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2012 PR People Awards: Social Media Professional of the Year

Co-Winner: John Earnhardt Director of Communications, Cisco Systems When John Earnhardt wrote the first blog post at Cisco in 2005, it kicked off the social media era not only for him, but for the brand … | MORE »

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2012 Rising Stars of PR: Katie Denis

Katie Denis Director of Communications and Strategy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Katie Denis develops and executes comprehensive communications campaigns on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s key issues and special initiatives. She leads the communications efforts for … | MORE »

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2012 PR People Awards: Account Director of the Year

Winner: Deborah Brown Partner/Managing Director, Peppercomm Stellar day-to-day account management abilities for major household names across multiple industries are table stakes for a well-tenured public relations executive. At New York-based Peppercomm, Deborah Brown is at … | MORE »

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2012 Top Places to Work in PR: Powell Tate

Powell Tate  At Powell Tate, opportunities for growth, exploring new interests, and developing skills abound for those eager and willing to seize them. There are a number of senior leaders who started at the agency … | MORE »

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2012 Rising Stars of PR: Kathleen O’Connell

Kathleen O’Connell PR Executive, VisitBritain Kathleen O’Connell coordinates press visits and secures coverage in top consumer and travel trade media outlets for VisitBritain. She also has coordinated interviews for VIPs such as the Dean of Westminster, … | MORE »

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2012 PR News Hall of Fame: Janice M. Maiman

Janice M. Maiman, Senior Vice President, Communications and Media Channels, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Janice Maiman has spent nearly 25 years at AICPA, overseeing an award-winning integrated communications team. She directs the Institute’s brand management; … | MORE »

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2012 Top Places to Work in PR: Cone Communications

Cone Communications  Each employee at Cone is assigned a dedicated manager to steward their individual career path at the agency. The Professional Development Manager (PDM) is required to have regular check-ins with their direct report, … | MORE »

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2012 Rising Stars of PR: Jason Kuruvilla

Jason Kuruvilla Special Assistant, Office of Public Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor In his first role as a special assistant to the chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor, Jason Kuruvilla was able to turn … | MORE »

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2012 PR People Awards: PR Profesional of the Year — Corporate 

Winner: Jon Harris Chief Communications Officer, Hillshire Brands In January 2012, when the Sara Lee Corporation separated into two publicly held companies, Jon Harris and his team at Hillshire Brands provided a cohesive message to … | MORE »

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2012 Rising Stars of PR: Marianne Ortiz

Marianne Ortiz Senior Account Manager, Profiles Over the past two years, Marianne Ortiz has risen from account executive to a senior manager at Profiles. Ortiz has generated and obtained media coverage for clients through the implementation … | MORE »

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