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Publicus Community Wins District ADDY- On To Nationals

The Publicus Community, a full-service advertising and public relations firm was recognized by the American Advertising Federation’s ADDY Awards at the District Level for their creative campaign for Currents Magazine.
This latest ADDY Award recognizes Currents as among the best creative design for a digital newsletter between NC, SC and VA.

Currents is a quarterly digital and print magazine centered around Deep Water Cay, an ultra-private resort in the Bahamas. The magazine features intriguing articles and profiles of those associated with the area, the resort and island’s residential opportunities.

“The ADDY’s are the gold standard of the advertising industry and to have this project recognized by our peers is a welcomed accomplishment,” said Peter Dawyot, Managing Director of The Publicus Community. “We are thrilled to now have our work go on display at the National Addy Awards Ceremony.”

The American Advertising Awards is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition for creative excellence. The three-tier national competition is conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation, advertising’s largest industry association and the only one to represent the interests of all facets of advertising: advertisers, agencies, suppliers and media. The AAF is based in Washington, D.C. and has more than 40,000 members through 200 local advertising clubs.

“We are so very thankful to have received this recognition,” said Dawyot. “I am very proud of all of our designers, copywriters, digital strategists and account managers and so thankful for our wonderful clients who afford us the chance to be so creative.”

The members of Publicus Community who helped make Currents possible included: Melissa Hanaka – Account Strategist, Connie Oh – Creative Director, Mark Johnson – Featured Writer, Steve Olshansky – Featured Writer, Larry Anthony – Digital Strategist, Emily Forsberg – Digital Creative Design,  Maari Casey – Photo Shoot Director, and Kris Schmitz – Photographer.

The Publicus Community is a full-service advertising and public relations agency in Raleigh, NC, working with clients across a wide array of industries in order to develop advertising and marketing campaigns that capture audiences and help build better brands.