The Association of Cable Communicators (ACC) revealed the winners of the 2014 Golden Beacon and Beacon Awards, which celebrate excellence in cable communications and public affairs. The Awards’ highest honor, the Golden Beacon, goes to National Geographic Channel’s “Killing Kennedy.”

The additional 42 Beacon Awards, given to MSOs, cable systems, networks and cable associations, are listed below. Honors were dolled out Wednesday evening at ACC’s annual conference FORUM 2014: Power of Storytelling: Hashtags, Headlines and Soundbites, held June 3-5 in Atlanta.

Here are the 2014 Beacon Awards winners, listed by category:

Cause Marketing – Cable Network 2
Cause An Uproar
Nat Geo Wild, Washington, DC

Cause Marketing – Cable System 4
Cox Conserves Heroes – Louisiana
Cox Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA

Cause Marketing – MSO Headquarters
Cablevision and The Lustgarten Foundation’s curePC pancreatic cancer public awareness campaign
Cablevision Systems Corporation, Bethpage, NY

Community Relations – Cable Network 2
Destination America’s Red, White and You 2013
Discovery Communications, Silver Spring, MD

Community Relations – Cable System 1
Training the Community
Charter Communications, Inc., Newtown, CT

Community Relations – Cable System 2
Time Warner Cable “Stem in Sports with the Buffalo Bills”
Time Warner Cable/Syracuse, Syracuse, NY

Community Relations – Cable System 3
Time Warner Cable STEMfest
Time Warner Cable, Milwaukee, WI

Community Relations – Cable System 4
Internet Essentials Ambassadors Program
Comcast, Washington, DC

Education – Cable Network 1
MSG Classroom – 2013 Spring Semester
MSG Networks, New York, NY

Education – Cable Network 2
Discovery Education’s “Of the People: Live from the White House”
Discovery Communications, Silver Spring, MD

Education – Cable System 1
Teaching to Connect
Charter Communications, Inc., Newtown, CT

Education – Cable System 3
Operation Breakthrough Educational Program
Time Warner Cable, Kansas City, MO

Education – Cable System 4
BHSN Varsity Reporter Program
Bright House Sports Network, Pinellas Park, FL

Events and Observances – Cable Network 2
C-SPAN3’s American History TV at the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg
C-SPAN Networks, Washington, DC

Events and Observances – Cable System 4
We Love Vets!
Time Warner Cable, El Segundo, CA

Events and Observances – MSO Headquarters
CAMM Day at TWC Studios
Time Warner Cable, New York, NY

Events and Observances – Other
WICT Rocky Mountain 2013 Tech It Out Event
WICT Rocky Mountain Chapter, Denver, CO

Government Relations – Cable System 4
Feet on the Street
Cox Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA

Government Relations – Other
VCTA Cable Reports
Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association, Richmond, VA

Integrated Communications – Cable Network 2
Killing Kennedy Integrated Communications
National Geographic Channel, Washington, DC

Integrated Communications – Cable System 3
Time Warner Cable – Austin Speed Increase
Time Warner Cable, Dallas, TX

Integrated Communications – Cable System 4
CAMM Day at Time Warner Cable Studios
Time Warner Cable –NYC Region, New York, NY

Integrated Communications – MSO Headquarters
Cox Business Helps Businesses Across Footprint “Get Started” in National Roadshow
Cox Communications, Inc., Atlanta, GA

Internal Communications – Cable Network 2
Telemundo Media: OUR MUNDO. Unifying and Engaging Our Employees
Telemundo Media, Hialeah, FL

Internal Communications – Cable System 3
Internal Communications: Cox Northeast “Cox Vs.” Product Fairs
Cox Communications, West Warwick, RI

Internal Communications – Cable System 4
Cox Business Refer-A-Biz Program – Cox Southeast Region
Cox Communications – Southeast Region, Gainesville, FL

Internal Communications – MSO Headquarters
Internet Essentials Ambassadors Program
Comcast, Washington, DC

Media Relations – Programming Publicity – Cable Network 2
Killing Kennedy Program Publicity
National Geographic Channel, Washington, DC

Media Relations – Technology/Product – Cable Network 2
Animal Planet L!VE PR Campaign
Discovery Communications, Silver Spring, MD

Media Relations – Technology/Product – Cable System 4
Technology Innovation? We’re Here!
Cox Communications, Gainesville, FL

Media Relations-Technology/Product – MSO Headquarters
Closing the Digital Divide with C2C Partnership
Cox Communications, Atlanta, GA

Multicultural Public Relations – Cable Network 2
Discovery Familia: 2013 Es Para Ti Local Market Tour
Discovery Communications, Silver Spring, MD

Multicultural Public Relations – Cable System 4
Cox Southeast Region Diversity Council
Cox Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA

Programming – Cable Network 2
NFL Characters Unite
USA Network, New York, NY

Programming – Cable System 4
Varsity TV
Bright House Sports Network, Pinellas Park, FL

PSA – Cable Network 2
2013 Jimmy V Week PSA Campaign
ESPN, Inc., Bristol, CT

PSA – Cable System 3
Operation Breakthrough PSA
Time Warner Cable, Kansas City, MO

Reputation Brand Management – Cable Network 2
Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code Exhibit Video
A+E Networks, New York, NY

Reputation Brand Management – Cable System 4
Cox Conserves Heroes – Louisiana
Cox Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA

Reputation/Brand Management – Cable System 3
Time Warner Cable Supports the Charlotte Pride Festival
Time Warner Cable, Charlotte, NC

Websites – Cable Network 2
Half of Us
mtvU, New York, NY

Websites – MSO Headquarters
Untangled: the Corporate Blog
Time Warner Cable, New York, NY

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