Congratulations to all of the winners and thank you for attending this year’s event!

Nancy Day, executive director of the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice (OCCJ), was named the 2012 Communicator of the Year for her leadership in communication events that have made a real impact in the Tulsa community. In the past year, Day has helped to lead significant events, such as Tulsa Unites, Bully and the National Federation of Just Communities Annual Conference.

Tom Droege, account supervisor, of Rex PR, received the John Hartman Professional of the Year award. Droege was recognized for his peers as an outstanding communications professional, journalist and community adversary.

Rachel Payne-Wagner, of Walmart, and Phillip Harris, of Williams, were both awarded the Leon Bolen Service Award, which honors an IABC member for volunteerism and support of the chapter’s goals.

A list of individuals also honored for their work during the event is below.

Awards of Excellence

• Charlene Bassett, ONEOK, ONEOK Quarterly Magazine
• Tom Droege, Rex PR, The University of Tulsa Master of Energy Business Brochure
• Nicole Morgan, Rex PR, Ovarian Cancer Awareness
• Kari Culp, Schnake Turnbo Frank PR, Helping Kids Get Smart About Their Health
• Schnake Turnbo Frank PR and Hinkle Creative Services, Nothing Checking
• Jessica Carthen, Ramon Cardiel, and Kyle Vandale, FW Murphy, ‘Total Engine Integration’ EICS Product Brochure
• Juliane Spinuzzi, Ramon Cardiel, Jessica Carthen, and Pat Runnels, FW Murphy, ‘FW Murphy New Solutions Trailer’ 2012 Gas Compressor Association Conference Debut
• Shannon Frederick, Walmart, and Ginger Homan, Zia Strategy, A Story About Me
• Russell Shaffer, Walmart, “Christmas Layaway Returns for Toys and Electronics” blog
• Jarrod Kopp and Susan Hardy Brooks, Schnake Turnbo Frank PR, OK Pop Museum
• Williams and WPX Energy Internal Communications Team, The Spinoff of WPX Energy
• Melissa Clark, Clark Communications, Keep the Drive Alive – Honoring Michael P. Johnson
• Melissa Clark and Steve Turnbo, Tulsa PRSA Chapter, PRSA’s APR Recognition Dinner
• Tamara Hooks and Melissa Clark, WPX Energy, Xsite – the WPX intranet
• Tim Rucker, Byers Creative, Raymond James Rebranding

Awards of Merit

• Nicole Nascenzi, Amethyst Cavallaro, and Keith Isbell, Employee Update with Williams President and CEO Alan Armstrong
• Ward Mankin, T.D.Williamson, “Who We Are”
• Rachel Payne Wagner, Walmart, Developing our talent globally
• Brad Borror, ONEOK, ONEOK and ONEOK Partners 2011 Annual Reports and Bakken Pipeline Media Outreach
• Charlene Bassett and Rick Ayre, ONEOK, and Russell Kaufmann, Trick Dog Design, ONEOK Quarterly Design
• Megan Lewis, ONEOK, Vision Driving Progress – ONEOK Corporate Responsibility Report
• Jennifer Pigeon, ONEOK, ONEOK Implements Facebook Timeline
• Tom Droege, Rex PR, Firstar Bank Rebranding
• Nicole Longmore, ONEOK, NAPTP Investor Conference Presentation and Investor Relations Monthly
• Janet Hardy, Phillips 66, Aviation: Achieving higher altitudes of service
• Blake Loepp, Schnake Turnbo Frank PR, Coalition of Advocates for Respnsible Eldercare (CARE) RV Tour
• Russ Florence and Lucinda Rojas Ross, Schnake Turnbo Frank, Lafarge Tulsa Cement Plant – Fuel Quality Waste
• Donna Swaffar, Saint Francis Health System, Kohl’s Fun and Fit Kids
• Jessica Carthen and Ramon Cardiel, FW Murphy, ‘All Applications. All Environments.’
• Keith Isbell, Williams, The Need is Real: 2011 Williams’ Tulsa Area United Way Campaign
• Michael McCulloh, ONEOK, An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure and ONEOK Today
• Sara Delgado, Williams, Williams Midstream Customer Newsletter
• Steve Higgins, OCCJ, Tulsa Unites
• Steve Higgins, Williams, Gulfstar: Offshore Reliability, Made in America
• Nicole Nascenzi, Williams,
• Talia E. Myres and Brian Yazzie, Cherokee Nation Businesses, Cherokee Nation 2012 Government Relations
• Talia E. Myres & Stephanie Pinkston, Cherokee Nation Businesses, Where the Casino Money Goes
• WPX Energy, MODA and Byers Creative, E&PWAY Intranet Redesign
• The Branding Team for WPX Energy/Williams and WPX Energy, WPX Energy Brand Launch
• Sharon Price, Cherokee Nation Businesses, CNB-Cherokee Heritage Center Employee Membership Campaign, Elders & Kids and CNB Benefits Campaign
• Joshua Smith; Cherokee Nation Businesses, Cherokee
• Joshua Smith and Jessica Land, Cherokee Nation Businesses, Cherokee Heritage Center Giving Campaign and Inside Look
• Tim Rucker, Byers Creative, Baylor/Flintco
• Shawna Berger, Walmart, “12 Days of Giving”

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