Awards

2016 Rising PR Stars: Andrew Knoblauch, Public Relations Supervisor, Dixon Schwabl

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Andrew Knoblauch is a well-respected and smart young professional at Rochester, N.Y.’s leading public relations and marketing agency. He raises the bar when it comes to client relations, ethics and maintaining great relationships with clients,… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Janine Kamwene, Associate Director, APCO Worldwide

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From the moment Janine Kamwene joined APCO Worldwide’s New York office in October 2014, she hit the ground running, participating in a winning new business pitch in her first week. After that, it didn’t take… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Eric Kokonas, VP of Strategy and Partner, Dittoe Public Relations

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Defying all of the stereotypes plaguing his millennial generation, Eric Kokonas has spent his entire professional career at Dittoe Public Relations, working tirelessly and selflessly every single day for his clients and the agency as… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Joanna Leis, Senior Account Executive, Finn Partners

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In the two years that Joanna Leis has been at Finn Partners, she has become invaluable to the group and the agency. Leis consistently delivers great work, and approaches each day with a positive attitude.… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Laura Krebs Miller, Vice President, Cashman and Associates

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Promoted to vice president of Cashman & Associates before the age of 30, Laura Krebs Miller has quickly risen through the ranks, demonstrating hard work and a dedication to growing as a leader in the… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Adriana Lopez, Group Manager, The Axis Agency

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Although Adriana Lopez started to specialize in social and digital media only three years ago, she has already made a significant impact at The Axis Agency with her fluency in all things digital. Lopez has spent… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Sarah McBride, National Press Secretary, Human Rights Campaign

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In 2012, Sarah McBride first made national headlines when she came out as transgender while serving as student body president at American University. As national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), McBride supports… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Danielle Meister-Cohen, Manager, Corporate Communications, Samsung Electronics North America

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Danielle Meister-Cohen is a former journalist-turned-PR-pro who is quickly earning her stripes in issue management, crisis communications and storytelling. She has a positive can-do attitude that is focused on thinking strategically and on the big… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Michael Moroney, Senior Director, Public Affairs, Story Partners

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Whether it’s an opinion piece drafted, vetted and placed with contacts inside Beltway publications or reporters requesting client news or an inside scoop, Michael Moroney is Story Partners’ go-to media guru. Moroney has a unique… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Lliam Morrison,  Manager, Corporate Communications, Frontier Communications

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At just 27, Lliam Morrison has already served as a top communications and policy advisor to two U.S. Congressmen, led multiple national corporate and political campaigns and currently works as one of the top communicators… Continued