Awards

2016 Rising PR Stars: Kathryn Deardorff,  Communications Manager, VISIT Milwaukee

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Kathryn Deardorff is an irreplaceable member of the communications team at VISIT Milwaukee. She actively researches other destination marketing organizations to gain inspiration for PR initiatives and is dedicated to building new relationships with peers… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Eileen Collins, Senior Manager, Executive Communications, Hilton

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Eileen Collins has been seen as a leader from the moment she joined the Hilton team, but her abilities really shined when her director, the only other member of the executive communications team, went on… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Sasha Dookhoo, Senior Account Executive, PAN Communications

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Sasha Dookhoo embodies what it means to be a true leader in PR. From daily client results to mentoring interns and being recognized by her peers in academia for exceptional work during her master’s program,… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Armando Diaz, Supervising Associate, EY

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Armando Diaz works to raise visibility on workplace and diversity issues at EY. From parental leave benefits, to LGBT, veterans’ and women’s initiatives, he has secured numerous top-tier print, online and broadcast placements for EY.… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Briana Berry, Executive Producer, RFI Studios

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Briana Berry is a leader in branded content creation, pushing the envelope forward to new storytelling frontiers. Berry recently accepted the position of executive producer at RFI Studios, a digital creative agency, where she works to deliver… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Lauren Craft, Public Relations Manager, Zeel

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Lauren Craft joined the Zeel team on April 11, 2016. Her first 100 days would be the envy of most presidents—she quickly became an invaluable member of the Zeel team, racking up a roster of… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Margaret Clevenger, Account Manager, ScoutComms, Inc.

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In just two years Margaret Clevenger has become the rock of her firm with an uncanny maturity and talent well beyond her age and years of experience. There is no task too great and no… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Jennifer Cingari, Senior Publicist, ESPN

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Jennifer Cingari is assuredly a rising star on the ESPN Communications team. She works on many of the company’s most high-profile properties including ESPN Films’ critically-acclaimed “30 for 30” series, and what many consider to… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Gina Chinino, Global Communications Manager, Cushman & Wakefield

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Gina Chinino is the Global Communications Manager at Cushman & Wakefield and is responsible for the development and implementation of the communication strategy for Cushman & Wakefield’s Global Occupier Services business. Chinino joined Cushman &… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Lauren Burke, Senior Director, mc²

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Lauren Burke has a contagious passion for work, a thirst for understanding complex concepts and the drive to take on responsibilities well beyond her peer group. Burke has proven to be absolutely critical to her… Continued