DALLAS (March 3, 2015) – Tamarack Agency, the publishing and interactive arm of Corporate Magic Inc., won four Gold ADDY Awards, along with “Best of Show” honors, at the 53rd Annual AAF Dallas American Advertising Awards. The ceremony was held on Feb. 26.

Each of the awards was claimed by Lights magazine, a digital publication unveiled in January by Dallas-based Tamarack Agency and Corporate Magic. Tamarack is an independent publishing company formed by Jim Kirk Productions, and Lights is its first product.

Lights was recognized with the following awards:

Gold – Digital Creative Technology / Interface & Navigation

Gold – Online Publication (Magazine)

Gold – Apps (Tablet)

Gold – Apps (Smartphone)

Best of Show – Overall


“We are obviously thrilled to have won these prestigious awards for Lights magazine, which is a brand new endeavor for us,” said Jim Kirk, executive editor of Lights and President and Chief Creative Officer of Corporate Magic. “We’re all very proud of the success of Tamarack Agency not only for receiving these accolades but for bringing a fresh perspective to the event management industry.”

Lights features timely articles on subjects of interest to event production professionals. The free quarterly magazine shines an inspiring and interactive spotlight on the people, cutting-edge technologies, creative forces and business philosophies shaping today’s industry across the globe.

Jeff Kirk is managing editor of Lights. Its creative director is Troy Myatt and Brian Pierce serves as senior editor.

To download the 2014 Winter Edition of Lights magazine, visit the iTunes Store or the Google Play Store (for Androids).

The American Advertising Awards is the largest competition in the advertising industry, receiving over 40,000 entries each year through local AAF Club competitions. Winners of gold and silver awards will move on to the regional ADDY Awards before having the chance to move on to nationals.