34 young, established and budding communication professionals were honored on Nov. 29 at PR News’ PR People Awards Luncheon.
Kathleen O’Connell PR Executive, VisitBritain Kathleen O’Connell coordinates press visits and secures coverage in top consumer and travel trade media outlets for VisitBritain. She also has coordinated interviews for VIPs such as the Dean of Westminster,… Continued
Janice M. Maiman, Senior Vice President, Communications and Media Channels, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Janice Maiman has spent nearly 25 years at AICPA, overseeing an award-winning integrated communications team. She directs the Institute’s brand management;… Continued
Cone Communications Each employee at Cone is assigned a dedicated manager to steward their individual career path at the agency. The Professional Development Manager (PDM) is required to have regular check-ins with their direct report,… Continued
Winner: Jon Harris Chief Communications Officer, Hillshire Brands In January 2012, when the Sara Lee Corporation separated into two publicly held companies, Jon Harris and his team at Hillshire Brands provided a cohesive message to… Continued
Marianne Ortiz Senior Account Manager, Profiles Over the past two years, Marianne Ortiz has risen from account executive to a senior manager at Profiles. Ortiz has generated and obtained media coverage for clients through the implementation… Continued
Meredith Z. Avakian-Hardaway Public Affairs Specialist, DuPont Meredith Z. Avakian-Hardaway not only makes contributions daily in her role as the public affairs specialist at E.I. DuPont de Nemours (DuPont), she dedicates her time in the… Continued
Lippe Taylor Brand Communications Lippe Taylor has a collaborative culture anchored in an open door policy when it comes to senior management. It tries to offer the best of both worlds: financial benefits typically… Continued