30 Top Places to Work Honored at PR News Luncheon in DC

November 30th, 2012 by

It’s not easy facing the 24/7 pressures of a PR job. That’s why PR News feted the organizations that foster an excellent working environment and a solid work/life balance at the PR News People Awards in Washington, D.C.

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Heather Cable

November 29th, 2012 by

Heather Cable Vice President Powell Tate/Weber Shandwick Heather Cable is living the dream. Literally. As a winner of Powell Tate’s "Living the Dream" program, which encourages staff to try something they have always dreamed of, she… Continued

2012 Top Places to Work in PR: Hunter Public Relations

November 29th, 2012 by

Hunter Public Relations  The internal culture at Hunter PR is creative, fun loving, collaborative and social. All staff members are encouraged to provide the "+1" in whatever they’re doing—whether for clients or on behalf of… Continued

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Eliza Merves

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Eliza Merves  Account Executive, Makovsky + Company Eliza Merves tackles PR logistics with ease, coordinating website launches, pharmaceutical company reviews, media relations and internal training seminars.  For client Kowa Pharmaceuticals, Merves launched the largest known survey… Continued

2012 PR People Awards: MARCOM Professional of the Year

November 29th, 2012 by

Winner: Lisa Adler VP, Corporate Communications, Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company Lisa Alder overseas a communications team that practices PR, patient advocacy, visual communications and digital communications. Under her leadership, a social media program was… Continued

2012 Top Places to Work in PR: The Annie E. Casey Foundation

November 29th, 2012 by

The Annie E. Casey Foundation  The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s culture is both professional and entrepreneurial. The foundation seeks out employees who have are thought leaders and have strong credentials in their areas of expertise.… Continued

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Lauren Pratapas

November 29th, 2012 by

Lauren Pratapas Senior Director, Story Partners Capitalizing on her past experience working as a producer for CNN’s Washington bureau, Lauren Pratapas has played a pivotal role in shaping Washington, D.C.’s perception of Story Partners’ roster of… Continued

2012 PR People Awards: PR Professional of the Year — Nonprofit 

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Winner: Ellen Murphy Senior Director of Communications, YMCA Ellen Murphy was a key figure in the revitalization of the YMCA’s organization-wide communications strategy. Under Murphy’s leadership, the YMCA’s local and national media coverage increased and… Continued

2012 Top Places to Work in PR: Zappos

November 29th, 2012 by

Zappos Zappos and its employees live out the "work hard, play hard" mentality. The company values being fun and being a little weird, not feeling corporate and boring. Zappos believes that if people aren’t making… Continued

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Lindsay Treadway

November 29th, 2012 by

Lindsay Treadway Manager, Corporate Communications, Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company Lindsay Treadway’s deep experience and understanding of the areas of global drug development (in many therapeutic areas including oncology, mental health, COPD, chronic pain, cardiovascular, ADHD)… Continued