Story's Endless Vacation, a 3m circulation destination travel magazine for RCI, took home the most awards (6), followed by RCI Ventures (5), WGN America (3) and RCI Directory (1). EV, Ventures and WGN America all took home two golds each.
Endless Vacation is the global quarterly travel magazine and tablet app sent to the 3 million members of RCI, the world's largest vacation ownership exchange network. Endless Vacation features destination stories, travel tips, shopping guides, restaurant reviews and numerous other features of interest to an audience that takes an average of 3+ holidays each year.
The RCI Directory is RCI's bi-annual guide to the more than 5,000 vacation ownership resorts that are affiliates of the RCI vacation network. It is available to members in print, online, in downloadable PDF and other formats.
WGN America is the Tribune Company's nationwide cable station, broardcasting to 60+ million homes throughout the United States. The programming includes well known syndicated comedies such as How I Met Your Mother, 30 Rock and Rules of Engagement. Story is the Agency of Record for WGN America and most of the work we do is aimed at programming digital and social channels to engage millions of superfans who turne into the station regularly. Story's "influencer marketing" campaigns for the station are the leading examples of how to use Facebook and other social platforms to raise audience and revenue for brands.
Endless Vacation won:
Best Tourism Publication. GOLD
Best Feature Design (Digital). GOLD
Best Overall Magazine (Digital). SILVER
Best Regularly Featured Column or Section. SILVER
Best Overall Design (Digital). HONORABLE MENTION
Best Feature Article. HONORABLE MENTION
Most Improved Design. GOLD
Best Feature Design. SILVER
Most Improved Editorial. BRONZE
Best Column or Section Design. BRONZE
Best Overall Design 4+ Color. SILVER
Best Use of Facebook in a Content Marketing Program. GOLD
Best use of Twitter in a Content Marketing Program. GOLD
WGN AMERICA. Best Social Media Content Program. SILVER