Five WSSC Video Productions Win International Awards

A Platinum, Two Gold, Two Honorable Mentions

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Macrom Gold Winner 2012Laurel –  November 20, 2012: Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) is pleased to have received five distinguished honors from the MarCom Awards for a variety of video productions.

WSSC was honored with one Platinum Award for a video featuring the Commission’s mobile app, WSSC Mobile; two Gold Awards, one for a video that highlights a specific feature of WSSC Mobile and one for a video showing customers how to detect toilet leaks; and two Honorable Mentions, one for a production educating customers about the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund Fee and another for a public service announcement promoting WSSC’s Can the Grease initiative.

The MarCom Awards is an international creative competition that recognizes outstanding achievement by marketing and communication professionals. Entries come from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies and freelancers. The competition has grown to one of the largest of its kind in the world. For the 2012 competition, there were more than 6,000 entries from the United States, Canada and several other countries.
The awards are administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). Approximately 18 percent of the entries won the Platinum Award, the organization’s top honor.
“This is a tremendous honor for WSSC and the Communications & Community Relations Office,” said WSSC General Manager/CEO Jerry N. Johnson. “They help tell our customers about important environmental issues as well as new services and products we offer that can save them time and money.  Congratulations to our “Comms” team and especially Producer Lyn Riggins.”

Click on the links below to view WSSC’s award-winning videos.

  • WSSC Mobile Part I – An overview of WSSC Mobile app’s key features
  • WSSC Mobile Part II – Highlights the mobile app’s “Report a Problem” feature 
  • WSSC Shows You How to Check for Toilet Leaks – A step-by-step guide to detecting a leaky toilet
  • WSSC and the Bay Restoration Fund Fee – An explanation of the Bay Fee and WSSC’s Financial Hardship Exemption Program
  • Can the Grease PSA  – A look at the negative impact of grease in the sewer system and on the environment.

For 100 years, WSSC has proudly served the citizens of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties – providing drinking water that has always met strict Safe Drinking Water Act standards and protecting the environment through vital water resource recovery services. Our vision is to be THE world-class water utility, where excellent products and services are always on tap.


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