The New York branches of Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide and Fallon Worldwide shared top honours at the Athena Awards ceremony last night.

WPP’s Ogilvy won its share of the grand prize for a 32-page insert for IBM’s Electronic Business Services unit. The team responsible were: Arturo Gigante and John McNeil (art directors); Victoria Ludwin (copywriter); Mike Penzo (producer); Josh Tavlin (creative director and copywriter), and Chris Wall (creative director).

Fallon, part of the Publicis Groupe, was honoured for a tribute to Andre Agassi by the US Tennis Association. Its winning team were: Jamie Barrett (creative director and copywriter); Brian Murphy (art director), and Louise Raicht (producer).

Meanwhile, the other big winner at the awards, sponsored by the Newspaper Association of America for Creative Advertising, was Richmond’s Work, which scooped five Athenas.

News Source: New York Times