The 30th Annual Communicator Awards Announces Winners

Excellence and Distinction award recipients named

New York, NY – The winners of the 30th Annual Communicator Awards have officially been announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA).

With over 3,000 entries received from across the US and around the world, the Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professionals. The competition celebrated its 30th anniversary this year with a pledge to honor timeless communication. Story Time with Chief Cassidy: “Spencer: Boston’s Beloved Marathon Dog” (Episode 49) was recognized as an Award of Excellence winner in the General – Youth Audience category. Other winners who received the competition’s highest honor, the Award of Excellence, include Disney, The White House Historical Association, Mastercard, George P. Johnson Experience Marketing, AARP, Veritas, IBM, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Hearts & Science, PBS, Havas, PepsiCo and many others.

In addition to the Award of Excellence for Episode 49, Story Time with Chief Cassidy: “Here Comes Firefighter Hippo,” (Episode 47) was also recognized as an Award of Distinction winner in the General – Youth Audience category.

Please visit the Communicator Awards Winners Gallery to view all the winners this season.

“The entries into this season of The Communicator Awards were such a great representation of our three decades celebrating innovation and creativity in all forms of communication. I couldn’t have wished for a more diverse and brilliant body of work to be placed in our jurors’ capable hands,” said AIVA Managing Director Lauren Angeloni. “I want to congratulate all of the honorees for their well-deserved wins. I also would like to extend sincere thanks to our jurors, who always put so much time and heart into the review process.”

For more information about the Communicator Awards, please visit Time with Chief Cassidy, is a production of Holliston Hub –HCAT–, with Bruce Gilfoy on camera and Chris McKnerney as editor. The series began in April 2020, as a way for the fire chief to share key fire safety messages with students during the early days of the COVID-19 lockdown. Since then, more than 50 episodes have been produced and posted to HCAT’s YouTube channel, Facebook page, Instagram, and X (formerly Twitter) feeds. Several episodes have previously been selected as winners in the Communicator Awards, Davey Awards, and Alliance for Community Media – Northeast (ACM-NE) Region Video Festival.

About The Communicator Awards

The Communicator Awards is the leading global awards program honoring creative excellence for marketing and communications professionals. Founded three decades ago, the Communicator Awards is an annual competition recognizing the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and design.

The Communicator Awards is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from acclaimed brand and media, interactive, advertising, and marketing firms including: GE Digital, Spotify, Condè Nast, Disney, Accenture Song, Superfly, Fast Company, Digitas, and many others. See for more information.

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