Rapid City marketing and communications firm Message won 5 gold and 6 silver ADDY awards for work entered in print, tv, cinematography, and design categories at this year’s Black Hills American Advertising Awards. The agency also won two Judge’s Choice awards for the Black Hills Ammunition 2014 Survival Kit and the agency self-promotion kit, Jackalope Jerky.
Winning agency clients included Black Hills Ammunition, Golden West Telecommunications, and Lakota Voice Project.
Jason Alley, Principal/Head, Creative Development of Message, was presented with the Silver Medal Award in honor of his outstanding contributions to advertising and creative excellence, as well as his involvement in areas of social concern.
Notable firms and in-house departments with wins at this year’s AAF-Black Hills American Advertising Awards included JC Design, Studio Bickett, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, National American University, and Black Hills & Badlands Tourism Association.
The 2013/2014 ADDYs were judged by nationally recognized creative directors from Denver/Boulder, Colorado firms Karsh Hagan, Made Movement, and Victors & Spoils.
View all AAF-Black Hills American Advertising Awards Winners
Judge’s Choice Award- Black Hills Ammunition 2014 Survival Kit
Judge’s Choice Award- Jackalope Jerky