Awards

2016 Rising PR Stars: Cait DeBaun, Director of Communications, Project: Time Off, U.S. Travel Association

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Cait DeBaun’s achievements as the communications lead for U.S. Travel’s Project: Time Off—an initiative to get Americans to use their time off for the sake of the health, happiness, and professional success—have been enormous, as… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Riva Budowsky, Senior Account Executive, Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide

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Passionate. Committed. Fearless. These are the words that best describe Riva Budowsky. The moment she joined Blue Chip Marketing a little more than three years ago, Budowsky made an immediate impact on her clients, colleagues… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Ana Braskamp, Manager, Yahoo Product & Technology Communications

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In just short two years on Yahoo’s Product PR team, Ana Braskamp has made a huge impact in helping shape the company narrative across business and tech press. While supporting all of Yahoo’s core products,… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Tim Hogan, Managing Director, CLS Strategies

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Since starting at CLS Strategies two years ago, Tim Hogan’s international work has included campaigns for presidential candidates in Africa and South America, political parties and corporations seeking to influence the political landscape within their… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Sam Howe, Business Development Lead MSLBoston and Account Supervisor, MSLGroup

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Sam Howe epitomizes what it means to be a “rising star” within the PR industry. At just 24, Howe has accomplished more than most PR professionals ten years his senior. Howe has a vast mandate within… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Claire Hunter, Corporate Relations Division Manager, Allstate Insurance Company

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Claire Hunter serves as the division manager for the West Central Region of Allstate Insurance Company, which includes Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska. Hunter partners closely with the leaders… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: T. Andrew Huddleston, Digital Director, International Union, UAW

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Andrew Huddleson joined the UAW (the labor union best known for representing hourly workers at Ford, GM and FCA-US) in 2011, when digital media wasn’t a big part of UAW’s overall media strategy. In June… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Bailey Jacobs, Senior Manager, Communications, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

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Bailey Jacobs leads the marketing and communications efforts for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center (CCC). In this role, she develops the nonprofit’s communications strategy, oversees the execution of day-to-day tactics, and… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Grace Jones, Consumer Brand Manager, Dayton Children’s

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Grace Jones is a true shining star among her peers and within the nonprofit communications community. As a brand consumer manager at Dayton Children’s, she has worked to innovate and improve the hospital’s online, customer-focused… Continued

2016 Rising PR Stars: Hod Klein, Vice President, Vested

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Hod Klein’s career shows what can be accomplished when an energetic, dedicated professional decides on a vertical specialty and completely owns it. Klein recently joined Vested, a strategic communications firm that specializes in financial services as vice president. He previously worked in the asset management practice at Dukas Linden, playing a… Continued