FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MIAMI, FL., May 15, 2018 – The results for the 24th Annual Communicator Awards are in, and HCP Media is thrilled to announce that five of its custom publications were selected by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA) as winners.

This leading international awards program recognizes creative excellence among communication professionals, receiving more than 6,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes annually — making it one of the largest programs of its kind anywhere in the world. Only an elite 15 percent of participants are honored with either an Award of Excellence or Award of Distinction.

The HCP publications recognized this are:

Award of Excellence in Corporate Communications
Advantage Miami – Best Overall Design
Crystal Living 2018 – Best Overall Design

Award of Distinction in Marketing Promotion
Acqualina Magazine 2018 – Best Magazine Consumer
Experience Bermuda 2017/2018 – Best Magazine Association
Our Jamaica 2018 – Best Magazine Association

“It’s exciting and validating to receive this kind of recognition for the work we do,” says Marisa Beazel, President and Publisher of HCP Media. “It’s a testament to our team’s creative talent and steadfast dedication, as well as a reflection of the excellent partnerships we have built with our clients over the years.”

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: AirType Studio, Condè Nast, Disney, Keller Crescent, Lockheed Martin, Monster.com, MTV, rabble+rouser, Time Inc., Tribal DDB, Yahoo!, and many others. Entries are scored on a 100 point scale by the judges. Generally, Excellence Winners receive a score of 90 or above and Distinction Winners receive a score of 70 to 89.

About The Communicator Awards
The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for communication professionals. Founded by communication professionals over a decade ago, The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and identity work for print, video, and interactive. This year’s Communicator Awards received thousands of entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world. Please visit www.communicatorawards.com for more information.

The Communicator Awards is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms. Please visit aiva.org for a full member list and more information.

About HCP Media
As communication experts, HCP Media, a part of the McClatchy network, creates innovative, market-leading, cross-platform solutions that stay ahead of consumers’ evolving media habits. A custom media and promotion company, HCP offers a wide variety of engaging print publications, developing and producing over 100 custom publications for hotels, airlines and other clients. The company’s reach extends beyond the travel niche and into the global luxury market, including en-suite cruise line publications and luxury lifestyle magazines. Additional custom products include multilingual destination guides, in-room hotel books, in-flight magazines, travel videos and websites, as well as accompanying sales, marketing and promotional programs. The company also produces commemorative coffee-table books, healthcare publications, program guides and other customized publications.

Beyond the written word, HCP’s top-tier marketing and branding products include custom event marketing, strategic social media and blog content, marketing publications, and materials for national and global companies targeting affluent, sophisticated consumers. Together, these turnkey, top-quality print and digital marketing solutions reach more than 80 million active travelers annually and 5 million unique monthly visitors on its combined websites. In addition, HCP’s work has been recognized with more than 285 prestigious awards for editorial, photography and design.

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