2024 Corporate Humor Awards Winners

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The results are in, and we are thrilled to announce the winners of the Humor Corporate Awards 2024! These individuals and teams have shown exceptional creativity and dedication to making the workplace a more enjoyable and humorous place.

Watch the 2024 Corporate Humor Awards Winners Show video recap to see the winners!

Corporate Humor Awards – Organization Awards

The organization awards are for organizations who improve the workplace with a humorous culture. These nominations are themed by the 5 core skills of work from the Humor That Works book.

Works with a Smile (Humor and Execution) Award Finalists:

Works with a Smile (Humor & Execution) WINNER: Euston Station, London
What the judges liked – “I think that any time someone can find humor in a potentially frustrating situation, it works well.” Julie Vick

Funny Innovator (Humor and Thinking) Award Finalists:

Funny Innovator (Humor & Thinking) WINNER: Orange
What the judges liked – “Finally, a use of AI that I actually like! This is incredible - a fun way to highlight the French women's team while addressing the gender biases that exist in sports.” Carlos Greaves

Mark as Always Read (Humor and Communication) Award Finalists:

Mark as Always Read (Humor and Communication) WINNER: ABC
What the judges liked – “The balance between being informative and entertaining is so difficult to get right, and this video nails it!” Carlos Greaves

Everybody Loves Them (Humor and Connection) Award Finalists:

Everybody Loves Them (Humor and Connection) WINNER: Pearson
What the judges liked – “The description of Friday Fun Day uses humor to build relationships” C.K. Steefel

Lincoln Leadership (Humor and Leadership) Award Finalists:

Lincoln Leadership (Humor and Leadership) WINNER: Peppercomm
What the judges liked – “This feels like a really unique and fun way to help employees team build and to set the tone for a positive work environment.” Julie Vick

Corporate Humor Awards – Individual Awards

The individual awards are for individuals who add humor to the workplace in their own way. These nominations are themed by the 7 humor personas from the Humor That Works personality assessment.

The Humor Enthusiast Award Finalists:

The Humor Appreciator WINNER: Jonathan Warrington
What the judges liked – “Sometimes you need to cheer on your coworkers even when you only co-worker is you! What a great way to make self-employment more fun as well as entertaining for the rest of us.” Carlos Greaves

The Humor Curator Award Finalists:

The Humor Curator WINNER: Laurie Lawrence
What the judges liked – “Laurie not only writes her own-liners, she shares them with everyone. And they're so chortle-worthy, people email her just to get a fix. I'd be addicted too.” C.K. Steefel

The Humor Inventor Award Finalists:

The Humor Creator WINNER: Andy Kuc
What the judges liked – “I like the idea of sprinkling humor into a report and livening up something that may not be the most exciting to write.” Julie Vick

The Humor Entertainer Award Finalists:

The Humor Performer WINNER: Prof. Matthew Weathers
What the judges liked – “Every teacher should take notes from Prof. Weathers. He not only made his lesson clever, the joke had an arc that built to the Star Wars Blaster finale erasing the smudge and engaging every student. I'd study physics if I had this professor.” C.K. Steefel

The Humor Engineer Award Finalists:

The Humor Engineer WINNER: Erin Azar
What the judges liked – “Self-motivation is so difficult. Tricking yourself ito going for a run this way is both hilarious and genius.” Carlos Greeves

The Humor Advocate Award Finalists:

The Humor Advocate WINNER: Cory Jenks
What the judges liked – “Cory gave them an Improv exercise that productd an instant, positive connection.” C.K. Steefel

The Humor Engineer Award Finalists:

The Humor Engineer WINNER: Erin Azar
What the judges liked – “Self-motivation is so difficult. Tricking yourself ito going for a run this way is both hilarious and genius.” Carlos Greeves

The Humor Skeptic Award Finalists:

The Humor Skeptic WINNER: Madilyn Bailey
What the judges liked – “I think anyone that can find a unique comedic spin on internet trolls is winning at humor. Julie Vick

Congrats again to the Corporate Humor Awards winners and thank you to everyone who submitted nominations!

2024 Humor Awards Winners Show Presentation Judges

These 3 esteemed humorists have selected 2024 Corporate Humor Award winners:

  • Julie Vick - a writer who frequently writes humor and parenting pieces for places like New Yorker, Daily Shouts, McSweeney. You can find her on Substack here.
  • Carlos Greeves - an afro-latino electrical engineer turned comedy writer. He is a contributor to The Onion, The New Yorker and McSweeney. You can find her on Substack here.
  • C.K. Steefel - received her B.F.A. from new York University and is a happily married empty nester. She's still waiting for her kids to text her back. You can find her on Substack here.

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