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Our Wins

Since CMG started in 2012, we’ve helped more than 300 clients make a difference. We love helping nonprofits, campaigns, small businesses, unions, and advocacy groups make a difference online. Our projects vary from branding and creative work, to digital advertising, to full websites — and we love it all. Check out the comprehensive list of our award winning projects below!

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  • 2018
  • 2017
AwardLevelCategoryClientCreative
AddyOverallBest in ShowCommittee to Protect Health CareBiden Understands Frontline Workers
AddyOverallJudges ChoiceCommittee to Protect Health CareUSPS: Essential for Mail Order Meds
AddyGoldPolitical Non-Broadcast and Online VideoUnited Auto WorkersUAW Votes for Change
AddyGoldPolitical Non-Broadcast and Online VideoKaren McDonald for ProsecutorKaren McDonald: A Fighter for All
AddyGoldPolitical Broadcast TelevisionKaren McDonald for ProsecutorKaren McDonald: A Fighter for All
AddyGoldPolitical Print Collateral MaterialGovernor Gretchen WhitmerThat Woman in Michigan
AddyGoldPolitical Non-Broadcast and Online VideoCommittee to Protect Health CareBiden Understands Frontline Workers
AddySilverPolitical Non-Broadcast and Online VideoUnited Auto WorkersJoe Biden is One of Us
AddySilverPolitical Non-Broadcast and Online VideoCommittee to Protect Health CareUSPS: Essential for Mail Order Meds
AddySilverPolitical Non-Broadcast and Online VideoWe Make MichiganMichigan Stands Up for Each Other
AddySilverPolitical Broadcast TelevisionCommittee to Protect Health Care200,000 Deaths.
AddySilverPolitical Non-Broadcast and Online VideoCommittee to Protect Health Care200,000 Deaths.
AddyBronzePolitical Broadcast TelevisionUnited Auto WorkersSenator Peters Rides with Us
AddyBronzePolitical Non-Broadcast and Online VideoUnited Auto WorkersSenator Peters Rides with Us
AddyBronzePolitical Non-Broadcast and Online VideoMichigan Democratic State Central CommitteeAngela Witwer for State Rep.
AddyBronzePolitical Non-Broadcast and Online VideoWe Make MichiganWe Make Michigan
AddyBronzePolitical Online/InteractiveStop Trump PAC/VFVFStop Trump PAC: It's Time to Act
AddyBronzePolitical Online/InteractiveUnited Auto WorkersUAW Endorses Biden for President
AddyBronzePolitical Online/InteractiveUnited Auto WorkersUAW Votes from Home for Victory
AddyBronzePolitical Online/InteractiveDebbie Dingell for CongressDebbie Dingell for Congress
AddyBronzePolitical AudioMichigan Democratic State Central CommitteeChristine Morse for State Rep
AddyBronzePolitical Out-of-Home & Ambient MediaCommittee to Protect Health CareTrump on COVID-19: "Live With It"
AddyBronzeSingle Unit—Any SizeMichigan State Census2020 Census – 10 years of Benefits
AddyBronzePolitical Print Collateral MaterialGovernor Gretchen WhitmerHappy 2021 from Governor Whitmer
Reed Best Landing PageUnited Auto WorkersUAW Vote by Mail
Reed Best Online Advertising Campaign on a Shoestring Budget (Independent/Other)Voters Not PolitiansAfter Hours: Expanding Voting Access for Nights and Weekends Website & Video
Reed Best Use of Online Targeting for Statewide Campaign (non-federal)Michigan Democratic PartyMDP MI Supreme Court
Reed Best Rapid Response Piece of Campaign MerchandiseGovernor Gretchen WhitmerThat Woman in Michigan
PollieGoldTelevision - For Local/Municipal/ MayoralKaren McDonald for ProsecutorSmart on Crime: McDonald for Prosecutor
PollieGoldInternet Advertising - Best Use of Search Engine MarketingMichigan Democratic PartySearching For Justice: Helping Voters Learn About Supreme Court Candidates
PollieGoldInternet Advertising - For Statewide (Non-Federal/NonGubernatorial)Michigan Democratic PartyJudgement Day: Terminating a Republican Majority on the Michigan Supreme Court
PollieGoldYard/Outdoor SignProsperity MichiganThank You to That Woman in Michigan
PollieSilverInternet Advertising - For Local/ Municipal/MayoralKaren McDonald for ProsecutorMeeting the Moment: How Karen McDonald Mobilized Supporters of Criminal Justice Reform to Beat a 12-year Incumbent
PollieSilverDigital Independent Expenditure - For Statewide (Non-Federal/NonGubernatorial)Michigan Democratic PartyJudgement Day: Terminating a Republican Majority on the Michigan Supreme Court
