Press Releases

March 5th, 2015

Bozell Wins Multiple Awards at American Advertising ADDY Awards

picCreative marketing communications firm Bozell received several industry awards at the 2015 American Advertising ADDYs Awards Banquet, which took place in Lincoln on Saturday, Feb. 21.

Bozell was awarded four Professional Silver ADDY awards for its work with Storz Brewing Company, Nebraska Shakespeare and College World Series of Omaha, Inc. Two awards won in the category of sales promotion with other awards in the categories of advertising for the arts and sciences and non-traditional advertising.

“We’re always proud when Bozell’s hard work is recognized at the ADDYs Awards,” said Kim Mickelsen, Bozell chief executive officer. “Our team has tremendous talent, and it’s a great feeling to see that acknowledged by our industry peers.”

The American Advertising Awards is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting over 40,000 entries every year in local AAF Club (Ad Club) competitions. The mission of the American Advertising Awards competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising.

January 15th, 2015

Bozell Announces New Media Director

SONY DSCBozell, a creative marketing communications firm, announces the hire of Tracy Koeneke as media director. Koeneke brings more than 10 years of agency experience with clients in the banking, education, automotive and restaurant industries. As media director, she will plan, execute and monitor strategic media plans. Koeneke graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Read More

December 22nd, 2014

Bozell Announces New Hires and Staff Promotion

Bozell, a creative full-service agency, announces the promotion of Nathan Anderson and the hire of two employees to account service and interactive. Read More

December 11th, 2014

Bozell Wins Multiple PRSA Nebraska Paper Anvil Industry Awards

Creative marketing communications firm Bozell received multiple industry awards at the 2014 Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Nebraska Paper Anvil Awards Gala on Wednesday. Read More

December 4th, 2014

Bozell Adds Three New Staff Members

Bozell, a full-service advertising and public relations agency, announced the appointment of three new employees to account service, interactive and internal divisions. Read More

November 14th, 2014

Bozell Grows Workforce by Four

Bozell, a creative marketing communications firm, grows its workforce by announcing the hire of four staff members including financial project management and creative positions. Read More

October 7th, 2014

AAF Omaha Announces 2015 Ad Pro and Ad Rookie of the Year Winners

AAF Omaha announces the winners for Ad Pro and Ad Rookie of the Year. Michael Johnson and Sarah Pieper will be recognized and awarded for their respective nominations at AAF Omaha’s BOOM! Roasted Awards Dinner on November 6 at 6:00 pm. The event will also feature the Roast of Mark Carpenter, Partner/Vice President of Creative Strategy & Production Services at SKAR Advertising. Carpenter is an AAF Omaha board member and currently serves as AAF Omaha’s Nebraska ADDYs co-chair. The Boom! Roasted Award Dinner will be held at the Pizza Shoppe Collective in Benson. Read More

October 1st, 2014

Bozell Commercials Became a National Phenomenon 40 Years Ago

Award-winning Campaign Remembered

More than four decades have passed since C.W. McCall first pulled his 18-wheeler into the Old Home Filler-Up an’ Keep-on-a-Truckin’ Café, but Bill Fries recalls the story behind the award-winning campaign as though it happened yesterday.

As senior vice-president and creative director at Bozell & Jacobs, which later became Bozell, Fries was the driving force behind the acclaimed TV commercials that in June of 1974 were voted the best advertising campaign in the nation by an international panel of judges for the Clio Awards. Now living in Ouray, Colorado, Fries was writer, creative director, voice talent and producer of the Old Home commercials, which became a phenomenon during the mid-1970s.
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February 17th, 2014

What’s in a Title? Bozell Owners Take Their Titling Decision ‘Lightly’

Bozell, a full-service advertising and public relations agency, has named Kim Mickelsen as chief executive officer (CEO) and Robin Donovan as president in recognition  of their leadership, years of service, and above all their luck of the draw. Read More

February 12th, 2014

Bozell Receives Multiple Advertising Industry Awards

Creative marketing communications firm Bozell today announced the agency received multiple local industry awards for its advertising campaigns. Sponsored by the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the ADDY Awards are the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, recognizing creative excellence and the very best advertising worldwide. Read More