During the Baptist Communicators Association (BCA) annual meeting April 15-18, several North Carolina Baptists received awards for print, video, photography and social media work.
Recipients of the 2015 Wilmer C. Field Awards were announced April 17 during a banquet held at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary overlooking San Francisco, Calif.
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS), the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSC), North Carolina Baptist Aging Ministry (NCBAM) and the Biblical Recorder (BR) were among the winners.
In the Interactive Communication Division, Sam Morris and the SEBTS Office of Communications placed first in the social media application category for “The Go Sign.”
In the Audio-Visual Communication Division, K Brown of BSC won first place in Video (including podcast) Editorial feature, less than 5 minutes category. His winning entry was titled “Love Through Touch.” Maria Estes of SEBTS placed first in the Video (including podcast) Editorial feature, more than 5 minutes category for “GO: Meeting Needs to Save Lives.” Brown also placed third in the Video (including podcast) – other category for “This is Romil.”
In the Photography Division, Brown received two first place awards. One was in the Feature – International – Single category for “Healing Light,” and the other was in the Portrait (Domestic or International) category for “Last Light.”
Carol Layton of NCBAM tied for first place in the Feature Writing Division for the Single Article – 750-1,500 words category. Her winning entry was titled “New Wheelchair Ramp Renews Mobility.” In the same division, Layton placed second in the Promotional and Advertising Copy category for “Serving Up the Best.”
In the Design Division, the BR tied for third with the Illinois Baptist and The Pathway for the Publications – State Baptist Newspaper category.
SEBTS’ Bailey Shoemaker placed third in the Promotion and Advertising – Poster or Flyer category for “The Joyful Collective.” Ryan Thomas, also of SEBTS, placed first in the Promotion and Advertising – Print Ad – Single category for his “Where Are You Going?” advertisement.