WASHINGTON, D.C. — Cooperative Baptist Fellowship staff members were honored Friday for excellence at the yearly gathering of the Religion Communicators Council (RCC) in Washington, D.C., for their work during 2014.
The DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Awards are given annually to members of the RCC, a 76-year-old interfaith association of religion communicators, who demonstrate excellence in faith-based communications, marketing and public relations.
CBF Communications Manager Aaron Weaver and Graphic Design Specialist Travis Peterson earned the Certificate of Merit in national magazine category for their work producing fellowship! magazine, CBF’s bimonthly publication.
Candice Young, CBF’s Marketing Manager, and Jeff Huett, CBF’s Associate Coordinator of Communications and Advancement, were recognized with the Certificate of Merit in the fundraising campaign category for their work creating print collateral for 2014-2015 CBF Offering for Global Missions #EndHunger campaign.
Weaver and Peterson also received an Award of Excellence in the public relations materials category for the 2014 CBF General Assembly Guidebook. Additionally, Weaver was recognized with the Award of Excellence for the blog series titled “CBF celebrates Pastoral Care Week.”
Other DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Award winners included communications and marketing professionals from religious organizations such as the United Methodist Church, Presbyterian Church U.S.A, Church of Scientology International, Alabama Baptist Convention, Soka Gakki International and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
The awards are named in honor of the late Victor DeRose and the late Paul M. Hinkhouse, leading lithographers in New York City, who shared a strong interest in, and concern for, excellence in communications.
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