NIE development specialist wins 2013 American Institute of Architects Tampa Bay Award of Excellence
NIE development specialist Sue Bedry has been honored with a 2013 Award of Excellence by AIA Tampa Bay. The award was presented in recognition of the 2012 NIE publication Past Forward Tampa Bay, created in partnership with AIA Tampa Bay, the Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources and the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners. The Award of Excellence is awarded annually by AIA Tampa Bay to a layperson who has made a significant positive impact on the profession of architecture or the built environment. The award was presented at AIA Tampa Bay’s Celebrate Design 2013 reception on Thursday, November 7th, 2013 in Tampa.
NIE publication wins 2013 Hillsborough County Planning Commission Planning & Design Award
The NIE publication Past Forward Tampa Bay, created in partnership with the American Institute of Architects Tampa Bay, the Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources and the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners, was honored with an Award of Merit at the 31st Annual Planning & Design Awards presented by Tampa Electric on October 17, 2013.
NIE publication wins 2013 FNAME Creative Excellence Award
The NIE publication At the Crossroads of Freedom & Equality: Florida's Journey from Separate toward Equal was honored with a Gold Creative Excellence Award at the 2013 Florida Newspaper Advertising and Marketing Executives annual conference in Bonita Springs September 26 – 28, 2013.
Tampa Bay Times Newspaper in Education program wins international recognition
Reading with the Rays - Read Your Way to the Ballpark, a summer reading program produced in partnership with the Tampa Bay Rays and the Rays Baseball Foundation, has been awarded a 2013 Silver World Young Reader Prize by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).
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Newspaper in Education curriculum supplements win national awards
Two NIE curriculum supplements have been recognized with national awards in the National Newspaper Association’s 2013 Newspaper And Education Contest.
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NIE Week 2013 celebrated with proclamations from Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties
Newspaper in Education Week, an initiative of the American Press Institute, is celebrated annually during the first full school week in March. NIE is honored that our partners in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties joined us in celebrating NIE Week 2013 with proclamations of support.
NIE publications win FNAME Creative Excellence Awards
Two NIE publications were honored with creative excellence awards at the 2012 FNAME (Florida Newspaper Advertising and Marketing Executives) annual conference in Tampa September 27-29, 2012. The conference is a gathering of newspapers from across the state, along with vendors, advertisers and industry experts. In conjunction with the conference, FNAME newspapers submit creative campaigns and collateral materials and compete against each other in 3 circulation groups.
Reading with the Rays, a summer reading program produced in partnership with the Tampa Bay Rays and the Rays Foundation, was honored with a Gold Award for Creative Excellence.
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Plugged In, a publication created in partnership with DACCO, focused on drug abuse and addiction issues and geared toward college students and adults of all ages, was honored with a Bronze Award for Creative Excellence.
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NIE has partnered with the Verizon Foundation, ABC Action News and six domestic violence agencies in Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties to create Breaking the Cycle of Teen Dating Abuse, an educational curriculum supplement aimed at helping preteens and teens learn the skills they need to form positive, healthy relationships and protect themselves online and offline.
Breaking the Cycle was funded by a $15,000 contribution from the Verizon Foundation, presented at a ceremony which took place at the Family Justice Center of Hillsborough County on September 18, 2012.
Read the Tampa Bay Times article about Breaking the Cycle here
NIE development specialist Sue Bedry appeared on two WFTS ABC Action News “Positively Tampa Bay” segments with CASA Peacemaker Coordinator Elyssa Broussard and Michelle Crowder-Soellner and Jakki Bavin of Sunrise of Pasco County to speak about the topic of teen dating violence and promote Breaking the Cycle.
Watch the ABC Action News Positively Tampa Bay segment about Breaking the Cycle here
NIE serves as case study for the Newspaper Association of America and Audit Bureau of Circulations
NIE recently was selected to serve as a case study in the Newspaper Association of America and Audit Bureau of Circulations' Guide to Verified Circulation 2012
Read an interview with NIE Manager Jodi Pushkin about the project here
View NIE Manager Jodi Pushkin's webinar on transitioning NIE from print to digital here
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