On Thursday, March 1st, NMY participated in the 52nd Annual Addy Awards — Who Won It edition. Together, over 20 local agencies competed to take home silver, bronze, and gold Addy awards and go on to compete with the best of the region and nation. The theme this year was based on the Clue board game, with special appearances from the Clue characters, including Mrs. Peacock and Colonel Mustard, as well as magnifying glass shaped awards, mystery themed decor, and a raffle.
With the help of our dedicated team of creative professionals, NMY took home four Silver Addys, four Bronze Addys, and two Gold Addys, as well as the Best of Print award for our collaboration with Chennault Museum and the book "Way of a Fighter." Our Awards are as follows:
"Surge" - Bronze ADDY for best Internet Commercial
"Anytime Fitness Testimonials" - Bronze ADDY for best Local Television Commercial Campaign
"NMY Christmas Card" - Bronze ADDY for best Advertising Industry Self Promotion in Print Advertising
"Progressive Piggy Campaign" - Bronze ADDY for best Integrated Advertising Campaign Local Consumer
"2017 Institutional Spot" - Silver ADDY for best Regional/National Television Commercial
"Caleb's First Sale" - Silver ADDY for best Local Television Commercial - 30 Seconds
"Argent Advisors Pitch Book" - Silver ADDY for best Brochure
"Hope" - Silver ADDY for best Public Service Non-Broadcast Ausio/Visual
"Jesus the Good Shepherd Website" - Gold ADDY for best Responsive Design
"Chennault Museum Way of a Fighter" - Gold ADDY for best Book Design
"Best of Print"
"Chennault Museum's Way of Fighter- A Museum Exhibit" - Best of Print award and Bronze ADDY Winner in the District Awards
Pusher of pixels, writer of code, reluctant IT. Mechanic, musician, carpenter. Luthier, brick mason, roadie extraordinaire. Wearer of hats - real and metaphorical. He can regale you with tales of browsers gone by or help you tune the carb on a '64 Mercury - pick you out a tune or design your logo. He is 20 years into his quest to make the web a prettier and more useful place.
Being Queen Bee has its challenges. The key is to keep the hive alive and fun. Over 30 years of blood, sweat and tears have been spent nurturing an outstanding group of very active and creative worker bees who have developed a special blend that sets us apart. She wouldn't change a thing, other than having our busy bee hive moved to Hawaii. Nothing wrong with dreaming, a belief summed up by our motto - Everyone dreams dreams, few live them. Welcome to ours.
Graham and Paula have been together for a long time. They both actually worked for same company while La Tech students, graduated in same quarter, and both worked at same office in their first full-time jobs in their advertising careers before starting our little agency in 1986. He is a model car collector, proud father, and a master planner of client campaigns.
Just another artist in need of a paycheck. After six years of molding and messing about at Louisiana Tech University she found a home among the pixels at NMY. Things are different there. They need a special kind of thinker. When not making your website awesome, she's wrangling two children and creating other beautiful things.
A mother, a baker, and candlestick maker - well not really on the candlesticks. A ULM graduate who married her high school sweetheart and recently bought a house, is proud to be a media assistant at NMY.
As a self-proclaimed movie trivia master, Robin likes to spend time watching movies with her fiancé. Robin is NMY's college intern turned Production Assistant, but it doesn't stop there. She also interned for The Walt Disney Company! Robin is a recent ULM graduate, a cat mom, and a yoga enthusiast.
Just call her the Marketing Meteorologist! Kayleigh moved to Monroe as the "weather lady" for a local TV station. Now she's at NMY keeping jobs running smoothly and on track as project coordinator! What about life after work? Well, she loves spending time with her husband, son, and dog. Other loves include: running, BBQ, and fishing.
A coffee bean roasting soccer player? Yep. A crawfish boiling mass communicator? You know it. Studio jack-of-all-trades? Sure, and that's just the beginning. Business development and leading our video production department is Adam's real stock-in-trade. A ULM graduate, he married his high school sweetheart, bought a house, and joined the NMY team. A glutton for punishment, you say? Maybe. He's got two offspring – both girls.
A Jedi Master of the camera. A Grand Overlord of editing footage. A Majestic Wonder of... awkward moments? That's why we keep him locked away in an edit bay, producing some of the best videos a human mind - the jury is still out on the "human" part - can devise. Sometimes we even let the magical beast out of his habitat to shoot our amazing footage. But we never let him stray too far.