PollieSilverIndependent Expenditure Campaign - PresidentialCommittee to Protect Health CareCommittee to Protect Medicare: Joe Understands Healthcare
PollieBronzeTelevision - For Local/Municipal/ Mayoral - Small Budget (<$1 million)Karen McDonald for ProsecutorA Prosecutor who will Fight for Everyone
AwardLevelCategoryClientCreative
PollieGoldFundraising Gift With DonationMichigan Democratic PartyDoubleheader in the D Poster
PollieSilverDigital/Internet - Ballot Initiative Division - Internet AdvertisingMadison Heights Ballot Initiative (Proposal MH)Vote Yes for Proposal MH 
AddySilverFilm, Video + Sound - Online Internet Commercial - Single Spot - Any LengthUnited Auto WorkersWarren for Striking with UAW Members Video
AddySilverOut-of-Home + Ambient Media - Poster - Single UnitMichigan Democratic PartyDoubleheader in the D Poster
AddySilverElements of Advertising - Digital Creative Technology - Data Driven MediaForeign Policy for AmericaScorecard Tool
AwardLevelCategoryClientCreative
PollieGoldBest Fundraising CampaignMJ Hegar For CongressMaking The Most of A Viral Moment: Building a Grassroots Fundraising Machine for MJ Hegar
PollieGoldBest Down Ballot Statewide WebsiteJocelyn Benson for MI SOSSOS Jocelyn Benson Website
PollieGoldBest Use of Social Media for Fundraising & Internet Advertising for the US House (with Hardpin Media)Jahana Hayes for CongressJahana Hayes for Congress Video
PollieGoldBest Door Hanger CollateralOne Campaign for Michigan Doorhanger Front, Doorhanger Back, Vote Today Sticker
PollieSilverBest Use of Email MarketingJohn Fetterman for Lt. GovernorJohn Fetterman First Bump Ad
PollieBronzeBest Use of Data Analytics/Machine Learning in Online FundraisingMJ Hegar For CongressMaking The Most of A Viral Moment: Building a Grassroots Fundraising Machine for MJ Hegar
PollieBronzeBest Use of Data Analytics/Machine LearningJahana Hayes for Congress 
PollieBronzeBest Field CampaignOne Campaign for MichiganFighting for a Better Michigan 8x8 Piece
PollieBronzeBest Fundraising Campaign for a Ballot InitiativeVoters Not PoliticiansVNP Vote Yes on 2
PollieBronzeBest in Show Ballot Initiative (with Trilogy Interactive, Alper Strategies, Deliver Strategies, Martin Waymire, Jumpstart Progress, and the VNP Team)Voters Not PoliticiansVNP Vote Yes on 2
AddySilverOnline/Interactive Public Service CampaignCathy Meyers for CongressCathy Meyers Summer Email
AddySilverOnline/Interactive Public ServiceSierra Club PACSierra Club Endorsement Website
AddySilverSales/Marketing in Public ServiceGovernor Gretchen WhitmerInaugural Invitation
AddySilverPrint Advertising in Industry Self-PromotionChange Media GroupChange Media Group for Campaigns & Causes Brochure 2018
AwardLevelCategoryClientCreative
PolliesGoldFundraising - Fundraising EventJon Hoadley for CongressSpring Into Action Fundraising Event Invite
PolliesBronzeDigital/Internet - Public Affairs/Issue Advocacy Division - WebsiteThe Working HeroWorking Hero Website
AwardLevelCategoryClientCreative
Peer Choice Social Media/Digital Ad Excellence: CandidateCarol Siemon for ProsecutorCarol Siemon for Prosecutor Ad
Peer Choice Direct Mail Excellence: Public AffairsMott Community CollegeSay Yes to Mott College Direct Mail
Peer Choice Social Media/Digital Ad Excellence: CandidateDarrin Camilleri for State HouseDarrin Camilleri for State House Ad
Peer Choice Digital/Internet Video Excellence: CandidateJeff Getting for ProsecutorThe Helpers Video
Peer Choice Logo Design ExcellenceScott Dianda for State Rep.Scott Dianda for State Rep. Logo
PolliesBronzeDigital/Internet – Candidate Division; Internet Advertising – Down BallotDarrin Camilleri for State HousePolice & Fire for Camilleri Carousel Ad
PolliesBronzeField Walk/Handout PieceMichigan Democratic PartyMichigan State Voter Guide
AddyBronzeInnovative Use of Interactive / TechnologyMichigan State UniversityMSU’s First Facebook Canvas Ad
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  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
Award Level Category Client Creative
Addy Overall Best in Show Committee to Protect Health Care Biden Understands Frontline Workers
