Obama Nominated For Radio Mercury Marketer Award
April 15, 2009 at 4:50 AM (PT)
The RADIO MERCURY AWARDS will honor a "Marketer of the Year" for the first time this year, and the nominees include COCA-COLA, GEICO, HERSHEY CO., MCDONALD'S, MERCEDES-BENZ, WAL-MART... and President BARACK OBAMA.
Nominees were selected from categories including Automobile, Beverage, Consumer Product Goods, Insurance, Retail, Quick Serve Restaurant and Political. The winner will be announced at the annual awards ceremony on JUNE 17th in NEW YORK.
"Good radio creative is persuasive, entertaining and provocative," said Chief Judge and VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY BRANDCENTER Exec. Dir. RICK BOYKO. "With the media landscape evolving, now is the perfect time to celebrate the brands that continue to make radio an effective and compelling advertising experience, both for marketers and listeners."