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2012 PR People Awards: Crisis Manager of the Year

Winner: Tony Felts Public Relations Director, WellPoint In 2011 Tony Felts and WellPoint faced several high-profile media issues, such as litigation, provider negotiations/terminations, the Supreme Court’s consideration of the Affordable Care Act, as well as … | MORE »

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2012 Top Places to Work in PR: Counterpart International Inc.

Counterpart International Inc.  The communications department at Counterpart International consists of just two full-time staffers, plus several consultants. With such a small team—and 23 country programs to support—it must delegate and share tasks. And it’s … | MORE »

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2012 Top Places to Work in PR: General Motors

General Motors  GM puts its new hires through a rigorous job rotation to learn the fundamentals of GM communications. Its newest employees spend approximately nine months in three key positions: brand communications, internal communications and … | MORE »

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2012 PR News Hall of Fame: Marian Salzman

Marian Salzman, CEO of North America, Havas PR Marian Salzman is an award-winning business leader with a track record for implementing and managing companywide change. A social media guru, she innovates by using new media—and countless … | MORE »

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2012 Rising Stars of PR: Nicole Levins

Nicole Levins Online Media Manager, The Nature Conservancy Nicole Levins has been the force behind the significant online success of The Nature Conservancy’s global spokespeople. Her work has led to dozens of media hits, new relationships … | MORE »

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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 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: 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: 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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