News / Published on Jul 2, 2024

Community Transit’s Creative & Brand team honored with four Telly Awards

The Telly Awards honor excellence in video and television across all screens.
A gift of three spinning Telly Awards

Community Transit is a proud recipient of four awards from the 45th Annual Telly Awards. The Telly Awards honor excellence in video and television across all screens. Established in 1979, This year’s Telly Awards received over 13,000 entries globally from more than 56 countries.  

The Creative & Brand team produces multiple video projects each year to help support Community Transit’s marketing, communication, and outreach efforts.  

The Creative & Brand Team smiles with their four Telly Awards.

The Creative & Brand Team holds their Telly Awards, with two members striking a pose like the figures on the awards.

“Video production has become a larger part of the work we do over the past few years,” says Mark Tucci, Sr. Program Manager of the Creative and Brand Team. “As the world continues to become more digitally engaged, having the skills to produce quality video content is an important and effective way to reach people throughout the community.” 

This year’s winners were selected for recognition based on excellence in the following areas: 

Branded Content, Commercials & Marketing, Immersive & Mixed Reality, Non-Broadcast, Online and Television Series, Shows & Segments, and Social Video. The award-winning work, done by our own internal Creative & Brand team, was in competition with big-name advertising agencies for these awards.  

“I am incredibly proud to work with such a highly talented team of creative artists and writers,” says Tucci. “Their passion for public transportation and the benefit it provides our community is reflected through all that they do. It's an honor to see them recognized for these creative contributions.” 

Here are the details of the awards: 

Gold Telly Winner in Local TV — Transportation 

Destinations — Ride Local. Love Local 

Graphic Designer: Jamie Johns 

Videographer: Andrew Brown 

Video Editor: Scott Glassman 

Gold Telly Winner in Local TV — Recruitment 

Recruitment — Patches 

Video Editor: Andrew Brown 

Graphic Designer: Scott Glassman 

Silver Telly Winner in Local TV — Recruitment 

Recruitment — Busload of Benefits 

Graphic Designer: Hayley Wright 

Scriptwriter: Rory Graves 

Bronze Telly Winner in Local TV — Transportation 

Youth Ride Free — Cats 

Graphic Designer: Hayley Wright

“We are committed to creating engaging content to effectively inform the public about the benefits of Community Transit’s expanding transit network which improves lives and strengthens communities,” said Community Transit CEO Ric Ilgenfritz. “These awards are a testament to our Creative & Brand team’s incredible talent and dedication, and highlights the important work we do for our communities.’’  

The full list of the 45th Annual Telly Awards winners can be found at  

Image captions

Top image: An animated GIF of three spinning Telly Award trophies.
Second and third Images: The Creative & Brand Team is shown holding their four Telly Award trophies. From left to right: Rory Graves, Scott Glassman, Jamie Johns, Hayley Wright, Andrew Brown, and Mark Tucci.