2015 Rising PR Stars (corporation and association): Natan Edelsburg, Executive Vice President, Sawhorse Media

Natan Edelsburg is currently the Executive Vice President at Sawhorse, where he has grown Muck Rack, the leading platform for connecting communications professionals and journalists, and is in charge of the Shorty Awards, which honor the best on social media.

In just a few years, Muck Rack, a tool for connecting with journalists, has become the fastest growing tech platform in the industry.  Edelsburg is also in charge of providing solutions for agencies and brands like Edelman, MasterCard, NBCUniversal, Weber Shandwick, The Gates Foundation and more. His work and successes have been featured in The New York Times, PIX11 News, The Wall Street Journal, Adweek and more.

The Shorty Awards, honoring the best people and organizations across social media, have also grown under his leadership. He has overseen production and PR; and has secured prominent placements in the Wall Street Journal, E! News, Adweek and more.

An expert in the future of TV, Edelsburg writes daily for The Drum, a leading marketing and media site where he is the Executive Editor of Found Remote, their TV section. He has previously written for Adweek, The Next Web, The Huffington Post and has contributed to The New York Times. He has spoken at conferences across the world, including BroadcastAsia in Singapore, Social Media Week, SXSW and Internet Week.