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2011 PR News Hall of Fame: Melissa Waggener Zorkin

CEO, President & Founder, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide In 1983, Waggener Zorkin formed an agency with business partner Pam Edstrom. Today, Waggener Edstrom has grown to more than 800 employees, a fact that Waggener Zorkin takes … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Olga Karagiannis

Olga is the "voice of Hologic" for the local and trade press editors, senior leadership, luminaries, writers, customers, employees and investors.  She was a key player in the creation of the Hologic4Women Ning network, the … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Brad Chase

Brad Chase is no stranger to leadership roles. Prior to becoming a partner at Capitol Media Partners in 2011, he oversaw all internal and external communications for DaVita, a Fortune 500 company with a market … | MORE »

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2011 Top Places to Work in PR – Flowers Communications Group

Flowers Communications Group likes to consider itself a “door-less” shop. Senior management’s doors are never closed, and all attempts are made to make staff feel empowered to share their ideas. In fact, many of its … | MORE »

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2011 PR People Awards – PR Professional of the Year, Corporate

Winner: Heather Mitchell Head of Global PR & Social Media, Unilever Working with brands such as AXE and Suave, Mitchell has created a number of social media campaigns to build word of mouth, raise awareness … | MORE »

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2011 PR News Hall of Fame: John Deveney

President, Deveney Communication John Deveney likes to lead people into PR battle. Whether establishing on-site communications operation and media centers during hurricanes Katrina and Rita, or creating and leading the Louisiana Office of Tourism’s response … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Jamie Watt Arnold

To promote client Freshii, a quick-service restaurant, Jamie Watt Arnold coordinated a grand-opening celebration that attracted Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and secured nearly 70 media hits in outlets such as The Baltimore Sun and Style … | MORE »

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2011 Top Places to Work in PR – Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual, the winner of PR News’ 2011 Platinum PR Award in employee communications, has developed over the years a strong bond with its hometown of Milwaukee, Wisc., that enriches both company employees and the … | MORE »

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2011 PR People Awards – CSR Leader of the Year

Goodwill Industries’ Kim Zimmer considers the launch of the Donate Movement her "PR touchdown." | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Elizabeth Rowland

Overseeing PR and social media at Pinnacle Foods, Elizabeth Rowland has helped to increase the profiles of such brands as Birds Eye Vegetables, Aunt Jemima Frozen Breakfasts and Duncan Hines. In addition, she’s created compelling … | MORE »

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