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Award Season Is Here, and PPK Is Bringing The Judges

Award season is upon us, and a couple of our very own will be helping judge the country’s best of the best.

Our Interactive Creative Director, Dmitrii Osipovskii, will be judging the Shorty Awards and the Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards this year. 

The Shorty Awards, an annual awards show honoring the best of social and digital media, is the first award show to celebrate online accomplishments. Since its inception in 2008, the Shorty Awards has matured alongside the social media industry, recognizing the work of brands, agencies, influencers, and other social media professionals.

The Internet Advertising Competition Awards is an annual competition recognizing outstanding achievement and creative excellence in digital marketing. The IAC Awards recognizes the best work in 97 online advertising categories in 9 online formats, including online ad, video, mobile, newsletter, email, and social media. 

Our Executive Creative Director, Paul Prato, will be judging the DigiDay Awards this year.

The Digiday Awards celebrate excellence in advertising and marketing and recognizes the people and companies changing the industry with campaigns and creative modernizing media and marketing. These awards recognize the best work in over 20 categories, including social media, video, mobile, audio, and more.


Our Creative Director and Writer, Michael Schillig, will be judging the 2022 Radio Mercury Awards.

The Radio Mercury Awards is regarded as the most elite competition in the world for radio and is the only national creative competition that is exclusively devoted to this medium. Established in 1992 to encourage and reward the development of effective and creative radio commercials, the annual Radio Mercury Awards competition draws entries from advertising agencies, production houses, radio stations and educational institutions across the country. Approximately 21,000 commercials have competed in the Radio Mercury Awards and close to $3.5 million in prizes have been awarded over the past 31 years.


Our President, Garrett Garcia, will be judging the Effie Awards and Digiday’s Future Leaders Awards. 

The Effie Awards are the preeminent awards in advertising that spotlights effective marketing. The awards recognize all forms of marketing that contribute to a brand’s success and celebrate effectiveness with more than 55 programs spanning 125 countries and regions, including the Global Effies, regional programs in Asia Pacific, Africa/Middle East, Europe, and Latin America, and national Effie programs.

Year-after-year, industry lists honor executives in prominent roles already in the headlines. The Future Leader Awards, presented by Digiday, Glossy, and Modern Retail, wants to honor the ones still making a name for themselves and making a significant impact behind the scenes and recognize the next generation of leaders across media and marketing, fashion, beauty, and retail. 


We are honored that Dmitrii, Paul, Michael and Garrett will be part of judging the best work of brands, agencies, creators, and leaders across the industry, recognizing innovation, creativity, marketing, and leadership.

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