Last week in New York, NY (April 30, 2012) – a small Australian Not-For-Profit Youth Website, www.tuneinnotout.com, which aims to help young Australian’s navigate life’s challenges were announced as a Distinction Winner in the Health Website category of The 2012 Communicator Awards by the International Academy of the Visual Arts.
The Silver Communicators Distinction trophy joins the websites’ impressive collection over the last year; Webby Awards Official Honoree Award – Youth Website and the Australian and New Zealand Information Website of the year 2011.
“TINO is a small not for profit website, but these awards show we are using our resources effectively to meet our goals of delivering information to help young people in an innovative and industry leading way” said Lynsey Goulding, Director of Progressive Content who manages all aspects of the project. “We are a Youth Health Information website. We have now received awards in the areas of Youth, Health and Information, we couldn’t be happier”
The website is a project of the Australian Lions Drug Awareness Foundation, part of Lions Australia.
The website design was developed by the Tasmania business Handbuilt Creative. “The website features over 250 videos, across 85 topics from mental health, to relationships, body image and alcohol” said Lynsey “Our aim is to provide information in the form of videos, factsheets, stories, music and blogs to help young people get through those tough times.”
The Communicator Awards, which received thousands of entries, are judged and overseen by the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA). Current IAVA membership represents a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms including: Condè Nast, Coach, Disney, The Ellen Degeneres Show, Estee Lauder, HBO, and many others.