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2018 FINALISTS

Congratulations to the 34 first-place SIPAward winners and 65 runners-up! To view the 2018 winning entry materials, visit our SIPAwards Showcase. Note: You must be a SIPA member to access the site. To learn more about membership, contact Nancy Brand at nbrand@siia.net.

SPECIAL CATEGORIES

Best New Success Story

First Place
Just ask and talk to CNBC

CNBC
CNBC Product and Technology Team

Second Place
Education Week Sponsored Quizzes - Education Week

Education Week
Dave Rosenzweig, Rachael Delgado, Ben Delaney-Winn

 

Best Product Launch/Relaunch Success

First Place
Your AAA Network Website

AAA Northeast
AAA Northeast Publications Department

Second Place
Nextgov

Government Executive Media Group
Nextgov

Third Place
Life Annuity Specialist, a service of Money-Media, a Financial Times company

Life Annuity Specialist
Dan Fink, Christopher Pini, Andy Willmott, Shera Ahmad + Gregory Shulas

 

EDITORIAL CATEGORIES

Best Blog or Commentary

First Place
PR News Blog

Access Intelligence
Seth Arenstein, Steve Goldstein, Diane Schwartz

Second Place
The SeniorCare Investor/Dealmakers Forum

Irving Levin Associates
Stephen M Monroe

Third Place
Ad Ops Decoder

AdMonsters, an Access Intelligence company
Gavin Dunaway and Brian LaRue

Honorable Mention
Speaking of Power

POWER magazine
Aaron Larson

 

Best Daily Publication

First Place
Ignites

Money-Media, a Financial Times division
Hannah Glover (managing editor) and the Ignites editorial team

Second Place
BioWorld - The news source of record covering the development of innovative human therapies

Clarivate Analytics
Lynn Yoffee, Jennifer Boggs, Marie Powers, Anette Breindl, Mari Serebrov, Michael Fitzhugh, Randy Osborne, Peter Winter, Nuala Moran, Brian Orelli, Tamra Sami, Cormac Sheridan, Shannon Ellis, John Fox

Third Place
BioWorld MedTech: Actionable daily intelligence on advances in medical technology

Clarivate Analytics
Lynn Yoffee, Holland Johnson, Mark McCarty, Staff writers: Omar Ford, Katie Pfaff, Stacy Lawrence, Andrea Applegate, John Brosky, David Godkin, Larry Haimovitch, Tamra Sami

Honorable Mention
Comm Daily Best Daily Publication

Warren Communications News
Staff of Communications Daily

 

Best Instructional Reporting

First Place
White Hot: Esports

Access Intelligence
Rachel Kirkpatrick Boucher

Second Place
Maximizing the Minimum

HR Magazine
SHRM.org

Third Place
Intelligent Events

Access Intelligence
Rachel Kirkpatrick Boucher, Kait Shea

Third Place
The Crawl, Walk, Run Guide To Frequency Management

AdExchanger
Sarah Sluis

 

Best Interpretative or Analytical Reporting: Business/Marketing/Other

First Place
The Congressional Communications Report

Columbia Books & Information Services
Association TRENDS

Second Place
Unmasking Patriarch Partners

Debtwire
Kyle Younker

Third Place
A Marketer's Guide To GDPR

AdExchanger
Allison Schiff

Third Place
Age of Rage

SHRM
HR Magazine

Third Place
Wiley, Food Quality & Safety Magazine

Ted Agres, Freelance Writer; Marian Zboraj, Editor

 

Best Interpretative or Analytical Reporting: Financial/Investing

First Place
Private equity targets venture

Buyouts Insider, a division of BLR
Mark Boslet

Second Place
SoftBank’s Grand Plan to Disrupt Venture

Buyouts Insider, a division of BLR
Mark Boslet

Second Place
Fund Board Diversity

Money-Media
Emily Laermer, Greg Saitz, Whitney Curry Wimbish

 

