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Washington Gardener Magazine Receives 2018 GWA Media Awards Silver Medal of Achievement
We Won an Award!
There were no others awarded in our small-circulation magazine category and now we are up for the Gold Award against all the other "big" publications, wish us luck! The Gold Award winners will be announced in August at the GWA Annual Meeting in Chicago.
7/9/18 –Washington Gardener
magazine and the magazine’s founder Kathy Jentz received the 2018
Media Awards Silver Medal of Achievement for Magazines (under 20K circulation),
presented by GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators.
This national award recognizes individuals and companies who achieve the
highest levels of talent and professionalism in garden communications. The 2018
competition had more than 260 entries in 56 categories. Recipients of the Silver Medal represent the
top winners each competition category and will now compete for best of group in
the areas of writing, photography, digital media, broadcast media, publishing
“The GWA Media Awards showcase the writers, photographers, editors,
publishers and trade companies that have pursued excellence in gardening
communication in print or electronic communications,” says Becky Heath,
president of GWA. “The Media Award
winners have been judged by industry experts and show significant distinction
and merits that exemplify exceptional work.”
Jentz is editor and publisher of Washington
Gardener magazine. A life-long gardener, Kathy believes that growing plants
should be stress-free and enjoyable. Her philosophy is inspiration over
perspiration. Washington Gardener magazine is the gardening publication
published specifically for Washington, DC, and its suburbs.
Since the early 1980s, the GWA Media Awards program has recognized
outstanding writing, photography, graphic design and illustration for books,
newspaper stories, magazine articles and other works focused on gardening. In
recent years, the awards program has expanded to include on-air talent,
production and direction for radio, television, video, Internet and other
GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators, formerly the Garden
Writers Association, is an organization of professional communicators in the
green industry including book authors, bloggers, staff editors, syndicated
columnists, free-lance writers, photographers, speakers, landscape designers,
television and radio personalities, consultants, publishers, extension service
agents and more. No other organization in the industry has as much contact with
the buying public as GWA members. Learn more at www.gardenwriters.org.