Awards


PRSA Greater Cleveland recognizes excellence in public relations through several awards programs held each year. Award winners demonstrate leadership in the public relations field and contribute to advancing the profession in Northeast Ohio. PRSA Greater Cleveland recognizes local excellence in the public relations field through the following annual awards:

BACK FOR 2019! RISING STAR AWARD

The Rising Star Award is awarded to a young professional with 7 or fewer years of experience who has shown great commitment to the profession and community.

The Rising Star Award is announced at The Hill Lighthouse Young Awards ceremony in May.

THE CLEVELAND ROCKS AWARDS

Cleveland Rocks Awards, acknowledging outstanding public relations programs incorporating sound research, planning, execution and evaluation. More information on this event is available here.

THE HILL LIGHTHOUSE YOUNG AWARDS

Mark Your Calendars and join us for the PRSA Cleveland’s 2019 Hill, Lighthouse & Young Awards Presentation:

2019 WINNERS

The John W. Hill Award

Is presented each year to the chief executive of a Greater Cleveland area organization who provides outstanding leadership and support for internal and external communications.

  • 2019 Recipient: Dr. Jodi L. Berg, President & CEO, Vitamix

The Lighthouse Award

Is presented each year to recognize the career accomplishments and community service of a senior public relations professional who is a member of Greater Cleveland PRSA.

  • 2019 Recipient: Janice S Gusich, APR, Founder, Senior Strategist, akhia communications

The Davis Young Award for Exceptional Mentors

Is presented each year to recognize a professional who excels in mentoring students and young professionals through hands-on instruction and support.

  • 2019 Recipient: William E. Sledzik, APR, Fellow PRSA, Professor (retired), Kent State University

Date & Time:
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
11:30 registration, 12 noon program

Location:
The Union Club
3rd Floor Ballroom
1211 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115

Thank you to:

Click here for more information and to register.

Public Relations Society of America, Greater Cleveland Chapter