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2010 Platinum PR Awards: Cause-Related Marketing

October 5th, 2010 by

Winner: Paine PR – Iams Home 4 the Holidays Continues Its Mission to Save the Lives of Homeless Pets Building on a successful 2008 campaign that featured celebrity spokesperson Felicity Huffman, in 2009 Paine PR… Continued

2010 Platinum PR Awards: Press Release

October 5th, 2010 by

Winner: Berman & Company – MADD about the Beer Summit In response to a debate over a racially charged incident in Massachusetts between a Harvard University professor and a Cambridge police officer, President Obama invited both… Continued

2010 Platinum PR Awards: Marketing Communications

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Winner: Roll International – Wonderful Pistachios: From FDA Recall to Unprecedented Sales in Eight In March 2009, the FDA issued a precautionary pistachio nut recall, prompting a 60% sales plummet for Paramount Farms’ Wonderful Pistachios despite… Continued

2010 Platinum PR Awards: Firm of the Year (Midsize)

October 5th, 2010 by

Winner: Carmichael Lynch Spong Doug Spong, founder of Carmichael Lynch Spong, often reminds his staff of 200+ that the sun never sets on “Spong Nation.” Even in a tough economy, the Minneapolis-based PR firm (with offices… Continued

2010 Platinum PR Awards: Satellite Media Tours

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Winner: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company/Coyne Public Relations – Goodyear ‘Get There’ Awards Goodyear had long provided the aerial footage of the Olympics for North American viewers. For the 2010 Vancouver games, Goodyear looked to… Continued

2010 Platinum PR Awards: Internal Publication

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Winner: ITT Defense & Information Solutions – SystemsNews: Internal Communications for the Home Front and the Battlefield The bimonthly SystemsNews was developed to be an easy-to-read touchstone for ITT employees across the globe, giving employees information… Continued

2010 Platinum PR Awards: Green PR

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Winner: Sprint with Stanton Communications Inc. and Samsung Telecommunications America with MWW Group Sprint and Samsung Make It Easy to Be Green While Spring Nextel and Samsung had long desired to launch a green mobile product,… Continued

2010 Platinum PR Awards: Community Relations

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Winner: Cone Inc. with Time Warner Cable Time Warner Cable’s Connect a Million Minds Enlisting agency partner Cone, Time Warner Cable sought to align its philanthropy with its technologically forward-thinking image. The resulting Connect a Million… Continued

2010 Platinum PR Awards: Research and Measurement

October 5th, 2010 by

Winner: Association of American Railroads/Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide – Freight Rail Works Dirty. Inefficient. Old. These were some of the words congressional influencers were using to describe freight rail before Ogilvy PR and AAR launched an… Continued

2010 Platinum PR Awards: Crisis Management

October 5th, 2010 by

Winner: Royal Caribbean/Weber Shandwick – Royal Caribbean’s Return to Haiti Royal Caribbean had long, close ties to Haiti as one of the country’s largest investors. However, a crucial decision to return ships to port in Labadee… Continued