Clear Channel To Award $1 Million In Free Ads
September 11, 2009 at 4:24 PM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL COMMUNICATIONS will announce MONDAY that it will award a total of $1 million in free advertising across the company's radio, digital and outdoor platform to the top three winners of the 4A’s 2009 O'TOOLE Awards. The grand prize winner will receive $500,000 in free advertising, with the second and third place winners receiving $300,000 and $200,000, respectively. The O'TOOLES are awarded to ad agencies for creative excellence.
"These prizes acknowledge creative agencies as critical partners, and we hope they will nourish creativity and demonstrate how effective radio and outdoor platforms are for great content," said EVP and President of Global Media Sales JOHN PORTILLA. "Agencies of this magnitude represent remarkable and unique examples of bold, strong work and capture the essence of digital innovation."
The prizes will be presented on SEPTEMBER 21st at the NOKIA THEATRE TIMES SQUARE. 4As board member CHUCK PORTER and CREATIVITY MAGAZINE editor TERESSA IEZZI will host the event, with CLEAR CHANNEL CEO MARK MAYS announcing the free advertising winners.