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2011 Top Places to Work in PR – The Methodist Hospital System

At Houston-based Methodist Hospital System, a thriving workplace comes down to one thing: a healthy environment and rich culture for employees. Employees are committed to a values-based culture and it guides the communications staff in … | MORE »

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2011 PR People Awards – IR/Financial Communications Leader of the Year

Winner: Barb Iverson President, Financial Services, Weber Shandwick Under Barb Iverson, Weber Shandwick’s financial services practice has seen double-digit growth since 2008. Iverson is also responsible for the agency’s initiative to add financial education campaigns … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Sarah Swensson

Sarah Swensson takes the education aspect of OCTA’s railroad safety program seriously. The 27-year-old Swensson created Max & Lucy, a bilingual comic book featuring two railroad superheroes that has been distributed to 8,000 children throughout … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Sarah Pfeiffer

Sarah Pfeiffer led an online content integration effort for budding entertainment/women’s lifestyle property Sugar Inc.; the first article in the three-part series, including messages about the client’s health awareness campaign, reached 2 million PopSugar readers. … | MORE »

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2011 Top Places to Work in PR – Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications has been on the forefront of workplace innovation for so long that it’s easy to take it for granted. Its on-site childcare center at its Silver Spring, Md., headquarters, Discovery Kids Place, and … | MORE »

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2011 PR People Awards – Blogger of the Year

Steve Cody’s RepMan blog takes a humorous approach to reputation issues—no surprise, considering he moonlights as a stand-up comic. | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Karen Nichols

Karen Nichols began her stint at Diageo Venezuela in 2005, in charge of Johnnie Walker Red Label’s brand initiatives. Since a move to Mexico in 2008 to lead Diageo PR efforts there, Nichols has developed … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Kelly Hamor

Although Kelly Hamor has been with Weber Shandwick for less than a year, she has successfully led her global communications team on a project for Samsung’s Global Visual Display team to enhance buzz around the … | MORE »

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2011 Top Places to Work in PR – Marina Maher Communications

Marina Maher Communications has sought to distance itself from a "me-too" approach to its client work and understands that the only way to deliver on its credo of “world class talent wins the race” is … | MORE »

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2011 PR People Awards – Public Affairs Professional of the Year

Co-Winner: Mike Hotra Senior Vice President, APCO Worldwide There’s been one hallmark of Mike Hotra’s approach to client service: delivering results. In 2010, Hotra played an instrumental role in leading the public affairs campaign around … | MORE »

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