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2011 PR People Awards – Crisis Manager of the Year

Co-Winner: Dallas Lawrence Chief Global Digital Strategist, Burson-Marsteller After the devastating earthquake in Japan earlier this year, the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), with crucial leadership from Burson-Marsteller’s Dallas Lawrence, launched the @NEIupdates Twitter account, the … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Amy Savicky-Injaian

For Wells Fargo’s Home Preservation Workshop in Ontario, Calif., Amy Savicky-Injaian developed a campaign that included guiding reporters through the loan modification process, identifying customer testimonials and securing prominent placement in local media outlets. The … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Elizabeth Osborn

While working toward her master’s in public health from George Washington University (which she will earn December 2011) Elizabeth Osborn is simultaneously leading media and marketing efforts for Best Bones Forever!, a campaign that landed … | MORE »

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2011 Top Places to Work in PR – The Methodist Hospital System

At Houston-based Methodist Hospital System, a thriving workplace comes down to one thing: a healthy environment and rich culture for employees. Employees are committed to a values-based culture and it guides the communications staff in … | MORE »

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2011 PR News Hall of Fame: Melissa Waggener Zorkin

CEO, President & Founder, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide In 1983, Waggener Zorkin formed an agency with business partner Pam Edstrom. Today, Waggener Edstrom has grown to more than 800 employees, a fact that Waggener Zorkin takes … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Olga Karagiannis

Olga is the "voice of Hologic" for the local and trade press editors, senior leadership, luminaries, writers, customers, employees and investors.  She was a key player in the creation of the Hologic4Women Ning network, the … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Brad Chase

Brad Chase is no stranger to leadership roles. Prior to becoming a partner at Capitol Media Partners in 2011, he oversaw all internal and external communications for DaVita, a Fortune 500 company with a market … | MORE »

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2011 Top Places to Work in PR – Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications has been on the forefront of workplace innovation for so long that it’s easy to take it for granted. Its on-site childcare center at its Silver Spring, Md., headquarters, Discovery Kids Place, and … | MORE »

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2011 PR People Awards – PR Professional of the Year, Corporate

Winner: Heather Mitchell Head of Global PR & Social Media, Unilever Working with brands such as AXE and Suave, Mitchell has created a number of social media campaigns to build word of mouth, raise awareness … | MORE »

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2011 PR News Hall of Fame: John Deveney

President, Deveney Communication John Deveney likes to lead people into PR battle. Whether establishing on-site communications operation and media centers during hurricanes Katrina and Rita, or creating and leading the Louisiana Office of Tourism’s response … | MORE »

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