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2015 PR People Awards: Event Marketer of the Year

December 9th, 2015 by

Winner: Andrew R. Campanella, President, National School Choice Week Andrew Campanella has served as president of National School Choice Week since 2012, and previously served as Vice President of Public Affairs. Under his leadership, National… Continued

2015 PR People Hall of Fame: Margery Kraus

December 9th, 2015 by

Margery Kraus, Founder & Executive Chairman, APCO Worldwide An incredible journey began in 1984 when Margery Kraus founded APCO Worldwide, but back then the company consisted of only a small Washington D.C. office. Over the… Continued

2015 PR People Hall of Fame: Chris LaPlaca

December 9th, 2015 by

Chris LaPlaca, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, ESPN There are only a handful of employees left who remember when the idea of a 24-hour cable sports network seemed implausible, if not laughable. Chris LaPlaca, senior… Continued

2015 PR People Hall of Fame: Bob Pearson

December 9th, 2015 by

Bob Pearson, President & Chief Innovation Officer, W2O Group Dell is now widely recognized as a leading example of how corporations should be using social media, and they have Bob Pearson to thank for that.… Continued

2015 PR People Hall of Fame: Karen van Bergen

December 9th, 2015 by

Karen van Bergen, CEO, Porter Novelli Flexibility is paramount for the CEO of a global PR firm, and Karen van Bergen has shown this quality time and again in her work with Porter Novelli. With… Continued

2015 Digital PR Awards: Crisis Management

November 9th, 2015 by

Winner: Emergency Nurses Association – Ebola Crisis Response The U.S. Ebola crisis response was an unprecedented exercise in infectious diseases preparedness for nurses and healthcare organizations across the world. ENA members were hungry for the… Continued

PR News Announces Winners of 2014 PR People Awards

December 9th, 2014 by

PR News celebrated the winners and honorable mentions of its 2014 PR People Awards at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 9, 2014.

2014 PR People Awards: PR Student of the Year

December 9th, 2014 by

Winner: Laura Plumb, Drake University Laura Plumb, a student at Drake University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications, has not waited for the launch of her post-collegiate, professional career to become a PR leader. As… Continued

2014 PR People Awards: Publicist of the Year

December 9th, 2014 by

Winner: Adrenna Alkhas, Marketing and Communications Director, Stanislaus County Fair Half a century ago, county fair organizers could count on the warming feel of a yearly ritual to draw huge, happy crowds and sponsors. In… Continued

2014 PR People Awards: Spokesperson of the Year

December 9th, 2014 by

Winner: David Daigle, Associate Director for Communications, Public Health Preparedness and Response, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dave Daigle is a nationally recognized expert on crisis and emergency risk communications. In 2014, Daigle… Continued