PR People

2011 PR People Awards – Agency Account Manager of the Year

November 30th, 2011 by

Winner: Mark Martin Senior Vice President, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide As the leader of WE’s client team for Microsoft Windows, Mark Martin helped launch Internet Explorer 9 with a yearlong campaign that turned critics into advocates.… Continued

2011 15-to-Watch: Anna Lingeris

November 30th, 2011 by

After just one year at The Hershey Company, Anna Lingeris assumed in-house leadership of the development and execution of all of the company’s brand and CSR PR initiatives. In eight months, Lingeris grew Hershey’s PR… Continued

2011 15-to-Watch: Lauran Driver

November 30th, 2011 by

Lauran Driver worked with client General Mills to enhance social media efforts for the Yoplait brand, resulting in an increase of 92% for Yoplait’s natural level of online conversation, plus a lift of 458% of… Continued

2011 PR News Hall of Fame: Roger Frizzell

November 30th, 2011 by

Chief Communications Officer, PG&E After eight years as VP of corporate communications at American Airlines, in October 2011 Roger Frizzell moved on to California-based energy company PG&E, becoming its chief communications officer. And just like… Continued

2011 15-to-Watch: Erin Beals

November 30th, 2011 by

In her 3 years as a member of the communications team at EMD Serono, Beals has helped redesign the company’s website, launch the company’s Facebook page, facilitate the opening of a $65 million research facility… Continued

2011 15-to-Watch: Lauren Begley

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Lauren Begley is a key member of the Innovation Team at Peppercom and is the founder and editor of Innovation Mill, a monthly newsletter on industry innovation and best practices that is delivered to 1,400… Continued

2011 PR People Awards – Public Affairs Professional of the Year

November 30th, 2011 by

Co-Winner: Mike Hotra Senior Vice President, APCO Worldwide There’s been one hallmark of Mike Hotra’s approach to client service: delivering results. In 2010, Hotra played an instrumental role in leading the public affairs campaign around… Continued

2011 15-to-Watch: Jaime Soper

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Jaime Soper seems to do it all for PepsiCo’s social channels. Just in 2011, Soper created and executed the company’s digital events strategy at SXSW and BlogHer. At the BlogHer conference, brand activations, a keynote… Continued

2011 15-to-Watch: Caitrin O’Sullivan

November 30th, 2011 by

Caitrin O’Sullivan’s work with the City of New York’s Board of Elections drew rave reviews, thanks to a Twitter voting-response stream she created and executed for Election Day 2010. In addition, O’Sullivan’s social media expertise… Continued

2011 PR People Awards – Digital Communications Leader of the Year

November 30th, 2011 by

Winner: Chris Perry President, Digital Communications, Weber Shandwick In 2010, Chris Perry spearheaded the Pepsi Refresh Project—a $20 million investment directed toward ideas that move communities forward. If you’re looking for impressive results, look no… Continued