Awards

PRNEWS Honors Trailblazing Top Women in PR at Annual Luncheon

January 29th, 2020 by

The overarching theme at this year’s Top Women in PR Awards rooted itself in the way professionals see themselves and how they treat others. Many winners noted that having it all is nothing if colleagues don’t have each other’s backs along the way. The honorees gathered for a luncheon on Jan. 28 at the grand Gotham Hall in New York City,.

Social Good Trending as PRNEWS Crowns CSR & Nonprofit Campaigns

January 27th, 2020 by

You’re not a real company unless you have an active CSR & sustainability campaign. At least that seems to be the new normal. The recent World Economic Forum pushed the green effort, though there were some cracks. To get set for PRNEWS’ CSR & Nonprofit awards in late March, we look at the ups and downs of CSR and why corporate social activism needs communicators who do it well.

PRNEWS to Honor Top Women in PR January 28 in NYC

January 2nd, 2020 by

Women serve as the backbone of the public relations industry. More than 75 percent of PR jobs in the United States are held by women, and the PRNEWS’ Top Women in PR awards will honor an elite group of these professionals who have worked to inspire not just those in the boardroom, but throughout the creative circuit. These women will be celebrated with a luncheon ceremony on Jan. 28 at Gotham Hall in New York City.

PRNEWS Honors Year’s Top Communicators at PR People Awards

December 13th, 2019 by

The work of public relations typically happens behind the scenes, but at yesterday’s 2019 PR People Awards and Rising Stars 30 & Under Awards PRNEWS put the spotlight on the communicators behind some of the year’s most impactful work. While the awards honored individuals, many of the recipients emphasized the importance of their colleagues in their success throughout the year and in their careers.

How a Law Firm’s Videos Grab Views in a Crowded Field

December 4th, 2019 by

The expectation is that video will be about 80 percent of internet traffic in 2020. That means brands need to craft videos that are compelling enough to break through a great deal of noise. This mini-case study explains how a law firm’s marketing chief cleverly destroyed the recruitment video model. He also put a human face on what’s often perceived as a cold, impersonal profession.

Recalling the Wisdom of PR People Award Winners Past

November 26th, 2019 by

Every December, in the midst of holiday celebration, PRNEWS hosts our annual PR People & Rising Stars awards. While we certainly consider all of our awards shows to be feel-good events, there’s something extra special about this one. Celebrating the actual people who make the campaigns run, put out the crisis fires and lead their teams to success, along with the rising stars under 30 who are coming up fast, takes on an added significance during this festive season of togetherness.

PRNEWS Honors The 2019 Top Places to Work and Agency Elite Award Winners

November 21st, 2019 by

The 2019 Top Places to Work & Agency Elite Awards highlighted the best agencies, communicators and campaigns in the business, honoring those that set a high watermark with inclusive workplace culture and future-focused campaigns. PRNEWS hosted the luncheon Nov. 21 at New York City’s storied Yale Club, in the heart of Manhattan. 

PRNEWS to Announce 2019 Agency Elite Awards Winners in NYC

November 15th, 2019 by

This year’s Agency Elite Awards winners will be announced at PRNEWS’ Top Places to Work and Agency Elite Awards luncheon, Nov. 21 at the Yale Club in New York City. The awards denote excellence in PR agencies’ key practice areas, from community relations, thought leadership and social media to integrated communications, branding and business to business messaging.

Lessons from the Front Lines: Public Affairs and the Military

November 11th, 2019 by

Imagine practicing PR when your organization’s business objective is protecting democracy and defending millions of lives. Veterans Day affords us a moment to reflect on the 4,000 men and women who make up the U.S. military’s public affairs team. Many of us might be surprised to discover how some of the work they carry out is similar to what we as strategic communicators do every day.

Big Companies Making a Local Impact: Lessons from Past CSR Award Winners

October 29th, 2019 by

ost consumers get a little boost when they learn the brands they support practice an element of social good. Corporate Social Responsibility, affectionately referred to in the communications world as CSR, provides an organization with the opportunity to give back and make a difference. As the entry deadline for the 2020 PRNEWS Nonprofit/CSR Awards looms, we take a look at several past winners who really leaned into the mission of creating change.