2019 Shortlist

Dear Kyle

Entrant Company: Minnesota Vikings

Finalist
  • Best Athlete Storytelling
  • Best Engagement for Good
Dear Kyle

How does entry represent “Excellence in Engagement”?

Within a few seconds of hitting play on “Dear Kyle,” you may be inclined to reach for a tissue. Your heart may gently ache as you hear families recount the impact that one man has had on their lives. Somehow, 7 minutes and 48 seconds capture the of the story of a lifetime. Or, in this case, many lifetimes. Emotions were the catalyst in showing why Kyle Rudolph deserves recognition as the Walter Payton Man of the Year, using testimonies from the very people he has affected. This unique way of storytelling will change the way NFL teams showcase their WPMOY nominees for years to come.

Credits

  • Caitlin Tanzer ‐ Minnesota Vikings
  • Elizabeth Bazany ‐ Minnesota Vikings
  • Alicia Dreyer ‐ Minnesota Vikings
  • Scott Kegley ‐ Minnesota Vikings
  • Zach Royse ‐ Minnesota Vikings
  • Erin Swartz ‐ Minnesota Vikings
  • Brett Taber ‐ Minnesota Vikings
  • Skip Krueger ‐ Minnesota Vikings
  • Candice Andersen ‐ Minnesota Vikings
  • Craig Peters ‐ Minnesota Vikings
  • Jon Ekstrom ‐ Minnesota Vikings
  • Logan Johnson ‐ Minnesota Vikings
  • Nate Vaughn ‐ Minnesota Vikings