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PRSA-NY Launches Awards to Recognize NY PR Community's Foremost Emerging Talent

Wednesday, May 18, 2016  
Posted by: Amy Farrell
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PRSA-NY 15 Under 35" to Be Named by NY's Leading Organization for PR Professionals

NEW YORK, NY --(Marketwired - March 16, 2016) - The New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA-NY) is recognizing the most inspired and inspiring young talent with its inaugural PRSA-NY 15 Under 35 Awards. #PR #PRPros #15toFollow

Certain to be a catalyst for change and evolution in the industry, the award will highlight 15 of the most promising young leaders working in communications in the New York metro area, the global center of media. By testing convention and introducing new ways of solving communications challenges, honorees will demonstrate a unique perspective worthy of recognition in the New York Metro area.

From March 16th through April 29th, anyone can nominate a PR professional under 35 years of age, whether employed at an agency or in-house, with at least five years' experience. Self-nominations are being accepted. Winners will be honored during an awards luncheon in New York, and will be given a seat on a newly created PRSA-NY Young Professionals Advisory Committee, part of the PRSA-NY Board of Directors, through December 2017. Winners will also be acknowledged during the 2016 PRSA-NY Big Apple Awards, one of the NY PR profession's biggest nights, on June 2 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel at Time Warner Center.

"Younger professionals are having more influence and impact than ever on the daily operations and long-term future of public relations. It's time for them to get the recognition they've earned from the NY public relations community," said Bill Doescher, Board President of PRSA-NY. "With NY the world's epicenter of communications, and PRSA-NY its leading organization for PR professionals, our honoring New York's most promising talent is only a natural."

To nominate an outstanding PR Professional under 35, visit the nominations page on the PRSA-NY website at For inquiries regarding the awards themselves, or to learn about sponsorship opportunities surrounding the PRSA-NY 15 under 35 Awards, contact or Olga Gonzalez at or 212.913.9761.

The Public Relations Society of America, New York City chapter is one of the founding chapters of the Public Relations Society of America, the world's largest professional organization for public relations practitioners. Founded in 1948, the chapter serves the interests of public relations professionals working in business and industry, counseling firms, government, associations, hospitals, schools, professional services firms and nonprofit organizations. Chapter board and committee members are volunteer who live and work in the New York metropolitan area.

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