NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TheStreet(NASDAQ: TST) announced today that it has won an award of excellence in the 20th Annual Communicator Awards corporate image video category for TheStreet's sizzle reel. With over 6,000 entries received from across the U.S. and around the world, the Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring the creative excellence for communications professionals.
"We are both excited and amazed by the quality of work received for the 20 th Annual Communicator Awards. This year's class of entries is a true reflection of the progressive and innovative nature of marketing and communications," noted Linda Day, executive director of the Academy Interactive and Visual Arts. She added, "On behalf of the entire Academy I want to applaud this year's Communicator Awards entrants and winners for their dedication to perfecting their craft as they continue to push the envelope of creativity." The Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), a 600+ member organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media. Current AIVA membership represents a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms including: AirType Studio, Conde Nast, Disney, Keller Crescent, Lockheed Martin, Monster.com, MTV, rabble+rouser, Time Inc., Tribal DDB, Yahoo!, and many others. See aiva.org for more information. TheStreet's sizzle reel was developed in the summer of 2013 in order to showcase the company's new studio capabilities as well as demonstrate its proximity to Wall Street. The video is online at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33ek1yrIkQQ. "Our location on Wall Street grants TheStreet unparalleled access to big newsmakers that investors want to hear from, and we were eager to share that notion with our audience," said Elisabeth DeMarse, Chairman, President and CEO of TheStreet. "We're excited that our sizzle reel is being acknowledged for its ability to present our corporate image with such a prestigious industry award." For more information about TheStreet please visit t.st. About TheStreet TheStreet, Inc. is the leading independent digital financial media company providing business and financial news, investing ideas and analysis to personal and institutional investors worldwide. The Company's portfolio of business and personal finance brands includes: TheStreet, RealMoney, RealMoney Pro, Stockpickr, Action Alerts PLUS, Options Profits, MainStreet and RateWatch. To learn more, visit www.thestreet.com. The Deal, the Company's institutional business, provides intraday coverage of mergers and acquisitions and all other changes in corporate control. To learn more, visit www.thedeal.com. About The Communicator Awards: The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for communication professionals. Founded by communication professionals over a decade ago, The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and identity work for print, video, interactive and audio. This year's Communicator Awards received thousands of entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards of its kind in the world. Please visit www.communicatorawards.com for more information. The Communicator Awards is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms. Please visit aiva.org for a full member list and more information. CONTACT: Emily Scheer 212.321.5521 Emily.Scheer@thestreet.com Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130102/NY35868LOGO-b