Love Advertising Dominated 2022 Media Alliance Star Awards

Houston advertising powerhouse won Agency of the Year and five media team recognitions

3 min readAug 16, 2022

HOUSTON (April 14, 2022) — Love Advertising, a leading independent strategic advertising agency in Houston, was named Agency of the Year at the 2022 Media Alliance Star Awards Gala and honored with five additional accolades for outstanding team talent.

The Media Alliance of Houston (MAH) is a non-profit organization that acts as a foundation of leaders with a unity of purpose to promote progress and create change in the Houston area. Their annual Star Awards Gala recognizes advertising and media initiatives as well as individuals in the industry who go above and beyond with their hard work and dedication. The media team at Love Advertising took home five awards recognizing their amazing talent, including:

· Local Agency Support Staff | Charity Cain, Love Advertising

· Local Agency Account Service & Brand Management | Virginia Vorster, Love Advertising

· Local Agency Planner | Marlena Majoie, Love Advertising

· MAH Rising Star | Maria De La Riva, Love Advertising

· Market Rock Star | Kelley Rodriguez, Love Advertising

· Agency of the Year (Large) | Love Advertising

“This year’s awards are a direct result of the agency teams working together internally as well as with our media vendor partners,” said Kelley Rodriguez, Vice President of Media, Love Advertising. “I am so proud of our teamwork, dedication and the growth of the agency during these unprecedented times. Each individual award and being named Agency of the Year fills everyone with pride and empowerment as we continue to add to our award-winning work.”

Love Advertising continues to grow and stand out with award-winning work as a direct result from the agency’s commitment to seek meaningful and measurable solutions with their unique range of capabilities. Love Advertising demonstrates their expertise by understanding that true transformative results can only be accomplished when media and creative are tied together from start to finish. As is evidenced, the full-service agency continues to expand and establish themselves as a true leader in the industry.

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About Love Advertising

Love Advertising is an independent strategic advertising, marketing and communications agency headquartered in Houston, Texas. The agency partners with brands with the best-in-class strategy and breakthrough creativity, delivered with speed and agility. Love believes in creating meaningful connections between brands and consumers by navigating today’s complex and multicultural marketplace. Founded in 1979 by advertising pioneer Brenda Love, the agency has become one of the most awarded firms in the region and has been consistently named one of the Top Workplaces in Houston by the Houston Chronicle. Love’s client roster includes Shell Energy, 76, Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille, Phillips 66, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, YMCA of Greater Houston, Conoco, Gallery Furniture, John Moore Services and more.




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