PR News Honors Rising Stars in PR

November 30th, 2012 by

34 young, established and budding communication professionals were honored on Nov. 29 at  PR News’ PR People Awards Luncheon.

2012 Rising Stars of PR: James Kelly

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James Kelly Manager of Business Communications, NASCAR James “Nick” Kelly is one of the driving forces behind strategic communications for NASCAR’s automotive and licensing businesses, which are accountable for approximately $30 million in annual revenue. Kelly… Continued

2012 PR People Awards: PR Team Leader of the Year

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Winner: Matt Motley Senior Vice President, Weber Shandwick Matt Motley’s superior relationships with clients led to the development and execution of several innovative campaigns in 2011. Under Motley’s leadership, RadioShack’s Trade & Save program, which… Continued

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Michelle Davidson

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Michelle Davidson Partner, Shadow PR   Michelle Davidson’s ascent to partner at Shadow PR has been quick by anyone’s standards. Davidson has directed the hospitality division through years of rapid growth. In that time she helped… Continued

2012 PR People Awards: Blogger of the Year

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Winner: Carreen Winters Executive Vice President, MWW Carreen Winters’ outstanding efforts to enrich her field have not only won her PR campaigns 22 awards to date and contributed to a 22% growth of MWW’s corporate… Continued

2012 Top Places to Work in PR: Max Borges Agency

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Max Borges Agency  Max Borges Agency is structured as a flat organization, where individuals are encouraged, incentivized and most importantly empowered to grow. Every account VP started as an account executive, with the company capitalizing… Continued

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Albe Zakes

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Albe Zakes Global VP, Media Relations, TerraCycle On his first day at TerraCycle, the CEO fired Albe Zakes’ boss and told him he would have to manage the department until a replacement was found. His official… Continued

2012 PR News Hall of Fame: Peter Morrissey

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Peter Morrissey – Morrissey & Company  (1953-2012) With a legendary career spanning 32 years, Peter Morrissey was far more than a reputation expert, professor, entrepreneur and sportsman. He effectively built a communications career around the… Continued

2012 Top Places to Work in PR: Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens

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Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens  Growth opportunities abound within the office of development and communications at Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens, and almost every one of the 11 staff members within the department has been… Continued

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Naimul Huq

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Naimul Huq Senior Manager, WCG Over the past 12 months, Naimul Huq joined WCG in the Analytics practice, helped launch content production and distribution company Nextworks and is now a senior manager in the Engagement practice.… Continued