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2010 PR People Awards: PR Blogger of the Year

Winner: Tim Haran Manager of Social Media Content, USANA Since launching USANA Health Sciences’ blog www.whatsupusana.com in December 2008, Tim Haran has continually found ways to tie in new and dynamic content that captivates readers’ interest … | 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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2010 15-to-Watch (Agency): Taline Kundakji

Taline Kundakji Vice President, Marina Maher Communications A high-performing, high-achieving and high-energy PR professional, this year Taline Kundakji was promoted to the role of vice president after joining Marina Maher Communications in September 2008. For … | MORE »

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2010 PR Hall of Fame: Lou Rena Hammond

Lou Rena Hammond, Chairman/Founder, Lou Hammond & Associates Lou Rena Hammond has transformed a three-employee, three-client company into an award-winning, independent marketing communications agency with 40 employees and more than 40 prestigious travel, home decor, … | MORE »

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2010 PR People Awards: Speechwriters of the Year

Co-Winner: Steve Soltis Director, Leadership Communications, The Coca-Cola Company A caffeinated Coke may be necessary to fuel Steve Soltis’ prolific speechwriting; he wrote more than 95 speeches in 2009 for Coca-Cola chairman Muhtar Kent, including key … | MORE »

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2010 15-to-Watch (Corporate/Nonprofit): Amanda Hebert

Amanda Hebert Publicist, Corporate Communications, Scholastic Inc. Since joining Scholastic in 2008, Amanda Hebert’s talent for coming up with innovative ideas and creating compelling stories has made her an asset to the corporate communications team. … | MORE »

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