The Martin Hall Agency (MHA), a student-run advertising and public relations agency within the Reed College of Media, has been awarded four American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) in the West Virginia chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF)’s 2019 student competition. The ADDY Awards recognize professionals and college students who have created outstanding work in creative advertising.
MHA’s fall 2019 staff produced exceptional work with the “Don’t Box Me In” First Amendment Day campaign. MHA was awarded a Gold ADDY award for a series of posters designed to promote the First Amendment Day events. One Silver ADDY was awarded for the “Don’t Box Me In” cross-platform campaign, which included an animated promotional gif, posters, banner, social media hashtag campaign (#1ADay), media release, PSA/radio ad, t-shirt design and a promotional video. The second Silver ADDY was for the “Don’t Box Me In” t- shirt design, and the third Silver ADDY was awarded for MHA’s new logo, watermark, insignia and brand guideline book.