Author Archives: Chris Seymour

2015 Rising PR Stars (corporation and association): Eliza Levy, Manager of Public Relations and Grassroots, National Council of Textile Organizations

Eliza Levy is the Manager of Public Relations and Grassroots for the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO). NCTO is the most visible and respected trade organization in the United States for the domestic textile … | MORE »

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2015 PR People Awards: Media Relations Professional of the Year

Winner: Sol Colom, Discovery Networks Latin America/US Hispanic Communications Manager Sol Colom understands that Public Relations is an all-encompassing discipline where communications strategies, plans and activities always have to be linked to overall business results. … | MORE »

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2015 PR People Awards: Professional of the Year/Agency

Winner: Victoria Baxter, Weber Shandwick, Senior Vice President, Management Supervisor Victoria Baxter has shown exceptional leadership in helping Weber Shandwick to grow new business. She has a time-tested, no-stress new business policy that has positioned … | MORE »

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2015 PR People Awards: PR Professional of the Year/ Corporate

Winner: Trisha Cardoso, Showtime Networks Inc. Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications Trisha Cardoso is a visionary leader at SHOWTIME, inspiring and motivating the entire company to think outside of the box. She is extremely creative … | MORE »

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2015 PR People Awards: PR Professional of the Year/Nonprofit

Winner: Patrick R. Riccards, Chief Communications and Strategy Officer, Woodrow Wilson Foundation At the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, Patrick Riccards has demonstrated leadership through his ability to step in, on day one, and build a full-service … | MORE »

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2015 PR People Awards: PR Team Leader

Winner: Catherine Blades, Aflac’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications For 20+ years, Catherine Blades has demonstrated leadership by optimizing operations, driving revenues, decreasing expenses and building high-performing, diverse teams. An acknowledged change agent, Blades spent … | MORE »

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2015 PR People Awards: Public Affairs Professional of the Year

Winner: John Guilfoil, Owner/Principal, John Guilfoil Public Relations (JGPR) John Guilfoil has proven to the police and fire departments of New England that his services are of value. In just one year, he’s grown his … | MORE »

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2015 PR People Awards: Publicist of the Year

Winner: Anna Treiber, Henson Consulting, Inc., Director of Hospitality As Henson Consulting’s first employee more than 8 years ago, Anna Treiber steadily moved up the ranks from intern to Director of Hospitality. Treiber, who has … | MORE »

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2015 PR People Awards: Social Media Professional of the Year

Winner: Kelly Mahoney, CompTIA Social Media Manager Kelly Mahoney is the acknowledged social media expert at CompTIA. She has transformed the position and elevated the profession of social media through her work. By combining the … | MORE »

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2015 PR People Awards: Spokesperson of the Year

Winner: Jerry Nappi, Entergy Wholesale Commodities’ Senior Nuclear Communications Manager On a quiet Saturday evening in May 2015, a main electrical transformer exploded and caught fire at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, … | MORE »

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