The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Awards an EMMY to KC Strategies in 2017
Gerald Daugherty's viral 60-second ad "Please Re-Elect Gerald...Please" was awarded a regional EMMY Award in 2017 for Outstanding Achievement for a Single Spot Commercial. The other nominees in the category included the Houston Metro, the Texas Rangers Baseball Club, and the San Antonio FC professional soccer team.
With a production budget of just $7,500, the Daugherty ad became the most-watched local political ad of all time. It received over nine million views, appeared on the YouTube Ad Leaderboard, was translated into more than dozen languages, and was covered by the press on every continent.
The Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is the standard-bearer for excellence in the television industry and the gatekeeper of the prestigious regional EMMY Awards in Texas. The Lone Star EMMY Chapter represents the best and brightest television and media professionals from all disciplines of the industry and from all of Texas’ 19 television markets.