Best Interpretative or Analytical Reporting: Health Care/Regulatory/Education

First Place
Greater vigilance needed to combat ureteroscope contamination

Access Intelligence
Judith M. Mathias, MA, RN

First Place
Medicare physician fee schedule and Quality Payment Program final rules coverage

Simplify Compliance
Roy Edroso; Laura Evans, CPC; Julia Kyles, CPC; Richard Scott

Third Place
"HHGM rocks home health," Home Health Line, Simplify Compliance

Simplify Compliance
Tami Swartz

 

Best Interview or Profile of Someone in Your Industry

First Place
Light Iron Colorist Ian Vertovec on GLOW and Getting a Mid-80s Film Look in HDR

Access Intelligence
Bryant Frazer

Second Place
Film Editor Paul Machliss, ACE, on Baby Driver

Access Intelligence
Bryant Frazer

Third Place
Lourenco Goncalves, Force of Nature

Debtwire
Kyle Younker

Honorable Mention
"Driving C. diff to Zero? It's Possible," Hospital Infection Control & Prevention, December 2017

Relias, formerly AHC Media
Gary Evans, Relias medical writer; Jesse Saffron, Relias editor

Honorable Mention
Martin Sorrell Fights Against The Rise Of Short Term-Thinking

AdExchanger (Access Intelligence)
Sarah Sluis

 

Best Newsletter or Ezine (Non-Daily): Business/Marketing/Other

First Place
New York Apartment Law Insider

Vendome Group LLC
Eric Yoo

Second Place
The HR Specialist

Business Management Daily
Adam Goldstein; Patrick DiDomenico

Third Place
Commercial Lease Law Insider

Vendome Group LLC
Elizabeth Purcell

 

Best Newsletter or Ezine (Non-Daily): Health Care/Regulatory/Education

First Place
Food & Hygiene Media Package: Decide - Act - Secure

Behr’s Verlag
Prof. Dr. Walther Heeschen, Jan Peter Heeschen, Dr. Jörg Häseler, Dr. Christina Mesch, Thomas Kohlhage, Rebecca Lipokatic and Dr. Arno Langbehn

Second Place
Chemical Watch - driving product safety globally with the power of insight

CW Research Ltd
All at Chemical Watch

Third Place
The Student Affairs Compliance Report & Analysis -- A Newsletter from PaperClip Communications

PaperClip Communications
Andrea Stagg, Joseph Storch, Amy Oliveira and Julie Phillips

 

Best Online Learning Product

First Place
Nonprofit Board Training: Financial Literacy and Regulatory Compliance Skills

Association TRENDS
Emily Howard, Linnae O'Flahavan

Second Place
Continuing Education for FAs on Financial Advisor IQ's ThinkTank

Money-Media
Dan Fink, Chris Pini, Ben Northover, Shera Ahmad, Andy Willmott, Greg Shulas

Third Place
Coleman SBA Loan Closer Online Training

Coleman Report
Joseph Coleman, Producer and Lance Sexton, Faculty

 

Best Podcast

First Place
AdExchanger Talks

AdExchanger
Zach Rodgers

First Place
Coleman Report Update! -- Podcast 2.0 Relaunch

Coleman Report
Bob Coleman, Executive Producer - Lance Sexton, Associate Producer - Mike Geske, Director & Editor

Third Place
EMplify

EB Medicine
Marcus Snow, Nachi Gupta, MD and Jeff Nusbaum, MD

Third Place
Spidell's California Minute: California tax news snippets to save tax professionals' time and save their clients' money

Spidell Publishing
Kathryn Zdan, Lynn Freer, Jansen Cudal, Anthony Abeyta

 

Best Scientific Writing or Technical Reporting

First Place
Augmented Reality Comes to the Workplace

HR Magazine
HR Magazine

Second Place
Researchers leapfrog forward with 20x improvement in neuron-level brain monitoring

Clarivate Analytics
Stacy Lawrence

Third Place
"Tranexamic Acid in Trauma," Emergency Medicine Reports, April 1, 2017

Relias, formerly AHC Media
Caleb Canders, MD, author; J. Stephen Stapczynski, MD, consulting editor; Shelly Mark, Relias editor

