GWA names 2017 honors recipients and Silver Medal Media Awards winners

GWA names 2017 honors recipients and Silver Medal Media Awards winners

This year’s competition resulted in 76 silver medals across 60 different categories.

July 5, 2017
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New York City, N.Y. – GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators has announced the recipients of its 2017 Honors and 2017 Media Awards Silver Medals.

This year’s honors included Hall of Fame, Fellow, Wilfred J. Jung Distinguished Service Medal, Emergent Communicator Award and, new this year, the Cynthia Westcott Scientific Writing Award, which recognizes individuals with PhDs who communicate horticultural and gardening finds in easy to understand terms, as well as the Green Medal Sustainability Award, which recognizes the work of an individual or organization in addressing wise and respectful use of the land.

Hall of Fame 
Melinda Myers 

Fellow 
Daniel Gasteiger 
Deb Wiley

Wilfred J. Jung Distinguished Service Medal 
St. Lynn's Press 

Emergent Communicator 
Katie Elzer-Peters 

Cynthia Westcott Scientific Writing Award
Linda Chalker-Scott 

Green Medal Sustainability Award 
Paul Tukey 

Details about GWA Honors and the complete list of past recipients are available at gardenwriters.org/About-GWA-Honors.

GWA Honors recipients will be presented their awards on Monday, Aug. 7 at the 2017 GWA Awards & Honors Dinner, hosted by Allan Armitage at the GWA Annual Conference & Expo in Buffalo, NY.

2017 GWA Media Awards Silver Medal Winners

GWA recognizes this year’s Silver Medal winners of the GWA Media Awards, a special designation recognizing the top talent in competition categories. These winners are now entered for judging in the Gold Medal Round, where awards will be given for the best of each award class.

This year’s competition resulted in 76 silver medals across 60 different categories including writing, photography, digital media, broadcast media, publishing and trade.

Details about GWA Media Awards and the complete list of current and past recipients are available at gardenwriters.org/About-GWA-Media-Honors. Winners of the 2017 GWA Media Awards Gold Medals will be also announced at the 2017 Awards & Honors Dinner on Monday, Aug. 7.