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Edelman's Ross Joins PRSA National Capital PR Hall of Fame

Tue, Dec. 1, 2020

By Steve Barnes

Lisa RossEdelman US chief operating officer Lisa Osborne Ross and media strategist, journalist and author Gemma Puglisi will be inducted into the National Capital Public Relations Hall of Fame at the 2020 PRSA National Chapter Excellence in Communication Awards on Dec. 2.

Cannes Cans Lions Until October

Wed, Mar. 18, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

CannesCannes Lions today pushed back its 2020 festival of creativity from June to October 26-30 due to the "challenging circumstances" presented by the coronavirus pandemic.

Events: Museum of PR Charts Changing Image of Women

Fri, Mar. 6, 2020

By Steve Barnes

MuseumMuseum of Public Relations panel will look at the role public relations has played in the changing representations of women in the media... Kaplow Communications works with Cosmetic Executive Women on product demonstration event... The New York Financial Writers' Association sets the date for the Financial Follies of 2020.

Awards & Events: Fintech Meet The Media Confab Slated for Nov. 6; Osborn Barr| Paramore Looks for Rural Spirit Award Nominations; PRSSA Chooses US Census Bureau for Bateman Competition

Thu, Sep. 12, 2019

By Steve Barnes

FinTechFinTech Meet The Media 2019 conference will have reporters discussing blockchain, digital finance, cryptocurrency and other topics Nov. 6 at the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College in NYC... Osborn Barr | Paramore is accepting nominations for its second annual Rural Spirit Awards... Public Relations Student Society of America has announced the U.S. Census Bureau as the subject of its 2020 Bateman Case Study Competition.

Awards & Events: National Press Club Honors Kashmir, Politico Journos; IPRís Digital Media Research Center Explains Blockchain; Joe Honick Presents '54% Vote But 100% Bitch' at UVA

Fri, Aug. 23, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Aasif SultanThe National Press Club will give its annual John Aubuchon Press Freedom Award this year to Aasif Sultan, a journalist in Kashmir jailed for nearly a year for his reporting, and to Mackenzie Mays, a Politico journalist who has produced accountability journalism despite harassment... IPR’s Digital Media Research Center is presenting a free webinar on Sept. 26 that will explain the basics of blockchain technology... Joe Honick, president of GMA International and O'Dwyer's contribute will present “54% Vote But 100% Bitch” at University of Virginia.

Auction to Benefit NYWICI Scholarship Fund

Fri, May 3, 2019

By Steve Barnes

WICINew York Women in Communications, which is presenting its 2019 Matrix Awards on May 6 at the Sheraton New York Times Square, is also holding an online auction to benefit its scholarship program.

Events & Awards: OPC Honors Khashoggi, Other Murdered Journos; PR Couture Gathers Bespoke Communication Awards entries; Gale Branding Worked Press for American Friends of Soroka Medical Center's Benefit

Fri, Apr. 5, 2019

By Steve Barnes

OPCThe Overseas Press Club will honor Jamal Khashoggi and other journalists murdered or persecuted during the past year at its April 18 awards dinner in NYC... PR Couture is accepting entries for its 2019 Bespoke Communication Awards, through April 15... Gale Branding coordinated press for the American Friends of Soroka Medical Center's benefit gala held April 3 at the Pierre Hotel in NYC.

Magrino Earns Matrix Award

Mon, Mar. 25, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Susan MagrinoMagrino chairman and CEO Susan Magrino is among the female media professionals to be honored at the 2019 Matrix Awards, which will be held May 6 at the Sheraton New York Times Square.

PRSA Extends Big Apple Awards Deadline

Thu, Mar. 14, 2019

By Steve Barnes

PRSAThe New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America has extended the entry deadline for the 2019 Big Apple Awards to Monday, March 18.

Awards & Events: "Press Freedom in a Post-Truth Era" Session Slated at NYC's French Embassy Unit; Applications Due for Don Bartholomew Award; Geminder + Assocs. Names Final Power of Pink Honoree

Wed, Feb. 6, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Steve CollSteve Coll, journalism dean at Columbia, and Bruno Patino, dean of sciences at Po School of Journalism in Paris, will discuss "Press Freedom in a 'Post-Truth' Era" at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at Albertine book store located in the French Embassy's cultural office in New York. The event is free... Applications for the Don Bartholomew Award, which provides a grad student practical experience in PR research, are due by March 8... Germinder + Assocs. names Dr. Thomas Nelson the last Power of Pink Honoree.

PR Lessons from SXSW

Mon, Feb. 4, 2019

By Ronn Torossian

Ronn TorossianSeveral important lessons marketers and public relations pros can take away from SXSW.

Awards & Events

Fri, Dec. 28, 2018

By Steve Barnes

CPJThe Committee to Protect Journalists will be honored at this year’s Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration... ICR taps FutureCast president Jeff Fromm for keynote duties at annual conference slated for Jan. 14-16... Osborn Barr | Paramore unveils its first annual rural spirit awards.

IPR Awards Dinner Honors Bolton, Weiner

Fri, Nov. 30, 2018

By Jane Landers

Roger BoltonThe Institute for Public Relations hosted its 57th Annual Distinguished Lecture & Awards Dinner Nov. 28 in New York City with more than 300 people in attendance.

CPJ Stands Up for Press Freedom

Wed, Nov. 21, 2018

By Jane Landers

JusticeThe dangers faced by journalists around the world as well as the campaign to get justice for murdered Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi were front and center at the Committee to Protect Journalists 2018 International Press Freedom Awards.