The Dallas Safari Club publication Game Trails, DSC’s quarterly full-color magazine, received the highest honor from The Communicator Awards, a marketing and advertising industry association.
Game Trails received the Award of Excellence, as well as Awards of Distinction in two categories.
In its annual competition, The Communicator Awards receives thousands of entries from across the U.S. and around the world, making it the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence of communications professionals.
DSC entered four publications in the 2012 competition. The submitted issue, the DSC Convention 2012 edition with Craig Bone’s striking leopard painting “Camo” on its cover, was judged by a panel of leading visual arts, media and marketing professionals and received the Award of Excellence for overall design.
The DSC newsletter, Camp Talk, garnered an Award of Distinction. The submitted December 2011 edition with “Jeremy’s Hunt” as the cover story merited an Award of Distinction in the nonprofit newsletter category.
Two “Out of the Wild” 2012 convention marketing and registration pieces received Awards of Distinction. The “Out of the Wild” show program was designed and published by Lone Star Outdoor News.
The full list of winners is available at www.communicatorawards.com.
Game Trails and Camp Talk are DSC membership publications. To receive these award-winning publications, join DSC at www.biggame.org.
Those responsible for Game Trails and Camp Talk are Ben Carter, publisher (and executive director of DSC), Jay Ann Cox, editor in chief, and the team at Global Group, Inc. — Sharon Schmidt, Sherry Spoonts, Micki Hansen, Donna Bolton and Mike Stoker.
“The Award of Excellence is appropriate for Game Trails,” Cox said. “Because of the incredible team of writers, editors and designers, the magazine continues to improve and expand the limits for a membership/non-profit magazine. Game Trails is the year-round campfire for our international hunting membership, bringing hunters closer together when we are literally all around the world.”
“The mission of DSC is well represented in every line and on every page of our publications. We are very proud of this national recognition,” said Carter.
The trophy for the Award of Excellence, along with the Award of Distinction certificates, will be displayed in the DSC headquarters.