Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Gannett Honors Local College Student Billboarders

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Gannett Honors Local College Student Billboarders

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Gannett Outdoor of St. Louis has handed out its first College Creative Challenge awards.

More than 125 entries were received from students at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, St. Louis University and Webster University. The contest was designed to introduce students to outdoor advertising and to Gannett Outdoor. The students created billboard ads for St. Louis-area companies.

The winners: first place, Dan Sandweg, Webster U.; second place, Eric Baldridge, SLU; and third place, Kelly Radetic, SLU. Twelve honorable mentions were awarded from among more than 70 competing students.

The judges included Richard Evola of Gannett Outdoor, Glennon D. Jamboretz of Glennon & Co., and Stephen Puckett of the Puckett Group.

DOTTED LINE: Dorf & Stanton Communications Inc. has been signed to handle public relations as part of the largest marketing campaign ever launched by Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks Convention and Visitor Bureau. The marketing campaign includes advertising and promotional support. Dorf & Stanton's assignment includes publicity and media relations to encourage vacation travel as well as convention and meeting business at the Lake of the Ozarks. . . .

Marketing Works has landed the advertising and sales promotion account for Connelly's Goody-Goody Restaurant in north St. Louis. The eatery will serve up a year's worth of advertising and other communications programs, beginning with a breakfast card promotion, "Let the Gettin' Get Good With a Goody-Goody Breakfast."

IT ADDYS UP: The Advertising Club of Greater St. Louis is accepting applications until Nov. 19 for its 1993 Addy Awards competition, sponsored by the American Advertising Federation. Any individual or organization may enter any print, radio, television, public service, audio-visual or direct-mail advertisements that have been printed, appeared or aired in 1993. …

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