The MSUM Marketing Team earned several awards at Friday night’s American Advertising Federation’s (AAF-ND) ADDY Awards. The annual ADDY Awards program honors excellence in advertising and cultivates the highest creative standards. It is the only creative awards program administered by the advertising industry for the industry. Each year, AdFed members from around the country enter more than 60,000 samples of their best work, making the ADDYs the world’s largest advertising competition.

MSUM took home the following awards:

Pictured from left to right: Katie Faken, Kristi Monson, Derek Lien, Meghan Feir and Katie Berning.

Moorhead Magazine Fall 2014

Silver ADDY, Magazine Design (Entire Magazine)

David Wahlberg, Executive Editor

Kristi Monson, Editor

Derek Lien, Art Director

Ande Sailer, Photographer

Meghan Feir, Editorial Team

Katie Faken, Editorial Team

Katie Berning, Editorial Team

Danielle Rebel, Intern

Larry Scott, Editorial Team


Underdogs of Sports Entertainment

Gold ADDY, Magazine – Editorial Spread or Feature

Derek Lien, Designer

Ande Sailer, Photographer

Meghan Feir, Writer


Holiday Greeting Video

Silver ADDY, Cards, Invitations or Announcements (Special Event Material)

MSUM Marketing Team


Fence-off Photo

Gold ADDY, Photography Digitally Enhanced

Ande Sailer, Photographer


johnaddyTools4School: On-Campus Web Tools Campaign

Silver ADDY, Student 

Television Campaign

Minnesota State University Moorhead

John K. Wander, Graphic Designer, Marketing Team Intern


View the online version of the Moorhead Magazine.

AAF-ND is one of 210 local affiliates of the American Advertising Federation, a nonprofit industry association, and a member of the 8th District (clubs from Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin).

AAF-ND Gold ADDY winners proceed to the 8th District competition, and Gold winners there go on to the national finals.