU BCM (TBMB Communications team)
Third place — Photography feature, “An Uplifting Surprise — City Reach Knoxville” (Corinne Rochotte)
Third place — Photography news, Steve Freeman — Summit “rescue the perishing” (Corinne Rochotte)
Third place — News writing, “The ripple effect of the Cooperative Program” (Lonnie Wilkey, Chris Turner)
Third place — Feature writing, Column, “Caught in Bro. Ray’s Crosshairs” (Chris Turner)
Third place — Blog, “Something More Important Than Football” (Lonnie Wilkey)
Third place — Logo design, YEC 50 (Corinne Rochotte)
Third place — Public relations campaign under $25k, The Summit, (TBMB communications group)