Awards

2016 Rising PR Stars: Chelsea Ruka, Account Executive, MSLGROUP

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Chelsea Ruka is a remarkable talent whose junior title, account executive, belies her talent, experience and achievements. She’s on a path straight to the top of the industry. Ruka is remarkably polished, productive and very… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Allison Schneider, Director of Communications, Locust Street Group

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Allison Schneider is Locust Street Group’s (LSG) director of communications, a top member of the communications practice. Her expertise and instincts have quickly made her invaluable at LSG. She has been instrumental in providing crisis… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Lina Skandalakis, Senior Account Strategist, Everywhere Agency

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Lina Skandalakis is a leader in the field of social media PR, as well as influencer marketing. She’s the senior account strategist at Everywhere Agency, a leading social media and influencer marketing firm that works… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Andrew Stoltzfus, Vice President, Voce Communications/Porter Novelli

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Andrew Stoltzfus is an exemplary team member at Voce Communications/Porter Novelli. He has significant experience in traditional PR, crisis communications digital/social marketing and analytics, which he applies across every account he works with. Stoltzfus is… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Caitlin Teahan, Senior Account Executive, WE Communications

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Caitlin Teahan is a force of nature. Her presence was felt from the moment she joined WE Communications a year ago. In one year, she’s managed to become a trusted advisor to teams across the agency,… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Gillian Small, President/Founder, Gillian Small Public Relations

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Though her dancing skills are admittedly sub-par, there is no doubt that Gillian Small is a standout mover and shaker when it comes to PR. She stops at nothing to ensure her small business clients… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Dara Toulch, Senior Account Director, Ballantines PR

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Dara Toulch is a standout leader for the Ballantines PR (BPR) team, delivering top-quality media coverage and dedicated client support. Toulch oversees many of the agency’s most important proposals and leads new client presentations. Toulch offers a… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Tara Valenza, Manager, Content Creation + Digital Strategy, Bullfrog + Baum 

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Tara Valenza joined Bullfrog + Baum in an entry-level capacity two short years ago. Very early on she showed great promise in engaging with the media, managing clients and presenting creative, on-brand ideas to help… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Mollie Wagoner, Account Manager, Live Wire Media Relations, LLC

December 6th, 2016 by

Mollie Wagoner’s charisma and people skills make her a natural at forging genuine connections with journalists, and her shrewd judgment on story angles and pitches demonstrates that she is quickly mastering the management of her… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Jessica Schaefer, Vice President, Point72 Asset Management

December 6th, 2016 by

Jessica Schaefer is a communications and marketing powerhouse who executes strategies with the precision of an Olympic archer and delivers results that give even the most difficult clients and CEOs reason for pause. One of… Continued