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2012 Platinum PR Awards: Speeches

September 15th, 2012 by

Winner: U.S. Postal Service – Purple Heart with Ribbon Forever Stamp Dedication In 2011, the USPS issued its Purple Heart postage stamp in a new Forever Stamp design. As one of the largest civilian employers of… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Anniversary Campaign

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Winner: Henson Consulting  – Henson Consulting Perfectly Plates Lettuce Entertain You 40th Anniversary As its 40th anniversary approached, the Chicago- based restaurant group Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises (LEYE) wanted to recognize its employees and diners who had supported… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Press Release

September 15th, 2012 by

Winner: Southwest Airlines – Southwest Introduces New Era of Customer Comfort and Sustainability with Evolution of Cabin Interior Design   For Southwest’s Evolve, its new eco- friendly, cost-efficient cabin interior, the Southwest PR team crafted a press release around three… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: WOW! Award

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Co-Winners: Co-Winner: H&R Block – The ’Stache Act, a case study of the greatest  mustache campaign in history  The public relations business is full of creative, talented people, so we come to expect great campaigns. Every once… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Financial/Investor Relations

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Winner: Shift Communications – Appirio’s $60 Million PR Campaign   To generate robust coverage and awareness of Appirio’s series D funding round of $60 million, SHIFT took the David vs. Goliath approach, positioning the cloud services provider as an… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Twitter Campaign

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Co-Winner: American Airlines with Weber Shandwick – #AAGalaxy: American Airlines Socializes New In-Flight Entertainment Offering with Twitter Hashtag Promotion  To increase awareness of the news that the Samsung Galaxy 10.1 was being added to in-flight entertainment,… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Podcast and/or Videocast

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Winner: American Chemical Society – Bytesize Science Originally launched in 2010, the Bytesize Science video series—designed to help the public discover chemistry in an educational and entertaining way—was relaunched in 2011 in an effort to gain more… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Video Program 

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Winner: Resolute Consulting – Brookfield Zoo: Operation Rhino  Rather than send the Brookfield Zoo’s Board of Directors an annual report and presentation on the zoo’s initiatives for the year, the zoo tapped Resolute Consulting for a creative… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: External Publication

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Winner: Ogilvy PR Merck Pharmaceuticals– Healthy Beginnings for Babies   Receiving regular well-baby care visits to evaluate growth and immunization are essential during a child’s first year of life. However, the CDC reports only 35% of… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Social Media 

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 Co-Winner: The Clorox Company – Check-in for Check Ups When Clorox wanted to create a program rewarding consumers for practicing healthy habits, it teamed up with the Children’s Health Fund to create Check-In for Checkups, a… Continued