New York Power Authority Wins
APEX 2007 Award for Excellence
August 2, 2007
For Immediate Release
WHITE PLAINS—The New York Power Authority (NYPA)
has earned national recognition in the 2007 APEX Awards for
Publications Excellence. The award recognizes the efforts of NYPA
staff for graphic arts materials they produced related to the Power
Authority’s 75th Anniversary celebration in 2006. This is the tenth
APEX award NYPA has earned since 1999.
For the past 19 years APEX, an international
competition for communications professionals, has recognized
outstanding publications from newsletters and magazines to annual
reports, brochures and websites. NYPA earned one of just 15 Awards
of Excellence in the national competition that drew more than 300
entries to the category of Special Purpose Campaigns, Programs and
According to the APEX 2007 judges, "The awards were
based on excellence in graphic design, quality of editorial content
and the success of the entry in conveying the message and achieving
overall communications effectiveness."
Marsha Camera, graphic communications manager,
NYPA, along with the graphic communications team comprised of
Russell Brod, contractor, Anne Dykstra, photographer, Harrison Getz,
contractor, Brenda Heller, project coordinator, Alice Kenny, graphic
communication specialist, and Angela McRae, contractor, produced
wall-sized banners, stationery, posters, displays and a 75th
Anniversary edition of NYPA’s history.
Sharing in recognition for the special 75th
Anniversary edition of the Power Authority’s history book are its
authors, Stephen Shoenholz, deputy vice president, and Ira Fine,
print communications manager.
■ NYPA uses no tax money or
state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of
bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of
electricity. ■ NYPA is a leader in promoting
energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric
transportation initiatives. ■ It is the
nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating
facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400
circuit-miles of transmission lines.
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