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Pacific Life Wins Telly Awards for Podcast, Video, and Live Webinar

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – August 23, 2023 – Pacific Life’s Institutional business team was honored at the 44th annual Telly Awards with four awards for work that includes The Wave Strength podcast, a motion graphic video, and a LinkedIn Live webinar.

The recognition marks The Wave Strength podcast’s second anniversary, which was created to provide thought leadership and education around the need for lifetime income solutions, and to continue Pacific Life’s ongoing efforts to connect with consumers and offer ground-breaking products in the institutional space.

“We’re honored to be recognized by the Telly Awards,” said Brian Woolfolk, executive vice president and head of Institutional business, Pacific Life. “Pacific Life is deeply committed to providing innovative solutions that help our clients achieve their goals. The Telly Awards are a reflection of that commitment and a special acknowledgment of our talented team.”

The winning entries include How Former Thunderbird Michelle Curran Takes Aim at Achieving Goals, The Wave Strength podcast which received a bronze in the general–branded content category; Pacific Life: Protecting Tomorrows for a Life Well Lived, a motion graphic video that  won two silver awards in the craft–branded content and non-broadcast categories; and Retirement and the Need for Lifetime Income Solutions, a LinkedIn Live webinar which was awarded a bronze in the craft–social video category.

“The acknowledgment from the Telly Awards is the result of a total team effort,” said Jim Breen, assistant vice president and head of marketing for Pacific Life’s Institutional business. “We’re fortunate to enjoy tremendous support from our business partners, which allows us to push creative boundaries and produce unique content.”

For more information about Pacific Life’s Institutional business, please visit the Division’s webpage.

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