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2012 PR People Awards: Crisis Manager of the Year

November 29th, 2012 by

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… Continued

2011 PR People Awards – PR Team Leader

November 30th, 2011 by

Winner: Brett White Vice President, MWW Group As the day-to-day account manager for Samsung Mobile, Brett White led the PR team in launching the brand’s Galaxy S Android phone in 2010. The campaign spanned eight… Continued

2011 PR News Hall of Fame: Richard Edelman

November 30th, 2011 by

President & CEO, Edelman For 60 years Edelman has remained an independent, family-owned agency. For Richard Edelman, that’s a source of deep pride. “Our independence has allowed us to consistently put the interests of our… Continued

2011 15-to-Watch: Caitlin Andrews

November 30th, 2011 by

A two-year veteran at Bracewell & Giuliani, 24-year-old Caitlin Andrews is a key member of the firm’s media training team, as well as its “minute mentoring” team that organizes events in Washington D.C. and New… 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: 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 – Account Director/Supervisor of the Year

November 30th, 2011 by

Winner: Julie Harkavy Fisher Executive VP, Weber Shandwick, New York A few years ago, Julie Harkavy Fisher and her team launched Electrolux ICON in the U.S. by escorting the appliances from Europe on the world’s… Continued

2011 15-to-Watch: Jacalyn Lee

November 30th, 2011 by

The pairing of Jacalyn Lee with the XO Group (formerly known as The Knot) is clearly a match made in heaven. Lee leads all communications initiatives for The Knot,, The Nest and The Bump.… Continued

2011 15-to-Watch: Brian Conway

November 30th, 2011 by

Brian Conway has helped lead the charge in increasing client American Airlines’ listening and engagement efforts with its customers. This drive extends to social media as AA used Twitter to help a concerned flyer receive… Continued