Addy Overall Judges Choice Committee to Protect Health Care USPS: Essential for Mail Order Meds
Addy Gold Political Non-Broadcast and Online Video United Auto Workers UAW Votes for Change
Addy Gold Political Non-Broadcast and Online Video Karen McDonald for Prosecutor Karen McDonald: A Fighter for All
Addy Gold Political Broadcast Television Karen McDonald for Prosecutor Karen McDonald: A Fighter for All
Addy Gold Political Print Collateral Material Governor Gretchen Whitmer That Woman in Michigan
Addy Gold Political Non-Broadcast and Online Video Committee to Protect Health Care Biden Understands Frontline Workers
Addy Silver Political Non-Broadcast and Online Video United Auto Workers Joe Biden is One of Us
Addy Silver Political Non-Broadcast and Online Video Committee to Protect Health Care USPS: Essential for Mail Order Meds
Addy Silver Political Non-Broadcast and Online Video We Make Michigan Michigan Stands Up for Each Other
Addy Silver Political Broadcast Television Committee to Protect Health Care 200,000 Deaths.
Addy Silver Political Non-Broadcast and Online Video Committee to Protect Health Care 200,000 Deaths.
Addy Bronze Political Broadcast Television United Auto Workers Senator Peters Rides with Us
Addy Bronze Political Non-Broadcast and Online Video United Auto Workers Senator Peters Rides with Us
Addy Bronze Political Non-Broadcast and Online Video Michigan Democratic State Central Committee Angela Witwer for State Rep.
Addy Bronze Political Non-Broadcast and Online Video We Make Michigan We Make Michigan
Addy Bronze Political Online/Interactive Stop Trump PAC/VFVF Stop Trump PAC: It's Time to Act
Addy Bronze Political Online/Interactive United Auto Workers UAW Endorses Biden for President
Addy Bronze Political Online/Interactive United Auto Workers UAW Votes from Home for Victory
Addy Bronze Political Online/Interactive Debbie Dingell for Congress Debbie Dingell for Congress
Addy Bronze Political Audio Michigan Democratic State Central Committee Christine Morse for State Rep
Addy Bronze Political Out-of-Home & Ambient Media Committee to Protect Health Care Trump on COVID-19: "Live With It"
Addy Bronze Single Unit—Any Size Michigan State Census 2020 Census – 10 years of Benefits
Addy Bronze Political Print Collateral Material Governor Gretchen Whitmer Happy 2021 from Governor Whitmer
Reed Best Landing Page United Auto Workers UAW Vote by Mail
Reed Best Online Advertising Campaign on a Shoestring Budget (Independent/Other) Voters Not Politians After Hours: Expanding Voting Access for Nights and Weekends Website & Video
Reed Best Use of Online Targeting for Statewide Campaign (non-federal) Michigan Democratic Party MDP MI Supreme Court
Reed Best Rapid Response Piece of Campaign Merchandise Governor Gretchen Whitmer That Woman in Michigan
Pollie Gold Television - For Local/Municipal/ Mayoral Karen McDonald for Prosecutor Smart on Crime: McDonald for Prosecutor
Pollie Gold Internet Advertising - Best Use of Search Engine Marketing Michigan Democratic Party Searching For Justice: Helping Voters Learn About Supreme Court Candidates
Pollie Gold Internet Advertising - For Statewide (Non-Federal/NonGubernatorial) Michigan Democratic Party Judgement Day: Terminating a Republican Majority on the Michigan Supreme Court
Pollie Gold Yard/Outdoor Sign Prosperity Michigan Thank You to That Woman in Michigan
Pollie Silver Internet Advertising - For Local/ Municipal/Mayoral Karen McDonald for Prosecutor Meeting the Moment: How Karen McDonald Mobilized Supporters of Criminal Justice Reform to Beat a 12-year Incumbent
Pollie Silver Digital Independent Expenditure - For Statewide (Non-Federal/NonGubernatorial) Michigan Democratic Party Judgement Day: Terminating a Republican Majority on the Michigan Supreme Court
Pollie Silver Independent Expenditure Campaign - Presidential Committee to Protect Health Care Committee to Protect Medicare: Joe Understands Healthcare
Pollie Bronze Television - For Local/Municipal/ Mayoral - Small Budget (<$1 million) Karen McDonald for Prosecutor A Prosecutor who will Fight for Everyone
Award Level Category Client Creative
Pollie Gold Fundraising Gift With Donation Michigan Democratic Party Doubleheader in the D Poster
