Awards

Each year, the United Methodist Association of Communicators recognizes excellence in communication through an extensive awards program. The program recognizes excellence in:

  • Print publications
  • Digital publications
  • Writing
  • Publicity and advertising
  • Video production
  • Audio
  • Photography
  • Visual design
  • Media presentations

 

You are eligible to submit material for an award if you are a current member of UMAC and played a significant role in producing the communication material. Membership dues must be paid in full to be eligible to receive an award.

Submit award nominations here.

UMAC Award Entry Instructions download pdf instructions of the awards submissions.

2017 UMAC Awards Gala

Special Nominations

 


Communicator of the Year

 

When making a nomination for an award, please consider these criteria:

 

  • Active professional, currently serving in a communications role.
  • UMAC member (nominations are made by UMAC members for UMAC members)
  • Recent striking achievements in communication (i.e., previous/current year)
  • Broad impact of the contribution
  • Vision-thinking beyond the present/immediate demands of the job, breaking new ground.

 

Nominate someone online for Communicator of the Year. 

Communicator of the Year Award Nomination Form

Or download and complete the PDF file and mail to Communicator of the Year, c/0 Royya James, UMAC, 810 12th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37203. Call Royya with questions at 615-742-5461, or send an email to rjames@umcom.org.

 

 

 

UMAC Hall of Fame

 

When making a nomination for an award, please consider these criteria:

 

  • A minimum of 10 years experience as a United Methodist communicator, retired from full-time work at least three years. (May be living or deceased.)
  • Emphasis is placed on the significance of a nominee’s contribution to the communication ministry of the church and a record of excellence. Individual’s background may include multiple communication disciplines and also communication service beyond the job/church.

 

You can nominate someone online for the Hall of Fame. Or, download and complete the PDF file and mail to Hall of Fame Nominations, c/o Royya James, UMAC, 810 12th Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37203. Call Royya with questions at 615-742-5461, or send an email to rjames@umcom.org.