Honorable Mention
IL drink to that: 33 skidoo as Anaptysbio exiting I.V. for subcu in eczema bid

Clarivate Analytics
Randy Osborne

 

Best Series of Articles on One Topic: Business/Marketing/Other

First Place
Fatality Brings Goodwill Industries' Safety Issues to Light

Cal-OSHA Reporter & Providence Publications
Kevin Thompson

Second Place
The Seven Things You Should Know Before You Write The Next Farm Bill

AGRI-PULSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
Sara Wyant and the team of journalists at Agri-Pulse

Third Place
Russian Manipulation of Ad Technology Platforms

Access Intelligence
Allison Schiff

Honorable Mention
OPIS coverage of Hurricane Harvey and impact on oil markets

OPIS
OPIS Editorial Staff

 

Best Series of Articles on One Topic: Financial/Investing

First Place
Troubled Waters: The Offshore Exploration Energy Sector Grapples With Commodity Collapse and Choppy Recovery

Reorg Research
Jim Holloway and Harvard Zhang

Second Place
ICOs are the new hot fundraising model. But should VCs be worried?

Simplify Compliance
Kaitlyn Bartley

Third Place
As Puerto Rico Restructures $72B Debt, Hurricane Maria Further Complicates Efforts

Reorg Research
John Marino, Kevin Mead, Patrick Mohan and Yashwant Chunduru

 

Best Series of Articles on One Topic: Health Care/Regulatory/Education

First Place
Brexit - being in the right place at the right time with the right intelligence

CW Research Ltd
All at Chemical Watch

Second Place
The revised Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs)

Simplify Compliance
Josh Poltilove

Third Place
AdExchanger's Guides to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Access Intelligence
Allison Schiff and Alison Weissbrot

Honorable Mention
Communications Daily Series on Hurricanes and Federal Government

Warren Communications News
Adam Bender, Howard Buskirk, Matt Daneman, David Kaut and Monty Tayloe

 

Best Single-Topic Special Publication

First Place
Hazing Prevention Starts Now! Engaging Staff, Students and Parents in Building a Positive School Culture Resource Kit

The Parent Institute: PaperClip Media - A Division of PaperClip Communications
L. Andrew McLaughlin, Publisher; Rebecca Miyares, Editor; Emily Pualwan, Content Development; Victoria Gaviola, Translator; Amy Oliviera and Lisset Zavaleta, Design

Second Place
The Senior Care Acquisition Report, 22nd Edition

Irving Levin Associates
Stephen M Monroe

Third Place
Pediatric Trauma 2018: Practical Application of the Latest Standards of Care

Relias, formerly AHC Media
Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP, consulting editor; Leslie Coplin, Relias editor

Honorable Mention
Physics World Careers guidebook

IOP Publishing
Tushna Commissariat (editorial), Kate Gardner (production), Chris Thomas (sales), Laura Gillham (marketing), Alison Gardiner (studio)

 

Best Spot News or Single News Article

First Place
Flaws in the IPR process: How Allergan tried to protect its billion-dollar product from generic competition

Clarivate Analytics
Mari Serebrov

Second Place
Append modifier 52 to 29870 when reporting percutaneous arthroscopy

Simplify Compliance
Laura Evans

Third Place
The Ecstasy And Agony Of AudienceScience’s P&G Partnership

AdExchanger
Allison Schiff

Third Place
Investor pushes managers to adopt, strengthen family leave policies

Simplify Compliance
Chris Witkowsky

Second Place
Form ADV

Simplify Compliance
Carl Ayers

 

Best Use of Data

First Place
Grantscape

Columbia Books & Information Services
Duncan Bell, Saleh Karaman, Julie Rachlin

Second Place
One Size No Longer Fits All: The Personalized Medicine Trial Landscape

Informa Business Intelligence
Informa Pharma Intelligence

Second Place
VCJ data exclusive: Women-led companies slowly net bigger share of VC funding

Simplify Compliance
Kaitlyn Bartley

 

