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2015 Rising PR Stars: Kristen Labriola, Vice President, Marina Maher Communications LLC

Kristen Labriola’s career at MMC has flourished in a remarkably short time, with promotions every year since she joined MMC in 2012 as a senior account executive. This past August, she was named vice president. … | MORE »

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2015 Rising PR Stars: Allie Metcalf, Account Supervisor, Corporate Affairs, Edelman

A former staffer with Senator Mark Kirk in Washington, D.C. handling human rights issues, advocacy campaigns and policy events, Allie Metcalf is a rising star in Edelman’s Chicago Corporate Affairs Practice. During her three-year tenure … | MORE »

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2015 Rising PR Stars: Katie Milgrom, Associate Director, APCO Worldwide

Katie Milgrom has been one of APCO Worldwide’s rising stars since she joined its Chicago office in March 2012. Prior to APCO, Milgrom spent five years in Washington, D.C., first on Capitol Hill as Deputy … | MORE »

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2015 Rising PR Stars: Jeanette Naranjo, Account Executive, RockOrange

Jeanette Naranjo is a key player for RockOrange’s high-profile client, Burger King, where she interacts on a daily basis with senior executives. Last year, she interviewed with RockOrange on a Monday, was hired on Wednesday, … | MORE »

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2015 Rising PR Stars: Katie O’Brien, Account Executive, Henson Consulting, Inc.

Although she’s still only a few years into her PR career, Katie O’Brien exudes the knowledge and professionalism of someone with nearly double her experience. Her ambition and fresh perspective, along with her adaptability, allow … | MORE »

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2015 Rising PR Stars: Alexandra Papazis, Account Supervisor/Online Influencer Strategist, Marina Maher Communications

Alexandra Papazis has become such an expert at online influencer partnerships that it is now a business unit of its own within Marina Maher Communications. Her savvy partnership skills have also made her the most … | MORE »

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2015 Rising PR Stars: Kyle Peterson, Partner, Clement | Peterson

Bret Clement hired Kyle Peterson to join his tech-focused PR agency, then Clement Communications, in 2010. In 2013, Peterson’s years of accomplishments and contributions warranted him becoming a partner in the firm, which was appropriately … | MORE »

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2015 Rising PR Stars: Michelle Reino, Assistant Account Executive, Luquire George Andrews

Since Michelle Reino joined leading southeastern agency Luquire George Andrews (LGA) in 2013, she has been a shining star whose gut instincts, savviness beyond her years and tenacious spirit have served the agency and her … | MORE »

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2015 Rising PR Stars: Mandy Robinson, Tremor Video, Senior Manager, Corporate Communications

Tremor Video has undergone an enormous transformation in the past year, moving from an ad network to a premium video marketplace, and Mandy Robinson has played a big role in that shift. The changes include … | MORE »

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2015 Rising PR Stars: Greg Romano, Senior Account Executive, Edelman

Greg Romano has played an absolutely crucial role in the success of the International Public Affairs team at Edelman. Starting out at Edelman as an intern for the Crisis and Litigation team in March 2012, … | MORE »

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