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BWA magazine wins award

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BWA magazine wins awardBaptist World, the quarterly magazine of the Baptist World Alliance, won an award of excellence in the magazine, national category from the Religion Communicators Council (RCC).

The October/December 2014 issue of the magazine was recognized for its attractiveness, use of images and color and content.

Other Baptist-affiliated publications were recognized during the DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Awards ceremony, which is sponsored by the RCC. Samford University’s 2013-2014 Annual Report received Best of Class honors in the public relations materials category.

Christian Citizen – Communities of Care: The Church & Mental Illness, a publication of American Baptist Home Mission Societies and Fellowship! magazine, published by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship (CBF), received awards of merit, in the magazine, national category.

The Alabama Baptist
newspaper received an award of excellence in the newspaper, local or regional category; and awards of excellence in the miscellaneous category were presented to Know It, Share It Card, published by Samford University, as well as for the 2014 General Assembly Guidebook published by CBF.

The DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Awards are given annually to active members of the RCC who demonstrate excellence in religious communications and public relations.

Award categories include periodicals, public relations materials, writing, graphic design, art and photography, audio and video, digital communications and social media.

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