KU TV advertisement wins national ‘best of show’ and Gold awards


LAWRENCE — The Office of University Relations won two gold awards and a Best of Show recognition in the 27th annual Educational Advertising Awards sponsored by Higher Education Marketing Report. Gold awards went to its TV advertisement "A great place to be you" and a series of radio ads titled “Let’s Pick a School.” All were produced internally.

The TV spot also landed KU in the Best of Show, one of 16 selected. Other best of show winners included the universities of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Arizona, and American University.

The annual competition drew more than 2,900 entries from more than 1,000 colleges, universities and secondary schools from all 50 states and several foreign countries.

The TV ad is viewable here. The four radio spots can be heard here.