Awards

2016 Rising PR Stars: Reid Myers, Senior Manager, Communications, Time Inc.

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Reid Myers is an instrumental member of the Time Inc. brand communications team, managing a range of PR projects for high-profile media brands including InStyle, StyleWatch and xoJane. Myers joined Time Inc. as communications manager… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Samantha Nevels, Account Supervisor – Energy, Manufacturing + Sustainability, Makovsky

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Samantha Nevels’ outstanding attitude and tremendous professional judgement makes her a rising star at Makovsky and in the industry. She’s highly organized and extremely hardworking—and clients rave about her. The lifeblood of every agency is… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Cristina Nogueras, Senior Account Executive, MSLGROUP

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Cristina Nogueras is always asking questions and looking for better, different ways to solve problems. She possesses an incredible imagination and curiosity and challenges the status quo. Nogueras is also passionate about enhancing her agency’s… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Jessica Sacco, Account Executive, John Guilfoil Public Relations LLC

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Since Jessica Sacco was recruited away from journalism, where she served as a daily newspaper reporter for four years, she has steadily climbed the ranks at John Guilfoil PR (JGPR). She has learned advanced aspects… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Bridget O’Neill, Associate Manager, Public Relations, Elizabeth Arden

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In her role at Elizabeth Arden, Bridget O’Neill supports both U.S. and global public relations as well as sharing in U.S. social media responsibilities. She is a trusted partner and asset to the PR function… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Madison Parks, Manager, Corporate Social Media, Marriott International

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Madison Parks joined the Marriott Communications team and in barely a year has taken all of her colleagues by storm. Hired as a social media coordinator, she soon took on oversight and strategy for all… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Amanda Passage, Director, Lambert, Edwards & Associates

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Amanda Passage has shone since joining Lambert, Edwards & Associates (LE&A) nearly 10 years ago and has been a rapid riser ever since. She is the client lead on a number of key accounts in healthcare,… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Dinorah Peña, Senior Manager of Communications and Influencer Engagement, Sundial Brands

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Dinorah Peña’s contributions to Sundial Brands have been extraordinary and have set a new bar for PR creativity and talent. She launched her Sundial career by helping to usher in Hispanic PR and influencer programs… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Payal Patel, Public Relations Specialist, Navy Pier, Inc.

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The public relations representative for Navy Pier, Payal Patel has led the PR efforts on nearly a dozen major-scale events at the Pier, including its marquee events Winter WonderFest, New Year’s Eve, Neighborhoods of the… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Natalie Poston, Account Supervisor, H+K Strategies

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Natalie Poston is both a consensus builder and the glue that binds the Chicago consumer marketing team at H+K Strategies. She captains her teams and assigns tasks that illustrate a clear vision for the company’s… Continued