The Lists

2018 Social Media Awards

The winners of PR News’ 2018 Social Media Awards span a wide variety of organizations, from brands like Volvo, PepsiCo, JP Morgan Chase & Co., IBM, Cisco and Bayer to agencies like Rogers & Cowan,… Continued

2018 CSR & Nonprofit Awards

On March 20, PR News celebrated the communicators that work hard to make the world a better place via corporate social responsibility and nonprofit initiatives. The awards luncheon, which took place at the National Press… Continued

2018 Top Women in PR Awards

On January 23, PR News celebrated the bold women who are making an impact in the communications field at the Top Women in PR Awards Luncheon at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. The afternoon celebration featured a keynote presentation from Melissa & Doug's co-founder, Melissa Bernstein, who discussed how feeling free to risk failure has enabled her and her brand to find their authentic voice.

2017 PR People Awards & Rising PR Stars

PR News honored the winners of its PR People Awards and Finnies Awards, inducted a new class of the PR Hall of Fame and celebrated Rising PR Stars 30 & Under at its PR People Awards luncheon on December 5, 2017 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Congratulations to all of this year's winners!

2017 Top Places to Work in PR Award Winners

PR News honored the year's best places to work in PR at its Top Places to Work Awards Dinner on November 29, 2017 at the Edison Ballroom in New York City. Congratulations to all of… Continued

2017 Platinum PR Awards & Agency Elite Awards Winners

PR News honored the year's top communications campaigns at its Platinum PR & Agency Elite Awards luncheon on Sep 14, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. Congratulations to all of this year's… Continued

50 Game-Changers of PR for 2017

PR News recently asked its community to tell us who should be listed among the top game-changers of PR in the last few years — here is our list of 50 Game-Changers of PR.

2017 Social Media Awards Winners

At the May 2 Social Media Awards Luncheon at the Yale Club in New York City, PR News celebrated the most innovative social media campaigns and the individuals behind them.

2017 Nonprofit and CSR Awards Winners

At PR News' Spring Awards Luncheon on March 22, 2017 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., hundreds of communications and PR professionals gathered to celebrate the top campaigns in the CSR and nonprofit sectors.

2017 Top Women in PR Award Winners

Each January in New York, PR News shines a spotlight on women who not only are best in class in PR and brand communications, they are leaders and team builders who continue to inspire the next generations of women to rise to the C-suite level at brands, nonprofit organizations and agencies. On Jan. 24, 2017, PR News once again celebrated the Top Women in PR at the Grand Hyatt in New York.

2016 Top Places to Work in PR

PR News celebrated the winners of its 2016 Top Places to Work in PR at a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 6, 2016. These agencies and organizations excel at… Continued

2016 PR Rising Stars Awards

PR News honored the most promising young leaders of PR at its 2016 Rising PR Stars 30 & Under awards luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on December 6, 2016. The event… Continued

2016 PR People Awards Winners

PR News honored the top-performing professionals in PR at its 2016 PR People awards luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on December 6, 2016. The event recognized the passionate and driven professionals… Continued

2016 Digital PR Awards Winners

  PR News honored its 2016 Digital PR Awards winners and honorable mentions at its annual Digital PR Awards Luncheon on November 16, 2016. The Digital PR Awards recognized the year’s most outstanding digital communicators… Continued

2016 Platinum PR Awards

PR News honored the year's top communications campaigns at its Platinum PR Awards luncheon on Oct. 19, 2016. PR pros and marketers representing organizations and agencies of all sizes from across the country congregated at New York City's Marriott Marquis to celebrate their communications successes across categories including media relations, measurement, social media, CSR and more. PR News also inducted four campaigns into the Platinum Hall of Fame, now in its seventh year.

Agency Elite 2016 Winners

  PR News honored its 2016 Agency Elite Awards winners and honorable mentions at its annual Agency Elite and Platinum PR Awards Luncheon on October 19, 2016 sponsored by Aflac and Business Wire. The event… Continued

2016 Social Media Awards Winners and Honorable Mentions

PR News honored the year's most creative, resourceful and shareable campaigns at its 2016 Social Media Awards luncheon on June 6 at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach in Miami.

2016 CSR Award Winners and Honorable Mentions

PR News honored the year’s most powerful, innovative and comprehensive CSR efforts at its 2016 CSR Awards on March 15 at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. These awards celebrated the individuals and organizations… Continued

2016 Nonprofit PR Awards Winners & Honorable Mentions

The world of nonprofit communications puts a variety of unique pressures and challenges on the PR pros that inhabit this highly competitive space. With tight budgets and time constraints, these communicators put everything they have… Continued

2016 Diversity Awards Honorees

On Dec. 6, 2016 at the historic National Press Club in Washington, D.C. as part of its Winter Awards luncheon, PR News celebrated the organizations and individuals in PR who champion the bringing together of… Continued

Congratulations to the 2016 Top Women in PR!

