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2011 15-to-Watch: Sarah Swensson

Sarah Swensson takes the education aspect of OCTA’s railroad safety program seriously. The 27-year-old Swensson created Max & Lucy, a bilingual comic book featuring two railroad superheroes that has been distributed to 8,000 children throughout … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Sarah Pfeiffer

Sarah Pfeiffer led an online content integration effort for budding entertainment/women’s lifestyle property Sugar Inc.; the first article in the three-part series, including messages about the client’s health awareness campaign, reached 2 million PopSugar readers. … | MORE »

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2011 Top Places to Work in PR – SpeakerBox Communications

Throughout its 14-year history, SpeakerBox Communications has learned that in order to create a true sense of teamwork, its priority has to be an environment that encourages learning, leadership and collaboration. It has done this … | MORE »

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2011 Top Places to Work in PR – AICPA

AICPA The communications team at the American Institute of CPAs functions as its own mini PR agency, encompassing media relations, social media, Web content, member communications, periodicals, creative services, video production, advertising, brand management and … | MORE »

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2011 PR People Awards – Blogger of the Year

Steve Cody’s RepMan blog takes a humorous approach to reputation issues—no surprise, considering he moonlights as a stand-up comic. | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Karen Nichols

Karen Nichols began her stint at Diageo Venezuela in 2005, in charge of Johnnie Walker Red Label’s brand initiatives. Since a move to Mexico in 2008 to lead Diageo PR efforts there, Nichols has developed … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Kelly Hamor

Although Kelly Hamor has been with Weber Shandwick for less than a year, she has successfully led her global communications team on a project for Samsung’s Global Visual Display team to enhance buzz around the … | 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 – Public Affairs Professional of the Year

Co-Winner: Mike Hotra Senior Vice President, APCO Worldwide There’s been one hallmark of Mike Hotra’s approach to client service: delivering results. In 2010, Hotra played an instrumental role in leading the public affairs campaign around … | MORE »

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2011 PR News Hall of Fame: Roger Frizzell

Chief Communications Officer, PG&E After eight years as VP of corporate communications at American Airlines, in October 2011 Roger Frizzell moved on to California-based energy company PG&E, becoming its chief communications officer. And just like … | MORE »

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