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2010 Platinum PR Awards: Marketing Communications

Winner: Roll International – Wonderful Pistachios: From FDA Recall to Unprecedented Sales in Eight In March 2009, the FDA issued a precautionary pistachio nut recall, prompting a 60% sales plummet for Paramount Farms’ Wonderful Pistachios despite … | MORE »

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2010 Platinum PR Awards: Press Release

Winner: Berman & Company – MADD about the Beer Summit In response to a debate over a racially charged incident in Massachusetts between a Harvard University professor and a Cambridge police officer, President Obama invited both … | MORE »

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2010 Platinum PR Awards: Crisis Management

Winner: Royal Caribbean/Weber Shandwick – Royal Caribbean’s Return to Haiti Royal Caribbean had long, close ties to Haiti as one of the country’s largest investors. However, a crucial decision to return ships to port in Labadee … | MORE »

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2010 Platinum PR Awards: Video Program

Winner: O’Malley Hansen Communications – Sharing the Mama Sagas As a way to build awareness and drive sales of Sara Lee Fresh Ideas pre-sliced deli meat, O’Malley Hansen Communications created the Mama Sagas video and social … | MORE »

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2010 Platinum PR Awards: Anniversary Campaign

Winner: Sesame Workshop – Sesame Street’s 40th Anniversary Tasked with honoring Sesame Street’s 40th anniversary, Sesame Workshop crafted a robust campaign to cement the show’s iconic legacy and to market its new segments, format and CGI animation style. With … | MORE »

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2010 Platinum PR Awards: On a Shoestring Campaign

Winner: Marketing 24/7 Inc. – “Business Makeover Birmingham” Ruwena Healy, president of Marketing 24/7, joined with Dent, Baker & Co. and Corsini Consulting Group to launch a business makeover contest in 2009 that would provide $30,000 … | MORE »

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2010 Platinum PR Awards: Community Relations

Winner: Cone Inc. with Time Warner Cable Time Warner Cable’s Connect a Million Minds Enlisting agency partner Cone, Time Warner Cable sought to align its philanthropy with its technologically forward-thinking image. The resulting Connect a Million … | MORE »

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2010 Platinum PR Awards: Speeches

Winner: General Electric – Jeff Immelt’s Renewing American Leadership Speech at West Point On Dec. 9, 2009, GE CEO Jeff Immelt delivered a speech to graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The speech focused … | MORE »

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2010 Platinum PR Awards: Multicultural Campaign

Winner: Weber Shandwick/Honeywell International – Honeywell-Nobel Laureate Lecture Series – Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists Today Weber Shandwick’s challenge was to inspire students, raise awareness of the Honeywell brand and potentially recruit new talent in … | MORE »

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2010 Platinum PR Awards: Blog

Winner: US Army with Weber Shandwick – Army Strong Stories Soldier To popularize the Army Strong Stories Soldier Blog blogging platform, Weber Shandwick and the U.S. Army successfully executed an integrated marketing campaign. In May … | MORE »

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