Recognized as 2016 Ad People of the Year awards, presented by the Reno Chapter of the American Advertising Federation were:
Thomas C. Wilson Lifetime Achievement Award: Stephanie Kruse, president and founder of KPS3 Marketing, Public Relations and Digital.
Ad Person of the Year: Frank Haxton, owner, Digiman Studio Stills and Motion.
Promotion Person or Group of the Year: Oliver X, publisher, Reno Tahoe Tonight, radio program personality on Reno Tahoe Tonight Show on KNEWS.
Community Contribution of the Year: Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, a nonprofit dedicated to beautification, cleanups and education in the Truckee Meadows.
The awards celebrate local professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the fields of advertising or promotion.
Terry Reynolds replaces Michael Brown, who Gov. Steve Sisolak named last week as director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development.