Oklahoma Gazette received 14 honors with two Gold ADDYs, six Silver Merits and six Bronze Awards Feb. 23 at the 42nd Annual Oklahoma City ADDY Awards in OKC.
For the Publication Design (Magazine or Book) Series, Gazette won a Gold ADDY Award for three March/April covers, with credits to Street, Hancock, Lott, Marketing Director Jill Brown and former Graphic Designer Marcella Joshlin. The winning covers were "Dust busting" and "Subterranean sights" written by Entertainment Editor Joe Wertz, and "You don't know Dick" by Lott.
A Gold ADDY Award went to Brown and Street for "This Machine Thrills Masses" in the Newspaper Self-Promotion Single category, with a Silver Merit going to Joshlin and Advertising Director Terri Sadler-Goad for "The Catwalk."
Gazette earned a pair of Silver Merit accolades and one Bronze Award in the Publication Design (Magazine or Book) Cover category. Winners included Silvers for "State of the Past" by Street, Brown, Collins and Lott, and "Eight Arms to Kill You" by Street and Lott; and a Bronze for "Upper atmosphere" by photographer Shannon Cornman, Street and Lott.
A Silver Merit went to Gazette's Skelly the Skeleton by illustrator/designer Brad Gregg, based on an idea by Lott. In the Specialty Advertising Apparel category, Gazette received a Bronze Award for best of OKC T-shirts by Brown and Street.
In the Campaign Color (Any Color Besides Black) category, Gazette won a Silver Merit for the Advanced Laser Center print ad campaign by Graphic Designer Kim Christensen, Account Manager Cheryl Fraley, Hancock and Street.
The best of OKC logo by Street, Associate Publisher Jeffri-Lynn Dyer and Brown won a Silver Merit in the Elements of Advertising division.
Gazette received two honors in the Illustration Single category with Bronze Awards for "Soundcheck" by Street and Joshlin and "A few bad apples" by Street and Gregg.
The okgazette.com features campaign earned a Bronze Award in the Newspaper Self-Promotion Campaign for Production Director Mandy Hendrickson, Brown and Jennie Melendez, new media operations.
A Bronze Award also went to Graphic Designer Paul Mays, Brown, Hendrickson and Street for the "Peas on Earth" holiday card for Creative Services and Industry Suppliers, Cards, Invitations or Announcements (Special Event Material). - Gazette staff