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  • Division 6 - Writing


  • Category: PACE


    Division 6: Writing 

    Category award are presented at the recipient’s Regional Conference. Division awards are presented to the highest scoring Category Winner in each Division and are presented at the Annual International Conference. For PACE Awards, entries can be submitted to multiple divisions but no one entry can be submitted for more than one category within each division. Each jurisdiction may submit seven total entries for PACE awards, excluding the PACE Overall Campaign Award.

     

    PACE Category 6A – News Release 

    The PACE Category 6A – News Release Award is given to the best news release or media advisory promoting members’ activities, programs, or initiatives.

    Selection criteria

    • Content
    • Clarity
            

    PACE Category 6B – Blog 

    The PACE Category 6B – Blog Award is given to the best blog written by staff and featuring members’ activities, programs, or initiatives.

    Selection criteria

    • Content
    • Innovation
    • Engagement
           

    PACE Category 6C –  Feature Story 

    The PACE Category 6C – Feature Story Award is given to the best feature story written by staff and placed in local media or in internal publications (such as newsletters).

    Selection criteria

    • Content
    • Clarity
           

    PACE Category 6D – Story Placement in Publication 

    The PACE Category 6D – Story Placement in Publication Award is given to the best earned media coverage of members’ activities, programs, or initiatives.

    Selection criteria

    • Media pitch effectiveness
    • Final story
           

    PACE Category 6E –  Speech  

    The PACE Category 6E – Speech Award is given to the best written speech by internal staff and intended for a public audience.

    Selection criteria

    • Content
    • Clarity
       

    Eligibility  

    AAMVA’s Awards Program is open to all AAMVA jurisdiction members that are in good standing. Entries submitted for the 2021 Awards must have been conducted (produced, implemented, and/or developed) between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020. If an entry won an award in 2020, it cannot be resubmitted for 2021 unless it has major upgrades or developments.

    For specific questions regarding awards and submissions, please contact awards@aamva.org.


    2020 PACE DIVISION 6: WRITING AWARD WINNERS


    CATEGORY 6A: NEWS RELEASE WINNERS

    District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles | Breast Cancer Specialty Plate Press Release

    New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission | REAL ID Press Release


    DIVISION 6 WINNER AND CATEGORY 6C WINNER: FEATURE STORY

    California Department of Motor Vehicles | Tragedy in Paradise Article



    CATEGORY 6D WINNER: STORY PLACEMENT IN PUBLICATION

    Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles | Trooper Barbara Ehrhart, Longest Serving Female Trooper Article


    CATEGORY 6E: SPEECH WINNER

    Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration | Chesapeake Bay License Plate Speech


    Download a complete list of the 2020 award winners.

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