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Walz Tetrick Advertising Acquires Ruth Burke & Associates to Form Regional Media Powerhouse

By | Media, News

Walz Tetrick Advertising (WTA), a leading full-service creative and media agency in Kansas City, announced that it has acquired Ruth Burke & Associates (RB&A), a Kansas City-based media planning, buying and consulting firm. Together, the two agencies create one of the largest independently owned media groups in the region. The acquisition reinforces WTA’S approach to serving world-class brands and adds depth in many of the…

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2017 Summer Interns at Royals Hall of Fame

Summer Internship FTW: Free Coffee AND Food! (OK, We Learned Some Stuff, Too.)

By | Education, Marketing

Authors: Ali Campbell, Maribeth Eiken, Mickaela Hoffpauir, Natalie Picker People are brought together for a reason. Sometimes it’s deep and Nicholas Sparks-worthy, and sometimes it’s just four girls getting accepted into the same advertising internship program. Even though we come from different walks of life, we became a team and learned some lessons along the way. 1. No two days are the same Every day this summer kept…

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Olathe Health Bridges the Gap Between Perception and Reality

By | Creative, Health, Media, Strategy

To do more than merely survive in this business, to be successful, it’s always good to have a mantra. Something that you repeat over and over again when you’re lost in the marketing fog. Your true north of branding. One of my favorites is stolen from a wicked smart, always sly, perpetually smiling colleague of days gone by. His mantra? Perception is reality. This phrase…

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Walz Tetrick Awarded Campaign of the Year by Media Mix

By | News, Sports Marketing

June 2017, Mission, Kan. – Creative and media agency Walz Tetrick Advertising (WTA) was honored with the first-ever Campaign of the Year award at the 2017 KC Media Mix Awards. The show salutes advertising buyers, planners and sellers. The winning work was “Forever Royal,” a creative and media campaign created in partnership with the Kansas City Royals. “We are fortunate to work with the talented Royals…

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Walz Tetrick Advertising Brings Home Gold at 34th Healthcare Advertising Awards

By | Health, Leadership, News

The creative and account teams of Walz Tetrick Advertising brought home gold at the 2017 Healthcare Advertising Awards for Olathe Health’s “Care Express Introduction.” The award honored the launch of Olathe Health Care Express, a convenient, walk-in clinic located in the Falcon Valley Price Chopper in Lenexa, Kan. Sponsored by Healthcare Marketing Report, the leading publication covering all aspects of healthcare marketing, the Healthcare Advertising…

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Bigfoot, Big Wheels and Big Walls: Walz Tetrick Advertising looks at 2017’s Super Bowl Ads

By | Creative, Media, Strategy

We saw three key trends in Sunday’s Super Bowl ads: themes of inclusion, digital integration and live engagement. As we’ve seen in the past, the slapstick comedy seems to win the day for Super Bowl advertising. Kia got top honors in the USA Today poll. But it was the political theme that seemed to get all the buzz. Themes of immigration, inclusion and a multi-cultural…

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Raised Royal 2017 season campaign theme

Royals and Walz Tetrick Connect Past, Present and Future with New “Raised Royal” Campaign Theme

By | Creative, Media, News, Sports Marketing

2017 Campaign Lets Fans Show How They are “Raised Royal” KANSAS CITY, MO (February 6, 2017) – The Kansas City Royals, along with Walz Tetrick Advertising, are excited to announce “Raised Royal” as the campaign for the 2017 season. Between attendance at The K, social media engagement, and record television and radio ratings, Royals fans are expressing their devotion at a whole new level. And…

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Walz Tetrick Advertising Expands State of Kansas Work

By | Creative, News

Walz Tetrick Advertising has expanded its work with the State of Kansas for 2016. The agency has collaborated with the State for more than a decade on a variety of projects and has extended its portfolio in recent months. Current assignments run the gamut of national branding and grassroots campaigns. Agency president and CEO Charlie Tetrick places high value on the importance of national, state…

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WTA Summer Interns 2016

An Intern’s Guide to Advertising: What We Learned at Walz Tetrick

By | Education, News

The last seven weeks have gone by in a blur. During our Walz Tetrick Advertising internship, we had specific departments and duties, but also a wide variety of projects. Each of us got to experience different clients among different industries with something new on our desks nearly every day. Throughout the summer, we were often asked, “What have you learned so far that you want to…

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Kansas City Royals, Champions, Forever Royals, World Series, World Series Champions

Salvy Splash Unites City, Brings Home CLIO Award for Royals and Walz Tetrick Advertising

By | Creative, Media, News, Sports Marketing

Inspired by the signature winning Gatorade® splash of Kansas City Royals catcher, Salvador Perez, the Kansas City Royals’ “Salvy Splash” billboard won an international Bronze CLIO Sports Award Thursday in New York. The CLIOs is an esteemed international awards competition that celebrates high achievement in advertising creativity. Walz Tetrick Advertising (WTA) in collaboration with the Kansas City Royals marketing team and OUTFRONT Media, developed the spectacular outdoor…

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