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2011 15-to-Watch: David Semanoff

November 30th, 2011 by

Starting as an intern and reaching the rank of associate VP, David Semanoff has attained widespread media coverage for chefs like Jim Lahey (Sullivan Street Bakery) and Tony Mantuano (Spiaggia), including spots on The Martha… Continued

2011 PR People Awards – Brand Marketer of the Year

November 30th, 2011 by

Winner: Ambre Morley Associate Director, Product Communications, Novo Nordisk Since joining Novo Nordisk in 2008, Ambre Morley has worked with the U.S. Biopharm and Diabetes Marketing brand teams to increase visibility within the media. For… Continued

2011 15-to-Watch: Ashley Roth

November 30th, 2011 by

Ashley Roth’s PR expertise has carried the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board through some trying times lately. When the Deepwater rig exploded on April 10, 2010, Roth was facilitating media interviews within hours, and… Continued

2011 15-to-Watch: Kelly Kalmar

November 30th, 2011 by

When Kelly Kalmar wasn’t volunteering to help the city of Pittsburgh win the bid to be the 2012 host city of the One Young World global youth leadership summit, a Euro RSCG initiative, she was… Continued

2011 PR People Awards – Publicist of the Year

November 30th, 2011 by

Winner: Phil Zimmerman Senior Publicist, Jeopardy!/CBS Television Distribution Answer: This man vs. machine TV event became one of Jeopardy!’s most publicized events in its 27-year history. Question: What is Jeopardy! The IBM Challenge. Phil Zimmerman’s… Continued

2011 PR News Hall of Fame: Mary Henige

November 30th, 2011 by

Director, Social Media & Digital Communications, General Motors To say that Mary Henige has seen it all at General Motors would not be an overstatement. It’s been 25 years since Henige began her career as… Continued

2011 15-to-Watch: Esteban Contreras

November 30th, 2011 by

Samsung’s social media manager since January 2010, Esteban Contreras leads strategy and management of the brand’s social platforms. Contreras maintains his own informative blog—estebancontreras.com—featuring interviews social media heavy hitters like CitiBank’s Frank Eliason and Buddy… Continued

2011 15-to-Watch: Dawn Brun

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29-year-old Dawn Brun took client HP’s Innovation Summit to heart by developing a “custom cupcake experience” that allowed attendees to personalize cupcakes online, and then receive those personalized cupcakes with packaged QR codes showing how… Continued

2011 PR People Awards – Media Relations Professional of the Year

November 30th, 2011 by

Alpaytac’s Kristy Finch puts her experience as a TV producer to good use in her pitches to the media.

2011 15-to-Watch: Michael Trupo

November 30th, 2011 by

Within 24 hours of being sent to help the Mine Safety and Health Administration during the Upper Big Branch mine disaster, Michael Trupo ensured that there was a steady and accurate flow of information from… Continued