The National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) won three Awards of Excellence for its FY21 NSIN Year in Review annual report at the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA) 2022 Communicator Awards. NSIN received the highest honors for best government annual report, overall design, and copywriting for corporate communications.
View the award winning FY21 NSIN Year in Review online: https://www.nsin.mil/year-in-review-fy21/.
“The FY21 NSIN Year in Review was our first annual report as a young DoD organization, and the team excelled at telling the story of NSIN’s impact on defense innovation,” said Scott Aughenbaugh, NSIN’s Strategic Engagement Director. “We are changing the way the DoD solves problems and this publication brings to life how effective NSIN’s network model can be.”
The award-winning NSIN team included: Suzanne Zurn, Head of Strategic Communications; Michelle Furman, Creative Design Specialist; Robyn Showanes, Communications Assistant; Aly Gregg, Director of Internal Communications; David Overy, Media and External Relations Specialist; and Mollie Becker, Marketing Specialist.
The AIVA Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professionals. Founded 28 years ago and with over 5,000 entries received annually from across the U.S. and around the world, NSIN joins an elite group of winners who received the competition’s highest honor: including Forbes, The Walt Disney Company Europe & Africa, Mattel, State Farm, Philips, T-Mobile, Pepsico, and many more.
“I want to congratulate all of the honorees for their well-deserved wins. Coming in as the new managing director of the AIVA, I was thrilled to be greeted by such a high level of creativity amongst the submissions for the 28th season of The Communicator Awards,” said new AIVA managing director Lauren Angeloni.
The National Security Innovation Network is a program of the U.S. Department of Defense that collaborates with major universities and the venture community to develop solutions that drive national security innovation. We operate three portfolios of programs and services: National Service, Collaboration, and Acceleration. Together, these portfolios form a pipeline of activities and solutions that accelerate the pace of defense innovation.