Rachel Scharmann
PR News

Just Announced! The 2014 PR People Awards Hall of Fame, Finalists and Rising PR Stars 30 & Under Honorees

Rockville, Md., October 20, 2014— PR News will showcase top public relations professionals at its annual PR People Awards Luncheon on December 9, 2014 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. PR People Awards finalists and Rising PR Stars 30 & Under honorees will be honored at the December 9 luncheon. This year’s list is comprised of the top innovators and budding PR leaders from corporations, agencies and nonprofits that took chances and made tremendous strides in their communications efforts.

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 of this year's PR People Hall of Fame, finalists and Rising PR Stars 30 & Under Awards honorees.

The winners and honorable mentions of the PR People and Rising PR Stars 30 & Under Awards will be celebrated on December 9, 2014, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. from noon to 2:00 p.m. For more information or to register for the PR People Awards Luncheon, click here

The day after the PR People Awards Luncheon, PR News will be presenting its annual Newbie Boot Camp for Digital Communicators. If you are beginning in PR or are looking to quickly expand your skills for your burgeoning PR career, you won't want to miss this one-day intensive boot camp that will present critical tools, strategies and insights needed to take your career to the next level in today's communications environment. The day after the one-day boot camp on December 11, PR News will also host its Media Relations Conference. This full-day conference will feature experts from organizations including NAB, Pepco Holdings, Finn Partners, U.S. Small Business Administration, Consumer Electronics Association, and more. Speakers will delve into the latest best practices on building relationships with journalists and bloggers, finding and engaging with the right reporters and influencers on social networks and communicating with the media in a crisis while never losing sight of your core messages. All three events will take place at the National Press Club in D.C.

For questions about attending the PR People Awards Luncheon, contact PR News’ Marketing Coordinator Rachel Scharmann at To advertise in the PR People Awards Luncheon Event Program Guide or to become an event sponsor, contact PR News Senior Vice President & Group Publisher Diane Schwartz at

For more information about the PR People Awards Luncheon, Newbie Boot Camp for Digital Communicators or the Media Relations Conference, please visit