Pollie Silver Digital/Internet - Ballot Initiative Division - Internet Advertising Madison Heights Ballot Initiative (Proposal MH) Ads
Addy Silver Film, Video + Sound - Online Internet Commercial - Single Spot - Any Length United Auto Workers Warren for Striking with UAW Members Video
Addy Silver Out-of-Home + Ambient Media - Poster - Single Unit Michigan Democratic Party Doubleheader in the D Poster
Addy Silver Elements of Advertising - Digital Creative Technology - Data Driven Media Foreign Policy for America Scorecard Tool
AwardLevelCategoryClientCreative
PollieGoldBest Fundraising CampaignMJ Hegar For CongressMaking The Most of A Viral Moment: Building a Grassroots Fundraising Machine for MJ Hegar
PollieGoldBest Down Ballot Statewide WebsiteJocelyn Benson for MI SOSSOS Jocelyn Benson Website
PollieGoldBest Use of Social Media for Fundraising & Internet Advertising for the US House (with Hardpin Media)Jahana Hayes for CongressJahana Hayes for Congress Video
PollieGoldBest Door Hanger CollateralOne Campaign for MichiganDoorhanger Front, Doorhanger Back, Vote Today Sticker
PollieSilverBest Use of Email MarketingJohn Fetterman for Lt. GovernorJohn Fetterman Fist Bump Ad
PollieBronzeBest Use of Data Analytics/Machine Learning in Online FundraisingMJ Hegar For CongressMaking The Most of A Viral Moment: Building a Grassroots Fundraising Machine for MJ Hegar
PollieBronzeBest Use of Data Analytics/Machine LearningJahana Hayes for Congress 
PollieBronzeBest Field CampaignOne Campaign for MichiganFighting for a Better Michigan 8x8 Piece
PollieBronzeBest Fundraising Campaign for a Ballot InitiativeVoters Not PoliticiansVNP Vote Yes on 2
PollieBronzeBest in Show Ballot Initiative (with Trilogy Interactive, Alper Strategies, Deliver Strategies, Martin Waymire, Jumpstart Progress, and the VNP Team)Voters Not PoliticiansVNP Vote Yes on 2
AddySilverOnline/Interactive Public Service CampaignCathy Meyers for CongressCathy Meyers Summer Email
AddySilverOnline/Interactive Public ServiceSierra Club PACSierra Club Endorsement Website
AddySilverSales/Marketing in Public ServiceGovernor Gretchen WhitmerInaugural Invitation
AddySilverPrint Advertising in Industry Self-PromotionChange Media GroupChange Media Group for Campaigns & Causes Brochure
AwardLevelCategoryClientCreative
PolliesGoldFundraising - Fundraising EventJon Hoadley for CongressSpring Into Action Fundraising Event Invite
PolliesBronzeDigital/Internet - Public Affairs/Issue Advocacy Division - WebsiteThe Working HeroWorking Hero Website
AwardLevelCategoryClientCreative
Peer ChoiceSocial Media/Digital Ad Excellence: CandidateCarol Siemon for ProsecutorCarol Siemon for Prosecutor Ad
Peer ChoiceDirect Mail Excellence: Public AffairsMott Community CollegeSay Yes to Mott College Direct Mail
Peer ChoiceSocial Media/Digital Ad Excellence: CandidateDarrin Camilleri for State HouseDarrin Camilleri for State House Ad
Peer ChoiceDigital/Internet Video Excellence: CandidateJeff Getting for ProsecutorThe Helpers Video
Peer ChoiceLogo Design ExcellenceScott Dianda for State Rep.Scott Dianda for State Rep. Logo
PolliesBronzeDigital/Internet – Candidate Division; Internet Advertising – Down BallotDarrin Camilleri for State HousePolice & Fire for Camilleri Carousel Ad
PolliesBronzeField Walk/Handout PieceMichigan Democratic PartyMichigan State Voter Guide
AddyBronzeInnovative Use of Interactive / TechnologyMichigan State UniversityMSU’s First Facebook Canvas Ad

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AAPC 40 Under 40 Award

We are proud to announce that our very own Amanda Stitt has been honored by the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) as one of the 40 best and brightest young political professionals in the country. Only 20 Democrats and 20 Republicans in the United States were named to AAPC’s exclusive 40 Under 40 winners list. Candidates were evaluated on their role as a strategic consultant in the industry, along with leadership and professional accomplishments in political consulting.​

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INC 500 List

Change Media Group was honored to be ranked for 2 years on Inc. 500 Magazine’s list of the fastest growing companies in the United States. 

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