As 2022 closes, CATMEDIA has once again maintained its high standing among the elite agencies in Atlanta and throughout the country, having earned local, national, and international accolades for excellence in video, human resource practices, performance, and influence.
“I feel immense gratitude towards our talented team and esteemed clients for the groundbreaking projects that we were able to execute this year,” says Catherine Downey, CATMEDIA founder and CEO. “We are humbled for all of the recognition we received in 2022, and we eagerly look forward to the creative possibilities of next year.”
CATMEDIA won the following awards and recognitions in 2022.
Eight Telly Awards for Excellence in Digital Media
In May, CATMEDIA emerged as a big winner for this year’s prestigious Telly Awards, ranking in an astounding eight statuettes for its work with the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA), AmeriCorps, and several divisions within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The eight statuettes won in 2022 by CATMEDIA marks a new single-year record for the agency, bringing the company’s tally of Tellys to 15 for the last three years. CATMEDIA’s newly honored projects and categories include:
- Antibiotic Resistance in Calf Production, Silver Winner, Non-Broadcast – Government Relations
- CEFO Program, Silver Winner, Non-Broadcast – Information
- NCCC Stockton Food Bank, Silver Winner, Non-Broadcast – Cause Marketing
- Empathetic Conversations, Silver Winner, Non-Broadcast – Education & Training
- CEFO Program, Bronze Winner, Non-Broadcast – Directing
- CPR Health Equity, Bronze Winner, Non-Broadcast – Diversity & Inclusion
- VAERS Vaccine Safety, Bronze Winner, Non-Broadcast – Fully Animated Piece
- Flight Standards Strategic Plan, Bronze Winner, Non-Broadcast – Use of 2D Animation
The Telly Awards, founded in 1979, honors excellence in video and television across all screens. Thousands of entries from all 50 states and spanning five continents are received from some of the most respected advertising agencies, television stations, production companies, and publishers around the world.
Fellow winners over the past few years have included national and international agencies and brands, such as Aflac, BBDO, Edelman, Innocence Project, Mattel, Oglivy, PBS Digital Studios, Smithsonian, and Disney.
Named Among Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation
After being named among the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Atlanta for the seventh consecutive year in May, CATMEDIA was honored nationally in October among the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation for 2022.
The Best and Brightest Program identifies and honors organizations throughout the country that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. These employers of choice are assessed based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, and diversity.
Other honorees this year included the American Academy of Pediatrics, Panasonic Automotive, Six Flags, and T-Mobile.
Recognized Among 101 Top Marketing Agencies & Startups in Georgia
In June, CATMEDIA was named among the 101 Top Marketing Agencies & Startups in Georgia by PR Export, a London-based media company. PR Expert recognized elite agencies throughout the Peach State, including startups and established brands, for exceptional performance in innovation, growth, management, and societal impact.
CEO Listed Again in Atlanta Magazine’s 500 Most Powerful Leaders
For the fourth consecutive year, CATMEDIA founder and CEO Catherine Downey was named one of Atlanta Magazine’s 500 Most Powerful Leaders. She is among only 11 Marketing & Public Relations professionals included on this year’s prestigious list.
Atlanta Magazine’s 500 Most Powerful Leaders recognized the city’s most reputable CEOs, presidents, government and civic organization leaders, and non-profit executives, who are respected leaders in their communities that strive to create opportunities for other Atlantans.
CATMEDIA is an award-winning agency that specializes in advertising, creative services, media production, program management, and leadership training. As a national leader working with highly regulated clients, breaking down complex issues, and effectively communicating to a wide array of audiences, this Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) provides world-class customer service and innovative solutions to commercial and government clients, alike, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).