First Ever TPEC Awards Announced by the Television Publicity Executive Committee

The first ever TPEC Awards are coming. The announcement was made by Dustin Smith, Founder, SMITHHOUSE and Wendy Zocks, Founder, Wendy Zocks PR, Co-Chairs of TPEC. The professional organization for Entertainment Public Relations executives, founded in 1992 and currently celebrating its 30th anniversary, has members involved in all forms of programming publicity from networks, studios, streamers and agencies.

Smith said, “Our vision is to honor and acknowledge the publicity teams throughout the industry who develop and execute strategic, creative and impactful campaigns in support of an impressive range of content in an ever-growing field of networks and services.”

While, regarding the show, Zocks had the following to mention: “TPEC is the only organization which bridges every platform and is uniquely positioned to recognize excellence in all programming publicity campaigns. We are truly excited to bring this to our members and colleagues to honor the hard work we all do.”

Categories will include the following:

Campaign of the Year
Outstanding Campaign for a Returning Drama
Outstanding Campaign for a Returning Comedy
Outstanding Campaign for a Returning Unscripted Series
Outstanding Campaign for a Television Movie, Limited or Anthology Series
Outstanding Campaign for a New Drama
Outstanding Campaign for a New Comedy
Outstanding Campaign for a New Unscripted Series
Lifetime Achievement Award for Program Publicity (Ben Halpern Award)

Eligibility for the inaugural awards will be the calendar year of January 2022-December 2022. The official rules and submission guidelines will be announced in early 2023.

Source: TPEC Press Release


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