TCEC wins top award in state communications contest
HOOKER, Okla. (Dec. 1, 2014)
JuliAnn Graham, TCEC communications coordinator, is pictured with the Award of Excellence for Best Website. She and Leslie Kraich, TCEC community and member relations coordinator, accepted the awards on behalf of the cooperative.
TCEC employees JuliAnn Graham, communications coordinator, and Leslie Kraich, community and member relations coordinator, recently attended OKL University, an editor’s workshop hosted by the Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives (OAEC), which publishes “Oklahoma Living” magazine. During the OKL Awards banquet on Nov. 6, the TCEC communications team was presented with three awards. Graham and Kraich accepted the awards on behalf of TCEC.
OAEC’s CEO Chris Meyers presented TCEC with the award for “Top Rural Electric Communicator of 2014.” This prestigious award was given based on submitted materials and the cooperative’s overall communications efforts. In addition to recognition during OAEC’s 2015 Annual Meeting in April, TCEC will be featured in a video produced by OAEC and will receive a paid communications conference registration.
The cooperative also received awards for its website, www.tcec.coop, and its Member Matters video series, available on TCEC’s YouTube channel.
Graham was also presented with an OKIES award for the cover story on unique runs in OKL magazine’s July 2014 issue.
TCEC received the following awards in the Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperative’s OKL Contest:
- Top Rural Electric Communicator of 2014
- Award of Excellence for Best Website (www.tcec.coop)
- Award of Merit for Best Use of Digital Media (Member Matters TCEC YouTube Series)
TCEC received the following award in the OKIES OKL competition for writers:
- Award of Merit for Best Feature Communicating a Co-op Principle
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Headquartered in Hooker, Okla., Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TCEC) is a not-for-profit distribution cooperative owned and controlled by its members. TCEC is committed to delivering safe, reliable, affordable electric service. The utility serves approximately 23,000 member accounts in the Oklahoma Panhandle, southwestern Kansas, and the northern border of the Texas Panhandle. TCEC is a Touchstone Energy cooperative. For more information, visit www.tcec.coop