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News Release: King Media Wins International Awards for Southwest Michigan Clients

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November 13, 2018
ST. JOSEPH, MI – Local marketing and advertising agency King Media won four international MarCom awards, two of which celebrated work for the agency’s growing portfolio of Southwest Michigan clients.
A gold MarCom award in the Print Media: Logo category recognized King Media’s logo redesign for Shadowland on Silver Beach, St. Joseph’s premier wedding and events venue. The refreshed logo brings a contemporary feel to the iconic venue, and was inspired by the venue’s breathtaking location on Lake Michigan.
King Media’s second gold award was in the Digital Media: Web Advertising category, and honored the agency’s work on behalf of Harbor Shores resort. In partnership with local videographer Kyle Bainter, King Media created exquisite video ads that showcased the Harbor Shores lifestyle. By executing a targeted digital campaign, the agency reached key target audiences and increased real estate sales.
Since King Media opened its second office in St. Joseph in 2016, the agency’s portfolio of local clients has been growing – and with King Media’s help, many local companies and organizations are achieving new goals. “I’ve been part of the Southwest Michigan community my whole life,” says president and founder Coleen King “and it’s very rewarding to build new relationships and help local businesses grow. That’s why we do what we do – to make a true difference.”
The platinum MarCom awards for Strategic Communications were in the Integrated Marketing and Branding categories. They recognize King Media’s efforts on behalf of Mason Public Schools, a Mid-Michigan client for whom the agency developed and executed an informational bond proposal campaign. King Media’s messaging and campaign strategy played a pivotal role in passing a $69.7 million bond proposal – the largest in District history.
The MarCom awards honor King Media alongside global brands like Aflac, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, FedEx, Citi, Honda and more. These awards bring King Media to a total of 17 national and international awards in just three years, demonstrating the agency’s high standard of strategic planning, creative execution and meaningful results.
King Media is a full-service marketing, advertising, public relations and digital media agency and was named the PR News 2018 Boutique Firm of the Year. King Media has two offices – St. Joseph and East Lansing – with a coast-to-coast footprint. Additional services and case studies can be found at KingMediaNow.com.
MarCom Awards honors excellence in marketing and communication while recognizing the creativity, hard work and generosity of industry professionals. Each year, about 6,000 print and digital entries are submitted from dozens of countries.