JohnsonRauhoff lands marketing awards

ST. JOSEPH - JohnsonRauhoff (JR) recently took home honors from two marketing competitions for recent work for School Zone Publishing.

The 35th Annual Telly Awards honored JR for a promotional video featuring kids, pets, and parents as they learn and grow with educational products from School Zone. Created and written by Dawn Williams, JR Executive Vice President, the spot was co-directed by Williams and Kyle Bainter of Overdun, who was also director of photography.

There were nearly 18,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, according to a press release from JR.

“The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video” said Linda Day, Executive Director of the Telly Awards. “JohnsonRauhoff’s accomplishment illustrates their creativity, skill, and dedication to their craft and serves as a a testament to great film and video production.”

JR also won a Gold Hermes Creative Award for the overall branding work for School Zone’s digital tablet, Little Scholar. In addition to video and photography, campaign elements for consumer and trade include a Little Scholar brand guide, logo design, print ads and digital communications.

The 2015 Hermes Creative Awards is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals to honor those whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry, JR said in its news release.

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