Northern Lights Wins Communications Awards

Left, Chris Bessler, CEO of Keokee Media and Advertising and Elissa Glassman, NLI Communications/Conservation Director, display some of the work honored with awards by the Northwest Public Power Association.

The Northwest Public Power Association recognized the top communications efforts at the 26th annual Northwest Communications and Energy Innovations Conference awards banquet in September.

NWPPA presented three Excellence in Communications awards to Elissa Glassman, NLI’s Communications and Conservation Director. In partnership with Keokee Media and Marketing of Sandpoint, Idaho, NLI received awards for both their creative print ads and photos.

NLI also received an award for its website,, in partnership with Pioneer Utility Resources.

“NLI was honored to receive these awards,” Elissa said Glassman, who coordinated the award-winning ads.

The individual entries in this year’s Excellence in Communications Competition entry judging is based on concept, message and execution.

NLI is proud to be represented at this annual event showcasing top-rated communications and energy innovative performances.

A record-breaking 257 entries were submitted this year.