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2012 Rising Stars of PR: Marianne Ortiz

November 29th, 2012 by

Marianne Ortiz Senior Account Manager, Profiles Over the past two years, Marianne Ortiz has risen from account executive to a senior manager at Profiles. Ortiz has generated and obtained media coverage for clients through the implementation… Continued

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Meredith Z. Avakian-Hardaway

November 29th, 2012 by

  Meredith Z. Avakian-Hardaway Public Affairs Specialist, DuPont Meredith Z. Avakian-Hardaway not only makes contributions daily in her role as the public affairs specialist at E.I. DuPont de Nemours (DuPont), she dedicates her time in the… Continued

2012 Rising Stars of PR: James O’Malley

November 29th, 2012 by

James O’Malley Manager, Analytics Group, Porter Novelli    Five years may not seem like a long career, but when the area of focus is social media analytics, not too many have been doing it longer than James… Continued

2012 PR People Awards: Digital Communications Leader of the Year

November 29th, 2012 by

Winner: Evan Kraus Executive Vice President, APCO Worldwide Although his particular area of specialty is clearly in the online space, Evan Kraus is a truly gifted corporate reputation strategist. He has led corporate reputation campaigns… Continued

2012 Rising Stars of PR: James Kelly

November 29th, 2012 by

James Kelly Manager of Business Communications, NASCAR James “Nick” Kelly is one of the driving forces behind strategic communications for NASCAR’s automotive and licensing businesses, which are accountable for approximately $30 million in annual revenue. Kelly… Continued

2012 PR People Awards: PR Team Leader of the Year

November 29th, 2012 by

Winner: Matt Motley Senior Vice President, Weber Shandwick Matt Motley’s superior relationships with clients led to the development and execution of several innovative campaigns in 2011. Under Motley’s leadership, RadioShack’s Trade & Save program, which… Continued

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Michelle Davidson

November 29th, 2012 by

Michelle Davidson Partner, Shadow PR   Michelle Davidson’s ascent to partner at Shadow PR has been quick by anyone’s standards. Davidson has directed the hospitality division through years of rapid growth. In that time she helped… Continued

2012 PR People Awards: Blogger of the Year

November 29th, 2012 by

Winner: Carreen Winters Executive Vice President, MWW Carreen Winters’ outstanding efforts to enrich her field have not only won her PR campaigns 22 awards to date and contributed to a 22% growth of MWW’s corporate… Continued

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Albe Zakes

November 29th, 2012 by

Albe Zakes Global VP, Media Relations, TerraCycle On his first day at TerraCycle, the CEO fired Albe Zakes’ boss and told him he would have to manage the department until a replacement was found. His official… Continued

2012 PR News Hall of Fame: Peter Morrissey

November 29th, 2012 by

Peter Morrissey – Morrissey & Company  (1953-2012) With a legendary career spanning 32 years, Peter Morrissey was far more than a reputation expert, professor, entrepreneur and sportsman. He effectively built a communications career around the… Continued