PR News Honors Rising Stars in PR

November 30th, 2012 by

34 young, established and budding communication professionals were honored on Nov. 29 at  PR News’ PR People Awards Luncheon.

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Kathleen O’Connell

November 29th, 2012 by

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

2012 PR News Hall of Fame: Janice M. Maiman

November 29th, 2012 by

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

2012 Top Places to Work in PR: Cone Communications

November 29th, 2012 by

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

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Jason Kuruvilla

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Jason Kuruvilla Special Assistant, Office of Public Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor In his first role as a special assistant to the chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor, Jason Kuruvilla was able to turn… Continued

2012 PR People Awards: PR Profesional of the Year — Corporate 

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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

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Marianne Ortiz

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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

2012 Rising Stars of PR: Meredith Z. Avakian-Hardaway

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  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

2012 Top Places to Work in PR: Lippe Taylor Brand Communications

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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

2012 Rising Stars of PR: James O’Malley

November 29th, 2012 by

James O’Malley Manager, Analytics Group, Porter Novelli    Five years may not seem like a long career, but when the area of focus is social media analytics, not too many have been doing it longer than James… Continued