Each December at its Winter Awards luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., PR News inducts into its Hall of Fame PR professionals who have played longtime leadership roles, serving as sources of inspiration within and beyond the workplace, and helping to redefine and expand the roles communicators play. They’ve poured much talent and many years into the PR discipline, teaching by example.
The stalwart, indefatigable souls behind the best PR and marketing campaigns of the past tumultuous, media-saturated year will get the glory they deserve at PR News’ Dec. 6 Winter Awards luncheon at the historic National Press Club in Washington, D.C. At the luncheon PR News will announce the winners of its 2016 PR People Awards.
Winner: Sol Colom, Discovery Networks Latin America/US Hispanic Communications Manager Sol Colom understands that Public Relations is an all-encompassing discipline where communications strategies, plans and activities always have to be linked to overall business results.… Continued
Winner: Victoria Baxter, Weber Shandwick, Senior Vice President, Management Supervisor Victoria Baxter has shown exceptional leadership in helping Weber Shandwick to grow new business. She has a time-tested, no-stress new business policy that has positioned… Continued
Winner: Trisha Cardoso, Showtime Networks Inc. Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications Trisha Cardoso is a visionary leader at SHOWTIME, inspiring and motivating the entire company to think outside of the box. She is extremely creative… Continued
Winner: Patrick R. Riccards, Chief Communications and Strategy Officer, Woodrow Wilson Foundation At the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, Patrick Riccards has demonstrated leadership through his ability to step in, on day one, and build a full-service… Continued
Winner: Catherine Blades, Aflac’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications For 20+ years, Catherine Blades has demonstrated leadership by optimizing operations, driving revenues, decreasing expenses and building high-performing, diverse teams. An acknowledged change agent, Blades spent… Continued
Winner: John Guilfoil, Owner/Principal, John Guilfoil Public Relations (JGPR) John Guilfoil has proven to the police and fire departments of New England that his services are of value. In just one year, he’s grown his… Continued
Winner: Anna Treiber, Henson Consulting, Inc., Director of Hospitality As Henson Consulting’s first employee more than 8 years ago, Anna Treiber steadily moved up the ranks from intern to Director of Hospitality. Treiber, who has… Continued