PR News Announces Platinum PR Awards Finalists

July 16th, 2012 by

This year’s awards feature a record number of categories and unmatched excellence among the entries.

MWW Group & Samsung Mobile Win Platinum PR Award for the ‘Mobile March to a Million In-School Education and Recycling’ Program

September 29th, 2011 by

MWW Group & Samsung Mobile created a nationwide program to collect and recycle mobile phones and educate students about the importance of cell phone recycling while raising brand awareness among this key demographic.

Navistar Wins Platinum PR Award for ‘A Boss Saves Jobs, Helps the Community’ Campaign

September 29th, 2011 by

Navistar’s communications team took one of its employee’s ideas to pay workers to conduct community volunteer work and promoted the concept photo and video coverage for local and national media.

Ogilvy, Kimberly Clark’s Huggies Win Platinum PR Award for Helping Diaper ‘Every Little Bottom’

September 29th, 2011 by

To help fulfill North America’s drastic diaper needs, Ogilvy and Kimberly Clark’s Huggies united food banks, nonprofits and consumers to help donate 25.5 million diapers.

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Media Event

September 14th, 2011 by

Winner: GolinHarris – 2011 McDonald’s All American Basketball Games Create Arch Madness in Chicago Since the first McDonald’s All American High School Basketball Game in 1978, millions of dollars have been raised for kids and… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Wow! Award

September 14th, 2011 by

Winner: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention – Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse In 2010, the CDC took a very different spin on its usual personal safety message about preparing for any emergency—hurricanes, tornados and even… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards – Hall of Fame: Comcast

September 14th, 2011 by

Comcast Cares Day Giving back to communities should be more than a one-time-a-year experience, but when a company is as big as Comcast (more than 100,000 employees) and as powerful, that one day is going… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: PSA

September 14th, 2011 by

Winner: U.S. Census Bureau – 2010 Census Greg Biffle PSA As part of its effort to reach NASCAR fans—a traditionally hard-to-count audience—the U.S. Census Bureau hired driver Greg Biffle for one of its national public… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Community Relations

September 14th, 2011 by

Winner: Cone Inc. and Jiffy Lube International – 2010 Maintenance Partners for Life In making the connection between maintaining heart health and vehicle health, this cause marketing campaign had seen tremendous success in its first… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Marketing Communications

September 14th, 2011 by

Winner: EA SPORTS, Fleishman-Hillard & ESPN – Madden NFL 12 Cover Athlete Voting Campaign EA SPORTS & Fleishman-Hillard’s multifaceted public relations and marketing effort to build awareness for the Madden NFL 12 cover athlete voting… Continued