PR News celebrated its Top Women in PR honorees at an awards luncheon held at New York City's Grand Hyatt on Jan. 26, 2016. Communications leaders from brands and agencies were honored for their work… Continued

2015 PR People Awards Winners

PR News honored the passionate professionals of PR at its 2015 PR People awards luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on December 9, 2015. The event recognized the passionate young professionals who… Continued

2015 Rising PR Stars 30 & Under

PR News honored the budding leaders of PR at its 2015 Rising PR Stars 30 & Under awards luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on December 9, 2015. The event recognized the… Continued

2015 Top Places to Work in PR

PR News celebrated the winners of its 2015 Top Places to Work in PR at a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 9, 2015. These agencies and organizations match their… Continued

2015 Digital PR Awards Winners

PR News celebrated the winners and honorable mentions of its 2015 Digital PR Awards on November 9, 2015 at the Yale Club in New York City. The Digital PR Awards recognized the year’s most outstanding digital communicators and campaigns.

2015 Platinum PR Awards Winners

PR News celebrated the winners and honorable mentions of its 2015 Platinum PR Awards at the Marriott Marquis in New York City on Oct. 26, 2015. The Platinum PR Awards recognize the year’s most outstanding… Continued

2015 Agency Elite Awards Winners

PR News honored its 2015 Agency Elite Awards winners and honorable mentions at its annual Agency Elite Awards Luncheon on October 26, 2015. The event honored the top PR agencies, their people and their campaigns.

PR News Announces Winners of 2015 Social Media Icon Awards

PR News recognized the winners and honorable mentions of its 2015 Social Media Icon Awards at the Ritz-Carlton in beautiful Miami Beach, on June 3, 2015.

Social Media Icon Awards Winners & Honorable Mentions 2014

Full List of Winners and Honorable Mentions Order Additional Awards All PR News Awards Programs   PR News recognized the winners and honorable mentions at its annual Social Media Icon Awards at the Grand Hyatt… Continued

Nonprofit PR Awards Winners and Honorable Mentions 2015

Full List of Winners and Honorable Mentions Order Additional Awards All PR News Awards Programs View Photos   PR News honored its 2015 Nonprofit PR Awards winners and honorable mentions at its annual Nonprofit PR… Continued

2014 PR People Award Winners

  PR News celebrated the winners and honorable mentions of its 2014 PR People Awards at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 9, 2014. We were also proud to induct the newest… Continued

Agency Elite Awards Winners 2014

Winners & Honorable Mentions Order More Awards Event Photos All Awards Programs  PR News celebrated the winners and honorable mentions of its 2014 PR Agency Elite Awards at New York City’s Grand Hyatt on October… Continued

Digital PR Awards Winners Announced!

Full List of Winners and Honorable Mentions Order Additional Awards View Photos from the Luncheon All PR News Awards Programs   PR News celebrated the winners and honorable mentions of its 2014 Digital PR Awards… Continued

PR News Announces Platinum PR Awards Winners and Honorable Mentions

Contact: Rachel ScharmannPR Newsrscharmann@accessintel.com PR News Announces Platinum PR Awards Winners and Honorable Mentions Rockville, Md., September 17, 2014— PR News announced the winners and honorable mentions of its 2014 Platinum PR Awards at a packed… Continued

Congratulations to the 2014 Platinum PR Awards Winners & Honorable Mentions!

Winners & Honorable Mentions Order Additional Awards Photos from the Event All Awards Programs   PR News celebrated the winners and honorable mentions of its 2014 Platinum PR Awards at the Grand Hyatt in New… Continued

PR People 2012 Winners

Top Places to Work in PR | Rising Stars: People to Watch in PR PR People Awards: It's usually the brands and products that get the coverage and attention, while the tireless, creative communications professionals remain out… Continued

2013 CSR Awards Winners and Honorable Mentions

PR News celebrated the best in corporate social responsibility programs and the communications that power those programs at its 2013 CSR Awards luncheon at Washington, D.C.’s historic National Press Building on Feb. 11, 2013. More… Continued

PR News CSR Awards Winners and Honorable Mentions 2012

Whether it’s keeping kids reading during the summer months, preserving historic sites or reducing greenhouse gasses by streamlining processes, organizations realize that CSR efforts are no longer an add-on. Here are the CSR campaigns—and the… Continued