Counterpart wins Platinum Award for Annual Report, honorable mention for video

May 04, 2013, 13:12 ET from Counterpart International

ARLINGTON, Va., May 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Counterpart International's annual report won a prestigious Platinum Hermes Creative Award from the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals.  (

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The nonprofit's video—"Counterpart in 90 Seconds"—earned an honorable mention from the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals.

"The 2011 Annual Report combined innovative design, outstanding writing and terrific photography into one complete package that highlights our work around the globe," says Joan Parker, President and CEO of Counterpart. "I want to thank the Communications team for its outstanding work on the annual report and the promotional video."

Approximately 5,600 entries were received for the 2013 Hermes Award, which is an international competition for creative professionals, organizers reported. Today, the annual competition is one of the largest of its kind. (

The 2011 Annual Report was designed by Bruce Jewett of Double-0 Marketing (; it was written by Jeff Baron, Michael J. Zamba and Maggie Farrand; photos were from multiple sources, including David Snyder ( and Nadia Abdullah.

You may see the 2011 Annual Report here: (

The video, which earned honorable mention, provides a fast-paced overview of the global nonprofit. The lead writer of the script Michael J. Zamba, the video editor was Amy Overbeck ( and the voice over was by Mike O'Brian ( Photos and video footage were from multiple sources.

You may see the "Counterpart in 90 seconds" and other videos here:

About Counterpart International
Counterpart International is a global development organization that works in partnership to empower people, communities and institutions to drive and sustain their own development.

For 48 years, Counterpart has been working in partnership with communities in need to address complex problems related to economic development, food security and nutrition, and building effective governance and institutions. Learn more at

For more information:
Michael J. Zamba
Vice President of Communications & Partnerships
Counterpart International
(541) 447-5786

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