Jessica Placencia
Marketing Manager
PR News

PR News Announces the 2017 Social Media Awards Finalists; Winners to be Announced at the Social Media AwardsLuncheon on May 2 in New York City

New York, NY, March 15, 2017 --PR News has announced the finalists of its 2017 Social Media Awards program. The winners and honorable mentions of this annual program will be celebrated at PR News' Social Media Awards Luncheon on May 2, 2017 from 12 to 2:30 p.m. at The Yale Club in New York City.

This celebratory event will feature a multi-course meal, the awards ceremony honoring the most outstanding social media campaigns across various platforms and the creative individuals driving these stellar efforts, and a keynote presentation from Karen Raskopf, Chief Communications Officer at Dunkin' Brand, who will share insights on the future of social media and how to create relevant social experiences.

View the list of Social Media Awards finalists here:

PR News will hold a Press Release Writing Workshop, which will take place in the morning, before the Social Media Awards Luncheon. This half-day workshop will cover how to craft press releases that resonate with journalists to win coverage.

For questions about the Social Media Awards Luncheon or the Press Release Writing Workshop, contact PR News' Marketing Manager Jessica Placencia at

To advertise in the Spring Awards program guide or to become an event sponsor, contact Amy Jefferies at or 301-354-1699.

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