The GardenComm Media Awards were announced today and we won three!
Now we are up for the Gold Medal levels in these categories and will find out in August who won those honors.
Here is the official press release:
Kathy Jentz Receives 2023 GardenComm Media Awards Silver Laurel Medal of Achievement
May 31, 2023 – Kathy Jentz received the 2023 Media Awards Silver Laurel Medal of Achievement presented by GardenComm: Garden Communicators International for
- Podcast Series (Overall): GardenDC Podcast
- Social Media: @WDCgardener Twitter Account
- Speaking (Live Presentation): Deer & Garden Mammals Talk
The categories are judged for "accuracy, content, production value, and style."
This national award recognizes individuals and companies who achieve the highest levels of talent and professionalism in garden communications. The 2023 competition had 121 entries in 39 categories. Recipients of the Silver Medal represent the best in their category and will now compete for Gold Medals in their category.
“The GardenComm Media Awards showcase writers, photographers, editors, videographers, social media managers, publishers, and trade companies that have demonstrated excellence in garden communications in print or electronic communications,” says Maria Zampini, president of GardenComm.
Since the early 1980s, the GardenComm Media Awards program has recognized outstanding writing, photography, graphic design and illustration for books, newspaper stories, magazine articles and other works focused on gardening.
The full list of winners will be available on the GardenComm website following the 2023 Annual Honors & Awards event on August 4th at 6:30 pm ET held in conjunction with the GardenComm 75th Annual Conference presented by Endless Summer® Hydrangeas, August 1-5. For more information about this award, contact Chris Sabbarese via email at email@example.com.
GardenComm, Garden Communicators International, is an organization of professional communicators in the green and garden 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 GardenComm members. Learn more at www.gardencomm.org.