Cynopsis Social Good Awards Announces Winners and Event Details

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The 4th Annual Cynopsis Social Good Awards took place Tuesday at The Yale Club in NYC.

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At the awards breakfast, Cynopsis celebrated the companies, programming, campaigns and people that are using media in innovative ways to help make the world a better place.

In addition to the incredible honorable mentions and winners who take on bullying, disaster relief, endangered animals and much more, we celebrated this year's Impact Award Winners, who went above and beyond to construct groundbreaking campaigns: Discovery's Impact Award/Corporate Social Responsiblity was accepted by Chief Corporate Operations and Communications Officer, David Leavy (presented by Animal Planet host and producer, Dave Salmoni); ATTN:'s Impact Award/Content was accepted by ATTN:'s Head of Sales & Brand Partnership, Taryn Crouthers (presented by Laura Correnti, EVP, Managing Director of Media at Giant Spoon); and NBC Entertainment and Comic Relief's Impact Award/Special Programming, was accepted by both Doug Vaughan, NBC's EVP of Special Programming and Late-Night Programming, and Comic Relief's CEO, Janet Scardino (presented by American Ninja Warrior host, Matt Iseman). Thank you to our media sponsor, GoodSport, for capturing the day!

Special guest presenters included Sports Broadcaster for MSG Networks and ESPN, Arda Ocal and Explorer and Travel Channel Host, Oneika Raymond.

Click here to view our event photos, and congratulations to all of the winners (listed below):

  • CBS EcoMedia
  • Charity Network
  • Discovery
  • Discovery Channel
  • Discovery Education
  • DXagency
  • Glass Entertainment Group & Upworthy
  • Global News
  • Justice Network
  • Litton Entertainment
  • MediaCom
  • Mindshare
  • Misfit
  • MTV
  • National Geographic Channel
  • NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations
  • Nickelodeon Creative Advertising
  • Telemundo
  • The Players' Tribune & American Family Insurance
  • Univision Communications Inc.
  • Viacom
  • Viacom Velocity
  • WWE

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