Appen Media Group

Awards

Nationally Recognized

Appen Media Group is a nationally recognized and award winning company that prides itself in providing its readers and clients the best work possible. Throughout the years it has been recognized for those efforts through various national and regional trade organizations.

2018

AFCP

1st Place – Special Section Promo, Pgs Within Run 1st Place – Community Service Editorial
1st Place – Self Promo, Social Media
1st Place General Excellence, Weekly 26% Editorial 1st Place – Front Page, Newsprint

1st Place – Orig. Writing Column to Inform/Educate 1st Place – Design Contest
1st Place – Single Ad, Over 12in., Gloss, Color
1st Place – Self Promo, Awards

1st Place – Agency Ad
2nd Place – Rate Card/Media Kit
2nd Place – General Excellence, Monthly 26% Editorial 2nd Place – Sales Presentation
2nd Place – Design Contest
2nd Place – Ad Series
3rd Place – Feature Article Layout, Magazine Format
3rd Place – Original Writing, Opinion
3rd Place – Art/Photography Service
3rd Place – Single Ad, Newsprint, Up to 6in. Color
3rd Place – Auto Sales/Service Ad, Newsprint, Color
3rd Place – Fitness/Fashion/Beauty Ad, Color, Gloss
3rd Place – Agency Ad
Honorable Mention – Self Promo, Other Media

Honorable Mention – Andrew Shapiro Cancer Awareness

Honorable Mention – Special Section/Promo
Best of Show Separately Within Full Run

GA Press Assoc.

Open Government Award
1st Place – Enterprise Story
1st Place – Layout and Design
1st Place – Home Furnishings/Appliances Ad 1st Place – Newspaper Promotion Ad
1st Place – Motor Vehicle Ad
1st Place – Advertising Campaign Ads
2nd Place – General Excellence
2nd Place – Best Online News Project
2nd Place – Special Issues
2nd Place – Feature Writing
2nd Place – Breaking News Writing
2nd Place – Humorous Column
2nd Place – Sports Photograph
2nd Place – Service/Institutional Ad
2nd Place – Food Ad
3rd Place – Local News Coverage
3rd Place – Investigative Reporting
3rd Place – Feature Photograph

IFPA

1st Place – Self Promotion Electronic/Social Media

1st Place – Promotional Guide or Planner Sequential Pages in Paper
1st Place – Furniture Ad Color

1st Place – Restaurant Ad Color
Finalist – General Excellence Over 25% Editorial (NSW)

2nd Place – Promotional Guide or Planner Freestanding

2nd Place – Original Writing Personal Column
2nd Place – Original Writing News Story
3rd Place – Original Writing Feature Story

Georgia Sports Writers Assoc.

2nd place - Best Column

2nd place - Best Special Section

2nd place - Best Local Event Story

3rd place - Best Photo

3rd place - Best Local Event Story

2017

AFCP

1st Place – Community Service – Editorial
1st Place – Best Website
1st Place – Feature Article Layout, Magazine
1st Place – Best Fitness, Fashion, Beauty, Full Color, Newsprint 1st Place – Best Single Ad, Color, More Than 12in., Gloss

1st Place – Self Promotion, Awards Ad
1st Place – Self Promotion, Own Publication
1st Place – Advertising Design Contest
2nd Place – Best Original Writing Column to Entertain
2nd Place – Best Original Photograph, Color, News Article
2nd Place – Best Original Writing Opinion
2nd Place – Most Improved Publication, Printed on Gloss
2nd Place – General Excellence, Monthly, 26%+ Editorial Content 2nd Place – Best Special Promotion/Section Included in Full Run 2nd Place – Best Use of Art/Photography Sevice
3rd Place – Best Original Writing Opinion
3rd Place – Community Service/Editorial
3rd Place – Best Single Ad, BW, 6-12in., Newsprint
Honorable Mention – Best Original Writing Feature Article Honorable Mention – Feature Article Layout, Magazine Honorable Mention – Best Use of Art/Photography Sevice
Best of Show

IFPA

1st Place – Promotion, Guide or Planner 2rd Place – Front Page Design
2nd Place – Self Promotion
3rd Place – Internet Site

3rd Place – Restaurant Ad

GA Press Assoc.

