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2012 Nonprofit PR Awards: PR on a Shoestring Budget

Winner: Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Sherry Matthews Advocacy Marketing — Komen Austin Public Awareness Campaign With the goal of raising the Austin affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure beyond its association … | MORE »

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2012 Nonprofit PR Awards: Public Service

Winner: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons — 2011 AAOS Public Service Campaign: ‘Decide to Drive’ To combat the deadly menace of distracted driving—whether it’s eating in the front seat or texting—AAOS launched and disseminated the findings … | MORE »

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2012 Nonprofit PR Awards: Employee/Internal Communications

Winner: National Forensic Science Technology Center – NFSTC Internal Communications Renovation When NFSTC increased its full-time staff by 61% throughout 2009/2010, it was clear that the internal communications approach in place would no longer be … | MORE »

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2012 Nonprofit PR Awards: Public Affairs/Issues Management

Winner: American Society of Transplantation and Brownstein Group — Taking a Stand Against Arizona Medicaid Cuts In October 2010, the state government in Arizona under Gov. Jan Brewer (R-AZ) implemented changes to the adult Medicaid benefit … | MORE »

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PR News Announces Nonprofit PR Awards Finalists

Our 2012 Nonprofit PR Awards finalists faced down the challenges of this tough economic climate and delivered effective and compelling initiatives. | MORE »

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2011 PR People Awards – Publicist of the Year

Winner: Phil Zimmerman Senior Publicist, Jeopardy!/CBS Television Distribution Answer: This man vs. machine TV event became one of Jeopardy!’s most publicized events in its 27-year history. Question: What is Jeopardy! The IBM Challenge. Phil Zimmerman’s … | MORE »

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2011 PR News Hall of Fame: Mary Henige

Director, Social Media & Digital Communications, General Motors To say that Mary Henige has seen it all at General Motors would not be an overstatement. It’s been 25 years since Henige began her career as … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Esteban Contreras

Samsung’s social media manager since January 2010, Esteban Contreras leads strategy and management of the brand’s social platforms. Contreras maintains his own informative blog—estebancontreras.com—featuring interviews social media heavy hitters like CitiBank’s Frank Eliason and Buddy … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Dawn Brun

29-year-old Dawn Brun took client HP’s Innovation Summit to heart by developing a “custom cupcake experience” that allowed attendees to personalize cupcakes online, and then receive those personalized cupcakes with packaged QR codes showing how … | MORE »

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2011 Top Places to Work in PR – American Heart Association

The American Heart Association has been in a winner and finalist in multiple PR News awards programs, as its communications team proves time and again that PR know-how combined with passion and commitment has the … | MORE »

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