Mercy Creative Team Wins Sixteen Telly Awards

Mercy Creative Team Wins Sixteen Telly Awards
Mercy Creative Team Wins Sixteen Telly Awards (Picture property of St. Louis Media, LLC)

ST. LOUIS, MO/May 24, 2017 (STL.News) Mercy Creative Team – The creative team behind Mercy Hospital’s commercials is being recognized for its industry performance.

The Mercy Experience Studio won 16 awards for its Mercy ads at the 38th annual Telly Awards competition.  Of those awards, the Mercy Experience Studio received three first-place honors.

The winning ads include: Worthy Of The Name, Heart, Truven, PC Hearing, PC Baseball, Breast Cancer, Live Without Pain, A Patient’s Journey, and Breast Cancer 2016 Campaign. These ads may be viewed online by clicking on the following link:

The Telly Awards was founded in 1979.  It honors excellence in local, regional and cable TV commercials, non-broadcast video and TV programs.  Entries are submitted from large international firms to local production companies and ad agencies in all five continents and all 50 states.  It’s considered one of the most sought-after creative awards in the advertising industry.

Industry leaders shared these testimonials on the Telly Awards’ website:

The Telly Awards is the go-to authority recognizing the best web videos and online video content.” said Ricky Van Veen, Co-Founder, CollegeHumor.

The Telly Award represents the very best in cable and local television. Being recognized by an organization of such high stature within the television and film industry is a great achievement, “ said  Chris Hannan, Senior Vice President of Marketing, FOX Sports Networks.

Marta Schmitz, a producer for Cox Media, describes the meaning of winning the prestigious Telly Award as “Credibility.  Respect.  Happiness.”

The Telly Awards receives over 13,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents annually.  The entries are judged by members of the Silver Telly Council.  Judges evaluate entries to recognize distinction in creative work.  Entries do not compete against each other.  Instead, entries are judged against a high standard of merit. Judges score entries on a performance scale and winning entries are recognized and awarded as Silver or Bronze Winners, based on the combined scoring of the judges who evaluate each entry.

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