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WWPR Names DeMaria ‘Woman of Year’

Wed, Nov. 22, 2017

By Steve Barnes

WWPRWashington Women in Public Relations has named Amy DeMaria, senior VP of communications at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, as its 2017 PR Woman of the Year.

Hager Sharp, CDC Take Top Thoth Honors

Fri, Oct. 13, 2017

By Steve Barnes

PRSA-NCC Thoth AwardsHager Sharp and Centers of Disease Control and Prevention took top honors at Thoth Awards gala in DC last night, while Seng and Marsans were inducted into PRSA National Capital Chapter's Hall of Fame.

NYWICI Holds Awards Gala

Wed, Oct. 11, 2017

By Jane Landers

Wici awardsNew York Women in Communications honored five women “for doing amazing things though not quite at the pinnacle” of their careers during the Oct. 10 awards ceremony held at Bloomberg’s headquarters in NYC.

NYWICI Honors Five Leaders

Thu, Oct. 5, 2017

By Steve Barnes

New York Women in CommunicationsNew York Women in Communications honor Amanda Cowie (Bloomberg), Mora Neilson (L'Oreal), Odell (Cosmpolitan.com), Pitterson (Nielsen) and Reichenberg (Ogilvy) at Oct. 10 awards ceremony. 

Marketing Maven Makes Impact

Mon, Oct. 2, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Lindsey CarnettMarketing Maven earned the IMPACT Award for Social Media Campaign Integrated Strategy at the Internet Marketing Association’s annual awards celebration on Sept. 29.

UK’s CIPR Honors Burson

Wed, Jul. 19, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Harold BursonBritain’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations has awarded Harold Burson, Burson-Marsteller’s founding chairman, its President’s Medal for having “shaped contemporary public relations more than any person alive today."

D S Simon Media Unveils Awards Program for Spokespeople

Tue, Jun. 13, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Doug SimonD S Simon Media has created The SPOKEies as the first awards program to honor the best spokespeople reflecting brands, non-profits and companies. “Finally, the best spokespeople will get the recognition they deserve,” said CEO Doug Simon.

Brunner Inducted into Academy of Women Achievers

Fri, Jun. 9, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Liz BrunnerLiz Brunner, CEO/founder of Boston-based Brunner Communications, will be inducted into the Academy of Women Achievers at a luncheon at the Boston Park Plaza hotel on June 26.

Travel Oregon Honors Weinstein PR

Tue, Jun. 6, 2017

By Steve Barnes

Weinstein PR receives Weinstein Public Relations has scooped up the “Outstanding Oregon PR Initiative Award” by Travel Oregon, an agency created by the Beaver State to promote its $10.8 billion tourism industry.

Patrice Tanaka Is PRSA Foundation Paladin Recipient

Mon, May 22, 2017

By Jack O'Dwyer

Patrice TanakaPatrice Tanaka, co-founder of three PR firms who now heads Joyful Planet, providing advice for personal and professional development, is the 2017 recipient of the PRSA Foundation’s Paladin Award.

Stevens Scholarship Rewards PR Students

Mon, May 8, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Oriol BrullOriol Brull is the recipient of this year’s Art Stevens PRSA-NY/CCNY $5,000 scholarship, awarded to outstanding public relations students for the past 10 years.

Seven Women Honored by New York Women in Communications

Wed, Apr. 26, 2017

By Jane Landers

Savannah Guthrie & O'Dwyer's associate publisher Jane LandersSeven “extraordinary female leaders in the communications industry” were honored April 24 by New York Women in Communications which raised $112,000 for scholarships. It has awarded $1.5M+ for that purpose so far.

Martin Inducted Into ICCO Hall of Fame

Wed, Dec. 7, 2016

By Jon Gingerich

Jack Martin Hill+Knowlton Strategies global chairman and CEO Jack Martin was inducted into the International Communications Consultancy Organization’s Hall of Fame.

Ketchum, Michelin Win 'Best of the 'Best'

Tue, Jun. 21, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Joe Cohen, Grace Leong, Art StevensKetchum and Michelin took home top honors from PRSA-New York's Big Apple Awards June 2 for the "Beyond the Driving Test" campaign.

DCI, Huntington Beach Take Top PR Adrian Award

Thu, Feb. 18, 2016

By Editorial Staff

HSMAI Adrian AwardsDevelopment Counsellors International and client Visit Huntington Beach took home "Best in Show" honors in PR at the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association's annual Adrian Awards Feb. 17 in New York.

Ray Kotcher Inducted into ICCO Hall of Fame

Mon, Nov. 30, 2015

By Matthew Schwartz

Ray KotcherDuring his more than 30-year career at Ketchum, Kotcher has played a key role in helping the agency expand its global footprint, including the 2009 merger with European communications consultancy Pleon.

MSL, Leo Burnett Win Cannes Lions PR Award

Wed, Jun. 24, 2015

By Greg Hazley

cannes lionsMSLGroup, advancing a concept created by Leo Burnett Toronto for client Procter & Gamble, won the Grand Prix award for PR at the Cannes Lions festival in France June 24 for the #LikeAGirl campaign.

Carnival, LDWW Book Top Silver Anvil

Fri, Jun. 5, 2015

By Greg Hazley

silver anvilsCruise operator Carnival Corp. and its PR agency, LDWWGroup, won the top Silver Anvil from PRSA on June 4 for work rebounding from a series of crises over two years.

McNeely Pigott & Fox Takes 'Best in Show' for Nashville PR

Fri, May 8, 2015

By Greg Hazley

mpfMcNeely Pigott & Fox won Best in Show honors at PRSA Nashville's annual Parthenon Awards April 23 in the Music City, earning kudos for its "Red, White and Food" campaign supporting a voter referendum to allow wine sales in Tennessee retail food stores.