FP1 Strategies Wins Eight Awards at 2012 AAPC Conference

Apr 03, 2012, 14:06 ET from FP1 Strategies LLC

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FP1 Strategies LLC received eight awards at this year's American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) Conference, sweeping the category for best presidential ads, while being named the best overall Republican advertising campaign of the year.  FP1 received three gold awards for "presidential primary," "TV/radio campaign" and "best use of humor."

FP1 Strategies Partner Jon Downs took home a number of honors for television and radio advertisements he produced on behalf of Congressman Ron Paul's campaign for president.  In addition to being recognized by AAPC, Downs' recent ads have received high marks from political and advertising professionals for their creativity and effectiveness. 

FP1's ads have garnered attention in national publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Washington Examiner, USA Today, Slate and The Wall Street Journal.

A number of the ads recognized, including "Big Dog," "Serial Hypocrisy" and "Conviction" have been seen millions of times on YouTube.

"Whether we are producing content for a corporate client, presidential candidate or public affairs campaign, FP1's approach is always consistent," said Terry Nelson.  "We advance the strategic needs of our clients by ensuring that creative messages reach the right audiences for maximum impact."

"Congratulations are in order to our clients who were recognized by AAPC," said Jon Downs.  "At FP1, we take great pride in producing innovative, strategic ads that stand out and move the needle in the discussion so that the message resonates among decision makers."

About FP1 Strategies
FP1 Strategies LLC is a DC-based firm that brings together three highly-respected and well-known professionals.

Terry Nelson is one of the most influential political operatives in the nation's capital, having played senior roles in numerous political and public affairs campaigns.

Jon Downs is an award-winning writer and producer who has developed strategy and advertising for political candidates and issue campaigns across the country.  Downs was named one of the top 10 political consultants to watch by Politico and the Washington Examiner recently called one of his ads "the best of the 2011 presidential campaign."

Danny Diaz most recently was a lead consultant on two of the most closely watched political races in the country.  He has worked on various public affairs campaigns and was previously communications director at the Republican National Committee.

FP1 Strategies offers a host of services, including: public affairs campaign management, grassroots coalition building and management, paid advertising, media placement, press relations, crisis communication expertise, public opinion research and targeting, and new media and online grassroots advocacy.

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