John Brown Media bags two Golds at the prestigious Pearl Awards in New York

Last night, Pick n Pay’s Fresh Living publishers, John Brown Media South Africa, won three awards at the 14th Annual Pearl Awards in New York. Over and above the coveted Gold Award for Best Retail (outstanding multi-channel solutions), they were also awarded: Gold – Best Use of Email – Supper Sorted for Pick n Pay and Bronze – Best Print Magazine (Editorial) B2C – Fresh Living for Pick n Pay.
John Brown Media bags two Golds at the prestigious Pearl Awards in New York
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John Brown Media bags two Golds at the prestigious Pearl Awards in New York
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The Pearl Awards is the longest running content marketing awards program in the United States. This year a record 87 companies including leading brands, publishers and agencies around the world submitted entries.

“Since 2004, The Content Council has been celebrating excellence in content marketing through the annual Pearl Awards program and this year’s entries are no exception,” said Andy Seibert, Chairman of The Content Council and Managing Partner of Imprint. “The list of finalists showcases innovation and excellence in content marketing across print, digital and multi-channel platforms from around the globe.”

“We are extremely proud to have won these awards. They are a testament to both a great brand and a talented, dedicated team”, says Lani Carstens, Managing Director of John Brown Media, who attended the awards ceremony. “One of the criteria for the Pearl Awards is that the entries have to demonstrate not only clear strategy and beautiful execution, but also measurable effectiveness. We really believe that Fresh Living and our work with Pick ‘n Pay across all their channels tick these boxes – and this global recognition is yet more proof of this.”

John Brown’s Boston office also won a Gold award for Best Print Magazine B2C for Hannafords Fresh magazine.

John Brown Media

John Brown Media is part of a leading global content agency with clients such as Pick n Pay, FNB, Spur, BMW, MINI, Discovery, Life Healthcare and Total locally, and Waitrose, John Lewis, RBS, Hannafords and Spinneys abroad. Their track record in helping their clients maximise customer engagement on multiple platforms is evident in both the diversity and longevity of the client portfolio. John Brown has offices in Cape Town, Johannesburg, London, Hong Kong, Boston and Dubai. John Brown is part of the Dentsu Aegis Network Group.