The award is for Electronic Media, Social Media, Interactive Media, Audio.Radio.Podcast series. Entries receiving scores of 90-100 are Platinum winners. Scores of 80-89 are Gold, and 70-79 are Honorable Mention winners.
About the Awards
Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing, and design of traditional and emerging media. Hermes Creative Awards recognizes outstanding work in the industry while promoting the philanthropic nature of marketing and communication professionals.
Hermes Creative Awards is administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). The international organization consists of several thousand marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, digital media production, and freelance professionals. AMCP oversees awards and recognition programs, provides judges, and awards outstanding achievement and service to the profession.
As part of its mission, AMCP fosters and supports the efforts of creative professionals who contribute their unique talents to public service and charitable organizations. Hermes entrants are not charged to enter work they produced pro bono. Over the past few years, AMCP’s Advisory Board has given out over$250,000 in grants and donations to support philanthropic endeavors.
Judges are industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.
There were about 6,500 entries from throughout the United States and 19 other countries in the Hermes Creative Awards 2020 competition. About 17 percent of entries won Platinum, the top award, and around 22 percent the Gold Award. Approximately 9 percent were Honorable Mention winners.
About the Podcast
My Friend Ted is the story of Ted Stehr and his family. Ted contracted ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) in his mid-50’s. The disease is fatal and there is no cure.
Recorded over the course of a year, the podcast chronicles how Ted and his family are affected by the disease, how they adapt to new realities, and how their relationships change as the disease progresses.
My Friend Ted is hosted and produced by Robert Ouimet.
Executive producers are Ted Stehr and Robyn So.