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Contact: Joan Venari





Burbank, CA  – 8/25/16 – The Telly Awards has named Connor Quinn as a Silver winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled This is Texas Tech University.   With over 13,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor.


Connor provided the voice-over for the thirty second TV commercial created for Texas Tech University by Digital Base, in Lubbock Texas.  The commercial is a journey through the life of a Red Raider.  It was shot in real time in one perfect take actually played out in less than 2 seconds. 


To view the award winning video, click here.


The Telly Awards was founded in 1979 and is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest video and film productions, and online commercials, video and films.  Winners represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world.


For its 37th season, The Telly Awards will once again give the public the power to view and rate videos submitted as part of the People’s Telly Awards.  In addition to recognition from the Silver Telly Council, the judging panel that selects the Telly Awards winners, the Internet community helps decide the People’s Telly Awards winners.


A prestigious judging panel of over 500 accomplished industry professionals, each a past winner of a Silver Telly and a member of The Silver Telly Council, judged the competition, upholding the historical standard of excellence that Telly represents.  The Silver Council evaluated entries to recognize distinction in creative work – entries do not compete against each other – rather entries are judged against a high standard of merit.  Less than 10% of entries are chosen as Winners of the Silver Telly, our highest honor.  Approximately 25% of entries are chosen as Winners of the Bronze Telly. 


“The Telly Awards has a mission to honor the very best in film and video,” said Linda Day, Executive Director of the Telly Awards.  “Connor Quinn’s accomplishment illustrates their creativity, skill, and dedication to (his) craft and serves as a testament to great film and video production.”


“Connor is an incredible talent, he always seems to capture the essence and feel and integrity of his clients and their message.  He is the trusted voice of so many great brands,” says Joan Venari, Connor Quinn’s agent.  Quinn, who recently returned to his home state of Oklahoma after many years in LA, is a former child actor who made appearances on 70’s TV shows including Little House on the Prairie and Sesame Street.  More recently he has voiced national commercials for Visa, Mercedes-Benz, Tim McGraw, Sue Bee Honey, and Crayola as well as one of the global signature voices for Sandals Resorts.  Locally he is heard on Braum’s TV commercials, narration for the Devon Energy Center, as well as Embark.  He has also voiced both animation and video game characters, including Mickey Mouse and Smee for Disney’s Kingdom Hearts.



For more information about Connor Quinn, please visit him at


Please contact Joan Venari, Wingate-Hasbro for inquiries: or call 405-603-8020




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