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Float Like A Duck™ Water Safety PSA Wins 2015 International Videographer Award
Public Service Announcement is collaboration between Paragon Pools Las Vegas and Clark County Nevada
The informative and educational PSA is a collaboration between Paragon Pools’ Float Like A Duck™ program and Clark County Nevada to bring more awareness to the importance of water safety. The message of the award-winning PSA touting the ABCD’s of water safety is relevant worldwide; encouraging everyone especially those with children- to be conscience around all bodies of water. It can be viewed on YouTube at https://youtu.be/
Representing Paragon Pools, Mary Vail, MBA Publicist was the Executive Producer for the project; developing the concept, script writing, coordinating the production, talent casting, location scout, and props. In addition, Vail secured a partnership with Clark County’s Office of Public Communications to produce the PSA. Clark County videographer Victor Woodall produced and edited the PSA.
Along with Duckie (played by Tyler Raymond), Paragon Pools’ President Joseph M. Vassallo, CBP demonstrate the ABCD’s of water safety with the assistance of father and son, Matt and Merrick Suiter, all of whom donated their time to create the PSA.
Videographer Awards recognizes outstanding achievement by talented individuals and companies in the video production field. Entrants include video production companies, advertising and public relations firms, corporate communication departments, cable and broadcast television operations, government agencies and schools, independent producers, directors, editors and shooters and special event producers. Award judges are industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry. The Award of Distinction is the second top accolade in the competition earning the 30-sec PSA the much sought-after Videographer Awards trophy.
About Float Like A Duck™ and Paragon Pools
Established in 2003, Float Like A Duck™ is a major public safety awareness campaign by Paragon Pools of Las Vegas, with a focus on “Educating the public on the importance of safety while celebrating the joys of water sports.” FMI go to http://www.facebook.com/
Paragon Pools Las Vegas is a custom, in-ground pool design and construction company specializing in new projects and renovations for residential and commercial applications. http://www.paragonpoolslv.com
About Clark County
Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 13th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to more than 2.1 million citizens and 44 million visitors a year. Included are the nation’s 9th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The county also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to about 930,000 residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.
Mary Vail, MBA Publicist