May 18, 2017

Crawford Strategy, a full-service agency committed to providing strategic and creative communications solutions to a wide variety of organizations, was recently recognized with three Mercury awards and five Silver Wing awards at the annual Mercury Awards ceremony held by the South Carolina chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (SCPRSA). At the ceremony, outstanding individual public relations programs and campaigns were recognized with Mercury awards. Silver Wing awards recognized outstanding individual tactics used in public relations.

Crawford Strategy received two Mercury Awards of Excellence. The agency’s work for Thrive Upstate was recognized in the Brand and Reputation Management category and the firm’s campaign for North Myrtle Beach’s The Coast is Clear was honored in the Crisis and Issues Management category. The agency also received a Mercury Award of Merit for United Community Bank’s Uconnect website in the internal communications category.

Crawford Strategy also received a Silver Wing Award of Excellence in the External Multimedia Programs category for Thrive Upstate’s video.


Crawford Strategy’s four Silver Wing awards covered a variety of categories and clients:

·         PUBLICATIONS – SINGLE ISSUE – Planning, writing, designing and producing of the Nachman Norwood & Parrott Perspectives Paper.

·         PRINT NEWSLETTER – Designing, writing, and producing of O’Neal’s The Apostrophe.

·         MEDIA RELATIONS – Planning and implementation of a successful Media Tour for Embassy Suites Downtown Greenville

·         CREATIVE TACTICS – Planning and production of the Ice on Main Media Advisory Thermometer

“At Crawford Strategy, we strive to create relevant and innovative communication solutions for our clients to help tell their stories. It is great to know that our work is recognized and awarded by top organizations in our industry such as PRSA,” said Marion Crawford, president and CEO of Crawford Strategy.

The SCPRSA’s Mercury Awards recognize and showcase South Carolina’s finest professionals, agencies, tactics and campaigns. Public relations practitioners across the state are eligible to enter the competition.

About Crawford Strategy, LLC

Crawford Strategy provides relevant communications solutions to help businesses move forward. Based in Greenville, SC and serving clients across the Southeast, Crawford provides a full complement of award-winning capabilities, including brand development, strategic planning, traditional and digital marketing and public/media relations. To learn more, please visit


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