With the beginning of the New Year comes the announcement of the finalists for the prestigious 2015 Reed Awards from Campaigns & Elections. HighGround, Inc. has been named as a finalist in 11 categories for its work on various successful campaigns including Yes on 480 hospital bond campaign, Clint Hickman for Maricopa County Supervisor, and others. Click here to see the entire list.
This outstanding showing follows last year’s very successful awards season where HighGround won AAPC’s 2014 Campaign Excellence Public Affairs/Advocacy Campaign of the Year award for “Restoring Arizona” as well as two Reed Awards and a Gold Pollie Award.
“First and foremost, we would like to thank our clients for the opportunity to do our best work on their behalf,” said Chuck Coughlin, President of HighGround, Inc., “We are proud of the creative work we did this year to set our campaigns apart. We are honored by the recognition.”
Among the 11 categories, three are in the “Overall” categories which represent the best of the 2014 election cycle. HighGround earned accolades in a wide range of campaign disciplines including direct mail, phone calls, signs, and web videos.
HighGround was named as a finalist in the following categories:
Best Automated Phone Call Of 2014
Best Collateral Item or Sign of 2014
Best Direct Mail Piece of 2014
Best Mail Piece for Ballot Initiative
Best Mail Piece for Public Affairs/Issue Advocacy Campaign – Statewide or Local
Best Lit Piece
Best Automated Phone Call for County, Local, Mayoral, or Judicial Candidate
Best Automated Phone Call for Independent Expenditure, Ballot Initiative, or Issue Advocacy/Public Affairs Campaign
Best Web Video for Ballot Initiative
Best Web Video for Mayoral Candidate
Best Yard and Outdoor Signs
The Reed Awards, named after Campaigns & Elections’ founder Stanley Foster Reed, recognize excellence in campaign management, political consulting and political design.