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2014 PR People Awards: Digital Communications Leader of the Year

December 9th, 2014 by

Winner: Danny Olson, Vice President, Consumer Marketing, Weber Shandwick Danny Olson embodies the 21st century PR/marketing professional. He’s a seasoned veteran of the industry who is just as comfortable chatting up CCOs as he is… Continued

2014 PR People Awards: Crisis Manager of the Year

December 9th, 2014 by

Winner: Cari Brunelle, Partner, Hellerman Baretz Communications Cari Brunelle’s integrity comes through fully in the pressure cooker of high-stakes, crisis situations. It is then, faced with difficult choices, that clients (and their advisers) can be… Continued

2014 PR People Awards: Corporate Social Responsibility Leader

December 9th, 2014 by

Winner: Ichiro Kawasaki, Associate Director, Leadership Communications/Corporate Responsibility Communications, KPMG US Ichiro Kawasaki has made a significant impact on KPMG’s visibility relative to the firm’s corporate responsibility efforts. As an associate director in KPMG’s corporate… Continued

2014 PR People Awards: Brand Marketer of the Year

December 9th, 2014 by

Winner: Andrew Bowins, Senior Vice President, Corporate & Digital Communications, MasterCard Andrew Bowins believes we are at the dawn of the Golden Age of PR but only if practitioners steer clear of content pollution. He… Continued

2014 PR People Awards: Agency Account Manager of the Year

December 9th, 2014 by

Winner: Amber Meredith, Deputy Director, Marina Maher Communications Amber Meredith—who was promoted to deputy director of Marina Maher Communications Consumer Group in June 2014—is a bold leader in today’s communications landscape. Her strong and passionate… Continued

2014 PR News Hall of Fame: Zenia Mucha

December 9th, 2014 by

Zenia Mucha, Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, The Walt Disney Co. Zenia Mucha has led the communications and positioning strategies for Disney’s business initiatives since 2002, including the acquisitions of Pixar, Marvel and… Continued

2014 PR News Hall of Fame: Sheila Tate

December 9th, 2014 by

Sheila Tate, Co-Founder, Powell Tate Sheila Tate’s extensive political and government experience includes her service as White House Press Secretary to First Lady Nancy Reagan and press secretary for President-elect George H. W. Bush. As… Continued

2014 PR News Hall of Fame: Frank X. Shaw

December 9th, 2014 by

Frank X. Shaw, Corporate Vice President, Communications, Microsoft For half a decade, Frank Shaw has been Microsoft’s go-to person for the media—and that accounts for a lot of media and a lot of going to.… Continued

2014 PR News Hall of Fame: Jody Powell

December 9th, 2014 by

Jody Powell, Co-Founder, Powell Tate As President Jimmy Carter’s press secretary in the 1970s, Jody Powell’s communications skills were forged in the crossfire of warring political parties and unrelenting media scrutiny. As the New York… Continued

2014 PR News Hall of Fame: Sabrina Horn

December 9th, 2014 by

Sabrina Horn, Founder, President and CEO, HORN When it comes to leadership, Sabrina Horn says it best: “Be smart. Be kind. Be generous. Be curious. And never, EVER, let anyone or anything get in your… Continued