CoJMC students win American Advertising Awards

CoJMC students win American Advertising Awards

Friday, February 7, 2014 - 6:00pm

Senior advertising and public relations major Wyn Wiley of Lincoln took home the Nebraska ADDY® Awards top honor - Best of Show – at the Hilton Omaha Feb. 8, 2014. Overall, students in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln won 10 ADDY® Awards and a special judge’s citation.

Students won in cinematography, photography (black & white and color), magazine design, point-of-purchase, animation, editorial spread or feature, mobile apps and elements of advertising.

Students’ winning entries will be forward to the district competition in early April in Kansas City, Mo. The winning entries from the District 9 level will be forwarded to the national competition in June.

The Nebraska ADDY® Awards are sponsored by the Ad Federation of Lincoln and the Omaha Federation of Advertising.

The American Advertising Awards are a three-tier competion where students compete at the local, regional and national level; and the advertising industry's largest and most representative competition, attracting more than 40,000 entries every year in local competitions that recognize and reward creative excellence in advertising.

Awards are as follows:

BEST OF SHOW — Wyn Wiley, Lincoln 


Photography, Black & White — “Power and Lines” — Wyn Wiley, Lincoln

Photography, Color — “Guiding Light” — Wyn Wiley, Lincoln

Photography, Color — “University of Nebraska–Lincoln Basketball” — Wyn Wiley, Lincoln

Cinematography — “The Lovely Bones” — Beau Poehlman, Lincoln 

Animation or Special Effects — “Phyllis” — Landon Stahmer, Omaha

Elements of Advertising – Digital Creative Technology — “Phyllis” — Landon Stahmer, Omaha 


Editorial Spread or Feature — “Oct. 3, 2013, Daily Nebraskan” — Gabriel Sanchez, Phoenix, Ariz.

Magazine Design — “Nebraska Department of Agriculture” — Gabriel Sanchez, Phoenix, Ariz.

Mobile Apps — “Lucha Libre! Presented by Jaritos” — Gabriel Sanchez, Phoenix, Ariz. 

Point of Purchase — “Glidden Walmart Pole Puddle” — 2013 NSAC Team: Matthew Anderson, Lincoln; Mitchell Benes, Lincoln; Meg Brannen, Bellevue; Toan Chu, Lincoln; Cody Elmore, Hensley, Ark; Griffin Gale, Lincoln; Geremy Gortemaker, Oshkosh; Jennifer Gotrik, Gretna; Kate Hottovy, Lincoln; Adam Kroft, Buffalo Grove, Ill.; Rachel Leitschuck, South Sioux City; Devin McDermott, Omaha; Derek Niewohner, Scribner; Jordan Oddo, Arlington, Texas; Brittany Rypkema, Rapid City, S.D.; Devin Specht, Verdon; and Grant Weber, Lincoln 

SPECIAL JUDGE’S CITATION — “The Lovely Bones” — Beau Poehlman, Lincoln