Media Relations

2015 PR People Awards: Crisis Manager of the Year

December 9th, 2015 by

Winner: Karen Doyne, Managing Director and Leader, US Crisis Practice, Burson-Marsteller From the tragedy at Virginia Tech to the Target data breach to the Lufthansa/Germanwings crash to countless other crises, Karen Doyne brings to every… Continued

2015 PR People Awards: Financial Communications Professional of the Year

December 9th, 2015 by

Winner: Jerry Dubrowski, Senior Vice President of CFO Group at Bank of America Jerry Dubrowski, Senior Vice President of CFO Group at Bank of America (BofA), has been instrumental in communicating how the company has… Continued

2015 Rising PR Stars: Angela Carrasco, Hispanic Media Supervisor, Havas PR North America

December 9th, 2015 by

Angela Carrasco was the second employee in the Havas PR Phoenix office that was launched late last year and she has quickly emerged as the face of, brains behind and personality featured in the multicultural… Continued

2015 Rising PR Stars (corporation and association): Seth Adam, Director of Communications, GLAAD

December 9th, 2015 by

Since joining GLAAD in 2009 at the age of 23, Seth Adam has ascended from entry-level employee to director of its communications team. In that time, he has been integral to building and preserving the… Continued

2015 Rising PR stars (corporation and association): Bradley Akubuiro, Communications Program Manager, Pratt & Whitney

December 9th, 2015 by

At only 24, Bradley Akubuiro joined jet engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney (P&W) as deputy communications leader for its $4 billion global military engine business. P&W – a $14.6 billion company and part of United… Continued

2015 Rising PR Stars (corporation and association): Catherine Anderson, Manager, Corporate Communications, Apple

December 9th, 2015 by

Catherine Anderson is a public relations professional with a passion for raising awareness around important health initiatives. She has a strong work ethic, is highly motivated, and is focused on efficiency, precision and accuracy. Previously… Continued

2015 Rising PR Stars (corporation and association): Julia Ehrenfeld, Vice President, Media Relations, Bank of America

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In 2013, at age 27, Julia Ehrenfeld became Vice President of Media Relations at Bank of America. To put the magnitude of her role into context, the company employs 270,000 people worldwide, among which just… Continued

2015 Rising PR Stars (corporation and association): Sarah Stipicevic, Press Secretary, Peter G. Peterson Foundation

December 9th, 2015 by

As Press Secretary at a prominent, non-partisan foundation, Sarah Stipicevic deftly operates at the intersection of media relations, policy development and reputation management. At the Peterson Foundation, Stipicevic is the day to day point person… Continued

2015 Rising PR Stars (corporation and association): Chris Brooks, Director, Global Corporate Affairs, Hilton Worldwide

December 9th, 2015 by

Chris Brooks is a passionate professional who enjoys cultivating meaningful relationships online and in person. Thrilled by the challenge of working as an “intrapreneur” across complex organizations, Brooks has a diverse background in political, government,… Continued

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Can Chipotle Overcome Its E. coli Crisis?

December 7th, 2015 by

You can do everything correctly in a crisis, yet your brand still may suffer. On the other hand, the end game is just that—and it takes a while before most crises come to a close. Certainly Chipotle illustrates this.