Outreach Awards

Award-Winning Outreach

NIA’s multi-layered support and world-class creative services are crafted to deliver award-winning campaigns. With internationally recognized work in radio, web, live broadcasts, conferences, and events, NIA provides valuable support for marketing and media, outreach and communications  Below are just a few examples of awards NIA has graciously received.

Emmy Awards

National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The Emmy® Award is the industry’s benchmark for the recognition of television excellence. NIA’s staff have been nominated for numerous Emmy Awards and have won multiple times in technical categories as well as for individual shows and series.

Telly Awards

The Telly Awards honor the very best local, regional and cable television commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions, and work created for the Web.

NIA has won more than a dozen Telly awards including the 30th anniversary “Golden” Telly Award. Most recently, awards were presented to the NASA 360 team, Scott Bednar, Caleb Stern, Jim Lucas, Tom Shortridge, Becky Jaramillo, and Harla Sherwood for “NASA 360 Talks: The Exploration of Pluto” (Silver) and “NASA 360: NASA’s Vascular Tissue Challenge — Improving Life in Space and on Earth” (Bronze)

Webby Awards

Webby Awards – The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. Established in 1996 during the Web’s infancy, The Webbys is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS)—a 2000+ member judging body. NIA’s first Webby Award was for NASA’s Home & City, which was recently updated with version 3.0.

Communicator Awards

The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program recognizing big ideas in marketing and communications. Founded over two decades ago, The Communicator Awards receives over 6,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world. The Communicator Awards honors work that transcends innovation and craft – work that makes a lasting impact.

Accolade Video Awards

Established in 2003, Accolade Global Film Competition is an avant-garde worldwide competition that strives to give talented directors, producers, actors, creative teams and new media creators the positive exposure they deserve. It discovers and honors the achievements of filmmakers who produce high quality shorts and new media.

DV Awards

The DV Awards is an international competition celebrating outstanding creative and technical achievements in the emerging world of digital video production. Categories recognized include independent films, commercials, corporate communications and industrial videos to 3D animation, special effects and event videos.

NASA Group Achievement Award

Presented to the Hubble 25th Anniversary Team for “Making the Hubble Space Telescope 25th Anniversary Events Extraordinary” and TEDxNASA events.

SciFest 2016 Best Workshop Innovation

In 2018, Scifest Africa attracted more than 62,000 visitors and offered a festival program that consisted of 65 exhibitions and 701 events, presented by 284 contributors from 77 organizations in South Africa and the international STI sector.

2015 Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award

For significant contributions to public awareness of space programs