Awards

The Best in PR Honored at PRNEWS’ 2019 Platinum PR Awards Dinner

September 17th, 2019 by

More than 500 award-winning brand, agency and nonprofit communicators gathered last evening (Sept. 17) to celebrate the PRNEWS Platinum PR Awards. Our most prestigious honors salute top campaigns and leaders in a variety of categories including advocacy, branding and social media. PRNEWS also inducted campaigns from Nike and Sandy Hook Promise into the Platinum Hall of Fame.

A Platinum Remembrance: The Power of Raising Your Voice

September 17th, 2019 by

With tonight’s Platinum PR Awards, PRNEWS’ most prestigious honors, we revisit a 2017 Platinum Hall of Fame inductee, Let’s Win! Pancreatic Cancer. Finn Partners’ Gil Bashe and John Bianchi write that Let’s Win! continues to do great work, though pancreatic cancer is spreading fast. A massive effort is needed to tame this scourge.

Fast & Furious: Platinum Keynoter David Brier on How to Nail Storytelling [VIDEO]

September 10th, 2019 by

At the Platinum PR Awards Gala next week in New York City, bestselling author David Brier will break down some of the biggest questions in public relations today: What makes great brands great? How can brands can survive in today’s dynamic landscape? And how do you take your brand to the next level with storytelling that inspires? Get a sneak peek as David hammers out the secret to storytelling with PRNEWS editorial director Melissa Hoffmann.

How to Adapt Your Digital Communications Strategy in an Untethered World

September 6th, 2019 by

Dr. Julie Albright will join us for a fireside chat at PRNEWS’ Digital PR Awards breakfast on October 18 in NY. We’ll discuss her provocative research, what this shift away from old, “nuclear family” models of the American Dream means for communicators, and the role we play in adjusting to these seismically shifting cultural behaviors.

Platinum PR Awards Gala to Honor Amazing Brands, Agencies and People – See the Finalists!

August 23rd, 2019 by

PRNEWS’ Platinum PR Awards honor the best of the best, the professionals and teams who have driven tremendous successes for the brands and charitable causes they champion. At the gala, which will be held Sept. 17 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City, several hundred communications professionals will gather to celebrate the top communications and marketing campaigns of the last year, as well as the PR and marketing professionals behind the strategy and execution of those initiatives. Here are the finalists.

How to Master Your Instagram Photo Formats [INFOGRAPHIC]

August 9th, 2019 by

Rather than displaying posts as a messy mix of all three formats, consider what story you want to tell when choosing each post’s square, landscape or portrait image layout. Captivating Instagram’s visually overstimulated audience requires intensive attention to detail.

5 Ways to Make Your Social Good Great

August 6th, 2019 by

Corporate commitments to the big picture confer a halo that transcends commerce. So how do you get that halo? One of the most common—and effective—ways is via a CSR campaign. Here are some tips that can help you use these to connect with your audience and not just inspire loyalty, but inspire change.

PRNEWS Honors Incredible Women Leaders in Healthcare Communications

July 17th, 2019 by

Healthcare is without a doubt one of the most impactful, polarizing and challenging spaces in which to work in PR. And being a woman in any industry is also a challenge. At the Women in Healthcare Communications Awards Luncheon at the Yale Club, PRNEWS recognized a handful of women who are not only owning their senior communications leadership roles in the healthcare space, but also striving in their jobs to improve the health and wellbeing of us all.

Healthcare Communicators Advocate for Clear Language

July 8th, 2019 by

Transparency just might be the buzzword of the decade. You wouldn’t know it, though, if you had to decipher a hospital bill or translate the mumbo jumbo of a health-insurance policy. Ahead of PRNEWS’ Top Women in Healthcare Communications awards luncheon next week in NYC, we asked several awards finalists to discuss the tricky subject of getting closer to clarity in healthcare communications.

Physician Makes the Case That Communications Is Vital to Your Health

July 3rd, 2019 by

Communicators take pride in the messages they craft. They consider their work important. For Dr. Jennifer Mieres, a cardiologist and the keynote speaker at PRNEWS’ Top Women in Healthcare Communications awards luncheon later this month, communicating health information to the public is vital. Her goal is to ensure people have a sound understanding of their role in preventing disease. From there, they can become empowered partners in their healthcare, she says.