Southern, Scottish, Irish, British, Canadian, New York (Brooklyn), Italian, Mexican, Cockney, German, New York (Bronx), French
Second City, Results, London, Ontario with Bruce Hunter of SCTV Toronto
Familiar with most games. Spent Five years in an Improv Troupe called Snazz and Guffaw in New Haven CT. Also studied with Patrick Donnely.
Radio Awards, Gold Specialty Stores Merchandise
Awarded to Who Media Inc. for Warehouse one Ltd. Title of spot was "Jean Jackets." Written by Ed Kelly of Kelly Creative.
International Radio Festiver of New York, Gold Medal , 1987
In a competition with 1,507 remarkable spots, campaigns and programs from 20 countries, this award was presented in recognition of an outstanding achievement in Radio Advertising Programming, or promotion.
Hollywood Radio and Televesion Society, International Broadcasting Award honoring the World's Best Broadcast Advertisements, 1988
A three commercial campaign called "Oh, By the Way" for Jean Jackets sold by Warehouse One, The Jean Store, Produced by Who Media and written by Ed Kelly Entertainment
took this award for best Radio Series.
SAM AWARDS, Awards of Distinction, 1988
This is Western Canada's leading sympsia for advertising creativity. SAM recognizes paramount achivemmt in Western Canada. Who Media Inc. and Kelly Creative won fora three spot campaign called "Jean Jackets," taking both "Best Radio Commercial," and "Best Local Radio Commercial."
Signature Awards, Best Retail product Television Commercial
Ed Kelly was the featured talent in a series of film commercials for Advance Electronics. An accomplished impressionist, he performed as Peter Sellers, Ricardo Montalban, Dr. Ruth, Robin Leech, Jackie Stewart, Gomer Pyle, Cheech Marin and of course, Ed Kelly as On Camera Spokesman. "I know a Good Impression and the People at Advance have made one on me." was the sell line.
Signature Awards, Best Series of Radio Commercials, 1988
Playing a fake guitar with his mouth, Ed turned the market on it's ear for a series of radio spots hawking jean jackets for back to school. The series swept virtually every category entered.
Signature Awards, Best Retail Product or Outlet Radio Commercial and Best Radio Commercial Series, 1990
Once again a sweep for both categories for client "Warehouse One." The Signature Awards recognize Excellence in Advertising in Western Canada.
Crystal Awards, The Communicator, 2000
Ron Hoffman and Associates, an advertising agency based in Grosse Pointe Michigan hired Ed to voice a commercial in a voice that sounded suspiciously like that of Austin Powers for a spot called "Shagalicious, Baby," and it took a Crystal Clear Communicator.
Jeremy Savage. Sirius Sattelite Radio, Former Partner and Co Host.
Wayne McLean, Former Program Director
Voice Over, Film, Radio, Theater, Commercial, Industrial, Television