Best Video Product

First Place
High-Risk Emergencies: Greatest Hits & Misses

EB Medicine
Suzanne Verity and John Bedolla, MD

Second Place
Infection Protection Law: Video in 10 languages for obligatory training

Behr’s Verlag
Dr. Christina Mesch, Michael Berg, Deniz Dag, Thomas Kohlhage and Dr. Arno Langbehn

Third Place
National No-Tillage Conference Highlight Reel

Lessiter Media
Dallas Ziebell, Darrell Bruggink, Jack Zemlicka, James DeGraff, Jeff Lazewski, Derrick Look

 

The David Swit Award for Investigative Reporting

First Place
CalPERS omits millions in PE expenses from annual report

Simplify Compliance
Sam Sutton

Second Place
Communications Daily Investigates FirstNet

Warren Communications News
Adam Bender and Howard Buskirk

Third Place
Gray Series

Simplify Compliance
Carl Ayers

 

MARKETING CATEGORIES

Best Awards Program Marketing

First Place
The Cynopsis Short Form Video Festival Awards & Conference

Access Intelligence
Jenn Ocampo and Cathy Pearson

Second Place
Folio: Top Women in Media Awards

Access Intelligence
Danielle Sikes & Jessica Coonan

Third Place
Leaders To Learn From 2018

Editorial Projects in Education
Matthew Cibellis, Jeson Jackson

 

Best Conference Marketing

First Place
PartnerConnect’s Family Office Connect 2017

Simplify Compliance
Karolina Tarczynska

Second Place
"Better Serving an Audience," Revenue Integrity Symposium, Simplify Compliance

Simplify Compliance
Austin Hunt, Andrea Kraynak, Jaclyn Fitzgerald

Third Place
Connected Plant Conference

Access Intelligence
Jessica Grier

 

Best Lead Generation/Nurturing Campaign

First Place
"Tradeshow Sampling Leads to Big Returns," ICD-10-CM Expert, Simplify Compliance

Simplify Compliance
Crystal Summers

Second Place
ThinkTank Publisher Acquisition and Development

Money-Media
Jillian Torre and Catlin Sweeney

Third Place
Solutions for Mission Success, Booz Allen Hamilton

Studio 2G
Studio 2G

 

Best New or Relaunched Website

First Place
Glass.com Website Launch

Glass.com Inc.
Debra Levy, Lyle Hill, Daniel Snow

Second Place
stmath.com

MIND Research Institute
MIND Research Institute

Third Place
AssociationTRENDS.com

Columbia Books & Information Services
Association TRENDS

 

Best Social Media Marketing Campaign

First Place
The Year OPIS Made Social Media A Focus

OPIS
Katlyn Greeves

 

Best Use of Video in Marketing

First Place
Natural Products Expo West + Engredea / Informa Engage

Informa Engage
Natural Products Expo West + Engredea / Informa Engage

 

Best Web Traffic Driving Campaign

First Place
The Social Shake-Up

PR News
Amy Jefferies, Laura Snitkovskiy, Jessica Placencia, Jerry Ascierto, Sophie Maerowitz, Steve Goldstein

Second Place
300% Growth in web ad Impressions for a client in 1 Month & 30% overall increased Traffic to website

Access Intelligence, Defense Daily
Megan Pingatore

 

Best Webinar, Elearning or Online Training Marketing

First Place
Chief Marketer Academy

Access Intelligence
Nicole Cimo, Greg Dicso, John Gibb

 

The Margie Weiner Award for Editorial and Marketing Collaboration

First Place
"Introducing PROPEL Advisory Services." PROPEL Advisory Services, Simplify Compliance

Simplify Compliance
Delaney Rebernik and Amanda Wagner

Second Place
Launch a Digital Strategy in Less Than 60 Days

January Spring
Charity Huff, Shannon McBride, Tonja Randolph

Third Place
Pit & Quarry State of the Industry Report

North Coast Media
Alexis Korczynski, Kevin Yanik and Allison Barwacz