Ten local public relations, advertising and media professionals were recognized Thursday night at the second annual Colorado Springs Advertising Icon Awards.
Held at The Mezzanine in downtown Colorado Springs, the awards were held by the local chapter of the American Advertising Federation and were judged by professionals outside the local market.
Media Strategist of the Year: Allena Nimetz, AdPro 360
Media Sales Person of the Year: Trish Knaus, Lamar Outdoor Advertising
Designer of the Year: Jeannie Sheeks, AdPro 360
Producer of the Year: Kevin Lockhart, iHeartMedia
Copywriter of the Year: Colin Christie, The Mining Exchange Hotel
Advertising Vendor of the Year: Bill Kimmell, KPB Printing
Media Station Manager of the Year: Jen Furda, Colorado Springs Business Journal
News Writer of the Year: Rebecca Tonn, Blakely + Company
Marketing Strategist of the Year: Laura Cameron, VI Marketing and Branding
Next Generation Award: Laura Cameron, VI Marketing and Branding