Pinkston and Pinkston Digital were honored at the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP) 2015 Hermes Creative Awards on Friday, May 1, with two platinum awards, two gold awards and two honorable mentions in recognition of superior work in public relations and for excellence in website design.
“We are honored to receive awards for excellence in media relations at the 2015 Hermes Creative Awards,” said Christian Pinkston, founder and president of Pinkston. “It confirms what we always say about our clients: They are leaders and innovators in their industries, and when they are able to tell interesting, compelling stories, the media takes note.”
“It’s a privilege to receive a 2015 Hermes Creative Award for our website design work,” said Kevin Barr, director of digital services at Pinkston Digital. “In the digital age, a high-quality website is imperative for interacting with your audience, and we are proud to help clients craft websites that tells a story in an interesting and engaging manner.”
Pinkston received platinum award recognition in two categories – media relations, newspaper placement and media relations, online placement – for Dr. Marty Makary’s July 10, 2014 Wall Street Journal op-ed, “A Minimally Invasive Approach to Health Care Reform.”
Pinkston earned gold award recognition in media relations, TV placement for its work with the Consumer Electronics Association in placing CEO Gary Shapiro on Bloomberg TV discussing “The Value of Copyright” March 25, 2014.
Pinkston Digital received gold award honors in the website element, homepage category for its work on ClutchGroup’s website.
Pinkston also received an honorable mention in media relations, radio placement for placing Dr. Paul Ruggieri, author of “The Cost of Cutting: A Surgeon Reveals the Truth Behind Multibillion-Dollar Industry,” on NPR’s Science Friday September 19, 2014. Pinkston Digital received an honorable mention in the website overall, nonprofit category for its design of the Good Soil website.