CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -
WRCB Channel 3's National Sales Manager Joy Wright is the recipient of The American Advertising Federation of Chattanooga (AAF Chattanooga) most prestigious lifetime achievement award, the 2014 Silver Medal.
Joy has worked in the media industry for more than 20 years. She started her career after graduating from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville with a degree in Communication and Media Studies. According to Joy, her first passion was radio. She worked for US-101, then WJTT Power 94 as Account Executive/Team Leader until 2005. After that, Joy began her career at WRCB-TV as Account Executive, where she is now the National Sales Manager.
Joy has been involved with AAF Chattanooga throughout the duration of her career. Joy has served as President, on the Council of Presidents, ADDY committee, and Media Auction volunteer, as well as AAF 7th District State Director.
Entries for the Silver Medal awards are gathered each February and March. Nominations are submitted on behalf of the individual. Through a blind judging process, Joy was selected as this year’s recipient.
The American Advertising Federation's Silver Medal Award Program was established in 1959 to recognize advertising industry professionals who have made outstanding contributions to advertising and who have been active in furthering the industry's standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern. Annually, AAF member clubs present this honor upon outstanding members of the local advertising community.