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METRO AWARDS

  • Bronze Quill Award of Excellence (pamphlets, brochures, one-time publications) from IABC chapter, Las Vegas chapter’s communications contest:  “The City of Las Vegas:  Medical Technology for the 21st Century” (marketing brochure). Client: City of Las Vegas, Office of Economic Development. 1999. I wrote all copy and conducted all interviews; design by Area Development magazine's design staff. This was the FIRST professional marketing brochure created by this governmental office.

  • Bronze Quill Award of Excellence, IABC/San Antonio; co-contributor for content, graphics, design, functionality of InGenesis.org website. 2008

  • Bronze Quill Award of Merit, IABC/San Antonio; for InGenesis.org website content. 2008

  • Proliner Award of Excellence, Women in Communications/San Antonio for “Tom Cusick: Boerne’s Famous Cowboy Entrepreneur,” Country Lifestyle (regional TX magazine). 2007

  • Bronze Quill Award of Merit, IABC/San Antonio for “Tom Cusick: Boerne’s Famous Cowboy Entrepreneur,” Country Lifestyle (regional TX magazine).  2007

  • Proliner Award of Excellence, Women in Communications/San Antonio, “Location California,” (well-researched story about state’s top industries)Area Development (national economic development magazine). 2007

  • Bronze Quill Award of Merit, IABC/San Antonio for “Location California,” Area Development (national economic development magazine). 2007

  • Proliner Award of Excellence, Women in Communications/San Antonio for “James Avery Craftsman: The Man & The Company,” Country Lifestyle (regional TX magazine). 2007

  • Bronze Quill Award of Merit, IABC/San Antonio for “James Avery Craftsman: The Man & The Company,” Country Lifestyle (regional TX magazine). 2007

  • Bronze Quill Award of Merit, IABC/San Antonio. “Hi Tech Rethinks Its Selection Criteria,” Area Development (national economic development magazine). 2006

  • First Place Award (promotional writing, flyer/brochure) from Cincinnati Editors Assoc. (CEA) publications contest. “Canada 2000,” 30-page brochure touting Canada’s attractive investment climate for foreign investors. Clients: Area Development; Canadian federal government. 2000.   

  • Second Place Award (total communications, magazine), CEA Publications Contests. Member of editorial team which wrote four issues in 1997 of Young & Healthy (hospital community magazine). Clients: Laine & Lane Marketing Communications & Children’s Hospital Medical Center. 1998

  • Bronze Quill Award of Merit (website; under 250 employees) from IABC/Cincinnati. Overall quality product: www.BastianPR.com. 1999

  • Bronze Quill Award of Excellence (features), IABC/Cincinnati: “Sexual Harassment: An Issues Update,” The Meeting Manager. 1993

  • Bronze Quill Award of Merit (features), IABC/Dallas. “Running Waste-Free Meetings,” The Meeting Manager. 1990

  • First Place Award (reader information, magazine) from CEA Publications Contest: “Small Meetings: Cost-Effective, Flexible and Face-to-Face,” The Meeting Manager. 1996

  • First Place Award (reader info, magazine), CEA Publications Contest: “Running Waste-Free Meetings,” The Meeting Manager. 1991

 

  • First Place Award (interview/profile, newsletter) from CEA Publications Contest: “Doing Drugs: Mark and Christy Tell Their Stories,” Youth Update, St. Anthony Messenger Press. 1985

 

NOTE: "IABC" is the acronym for International Association of Business Communications, the global educational/networking organization of 15,000+ professional communicators.

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