CDC, Coca-Cola, T-Mobile, UN Foundation, 92nd Street Y Inducted Into PR News’ Platinum Hall of Fame

September 15th, 2016 by

At its Platinum PR Awards luncheon in New York on Oct. 19, PR News will induct four communications campaigns into its Platinum Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame honors communications campaigns or initiatives that have become inspirational benchmarks for other communicators. These are campaigns that have had a larger cultural or business impact than even their creators might have imagined.


Platinum PR Awards Finalists Announced by PR News

August 17th, 2016 by

Communications professionals must constantly be learning while they’re working overtime to make their messages heard, help their brand’s bottom line and beat the competition. Their inspiring leaps in skill, creativity and versatility find no better showcase than at PR News’ annual Platinum PR Awards, which celebrate the best communications programs and teams of the past year. We’ll announce the winners and honor all the finalists for the 2016 Platinum PR Awards at our luncheon on Oct. 19 at the Marriott Marquis in New York.


Facebook Unleashes a Slew of Live Video Features

April 7th, 2016 by

Earlier this year, Facebook expanded its live video service to all users, and now the social media behemoth is really throwing its weight behind the effort. A barrage of new features and functionalities is coming to the service, Facebook announced this week: reactions, going live to groups and events, live filters, live video invitations and much more embody a push to dominate live streaming.


April Fools’ Roundup 2016: The Best Brand Pranks

April 1st, 2016 by

April 1 is a great day for brand PR. Everyone gets a pass to joke around and show off their lighter side, and audiences take it in good humor when they get suckered. And though it’s expected, it’s not expected—that is, nobody is going to be upset at your brand for not taking part.

…except maybe when it comes to Google. They stepped up to the plate this year, along with other prominent brands.

PR News 2016 CSR Awards: Community Affairs

March 17th, 2016 by

Winner: Duke Energy – Water Resources Fund The Water Resources Fund is an ongoing, sustainable effort that continues to impact communities. With this initiative, Duke Energy plans to fund approximately 150 community projects from 2015-2020… Continued

PR News 2016 CSR Awards: Corporation

March 17th, 2016 by

Winners: Bacardi Limited – Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future and Oracle Bacardi Limited – Good Spirited: Building a Sustainable Future Bacardi understands its responsibility to minimize environmental impacts across the value chain. Global climate… Continued

PR News 2016 CSR Awards: Corporate-Community Partnership

March 17th, 2016 by

Winners: Aspen Dental Management Inc. – The Healthy Mouth Movement and JetBlue Airways – 2015 Soar with Reading: Solving for Book Deserts Aspen Dental Management Inc. – The Healthy Mouth Movement The dentists and teams… Continued

PR News 2016 CSR Awards: Agency CSR A-List

March 17th, 2016 by

G&S Business Communications Too often, the humanity of corporate social responsibility (CSR) disappears under an avalanche of data and research—but not at G&S. G&S helps clients infuse emotional intelligence into their science-based strategies to share… Continued

PR News 2016 CSR Awards: CSR on a Shoestring

March 17th, 2016 by

Winner: Havas PR North America – Huerta Scholarship: The First Hour for the First Americans As the public relations agency for the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program (IPLP) at the University of Arizona’s James… Continued

PR News 2016 CSR Awards: CSR Professional of the Year

March 17th, 2016 by

Winner: Annie Longsworth, Founder, The Siren Agency Annie Longsworth is a brand and communications leader committed to positive change through business. She launched a global sustainability practice in January 2007, making her an early voice… Continued