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2011 PR News Hall of Fame: John Deveney

President, Deveney Communication John Deveney likes to lead people into PR battle. Whether establishing on-site communications operation and media centers during hurricanes Katrina and Rita, or creating and leading the Louisiana Office of Tourism’s response … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Jamie Watt Arnold

To promote client Freshii, a quick-service restaurant, Jamie Watt Arnold coordinated a grand-opening celebration that attracted Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and secured nearly 70 media hits in outlets such as The Baltimore Sun and Style … | MORE »

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2011 PR People Awards – CSR Leader of the Year

Goodwill Industries’ Kim Zimmer considers the launch of the Donate Movement her "PR touchdown." | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Elizabeth Rowland

Overseeing PR and social media at Pinnacle Foods, Elizabeth Rowland has helped to increase the profiles of such brands as Birds Eye Vegetables, Aunt Jemima Frozen Breakfasts and Duncan Hines. In addition, she’s created compelling … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Ryan Kuresman

Ryan Kuresman has led public education efforts for the national Sick of Lawsuits campaign, a project of the American Tort Reform Association. Built around his interactive vision, the platform has become a hub for grassroots … | MORE »

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2010 15-to-Watch (Agency): Jillian Kwolek

Jillian Kwolek Vice President, Home & Lifestyle, DeVries Public Relations Despite having only been with DeVries for two years, Jillian Kwolek has been on the fast track, earning two promotions with the company. She has … | MORE »

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2010 PR Hall of Fame: Jay M. Jaffe

Jay M. Jaffe, President & CEO, Jaffe PR Jay Jaffe is a visionary and a leader with a keen ability to identify industry trends before they even begin. His company, Jaffe PR, specializes in public … | MORE »

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2010 15-to-Watch (Agency): Amy Burke Friedman

Amy Burke Friedman Vice President, Profiles Inc. Since joining Profiles in 2003 as a junior account executive, Amy Burke Friedman has risen to vice president of the company. In April 2009 she led the account … | MORE »

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2010 15-to-Watch (Corporate/Nonprofit): Jessica Laiti

Jessica Laiti Corporate Responsibility Specialist, Cox Enterprises Jessica Laiti holds more board and committee appointments than many top-level executives. As the head of Cox Enterprises’ partnership with Habitat for Humanity, Laiti coordinates every aspect of … | MORE »

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2010 PR People Awards: Public Affairs Professional of the Year

Winner: Marguerite Tortorello SVP, Public Affairs, Property Casualty Insurers Association of America Marguerite Tortorello leads advocacy initiatives and reputation management at PCI through traditional and social media, grassroots efforts and strategic positioning. Her recent efforts have … | MORE »

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