UNT Dallas Marketing & Communications Wins Video Award

Dallas (November 2, 2017) – The University of North Texas at Dallas Office of Marketing and Communications has received a Platinum MarCom Award from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) for a 30-second video advertisement titled “Wherever You’re Going.” The advertisement features UNT Dallas Student Government President Erick Solis making a commute to the UNT Dallas campus via DART light rail. “Wherever You’re Going.” currently plays on DFW television stations, as well as in local movie theaters.

The Platinum Award, the AMCP’s highest honor, was awarded in the prestigious Television category. This category is not limited to higher education institutions, and other Platinum Winners included the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA – Europe’s governing body for soccer) and the Association of American Railroads.

“Credit goes to our creative manager, Jared Horn, for coming up with a concept that illustrates how UNT Dallas is truly emerging as our city’s great urban university,” said Paul Corliss, Associate Vice President of Marketing & Communications for UNT Dallas. “All of our advertisements feature UNT Dallas students and Erick, like many of our Trailblazers, serves as an inspiration to potential future students.”

“Wherever You’re Going.” can be streamed here: https://youtu.be/g2urW-02YwE

In addition to winning a Platinum MarCom Award, UNT Dallas received an Honorable Mention MarCom award for a short video featuring UNT Dallas student TJ Vaughns, watch here: https://youtu.be/ZXZSmhiMAZo

The MarCom Awards honor excellence in marketing and communication while recognizing the creativity, hard work and generosity of industry professionals. Since its inception in 2004, MarCom has evolved into one of the largest, most-respected creative competitions in the world. Each year about 6,000 print and digital entries are submitted from dozens of countries.