Angie Gillespie of Independence, Kentucky, is the grand-prize winner of SafeAuto's 2014 "Do The Jingle" contest and will receive a $5,000 cash prize and a chance to appear in a future SafeAuto commercial.
March 03, 2014
Columbus, Ohio—After tallying the final votes in the company's 2014 "Do The Jingle" contest, SafeAuto today announced the winners of its 6th annual jingle competition. The grand-prize winner is Angie Gillespie of Independence, KY, with 403,560 votes for her jingle—an all-time record for a submission in the Do The Jingle contest. Second through fifth place winners, respectively, are Brittany and The Brothers of Cincinnati, OH; Beth Burden of Lexington, KY; Nicole Lyons and Marble Park of Columbus, OH; and Michael Aaron Jones of Erie, PA. This year's contest had 145 submissions and received a total of 2.8 million votes from January 13 through February 28.
"I am filled from head to toe with total joy at the thought of being in a SafeAuto commercial," said grand-prize winner Angie Gillespie. “To act in a Safe Auto commercial would be the coolest experience a gal could ask for! And to represent a company I so strongly support makes it all the better.”
The winner of the grand prize is determined through public vote and includes a $5,000 cash prize and a chance to appear in a future SafeAuto commercial. Participants placing second through fifth receive a variable cash prize, and those placing sixth through sixteenth receive a giftcard and a SafeAuto T-shirt.
“‘Do The Jingle’ is all about letting our fans help drive the future of SafeAuto,” said Charlie Kordes, VP of Customer Demand & Experience at SafeAuto. “We want to thank everyone who participated in the contest for their hard work and enthusiasm, and we’re excited to congratulate Angie on her win!”
The Do The Jingle competition challenges musicians to create their own renditions of the SafeAuto jingle, which are then opened up to a public vote to determine the winners. All submissions and contest details can be found at http://www.dothejingle.safeauto.com
Based in Columbus, Ohio, SafeAuto Insurance Company is a leader in direct-to-consumer auto insurance and one of America’s largest privately owned property and casualty insurance carriers. Founded in 1993, SafeAuto has written more than 5.7 million policies for drivers in 17 states.