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NRB 2013 Media Awards: And the Nominees are ...

The NRB Awards Committee has announced the nominees for the NRB 2013 Media Awards.

A long-standing hallmark of NRB, the NRB Media Awards program is designed to encourage excellence in production service to the community, faithfulness to the mission, commitment to the Gospel and personal integrity.

While NRB recognizes that material awards and public recognition are not an ultimate priority in relation to our spiritual calling to take the message of hope to the world through media, the Association hopes to inspire others to raise their standards and to create more compelling, relevant, and challenging Christian programming by honoring and celebrating outstanding facilities, ministries, programs and producers.

"The privilege of considering who will be recognized for distinctive service is always a daunting assignment as we are uniquely blessed with so many in our membership who work not only faithfully but also creatively and expertly in alignment with our mission — to impact our world with the communication of the Gospel," said NRB 2013 Awards Committee Chairman Peggy Campbell. "This year’s list is no exception to that reality!"

Beginning January 10, winners of the NRB 2013 Media Awards will be announced each week by category in NRB Today.

The NRB 2013 Media Awards will be presented on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, as part of the NRB 2013 Convention & Exposition at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN.

The following are the nominees for the Internet, Radio, and Television Awards (in alphabetical order):

Internet Awards

Best Ministry Website
Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
Focus on the Family
PowerPoint Ministries

Best Broadcast Website
CBN.com (The Christian Broadcasting Network)
GodTube.com (Salem Communications)
LeadingTheWay.org (Leading The Way)

Best Mobile Ministry Initiative
Get Answers (Answers in Genesis)
It Is Written Mobile Website (Adventist Media Center)
OnePlace.com iPhone and Android Apps (Salem Communications)

Best Use of Short Form Video
“Freed: A Poem by Ruth Bell Graham” (Billy Graham Evangelistic Association)
“Reclaim Your Faith” (Amazing Facts)
“Remember Me” (Friends & Heroes Productions Ltd.)

Best Use of Social Media
Focus on the Family
Love Worth Finding
Need Him Global Ministries

Most Creative Online Initiative
BGEA Rapid Response Team Crisis Response Reporting (Billy Graham Evangelistic Association)
MyGFA (Gospel for Asia)
Superbook TV (The Christian Broadcasting Network)

Radio Awards

Radio Program of the Year
PowerPoint with Jack Graham (PowerPoint Ministries)
Road to Reality with Dr. K.P. Yohannan (Gospel for Asia)
The One Cry Prayer Summit (Moody Radio)

Radio Station of the Year
KCBI-FM (First Dallas Media)
Encouragement-FM – KVNE
WKES-FM (Moody Radio)

Radio Impact Award
Amazing Facts
In Touch Messenger MP3 Player Outreach (In Touch Ministries)
Life Issues (Life Issues Institute)

Television Awards

Best Television Talk Show
Deb’s Place (Pineapple Media)
Jewish Voice (Jewish Voice Ministries International)
Significant Insights (Total Living Network)
The 700 Club (The Christian Broadcasting Network)

Best Television Teaching Program
700 Club Interactive (The Christian Broadcasting Network)
In Touch with Dr. Charles Stanley (In Touch Ministries)
Living on the Edge with Chip Ingram (Living on the Edge)
Marriage: For Better, For Worse (Total Living Network)

Best Television Commercial
“John 3:16” (Focus On The Family)
“The Foundations” (Answers In Genesis)
“Underwater Girl” (Billy Graham Evangelistic Association)
“What’s the Answer? Fishing” (In Touch Ministries)

Best Television Mixed Media Campaign
In the School of Faith (In Touch Ministries)
PeaceWithGod.net (Billy Graham Evangelistic Association)
Reclaim Your Faith (Amazing Facts)
The Superbook DVD Club (The Christian Broadcasting Network)

Best Television Special Programming
Always Good News: The Greatest Journey (Billy Graham Evangelistic Association)
American Gold: The Andre Ward Story (Total Living Network)
Remembering 9/11 – Living Through Your Circumstances (In Touch Ministries)
The Quest for God (The Christian Broadcasting Network)

Best Television Public Service Announcement
Angelo-Ministry (The Christian Broadcasting Network)
Faith 101 – Chat About Jesus (Need Him Global Ministries)
My Hope with Billy Graham Promo:  “Who Will Speak?” (Billy Graham Evangelistic Association)

Published: December 13, 2012

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