MSP Communications Wins Seven Pearl Awards From The Content Council

Nov 12, 2015, 14:50 ET from MSP Communications

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MSP Communications, an award-winning publisher and leading content marketing agency based in Minneapolis, announced today that it won seven Pearl Awards for excellence in custom content creation and publishing, including the prestigious Best Content Director Award. MSP Communications was the most awarded company at the 2015 Pearl Awards presented by The Content Council, held on November 10, 2015.

"We are honored to be recognized by our peers and I am extremely proud of the work we do on behalf of our clients every day," said Gary Johnson, president of MSP Communications. "Our creative and engaging content wins awards, yes, but more importantly, it drives engagement, moves people to action and is brand journalism at its best."

Winners were picked from nearly 500 entries from leading brands, publishers and agencies. Experts judged entries on overall effectiveness, creativity, visual captivation and more.

MSP Communications won four silver and two bronze awards, recognizing MSP Communications' work on behalf of clients IBM, McKesson, Teradata and Code42. Among them:

CATEGORY: Best Blog/Series of Blog Posts [SILVER]

  • McKesson Corp.,

CATEGORY: Best Evolution of Print to Digital [SILVER]

  • IBM, IBM Systems Media

CATEGORY: Best Use of Typography [SILVER, BRONZE]

  • Teradata, Teradata Magazine Q1 2015 [SILVER]
  • Teradata, Teradata Magazine Q4 2014 [BRONZE]

CATEGORY: Best White Paper/eBook [SILVER]

  • Code42, Beyond Backup: The benefits you haven't thought of

CATEGORY: Most Effective Email Program [BRONZE]


Additionally, MSP Communications' vice president of content, Jayne Haugen Olson, was awarded the esteemed Best Content Director Award for 2015.

A full list of this year's Pearl Award winners can be found here.

About MSP Communications
MSP Communications is an award-winning publisher that produces engaging, service driven content for some of the world's most innovative brands. In addition to its proprietary publications, Mpls.St.Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business, the company has produced more than 200 print and digital titles over its 43-year history. Its custom content division, MSP-C, delivers smart, persuasive content across key owned, earned and paid channels. Our diverse roster of clients includes market leaders such as Delta Air Lines, 3M, UnitedHealthcare, Optum, IBM, McKesson and Teradata. Having established expertise in the magazine business—and evolving into a content agency—we know what triggers engagement, captures audience and sells product. For more information, visit


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