MTA Wins Telly Awards for Outstanding Publicity and Video Work


Alaska Technology Leader Also Recognized by Alaska Business Monthly for COVID Response, Other Categories

PALM TREE, Alaska, July 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — MTA, from alaska Best Choice for Technology and Communications Products, won four Telly Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Commercials and Video. The Telly Awards honor excellence and recognize the best work created for television and through video for all screens each year.

Receiving more than 12,000 nominations from all 50 states and 5 continents, each year Telly Award winners represent the work of some of the world’s most respected advertising agencies, television stations, production companies and publishers. Last year, MTA received seven Telly Awards, continuing its winning streak this year.

MTA is recognized this year among other brands like Warner Bros. Worldwide TV Marketing, Sony Music Entertainment, Microsoft, The Walt Disney Company, ESPN and more. MTA had two videos in the ad campaign: “Building our Future,” which won Gold and Silver in the “Local TV” and Craft Local TV categories” and its 2021 Annual Report video, which won Bronze. in the “General, Non-Broadcast category.” The 2021 annual “Message from the CEO” won bronze in the general, non-broadcast category.

“It’s always an incredible honor for MTA to receive awards, but this collection from our COVID response and workplace to our marketing efforts is truly special,” said Michael Burke, CEO of MTA. “Showcasing our successful initiatives as well as our team who dedicate their careers to helping the community in various ways will lead to even more growth opportunities for MTA and its members.”

In addition to the Telly Awards, MTA has also been honored with three “Best of Alaska Business” awards from Alaska Business magazine. MTA received the “Foraker” award, or second place, in the following categories:

  • Best Telecom Provider
  • Best Workplace, 250+ Employees
  • Better business adaptation to COVID-19

“These awards clearly show that the work our team does day in and day out leaves an impression not only on our employees and members, but also on our community and even on a national audience,” said Wanda Tankerley, chief operating officer of MTA. “Our employees are our top priority. Every person at MTA works together to bridge the digital divide and ensure all Alaskans have equal access to Internet service.”

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About MTA

Founded in 1953 as a 100% locally owned and operated Alaskan cooperative, MTA is from alaska best choice for technology and communication products. As a key player in Southcentral Alaska’s economy, MTA provides residential and commercial technology solutions to enable member-owners and customers to live connected lives. Today, MTA remains one of the largest technology cooperatives in the United States. For more information, visit or connect with MTA on Facebook.

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