1st Place – Serious Column
1st Place – Humorus Column
1st Place – Service/Institutional Ad 2nd Place – Service/Institutional Ad 3rd Place – Hard News Writing Emerging Journalist Award

2016

AFCP

1st Place – Original Writing, Column / Educate
1st Place – Original Writing, Opinion
1st Place – Single Ad, Color, More Than 12in. Depth, Newsprint 1st Place – Single Ad, Color, More Than 12in. Depth, Gloss
1st Place – Fitness, Fashion or Beauty Ad, Color, Newsprint
1st Place – Special Section or Promotion, In Paper
1st Place – Ad Design Contest, Day Spa
2nd Place – Original Writing, Column / Educate
2nd Place – Original Writing, News Article
2nd Place – Fitness, Fashion or Beauty Ad, Color, Newsprint 2nd Place – Ad Series
2nd Place – Sales Presentation
2nd Place – Most Improved, Minimum 26% Editorial
2nd Place – Best of Show
3rd Place – Website
3rd Place – Original Editorial Photography, Color, News Article 3rd Place – Original Writing, Opinion
3rd Place – Single Ad, Color, More Than 12in. Depth, Newsprint 3rd Place – Use of Art/Photography Service
3rd Place – General Excellence, Gloss
Honorable Mention – Feature Article Layout

IFPA

3rd Place – Original Photography 3rd Place – Self-Promotion – Other

2015

AFCP

1st Place – Best of Show
1st Place – Online Presentation of News 1st Place – Orig. Editorial Photography

Used in an Ad (color)
1st Place – Orig. Writing, Column to Inform

1st Place – Orig. Writing, Opinion
1st Place – Comm. Service/Editorial
1st Place – Single Ad (color, on gloss 12in+) 1st Place – Fitness, Fashion or Beauty Ad

(color on newsprint)
1st Place – Cover Design (newsprint tabloid)

1st Place – Self Promotion Ad (awards) 1st Place – Cover Design (magazine on

newsprint)
1st Place – Self Promotion Ad (own publication) 1st Place – Advertising Design Contest
2nd Place – Orig. Photography in Ad (color)

2nd Place – Orig. Writing, New Article 2nd Place – Fitness, Fashion or Beauty Ad

(color on newsprint)
2nd Place – Single Ad (color, on newsprint,

12in+)
2nd Place – Creative Headline/Copy in Ad

2nd Place – Most Improved Publication (10-25% editorial)

2nd Place – Advertising Design Contest 3rd Place – Single Ad (color, newsprint, 12in+) 3rd Place – Online Presentation Flip Book
3rd Place – Orig. Writing, Column to Inform 3rd Place – Orig. Writing, Opinion
3rd Place – Self Promotion, Rate Card
3rd Place – Andrew E. Shapiro Award

(cancer awareness promotion) Honorable Mention – General Excellence

IFPA (publication 26%+ editorial) 3rd Place – Internet Stie – Overall Site

2014

AFCP

1st Place – Best of Show
1st Place – Orig. Writing, News Article
1st Place – Advertising Design Contest
1st Place – Most improved Publication
1st Place – Best Ad Series
1st Place – Best Single Ad (color, 12in+)
2nd Place – General Excellence
2nd Place – Cover Design
2nd Place – Fitness, Fashion, Beauty
2nd Place – Single Ad (color, 12in+)
2nd Place – Single Ad (agency)
2nd Place – Single Ad (up to 6in)
3rd Place – Orig. Writing, Feature Article
3rd Place – Orig. Writing, Column to Inform 3rd Place – Most Improved Publication
3rd Place – Cover Design
3rd Place – Cover Design, Newsprint Tabloid Honorable Mention – Comm. Service Editorial Honorable Mention – Single Ad (color, 12in+)

IFPA

1st Place – Furniture Ad, Color
1st Place – Self-Promotion Ad, Run in Paper 1st Place – Front Page Design, Run in Paper 2nd Place – Single Ad, Large Space

2013

AFCP

1st Place – Dental Ad Series Design
1st Place – Orig. Color Photography
1st Place – Andrew E. Shapiro Foundation

(cancer awareness promotion) 1st Place – Single Ad

1st Place – Self-Promotion (awards)
1st Place – Most Improved Publication 1st Place – General Excellence
2nd Place – Self Promotion (other media) 3rd Place – Single Ad (color)
3rd Place – Orig. Writing, Column That

Educates the Reader
3rd Place – Fashion, Hair, Cosmetics Ad

3rd Place – Cover Design

Business of Excellence, City of Alpharetta IFPA

3rd Place – Cover Design

2012

AFCP

1st Place – Cover Design
2nd Place – Fashion, Hair, Cosmetics Ad Honorable Mention – General Excellence Honorable Mention – Comm. Service/Editorial

IFPA

1st Place – Furniture Ad
2nd Place – Front Page Design 2nd Place – Furniture Ad
2nd Place – Internet Site