Shipley Associates, 390 N. Main, has won a gold award for its multimedia effective writing course at the 32nd CINDY awards ceremony held in the Peabody Orlando Hotel in Orlando, Fla.

Scott H. Herd, chief designer and executive producer, accepted the award.CINDYs are given to producers to honor excellence in the design and development of film, video and interactive multimedia presentations.

In addition to the CINDY, the course has been named "best new training product" and "best new human resource product" by Human Resource Executive Magazine.