The Pitch: Advertising and marketing news for 11.27.18

The Martin Agency produced a 50-second video for Land O’Lakes thanking veterans for preserving farmers’ way of life. The video’s release was timed around Veterans Day.

Anna Williams shot the food imagery for a Wieden+Kennedy Coca-Cola campaign. (Submitted)

Richmond-based photographer Anna Williams shot the food imagery for a Wieden+Kennedy campaign for Coca-Cola. The campaign appeared locally on a Lamar billboard on Interstate 64-95 near the Boulevard.

Addison Clark was hired to design a new website for Deep Run Renovations. The site will include a project gallery and client case studies for the Henrico-based contractor. Work also will include a branding update and new collateral. Addison Clark picked up a new client, Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association. Work will include marketing support for the Henrico-based trade group.

AMA Richmond won a 2017-18 Programming Excellence Award and a Membership Special Merit Award in the American Marketing Association’s annual Chapter Excellence Awards.

Ndp won two Pinnacle Awards from the Hampton Roads chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. The awards, in the community relations and special events categories, recognized ndp’s work for Baltimore-based The Cordish Cos. in its revitalization of Norfolk’s riverfront Waterside District.

Amy Venhuizen

Spurrier Group hired three new employees. Amy Venhuizen is a senior project manager/account director. She was previously president of V Media Services and spent 20 years as COO of Glen Allen-based Thompson Everett. Sarah Knapp is a senior media buyer and was previously with Elephant Insurance, Genworth and WFofR Media. Venhuizen and Knapp are part of Spurrier’s recently launched media intelligence team.

Spurrier also hired Kristina Williams as operations manager. She previously spent 13 years at Goodwill Industries.

Kristina Williams

Red Orange Studio began work on websites for two new clients: Connor’s Heroes, a Richmond-based childhood cancer nonprofit, and local blog Church Hill People’s News. The agency’s Slice small-business division started work on a logo refresh and collateral for Meadowbridge SDA Church in Mechanicsville and completed a branding project for Magic Make Readies, a local painting and cleaning business.

Lythos Studios was hired to attract new clients for Doreen Creel-Accounting in Hopewell. Work will include a new website and multiple Facebook posts to be released over seven months.

Fable was hired to create a brand for Virginia Turfgrass Foundation. Work will include brand strategy, messaging, logo, website and advertising. The agency is developing a brand for Claire Hollingsworth, a Moseley resident and Chopped Junior winner. Work will include naming, brand strategy, marketing plan and logo design to highlight her food-related products and a recently filmed YouTube video series.

Fable also completed branding work for Midlothian-based Paragon Construction. Work included brand strategy and messaging, logo redesign, sales materials, photography and video.

Fable completed branding work for Paragon Construction. (Submitted)

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