Platinum PR Awards

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PR Excellence is Crowned Here

2021 Winners Announced!

"These awards and their finalists honor the communicators who represent the best of the best—those who have reached the pinnacle of innovation and industry knowledge. The individuals, teams and campaigns honored today are the preeminent forces in PR and have earned a sought-after place in public relations history. These awards are about being bold, having that “X-factor” and achieving groundbreaking results. Everyone here today has done just that.

Cheers to you for being some of the most influential, inspirational and innovative changemakers in the industry. I am excited to celebrate the plethora of accomplishments showcased here today." - Erika Bradbury, Content Director | PRNEWS 

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Winners

Measurement Expert of the Year

PR Professional of the Year: Nonprofit

PR Person/Spokesperson of the Year

PR Intern of the Year

Communications & Campaigns Awards

Thank you to our Judges

  • Adams Bata, Naomi
    Financial Health Network
  • Aebersold, Alicia
    American Psychological Association
  • Ashford, John
    Hawthorn Group
  • Baumbach, Dick
    Baumbach and Fisher
  • Bays, Cameron
    WE Communications
  • Belicose, Kaitlyn
    Evoke KYNE
  • Bellamkonda, Shashi
    Georgetown U
  • Berns, Stacy
    BCG
  • Blackburn-Gay, Denise
    Marketing Strategies Inc
  • Bodow, Elana
    BARBARA WAGNER COMMUNICATIONS
  • Borrero, Taina
    Hayes Initiative
  • Bowdry, Sinetra
    Sint Communications Inc.
  • Boyd, Joe
    MCS PR
  • Brodsky, James
    Sharp Think
  • Brusio Coster, Lisa
    Gavin Advertising
  • Carroll, Christine
    Carroll & Company
  • Chase, Greg
    Experience Strategy Associates
  • Colella-Graham,
    Cat Cheer Partners
  • Conde, Carla
    C3 Global Communications Inc.
  • Conrad, John
    Merritt Group
  • Davis Smith, Alexis
    Precise Communications
  • Davis, Jeff
    Victory Media Group
  • Domville, Lucia
    Grayling
  • Dressler, Stephanie
    DLPR
  • Dufner, Erin
    Austin BBB
  • Dungan, Jesse
    Infinite Global
  • Ellis, Cindi
    IBM
  • Elyazgi, Houda
    SAXUM
  • Escobar, Kacie
    Curley & Pynn
  • Evans, Sarah
    Sevans PR
  • Finberg, Doug
    NATPE
  • Finn Holland, Samara
    Kaplow
  • Flynn, Josh
    Empower
  • Fortney, Jennifer
    Cascade Communications
  • Foster, Brenda
    Van Communications
  • Golden, Marcia
    DJD/Golden
  • Gonzalez Kotala, Zenaida
    University of Central Florida
  • Gratehouse, Kathleen
    Highwire PR
  • Gurwitch, Lisa
    Delivering Good
  • Gutterud, Molly
    Northcentral University
  • Haiken, Beth
    Method Communications
  • Haj, George Haj
    Media, Inc.
  • Hart, Brian
    Flackable
  • Hartley, Jessica
    Instrument
  • Harvie-Shemko, Julia
    Red Thread Connections
  • Haseley, Holly
    AO Smith
  • Hastings, Robert
    Bell (formerly Bell Helicopter)
  • Hayes, Anthony
    Hayes Initiative
  • Herman, Laurel
    Worth It
  • Hernandez, Kari
    INK
  • Hernandez-Medina, Etienne
    H&M Communications
  • Holifield, Stacey
    Levitate Now
  • Howard, Jan
    NuPoint Marketing
  • Hoyle, Sam
    New Tribe Media
  • Hudson, Jennifer
    We Think Beyond
  • Hughes, Rod KImball
    Hughes Public Relations
  • Jefferson, Katrina
    Intellectual Hustle LLC DBA Chica Intelligente
  • Johnson, Katie
    French West Vaughan
  • Junas Ravlin, Nicole
    Junapr
  • Kaminer, Nina
    Nike
  • Kendall Maines, Meredith
    Lightspeed
  • Kornfield, Katie
    Katie Kornfield Consulting
  • Lam, Jed
    Edelman
  • Lavrenz, Grete
    C Lynch
  • Lewis, Stacy
    Murphy O'Brien, Inc.
  • Ltd., Peregrine
    Peregrine Public Relations Pvt. Ltd.
  • Lund, Steph
    MC Sastchi
  • Lyke, Rick
    Mower
  • Maiorana, Katherine
    Sachs Media Group Inc
  • Mallory, Marissa
    J Public Relations
  • Mara Santomauro, Pia
    R West
  • May, Angel
    Nashville Entrepreneur Center
  • McGilvray, Lana
    Purpose Worldwide
  • McLoughlin, Barry
    MSN
  • McReynolds, Lynn
    McReynolds Elek
  • Miller, Illisa
    I Miller PR
  • Miller, Kimberly
    Ink Link Marketing
  • Mordock, Geoff
    Fleishman
  • Morgan, Andrea
    makovsky
  • Morgan, Laura
    H+K Strategies
  • Morgan, Natasha
    Indeed
  • Mortensen, Laura
    Sharp Think
  • Nichols, Judy
    Judy Nichols PR
  • Nicholson, Kristen
    MHP/Team SI
  • Nugent, Patricia
    Mower
  • Offinger, Caitlin
    Berlin Rosen
  • O'Leary, Sean
    Susan Davis
  • Oppel, Myra
    Smith & Company
  • Ortiz de Zevallos,
    Gabriel Apoyo Communications
  • Pavlovic Bujas, Natasa
    Blumen group
  • Pearson, Sara
  • Phair, Judy
    Phair Advantage
  • Poe, Emily
    Real Chemistry
  • Randall, Lela
    H+K Strategies
  • Reis, Ciro
    Internet Communications
  • Rios, Lisette
    Chic Influence
  • Risi, Jennifer
    The Sway Effect
  • Roberts, Jennie
    Elmore Public Relations
  • Ross, Gary
    INSIDE COMMS
  • Rubin, Joel
    Rubin Communications
  • Sample, Kim
    PR Council
  • Santa Marina, Patricia
  • Sawatzki, Darcy
    Evoke Group
  • Shank, Fred
    Flower PR
  • Shirden, Emily
    Jarrard, Phillips, Cate and Hancock
  • Sholars, Kent
    Edelman
  • Sillaman, Lesley
    Red Havas
  • Slappy, Lisa
  • Sloan, pat
    Sloan Hunt Communications
  • Smolensky, Melissa
    Git Lab
  • Sosa, Victor
    The Phoenix
  • Stark, Samantha
    160over90
  • Summers, Amy
    Pitch Publicity
  • Szustaczek, Christine
    Sheridan College
  • Teegardin, Michael
    ARSC Federal
  • Traux, Mark
    PAC West
  • Trono, Lynn
    The LAK PR Group
  • Vieira, Dina
    DV COMMUNICATIONS INC.
  • Vigrass, Kristen
    Brand Man PR
  • Waldron, Susan
    American Century
  • Walker, Renée
    RENEE WALKER & ASSOCIATES
  • Walls, John
    Neiman Marcus Group
  • Warner, Susan
    Mastercard
  • Whittlesey, Judy
    Susan Davis
  • Williams, Tracy
    Omstead Williams
  • Wood, Amy
    Flint Avenue
  • Ziady, Nicola
    University of California
  • Ziesman, susan
    Operation Homefront
  • Zuckerman, Melissa
    JPA Health Communications