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Austin Williams Wins Five Telly Awards for Broadcast Advertising Excellence

One Gold, Five Silver Awards for Campaigns for Molloy College, Rollstone Bank & Trust 

Hauppauge, NY (June 2, 2020) – Austin Williams, a Hauppauge, NY-based marketing, advertising, digital and public relations agency, has won five Telly Awards, given for broadcast advertising excellence, for its campaigns created for Molloy College and Rollstone Bank & Trust, it was announced today.

“A Telly is the apex of broadcast advertising achievement – with more than 12,000 entries from around the world, I’m very proud of our team’s achievements with five wins,” said Rick Chiorando, CEO and Chief Creative Officer of Austin Williams. “We applaud our partners for giving us the latitude to be bold and creative on their behalf.”

One gold and two silver Telly Awards went to the Molloy College “Live Your Story” campaign. View the “Live Your Story” campaign case study here.

“Austin Williams has always found a way to express precisely what we are trying to communicate to our future students about the value of a degree from Molloy College,” said Ed Thompson, vice president for advancement. “Our largest open house in the history of the College was proof this campaign resonated with our audiences.”

Austin Williams took home an additional two silver Telly Awards for its “Above & Beyond” campaign for Rollstone Bank & Trust. See one of the Austin Williams commercials for Rollstone Bank here:

“We chose Austin Williams as an agency to help us with a rebranding initiative,” said Melissa Kuehl, Vice President of Marketing for Rollstone Bank. “Through a lot of hard work and research, they developed a true understanding of who Rollstone is at its core and came up with this great creative concept to showcase our culture. We are thrilled with the results and couldn’t have asked for a better creative partner.”

About Austin Williams

Austin Williams is a full-service advertising, marketing, digital and public relations firm, creating ideas that inspire action for clients in the healthcare, higher education, financial services and professional services industries. Certified as a Women Business Enterprise (WBE) by the state of New York, the Long Island-based firm was founded in 1992 and was named one of the 100 fastest-growing agencies in the nation. AW also has been listed as a Great Place to Work by the institute that creates the annual Fortune 100 Great Places to Work list and on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing companies.


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