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BARBARICUM COMMUNICATIONS CONTINUES AWARD-WINNING WORK FOR DCSA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 19, 2021
Alicia S. Davidson
BARBARICUM COMMUNICATIONS CONTINUES AWARD-WINNING WORK FOR DCSA
Barbaricum mission-critical support for the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency results in Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, and Public Relations Society of America–National Capital Chapter Awards
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 19, 2021 – Barbaricum’s integrated communications support for the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) won three awards this season. This includes two awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP)—the Gold MarCom Award and the Gold AVA Digital Award—and one from the Public Relations Society of America–National Capital Chapter (PRSA-NCC) National Capital Excellence in Communication Awards, formerly the Thoth Awards.
Barbaricum provides essential branding and change management services to DCSA that supported the agency’s successful rebrand from the Defense Security Service as it took on the federal government’s background investigation mission from the Office of Personnel Management’s National Background Investigation Bureau and other elements. Barbaricum delivers mission-critical integrated communication efforts to DCSA, including strategic communication and planning, brand management, graphic design, social media, 508 compliance / accessibility services, writing and editing, as well as reporting and analysis.
In November 2020, AMCP awarded the DCSA Commemorative Issue of ACCESS Magazine the Gold MarCom Award. In December 2020, PRSA-NCC also recognized the same issue with the National Capital Excellence in Communication Certificate of Excellence. These awards come on top of the Defense Media Activity Award won earlier in the year for the Commemorative Issue. Separately, AMCP awarded the DCSA Inaugural Issue of Gatekeeper Magazine the Gold AVA Digital Award this January.
“It’s exciting to see DCSA work continue to be named best in class by multiple communications and marketing associations,” Brandon Bloodworth, Barbaricum Partner said. “Congratulations to the agency and Team Barbaricum for the continued success. Ensuring we support our client’s missions is why we do this work. We’re grateful to provide integrated communications services to DCSA and look forward to celebrating more award-winning work for the agency!”
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Barbaricum is one of the fastest-growing companies in our market. We support government clients with Integrated Communications, Mission Support, and Cyber Security/Intelligence services. Our passion is innovation and we are committed to client value and effective technical solutions. We are an ISO 9001:2015 and CMMI Level 3-appraised, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) located in Washington, DC. Our mission is to transform U.S. Government approaches to problem sets of increasing complexity by delivering innovative solutions, especially in support of National Security missions.
The company has been recognized by institutions like Inc. Magazine, GovCon, AMEC, PRSA, and SmartCEO for corporate growth, capabilities, and award-winning client work. Our team is dynamic and agile, providing global support to current missions across five continents. We are also focused on developing and maintaining our vibrant corporate culture, having been named a Best Workplace by Inc. Magazine and The Washington Post.
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ABOUT DEFENSE COUNTERINTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY AGENCY
The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) is an agency of the Department of Defense that provides the military services, defense agencies, 33 federal agencies, and more than 13,000 cleared contractor facilities with security support services. The Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence provides authority, direction, and control over DCSA.
ABOUT THE ASSOCIATION OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION PROFESSIONALS MARCOM AWARDS
The Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) MarCom Awards is an international creative competition which recognizes outstanding achievement by marketing and communication professionals. Entries come from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, public relations firms, design shops, production companies and freelancers. The competition has grown to perhaps the largest of its kind in the world. A look at the winner’s list shows a range in size from individual communicators to media conglomerates and Fortune 500 companies. The competition is so well respected in the industry that national public relations organizations, local ad clubs, and local business communicator chapters are entrants. MarCom Awards is administered and judged by the AMCP. The international organization consists of several thousand creative professionals. AMCP oversees awards and recognition programs, provides judges and sets standards for excellence.
ABOUT THE ASSOCIATION OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION PROFESSIONALS AVA DIGITAL AWARDS
The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for marketing and communications professionals. Founded by passionate communications professionals over two decades ago, The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best digital, mobile, audio, video, and social content the industry has to offer. The Communicator Awards is widely recognized as one of the largest awards of its kind in the world. The Communicator Awards are judged and curated by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA). The AIVA is an assembly of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media.
ABOUT PUBLIC RELATIONS SOCIETY OF AMERICA NATIONAL CAPITAL EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNICATION AWARDS
The Public Relations Society of America–National Capital Chapter (PRSA-NCC) advances the communications profession in the Washington, D.C. area by fostering collaboration, enhancing knowledge and skills, and creating connections through robust, up-to-date, and inclusive educational, networking, and professional growth opportunities. PRSA-NCC sponsors its annual, local awards competition to recognize and reward outstanding achievement in external communications and public relations, and to encourage continued excellence in the field.