Awards

2016 40 Under 40

Steve Mattern, Midco's General Operations Manager, was named one of Prairie Business Magazine's 40 Under 40 in 2016. The magazine publishes its list of the region's top 40 professionals under the age of 40 every December. Learn more about Steve.

2016 Top 50 Best Places to Work

For the second year in a row, Prairie Business Magazine selected Midco as one of the top 50 best places to work in the Midwest. The magazine invites employees from for-profit companies to complete a survey annually on their website. Based on the feedback, Prairie Business selects the top 50 employees, with 25 each in large employer and small employer categories. For more information, read the news release.

2016 Special Achievement in GIS Award

Midco was one of 175 companies from around the world to receive a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award – which recognizes companies that do outstanding work with geographic information system (GIS) technology – at the 2016 Esri User Conference in San Diego, CA. Learn more about the award and Midco's use of GIS technology.

2016 Eric Sevareid Awards

MidcoSN earned recognition from the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association for the third year in a row. The awards honor the best work of broadcast news operations and journalists in small, medium and large markets in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska. Read the news release to learn more.

2016 Women in Technology Award

Erin Hayes, Midco's Director of Corporate Construction, won the Women in Technology award at the Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Spirit of the Midwest Awards in 2016. The awards honor outstanding women in the telecommunications industry. Learn more at WICT.org.

2016 Top Honors at Telly Awards

Midco Business and Midco Sports Network® earned eight awards at the 37th Annual Telly Awards, including two Silver Awards – the highest Telly honor. These awards showcase the best film and video productions, groundbreaking online video content and local, regional and cable TV commercials and programs. Less than 10% of 12,000 annual entries receive a Silver Telly. Read the news release.

2016 Top 25 Women in Business

Prairie Business Magazine named Midco COO Debbie Stang to their Top 25 Women in Business list in February 2016. Learn more and see the whole list in the magazine.

2016 Gold ADDY Awards

Midco Business took home three Gold ADDYs and one Silver ADDY at the 50th Annual ADDY Awards. The South Dakota Advertising Federation use the ADDY Awards to recognize outstanding creative and production techniques and showcase local, regional and national content. To see the winning ads, read the news release.

Other Awards

2015 Top Companies for People of Color – The National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) named the top operators and top five programmers, gleaned from findings pertaining to ethnicity in the 2015 Joint NAMIC/WICT Cable Telecommunications Industry Workforce Diversity Survey.

2015 40 Under 40 – Ben Dold, Midco's Senior Director of Marketing Analytics & Insights, was named one of Prairie Business Magazine's 40 Under 40 in December 2015. Learn more about Ben.

2015 SCTE Gold Safety Award – For the second year in a row, the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) awarded Midco with a gold-level safety award. Organizations who win this award achieve an outstanding level of safety based on OSHA recordable incident rates.

2015 Emmy Awards – Midco Sports Network® earned two regional Emmy® awards at the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ 2015 Upper Midwest Regional Emmy Awards Gala, after receiving 12 award nominations in six categories. Read the news release for more information.

2015 Top 50 Best Places to Work – Prairie Business magazine selected Midco as one of the top 50 best places to work in the Midwest. Learn more in the news release

2015 Severeid AwardsMidcoSN earned recognition from the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association for the second year in a row. Read the news release to learn more.

2015 Silver Telly AwardsFor the first time, Midco received three Silver Awards – the highest Telly honor – at the 36th Annual Telly Awards. Read the news release.

2015 Best of Class ADDY Award Midco Business received four awards at the 49th Annual ADDY Awards, including earning top honors in the Public Service category. For more information, read the news release.