2011 Platinum PR Awards: Crisis Management

September 14th, 2011 by

Winner: Deveney Communication – Louisiana Office of Tourism BP Oil Spill Response On April 20, 2010, an explosion and oil leak devastated tourism in the Gulf Coast region. By July 15 the leak was capped,… Continued

2010 Platinum PR Awards: Firms of the Year (Small)

October 5th, 2010 by

Winner: Lambert, Edwards & Associates Founded 12 years ago as a public relations and investor relations agency, Lambert, Edwards & Associates has morphed into a full-service PR firm that knows the technical aspects of investor relations… Continued

2010 Platinum PR Awards: Online Communications

October 5th, 2010 by

Winner: Group – Turning’s “Spot a Mom” into a Social Media Movement MWW Group and’s Spot a Mom integrated traditional and digital media campaign was based on a simple, caring Mother’s Day concept—people… Continued

2010 Platinum PR Awards: Podcast/Videocast

October 5th, 2010 by

Winner: – 2009 Thanksgiving Webcast To position itself as the online go-to Thanksgiving resource, invited home cooks into its kitchen the day before Thanksgiving for a live webcast to view staff preparing its budget… Continued

2010 Platinum PR Awards: Editorial/Op-Ed

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Winner: Kaiser Permanente Northern California – Talking Health Care and the Bottom Line With Business Decision Makers In response to dire unemployment levels in California, which had a negative impact on Kaiser Permanente’s health care membership,… Continued

2010 PR Platinum Awards: Website Marketing

October 5th, 2010 by

Winner: BlueCross BlueShield – What’s the RealCost To engage consumers in the health care debate and give them a better understanding of health care cost drivers and how individual decisions impact costs, Regence BlueCross BlueShield began… Continued

2010 Platinum PR Awards: Marketing Communications

October 5th, 2010 by

Winner: Roll International – Wonderful Pistachios: From FDA Recall to Unprecedented Sales in Eight In March 2009, the FDA issued a precautionary pistachio nut recall, prompting a 60% sales plummet for Paramount Farms’ Wonderful Pistachios despite… Continued

2010 Platinum PR Awards: Press Release

October 5th, 2010 by

Winner: Berman & Company – MADD about the Beer Summit In response to a debate over a racially charged incident in Massachusetts between a Harvard University professor and a Cambridge police officer, President Obama invited both… Continued

2010 Platinum PR Awards: Crisis Management

October 5th, 2010 by

Winner: Royal Caribbean/Weber Shandwick – Royal Caribbean’s Return to Haiti Royal Caribbean had long, close ties to Haiti as one of the country’s largest investors. However, a crucial decision to return ships to port in Labadee… Continued

2010 Platinum PR Awards: Video Program

October 5th, 2010 by

Winner: O’Malley Hansen Communications – Sharing the Mama Sagas As a way to build awareness and drive sales of Sara Lee Fresh Ideas pre-sliced deli meat, O’Malley Hansen Communications created the Mama Sagas video and social… Continued