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2011 15-to-Watch: Kelly Hamor

Although Kelly Hamor has been with Weber Shandwick for less than a year, she has successfully led her global communications team on a project for Samsung’s Global Visual Display team to enhance buzz around the … | MORE »

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2011 Top Places to Work in PR – Ketchum

Ketchum creates HR programs that are designed to support employees in every stage of their career. In 2010, more than 200 employees earned promotions, reflecting new opportunities for nearly 12% of the agency’s staff. But … | MORE »

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2011 PR People Awards – Publicist of the Year

Winner: Phil Zimmerman Senior Publicist, Jeopardy!/CBS Television Distribution Answer: This man vs. machine TV event became one of Jeopardy!’s most publicized events in its 27-year history. Question: What is Jeopardy! The IBM Challenge. Phil Zimmerman’s … | MORE »

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2011 PR News Hall of Fame: Mary Henige

Director, Social Media & Digital Communications, General Motors To say that Mary Henige has seen it all at General Motors would not be an overstatement. It’s been 25 years since Henige began her career as … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Esteban Contreras

Samsung’s social media manager since January 2010, Esteban Contreras leads strategy and management of the brand’s social platforms. Contreras maintains his own informative blog—estebancontreras.com—featuring interviews social media heavy hitters like CitiBank’s Frank Eliason and Buddy … | MORE »

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2011 15-to-Watch: Dawn Brun

29-year-old Dawn Brun took client HP’s Innovation Summit to heart by developing a “custom cupcake experience” that allowed attendees to personalize cupcakes online, and then receive those personalized cupcakes with packaged QR codes showing how … | MORE »

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2011 Top Places to Work in PR – Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual, the winner of PR News’ 2011 Platinum PR Award in employee communications, has developed over the years a strong bond with its hometown of Milwaukee, Wisc., that enriches both company employees and the … | MORE »

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2011 Digital PR Awards – Digital PR Team of the Year: Corporate

Winner: Discovery Communications Social Media Team Established in 2009, Discovery Communications’ nine-person social media team is guided by four goals: build community among fans across platforms; drive tune-in to its TV shows; generate pages views, … | MORE »

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2011 Digital PR Awards – Video

Winner: Kronos Inc. – Celebrating Working Women: International Women’s Day 2011 To mark the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day (March 8, 2011), workforce management company Kronos created an animated video celebrating the achievements of … | MORE »

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2011 Digital PR Awards – Most Engaged Brand

Winner: MWW Group – Jimmy Dean and Hillshire Farm Cook Up Social Media Results at BlogHer To drive trials for new product launches from Jimmy Dean and Hillshire Farm, MWW Group provided samples of new … | MORE »

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