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2011 Platinum PR Awards: Anniversary Campaign

Winner: Pierson Grant Public Relations: 25th Anniversary of the Blizzard – A Blizzard of Publicity To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Dairy Queen Blizzard, the “Blizzardmobile” set out on a four-stop tour across the … | MORE »

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2011 Platinum PR Awards – Hall of Fame: Yum! Brands

World Hunger Relief Four years ago, Yum! Brands—parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Long John Silver’s and A&W—set out to deal with a different kind of hunger when it launched a partnership with … | MORE »

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2011 Platinum PR Awards: Speech

Winner: Early Learning Division Ontario Ministry of Education – ‘I wish I was a messenger’ Leading up to the launch of a new program in all Ontario schools—full-day kindergarten for 4- and 5-year-olds—the Ontario Ministry … | MORE »

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2011 Platinum PR Awards: Global PR

Winner: GE – GE ecomagination Challenge: Powering the Grid On July 13, 2010, in partnership with the four leading venture capital firms, GE launched the $200 million ecomagination Challenge: Powering the Grid campaign to change … | MORE »

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2011 Platinum PR Awards: Podcast/Videocast

Winner: Carmichael Lynch Spong with Webmaster Radio.fm – Untying the Purse Strings of America’s Most Powerful Consumer Maria Reitan, senior principal of Carmichael Lynch Spong, hosts Purse Strings, a weekly 30-minute podcast on marketing to … | MORE »

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2011 Platinum PR Awards: Blog

Winner: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse Are you prepared for a Zombie Apocalypse? It’s the question the CDC posed to shake up its standard personal safety message. In an … | MORE »

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2011 Platinum PR Awards – Hall of Fame: Office Depot Foundation

Backpack Campaign The Office Depot Foundation has made its National Backpack Program and associated campaigns part of the very fabric of Office Depot’s public profile. Since 2001, Office Depot and the Office Depot Foundation have … | MORE »

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2011 Platinum PR Awards: Social Media Campaign

Winner: U.S. Army with Weber Shandwick – Sharing the Army Strong Story Given the meteoric rise of social media, the U.S. Army, with the help of Weber Shandwick, focused on increasing its social media engagement … | MORE »

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2011 Platinum PR Awards: Financial/Investor Relations

Winner: General Motors – Introducing the New GM To build investor excitement for the company and its cars, GM planned and executed a multi-city road show and online video road show for potential investors. After … | MORE »

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2011 Platinum PR Awards: Online Press Room/Media Center

Winner: Disney Consumer Products – Online Press Room Not only does Disney Consumer Products’ online press room get updated in real time, but the company also goes out of its way to inform the press … | MORE »

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