RIGGS receives Best of Show, Best of Broadcast in 2008 ADDY Awards

March 18, 2009

COLUMBIA, SC – March 18, 2009 – A television spot created by RIGGS for First Citizens Bank was honored as Best of Show and Best of Broadcast in the American Advertising Federation of the Midlands 2008 ADDY competition Saturday night. Along with this top distinction, RIGGS took home 12 Gold and Silver ADDY awards.

RIGGS’ work honored in the Midlands’ competition includes:

First Citizens Bank “Drive-Thru” TV    Best of Show
First Citizens Bank “Drive-Thru” TV    Best of Broadcast
First Community Bank  Annual Report   Gold ADDY
Regional HealthPlus  Annual Report   Gold ADDY
First Citizens Bank “Drive-Thru” TV    Gold ADDY
First Citizens Bank  “Brand” TV Campaign    Gold ADDY
RIGGS “In the Country of Epigrams” Newsletter  Gold ADDY
RIGGS “New Economy Consumer” Blog Launch Video  Gold ADDY
Tuomey Healthcare System “LifeTimes” Magazine   Silver ADDY
Wilbur Smith Associates Corporate Brochure   Silver ADDY
Beaufort Memorial Hospital “Pink” Newspaper Ad  Silver ADDY
First Citizens Bank “ATM” TV     Silver ADDY
DAODAS “Bad Dad/Mad Dad” TV     Silver ADDY
RIGGS “Rzine” Digital Magazine     Silver ADDY

“What a great night for RIGGS,” said Cathy Monetti, the agency’s creative director. “We are thrilled with the work awarded Best of Show and Best of Broadcast. But I am equally excited about the body of RIGGS’ work honored: broadcast, newspaper, collateral, annual report, interactive, self-promo.

I believe every member of the RIGGS’ creative and account management teams contributed to at least one winning piece. I simply could not be more proud.

The ADDY Awards is a three-tier national competition conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation and is the only creative awards program administered by the advertising industry for the industry.


RIGGS, Inc. is a full-service advertising agency that provides a broad array of strategic planning, creative development, and media placement services related to brand marketing. Major clients represented by RIGGS include those in the banking, healthcare, business-to-business and retail sectors.