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2012 PR People Awards: Government and Public Affairs Manager of the Year

Co-Winner: Heather Kelly Air Force Reservist, Tech, U.S. Special Operations Command Sergeant Heather Kelly provides public relations support for high-visibility special projects for U.S. Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Florida. Her … | MORE »

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2012 Rising Stars of PR: Victoria Devine

Victoria Devine Social Media and Digital Marketing Manager, Anchor Media Victoria Devine graduated from The George Washington University in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in political communication and a minor in anthropology, but she discovered her … | MORE »

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2012 PR People Awards: Crisis Manager of the Year

Winner: Tony Felts Public Relations Director, WellPoint In 2011 Tony Felts and WellPoint faced several high-profile media issues, such as litigation, provider negotiations/terminations, the Supreme Court’s consideration of the Affordable Care Act, as well as … | MORE »

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2012 Top Places to Work in PR: General Motors

General Motors  GM puts its new hires through a rigorous job rotation to learn the fundamentals of GM communications. Its newest employees spend approximately nine months in three key positions: brand communications, internal communications and … | MORE »

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2012 PR News Hall of Fame: Marian Salzman

Marian Salzman, CEO of North America, Havas PR Marian Salzman is an award-winning business leader with a track record for implementing and managing companywide change. A social media guru, she innovates by using new media—and countless … | MORE »

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2012 Rising Stars of PR: Nicole Levins

Nicole Levins Online Media Manager, The Nature Conservancy Nicole Levins has been the force behind the significant online success of The Nature Conservancy’s global spokespeople. Her work has led to dozens of media hits, new relationships … | MORE »

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2012 PR People Awards: Social Media Professional of the Year

Co-Winner: John Earnhardt Director of Communications, Cisco Systems When John Earnhardt wrote the first blog post at Cisco in 2005, it kicked off the social media era not only for him, but for the brand … | MORE »

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2012 Rising Stars of PR: Katie Denis

Katie Denis Director of Communications and Strategy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Katie Denis develops and executes comprehensive communications campaigns on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s key issues and special initiatives. She leads the communications efforts for … | MORE »

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2012 PR People Awards: Account Director of the Year

Winner: Deborah Brown Partner/Managing Director, Peppercomm Stellar day-to-day account management abilities for major household names across multiple industries are table stakes for a well-tenured public relations executive. At New York-based Peppercomm, Deborah Brown is at … | MORE »

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2012 Rising Stars of PR: Kathleen O’Connell

Kathleen O’Connell PR Executive, VisitBritain Kathleen O’Connell coordinates press visits and secures coverage in top consumer and travel trade media outlets for VisitBritain. She also has coordinated interviews for VIPs such as the Dean of Westminster, … | MORE »

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