Durham Regional Police’s new recruiting video has won an international award.
The seven-minute video entitled "Make A Difference... Today... Everyday" won first place in the Public Relations category at the annual Gold Screen Awards, organized by the National Association of Government Communicators (NAGC). The hardware was handed out Wednesday night at a gala event in Orlando, Florida.
This international competition recognizes superior government communications products and has built a 37-year reputation as one of the sector’s most coveted awards. Gold Screen Awards recognize entries for video, multimedia and the Internet. Open to all levels of government and the military, the competition attracts hundreds of entries each year from the U.S. and Canada.
Durham Regional Police edged out entries from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Utah Department of Transportation and the Denver International Airport.
Past winners in the Public Relations category include: the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency; the U.S. Department of Energy; and the City of Las Vegas. Other winners of Gold Screen Awards this year in other categories include: the U.S. Department of Defense; the Ontario Public Service; N.A.S.A.; the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.
NAGC is a U.S.-based not-for-profit professional network of federal, state and local government employees who disseminate information within and outside government. Its members are editors, writers, graphic artists, video professionals, broadcasters, photographers, information specialists and agency spokespersons.
The DRPS Recruitment video was produced internally by the DRPS Corporate Communications Unit and led by Videographer Chris Theriault and the Human Resources Unit. The video is designed to interest young people in the diverse opportunities policing offers and is available for view on our website, as well as YouTube. For more information about the NAGC, visit http://www.nagc.com/Awards.
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