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Awards

2018 Eric Sevareid Awards

MidcoSN earned recognition from the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association for the fifth year in a row, with awards in Sports Reporting, Soft Feature and Sportscast. The awards honor the best work of broadcast news operations and journalists in small, medium and large markets in the Upper Midwest. Visit the website to learn more about the awards and see the full list of award recipients.

2018 ADDY Awards

The Midco Production Team won three Gold ADDY awards and three Silver ADDY awards in 2018 at the American Advertising Federation of the Black Hills, the ND American Advertising Awards and the Annual South Dakota American Advertising Awards. These awards recognize excellence in advertising and outstanding creative and production techniques, and showcase local, regional and national content.

2017 Top Company for People of Color

The National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) named Midco a Top Company for People of Color. It recognized MIdco for its high level of achievement in key diversity and inclusion areas. Midco also earned this distinction in 2015. Learn more.

2017 40 Under 40

Jeannie Thurston, Midco's Director of Creative Services, was named one of Prairie Business Magazine's 40 Under 40 in 2017. The magazine publishes its list of the region's top 40 professionals under the age of 40 every December. Learn more about Jeannie.

2017 Top Company for Women to Work

Based on the results of its survey assessing diversity and inclusion practices of companies, Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) selected Midco as one of its PAR Best Companies for Women to WorkRead the news release.

2017 Top 50 Best Places to Work

For the third 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 employers, with 25 each in large employer and small employer categories. For more information, read the news release.

2017 Top 25 Women in Business

Prairie Business Magazine named Midco CMO Trish McCann to their Top 25 Women in Business list in 2017. Read more in the news release and see the whole list in the magazine.

Other Awards

2017 Eric Sevareid Awards – MidcoSN earned recognition from the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association for the fourth year in a row, with awards in broadcast writing and sportscast. Visit the website to see the full list of award recipients.

2017 ADDY Awards – The Midco Creative Services team earned a Silver Addy at the 2017 South Dakota ADDY Awards. See the Winner's Book here.

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 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 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. To see the winning ads, read the news release.