Clear Channel Unveils O'Toole Awards Winners
September 22, 2009 at 4:25 AM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL COMMUNICATIONS has unveiled the 4A’s 2009 O’TOOLE AWARDS winners of its $1 million in free advertising honor, recognizing the outstanding work being done in advertising creative. Best large, mid-sized and small-agency award recipients, receiving $300,000 each, includes BBDO/NEW YORK, BBH and BARRIE D’ROZARIO MURPHY, respectively. OGILVY & MATHER/NEW YORK won $100,000 for their cause-oriented work in the category of best national public service campaign.
The four winners of the million-dollar accolade will benefit from targeted advertising outreach through CLEAR CHANNEL’s radio, digital and outdoor platforms.
"We have entered a bold, exciting moment in advertising and the O’TOOLE winners stand as essential pillars upholding an aspirational level of excellence," said CLEAR CHANNEL EVP and Pres./GLOBAL MEDIA SALES JOHN PARTILLA. "The competition between leading agencies was formidable and the victors now have the opportunity to further extend their brands through our multichannel assets."
"We’re honored by CLEAR CHANNEL’s generous support and contribution to this year’s O'TOOLE AWARDS," 4A's Board of Directors and Chairman, CRISPIN PORTER + BOGUSKY Vice Chair CHUCK PORTER. "The creativity and original thinking demonstrated across each category was simply remarkable and we’re delighted that winners will walk away with the additional honor."