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March Madness Social Media Rankings: Kansas Outshines Duke

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Schwartz MSL’s 2012 social media power rankings show which schools have built strong followings for their teams on social media.

2012 Nonprofit PR Awards: Internal Publication

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Winner: Robert R. McCormick Foundation — LINK: McCormick Foundation Employee Multimedia E-Magazine After welcoming a new CEO in 2009, the Foundation has been proactive in pursuing a stronger leadership role in order to affect positive change in… Continued

2012 Nonprofit PR Awards: Volunteer Program

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Winner: Barefoot Wine, Surfrider Foundation and Hunter Public Relations — Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project In summer 2011, Hunter PR, working with Surfrider Foundation, hosted four large-scale events and 17 smaller-scale events in which volunteers cleaned… Continued

2012 Nonprofit PR Awards: Video and or Podcast Program

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Winner: Counterpart International — Multimedia Package: Guatemala As a nonprofit working in 23 countries to empower communities and institutions to drive and sustain their own development, sometimes Counterpart International’s staff is absorbed in their own… Continued

2012 Nonprofit PR Awards: Social Responsibility

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The Office Depot Foundation and JKG Group won the 2012 Nonprofit PR Award for "Social Responsibility" for the "Office Depot Foundation National Backpack Program."

2011 Nonprofit PR Awards: Social Media

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Winner: Duke University: The Fuqua School of Business — Basketball Campout 2011 To increase alumni and student participation, the Duke Fuqua School of Business’ communications team targeted a unifying and shared passion among students and alumni… Continued

2012 Nonprofit PR Awards: Public Service

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Winner: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons — 2011 AAOS Public Service Campaign: ‘Decide to Drive’ To combat the deadly menace of distracted driving—whether it’s eating in the front seat or texting—AAOS launched and disseminated the findings… Continued

2012 Nonprofit PR Awards: Public Affairs/Issues Management

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Winner: American Society of Transplantation and Brownstein Group — Taking a Stand Against Arizona Medicaid Cuts In October 2010, the state government in Arizona under Gov. Jan Brewer (R-AZ) implemented changes to the adult Medicaid benefit… Continued

2012 Nonprofit PR Awards: Press Release

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Winner: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory — Advancing autism research: a new animal model provides evidence for autism’s genetic basis To tout the news of a first-of-its-kind animal mode for autism that presented incontrovertible evidence of autism’s genetic… Continued

2012 Nonprofit PR Awards: PR on a Shoestring Budget

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Winner: Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Sherry Matthews Advocacy Marketing — Komen Austin Public Awareness Campaign With the goal of raising the Austin affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure beyond its association… Continued