PR People

2016 PR People Awards: PR Professional of the Year: Agency

December 6th, 2016 by

Winner: Lesley Sillaman, Senior Vice President, Global, Havas PR A senior team member in Havas’ Pittsburgh office and senior vice president of global, Lesley Sillaman has played a vital role in many of the agency’s… Continued

2016 PR People Awards: PR Professional of the Year: Corporate

December 6th, 2016 by

Winner: Christina Bennett, Senior Director, Global Public Relations, Elizabeth Arden Christina Bennett is responsible for global PR strategy, U.S. publicity efforts and U.S. social media strategy and execution for the Elizabeth Arden skincare, color and… Continued

2016 PR People Awards: PR Trainer/Educator of the Year

December 6th, 2016 by

Winner: Philip Nardone, CEO & Founder, PAN Communications Philip Nardone is a three-year member of the Newhouse Advisory Board at Syracuse University, and pioneered a professional development program with the establishment of the PAN Portal.… Continued

2016 PR People Awards: Public Affairs Professional of the Year

December 6th, 2016 by

Winner: John Guilfoil, Principal, John Guilfoil Public Relations JGPR’s clients are on the clock 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Because of this, John Guilfoil is often on-site with… Continued

2016 PR People Awards: Social Media Professional of the Year

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Winner: Carmen Collins, Social Media Manager/Lead, Talent Brand, Cisco The transformation of Cisco’s Talent brand social media efforts in one year astounds. Leading the team, Carmen Collins changed the tone, voice and content for what… Continued

2016 PR People Awards: Volunteer of the Year

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Winner: Laurie Archbold, Founder, Encore Public Relations|Red Couch Stories Laurie Archbold approaches every opportunity the same way, whether it be a pro bono project, nonprofit or Fortune 100 client. This has been her credo for over… Continued

2016 PR People Awards: Student of the Year

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Winner: Caitlin Bohrer, PR Lab Team Leader, Arizona State University Cronkite PR Lab Caitlin Bohrer is a self-starter in the best sense of the word. She offers strong written and verbal communication skills and an… Continued

2016 PR People Awards: Spokesperson of the Year

December 6th, 2016 by

Winner: Lt. Jeff Hallock, Public Information Officer, Orange County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Jeff Hallock, PIO for the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, handled the crisis communications and media relations around a January 22, 2016 jail escape… Continued

2016 PR People Awards: PR Team Leader of the Year

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Winner: Trisha Cardoso, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications, Showtime Networks, Inc. Trisha Cardoso is responsible for the strategic planning and execution of all global public and media relations initiatives for Showtime. These efforts are designed… Continued

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2016 PR People Winners Take the Stage at PR News’ Winter Awards Luncheon

December 6th, 2016 by

The dedicated PR and communications professionals behind the best PR and marketing campaigns of the past year were honored on Dec. 6 at PR News’ Winter Awards luncheon, held at the historic National Press Club in Washington, D.C. At the luncheon PR News announced the winners of its 2016 PR People Awards in categories that included Brand Marketer of the Year, Spokesperson of the Year, Social Media Professional of the Year, Intern of the Year and Public Affairs Professional of the Year, among others.