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2012 PR People Awards: Social Media Professional of the Year

November 29th, 2012 by

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… Continued

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Katie Denis

November 29th, 2012 by

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… Continued

2012 PR People Awards: Account Director of the Year

November 29th, 2012 by

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… Continued

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Kathleen O’Connell

November 29th, 2012 by

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,… Continued

2012 PR News Hall of Fame: Janice M. Maiman

November 29th, 2012 by

Janice M. Maiman, Senior Vice President, Communications and Media Channels, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Janice Maiman has spent nearly 25 years at AICPA, overseeing an award-winning integrated communications team. She directs the Institute’s brand management;… Continued

2011 15-to-Watch: Elizabeth Osborn

November 30th, 2011 by

While working toward her master’s in public health from George Washington University (which she will earn December 2011) Elizabeth Osborn is simultaneously leading media and marketing efforts for Best Bones Forever!, a campaign that landed… Continued

2011 PR People Awards – Crisis Manager of the Year

November 30th, 2011 by

Co-Winner: Dallas Lawrence Chief Global Digital Strategist, Burson-Marsteller After the devastating earthquake in Japan earlier this year, the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), with crucial leadership from Burson-Marsteller’s Dallas Lawrence, launched the @NEIupdates Twitter account, the… Continued

2011 15-to-Watch: Amy Savicky-Injaian

November 30th, 2011 by

For Wells Fargo’s Home Preservation Workshop in Ontario, Calif., Amy Savicky-Injaian developed a campaign that included guiding reporters through the loan modification process, identifying customer testimonials and securing prominent placement in local media outlets. The… Continued

2011 15-to-Watch: Brad Chase

November 30th, 2011 by

Brad Chase is no stranger to leadership roles. Prior to becoming a partner at Capitol Media Partners in 2011, he oversaw all internal and external communications for DaVita, a Fortune 500 company with a market… Continued

2011 PR News Hall of Fame: Melissa Waggener Zorkin

November 30th, 2011 by

CEO, President & Founder, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide In 1983, Waggener Zorkin formed an agency with business partner Pam Edstrom. Today, Waggener Edstrom has grown to more than 800 employees, a fact that Waggener Zorkin takes… Continued