SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has been recognized with three awards for their Gas Safety 101 video series. This informative video set has earned a Summit Creative Award, a Horizon Award and a Communicator Award of Distinction. The awards honor the best in interactive media worldwide.
PG&E worked with Contingency Management Consulting Group (CMCG) and Allen Communication to develop the educational videos as part of its Public Awareness Plan.
"Our journey to become the safest natural gas company includes educating employees and the public about pipeline safety," said Joel Dickson, director of Gas Emergency Preparedness at PG&E. "We're proud of this recognition for our team that works every day to keep our communities safe."
Enhanced training and continuing education are at the core of PG&E's goal of becoming the safest gas utility company in the nation. The award-winning video series works to accomplish PG&E's objective of informing their consumers and protecting the public."We are proud to be working with PG&E and CMCG on these award-winning videos," said Ron Zamir, CEO of Allen Communication. "Our unique combination of video production and motion design talent helped us create the assets in a way that effectively relayed critical safety information while keeping true to the PG&E brand." The Horizon Interactive Awards, a leading international interactive media awards competition, showcases the industry's "best of the best" in interactive media solutions including web sites, mobile applications, print media, online advertising, video and more. The Summit Creative Awards drew more than 5,000 submissions representing 25 countries. Winners were selected in categories including: advertising, website marketing, emerging media, collateral, direct mail, public service and social marketing. The Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA), an organization of leading professionals of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media. The Communicator Awards honors creative excellence among communications professionals worldwide.