2011 15-to-Watch: Nell Callahan

In the past year, 29-year-old Nell Callahan secured over 2 million media impressions for client 826 National’s event that featured actor James Franco, doubled the Association of American Railroads’ social media following and brought prime media attention to Reading Is Fundamental, a federal program that is at risk of being cut. —SP

PR Accomplishment Most Proud of:
“Reframing the debate on Guantanamo detainees, and playing an important role in the successful fight to grant the detainees habeas corpus.”

Hometown: Malvern, Pa.
College: George Washington University
Favorite Sports Team: Whoever her husband is watching (that means the Red Sox and Patriots)
Favorite Sport to Play: Soccer
Most Inspiring Athlete: Abby Wambach
Favorite TV Show: Law and Order. All of them.
Favorite Movie: Say Anything
Cable, Streaming or Both? Both
Starbucks or Dunkin’? Dunkin’
Foursquare Mayor of: “I’d be a Mayor of SKDK if I remembered to check in.” 

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