Below are the awards bestowed upon MAYO Communications
||"Best Crisis Communications" "Best Websites" PRSA, 1999|
PRSA award George McQuade both "Best Crisis Communications" and
"Best Websites" awards for dissuading CBs 60 Minutes from doing a hit
piece on the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles. Someone internally
deleted the agency website, and McQuade started from scratch and rebuilt
a new one over the following weekend, without anyone noticing. In fact
he said, there were employees offering to write content on the "newly redesigned HACLA website."
||Medal of Valor - California State Firefighters Assn., 1998|
A medal of valor was awarded to VP George McQuade for rescuing the chief
cardiovascular radiologist, UCLA Medical Center, from his burning vehicle after
it crash through a street sign sheared off a fire hydrant and slammed into a
tree head-on. The SUV burst into flames moments after McQuade pulled the
Doctor of his smoking vehicle.
||Hero Award - Los Angeles City Council, 1998|
the full 15-member Los Angeles City Council reunited George McQuade and
the doctor he rescue from a burning vehicle at LA City Hall to present a hero's
award signed by every member of the LA City Council for going above and beyond the call of duty rescuing a doctor from his smoking SUV.
||RTNA Golden Mike Awards 1989-1992 (LA Press Club Awards,too), 1992|
Radio TV News Association award VP George McQuade Golden Mike awards
for "Best News Writing and Newscasts" over a four year period.
Those same years he was also honored by the LA Press Club for
"Best Newswriting" and "Best Newscasts."
||American Bar Association - Judge Hettinger ", 1985|
Vice President George McQuade of MAYO Communications received a national
"Silver Gavel Award" from the American Bar Association for outstanding coverage of the reelection of "Judge Hettinger" in Yakima, WA in a bitter political race.