Publication Date: May 23, 2018
Publication Location: WASHINGTON
Contact: Kathryn Schoenberger   |   kathryn.schoenberger@worldlearning.org

Four World Learning videos have earned Awards of Distinction in the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts’ 24th Annual Communicator Awards. It is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professionals, receiving entries from across the U.S. and around the world.

“We are so honored to be recognized by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts,” said Kimberly Abbott, World Learning’s vice president of marketing and communications. “These videos showcase the positive impact World Learning’s programs have on participants and communities around the globe, and we are grateful that they are receiving this recognition.”

World Learning won Online Video awards in the Video-Non-Profit category for Healthy Workforce, Strong Nation: MULU Worksite HIV Prevention Project in Ethiopia; Brazil Youth Ambassadors; The Experiment in International Living: Argentina; and JPMorgan Chase: The Fellowship Initiative in South Africa. The videos were filmed and edited by award-winning filmmaker Dan Evans and produced by World Learning’s Marketing & Communications team.

The Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), a 600+ member organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media. Current AIVA membership represents a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms including: PureMatter, Condè Nast, Disney, Republica, Sesame Workshop, MTV, Starbucks, Time Inc., Tribal DDB, Yahoo!, and many others.

“We are extremely proud to recognize the work received for the 24th Annual Communicator Awards. This year’s class of entries embodies the ever-evolving marketing and communications industry” noted Derek Howard, director of the AIVA. He added, “On behalf the Academy members, I’d like to applaud the entrants this season for their dedication to producing outstanding content as they continue to push the envelope of creativity.”

About The Communicator Awards

The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for marketing and communications professionals. Founded by passionate communications professionals over two decades ago, The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best digital, mobile, audio, video, and social content the industry has to offer. The Communicator Awards is widely recognized as one of the largest awards of its kind in the world.