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2011 Platinum PR Awards – Hall of Fame: Yum! Brands

September 14th, 2011 by

World Hunger Relief Four years ago, Yum! Brands—parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Long John Silver’s and A&W—set out to deal with a different kind of hunger when it launched a partnership with… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Speech

September 14th, 2011 by

Winner: Early Learning Division Ontario Ministry of Education – ‘I wish I was a messenger’ Leading up to the launch of a new program in all Ontario schools—full-day kindergarten for 4- and 5-year-olds—the Ontario Ministry… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Global PR

September 14th, 2011 by

Winner: GE – GE ecomagination Challenge: Powering the Grid On July 13, 2010, in partnership with the four leading venture capital firms, GE launched the $200 million ecomagination Challenge: Powering the Grid campaign to change… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Podcast/Videocast

September 14th, 2011 by

Winner: Carmichael Lynch Spong with Webmaster Radio.fm – Untying the Purse Strings of America’s Most Powerful Consumer Maria Reitan, senior principal of Carmichael Lynch Spong, hosts Purse Strings, a weekly 30-minute podcast on marketing to… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Blog

September 14th, 2011 by

Winner: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse Are you prepared for a Zombie Apocalypse? It’s the question the CDC posed to shake up its standard personal safety message. In an… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards – Hall of Fame: Office Depot Foundation

September 14th, 2011 by

Backpack Campaign The Office Depot Foundation has made its National Backpack Program and associated campaigns part of the very fabric of Office Depot’s public profile. Since 2001, Office Depot and the Office Depot Foundation have… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Social Media Campaign

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Winner: U.S. Army with Weber Shandwick – Sharing the Army Strong Story Given the meteoric rise of social media, the U.S. Army, with the help of Weber Shandwick, focused on increasing its social media engagement… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Financial/Investor Relations

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Winner: General Motors – Introducing the New GM To build investor excitement for the company and its cars, GM planned and executed a multi-city road show and online video road show for potential investors. After… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards: Online Press Room/Media Center

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Winner: Disney Consumer Products – Online Press Room Not only does Disney Consumer Products’ online press room get updated in real time, but the company also goes out of its way to inform the press… Continued

2011 Platinum PR Awards – Hall of Fame: GE

September 14th, 2011 by

Ecomagination GE launched ecomagination in 2005 to meet customers’ demand for energy efficient products, but the ultimate goal from the beginning was to drive growth and reward investors. It just so happens that along the… Continued