Vega Awards | Centauri Winner

United States

2019

Velvet Hamster

Entrant Company

Iron Light

Category

Website

Client's Name

Velvet Hamster

Sub-Category

Humor and Comedy

Velvet Hamster (http://www.velvethamster.com) is a satirical news website. The client envisioned a website that had a fresh, young, and cool vibe that is easy and fun to browse. Together with the designers at DASH Strategy, we developed a website for Velvet Hamster that achieved those goals. We helped the client to develop unique content, like satirical news host Chris from Chicago. Chris is a foul-mouthed stereotypical Chicaogan with a thick accent to boot. He investigates important issues (e.g. electric scooters), reports on-site for hot news stories (e.g. the gator found in a Chicago pond), and even has his own culinary beat. Since launching in June 2019, Velvet Hamster has had 119k unique website visitors and developed a community of 66,000+ Facebook fans.

Credits

DASH Strategy
2019
United States

Entrant Company

Curion

Category

Branded Content

2019
United States
Cardinal Group Management

Entrant Company

Agency Fifty3

Category

Copy or Writing

2019
United States
Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism: ROOST

Entrant Company

Genome Digital

Category

Sports

2019
United States

Entrant Company

Mammoth Lakes Tourism

Category

360 Video