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2013 Digital PR Awards: Employee Communications Online

November 5th, 2013 by

Intuit’s “Speedboats and Battleships” set out to increase employees’ awareness of Intuit’s competition, get a better understanding of Intuit’s own products and do it all while having some fun; ultimately, the game was a success, as 4,337 employees participated (more than half of Intuit’s population) including more than a dozen senior leaders and the CEO.

Measurement Hall of Fame Inductees’ PR Tracking Insights: Q&A With the Experts

April 29th, 2013 by

Contrary to conventional wisdom, PR measurement should inspire (rather than thwart) creativity.

PR News Announces Winners of 2012 PR People Awards

November 30th, 2012 by

The year’s best communicators were honored at a luncheon ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

PR News Honors Rising Stars in PR

November 30th, 2012 by

34 young, established and budding communication professionals were honored on Nov. 29 at  PR News’ PR People Awards Luncheon.

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Eliza Merves

November 29th, 2012 by

Eliza Merves  Account Executive, Makovsky + Company Eliza Merves tackles PR logistics with ease, coordinating website launches, pharmaceutical company reviews, media relations and internal training seminars.  For client Kowa Pharmaceuticals, Merves launched the largest known survey… Continued

2012 PR People Awards: MARCOM Professional of the Year

November 29th, 2012 by

Winner: Lisa Adler VP, Corporate Communications, Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company Lisa Alder overseas a communications team that practices PR, patient advocacy, visual communications and digital communications. Under her leadership, a social media program was… Continued

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Lauren Pratapas

November 29th, 2012 by

Lauren Pratapas Senior Director, Story Partners Capitalizing on her past experience working as a producer for CNN’s Washington bureau, Lauren Pratapas has played a pivotal role in shaping Washington, D.C.’s perception of Story Partners’ roster of… Continued

2012 PR People Awards: PR Professional of the Year — Nonprofit 

November 29th, 2012 by

Winner: Ellen Murphy Senior Director of Communications, YMCA Ellen Murphy was a key figure in the revitalization of the YMCA’s organization-wide communications strategy. Under Murphy’s leadership, the YMCA’s local and national media coverage increased and… Continued

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Lindsay Treadway

November 29th, 2012 by

Lindsay Treadway Manager, Corporate Communications, Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company Lindsay Treadway’s deep experience and understanding of the areas of global drug development (in many therapeutic areas including oncology, mental health, COPD, chronic pain, cardiovascular, ADHD)… Continued

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Matt Marcus

November 29th, 2012 by

Matt Marcus Vice President, Media, Edelman Matt Marcus has been a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) for more than 10 years. But beyond that, he’s also a consistent source of calm, composed counsel to his… Continued