R&J Strategic Communications Takes Home Four Trophies at the 50th Annual Jersey Awards  

by | Jun 11, 2018

R&J Strategic Communications, a full service integrated marketing and public relations agency, was honored with four Jersey Awards in recognition for outstanding public relations, advertising, graphic design and social media work delivered in support of clients across a range of industries.  The awards were presented at the 50th Annual Jersey Awards dinner, sponsored by the New Jersey Advertising Club.

“The campaigns and projects that received Jersey Awards all helped our clients to achieve superior marketing outcomes and delivered on specific business objectives,” said John Lonsdorf, President of R&J Strategic Communications. “Our team prides itself on providing our clients with work of the highest caliber that makes a difference and helps them to exceed their business goals. Being recognized by our peers for this exceptional work is a great additional bonus for the talented team of marketing professionals at R&J.”

The work that was recognized with Jersey Awards represents the wide range of capabilities that the R&J team delivers to its clients on a daily basis, and included:

First Place Awards of Excellence:

  • A comprehensive public affairs and PR program in support of the New Jersey Community Mental Health Coalition – R&J’s program that supported a coalition of 12 community mental health providers throughout New Jersey helped to secure increased funding and reimbursement rates for mental health services.
  • A public relations program to drive education, awareness and screenings for “The Cancer No One Talks About” on behalf of RWJBarnabas Health’s Monmouth Medical Center – R&J’s comprehensive PR program helped to make a difference by increasing awareness and screenings for colorectal cancer.
  • Outdoor Advertising on behalf of Profeta Farms – R&J’s billboard series highlighting the fresh, local and organic offerings from Profeta Farms helped to introduce the farm to central New Jersey and spurred customer traffic.

Recognition for General Excellence:

  • A series of bi-lingual brochures on behalf of Garden Savings Federal Credit Union – R&J designed and produced brochures that highlight the credit union’s retail banking products.

The Jersey Awards represent the pinnacle of success in New Jersey’s marketing communication field.  This year marked the 50th anniversary of the awards, which are presented annually by the NJ Ad Club to New Jersey-based agencies for the best work in advertising, public relations, marketing communications, social media, graphic design and web design.  Over 500 submissions were received and were judged by members of the Westchester Advertising Club and other professionals from the New Jersey and New York area.

In addition to recognition in the Jersey Awards competition, R&J was also recently honored to receive two American Graphic Design Awards for web design, and a total of five ASTRA Awards from the NJ Communications, Advertising and Marketing Association for work in advertising, graphic design, web design, and out-of-home media.  

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