Texas Addy Roundup

Regional advertising clubs presented Addy awards last month in Houston, San Antonio and Fort Worth, Texas.

In Houston, Fogarty Klein Monroe won best of show in the broadcast category for its Conoco work. The newly opened office of J. Walter Thompson earned best of show in print for Shell Lubricants as well as a special judges award for The Broken Spoke. Rives Carlberg topped the list of Houston honorees with 17 Addys and a special judges award. The latter was presented for creative director Ray Redding’s “Day of the Dead,” a photographic exhibit series and its accompanying promotional pieces.

In San Antonio, The Thompson Agency received overall best of show for its Texas Cradle Society poster, as well as the top print prize for the San Antonio Children’s Museum. Other leading winners included Robot (collateral for Carrera Communications) and Bromley Communications (television for the University of the Incarnate Word).

In Fort Worth, the laurels went to Witherspoon Ad-vertising and Public Relations (interactive/Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce); Blanchard Shaefer Advertising (broadcast/Snelling Personnel Services); and Graphic Concepts Group (print/National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame).

Oklahoma City’s ad club honored Visual Image Advertising with a best of show for its Taco Mayo radio campaign. The shop won 27 Addys, including a special judges prize. Another judges award went to Fleming Companies. The club’s Jef Fontana Comedy Award was given to Third Degree Advertising.