PRSA Colorado Recognizes Excellence in Public Relations with 2014 Gold Pick Awards
DENVER, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Colorado Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) recognized excellence in public relations with 2014 Gold and Silver Pick Awards at its annual ceremony on May 8, 2014. The Gold Pick Awards program honors the achievements of individuals and organizations for best practices and high ethical standards in the public relations field. Twenty-six Gold Pick Awards and 37 Silver Pick Awards were presented, in addition to honoring outstanding individuals, small practice and nonprofit efforts.
Awards were presented before more than 200 professionals by PRSA Colorado President Julie Scott and 9News Anchor Gary Shapiro, who emceed the event. Below is the list of winners. For details on each winner, click here.
Special Award Winners
-- Chapter Service Award: Lisa Newkirk, DCP Midstream -- Joe Fuentes Rookie of the Year: Kersten Baldwin, City of Centennial -- Public Relations Person of the Year: Molly Keveney, The WhiteWave Foods Company -- Mentor of the Year Award: Amy Johnson, APR, Amy Johnson Public Relations -- Public Relations Team of the Year: CDOT - Colorado Department of Transportation
Grand Gold Pick Winner: Philosophy Communications
Small Practice Award-Campaign: Novitas Communications
Small Practice Award-Component: University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Nonprofit Award-Campaign: Denver Art Museum
Nonprofit Award-Component: Denver Art Museum
Gold Pick Winners (26)
-- Communications Infrastructure Group - 2 -- Communications Strategy Group - 2 -- Denver Art Museum - 1 -- Denver International Airport - 2 -- DISH - 2 -- Dstreet - 1 -- Exclusive Resorts - 2 -- Farm Credit - 1 -- Great Outdoors Colorado - 1 -- Linhart Public Relations - 7 -- Philosophy Communication - 2 -- University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences - 1 -- Weber Shandwick/MilkPep - 2
Silver Pick Winners (37)
-- Arapahoe Library District - 1 -- The Bawmann Group - 1 -- Blake Communications - 1 -- City of Aurora Communications Department - 1 -- Colorado State University & Division of External Relations & Office of Admissions - 2 -- Communications Strategy Group - 4 -- Denver Art Museum - 1 -- DISH - 2 -- Dstreet - 4 -- Exclusive Resorts - 1 -- Farm Credit - 1 -- GroundFloor Media - 1 -- Intelligent Demand - 1 -- Kaiser Permanente - 2 -- Linhart Public Relations - 3 -- Philosophy Communication - 5 -- Webb Strategic Communication - 4 -- Weber Shandwick /MilkPep - 1 -- WildRock Public Relations & Marketing - 1
About PRSA Colorado
The Public Relations Society of America (www.prsa.org) is the nation’s largest association for the professional practice of public relations. PRSA Colorado (www.prsacolorado.org), headquartered in Denver, has nearly 450 members, making it one of the largest chapters in the country.
SOURCE PRSA Colorado