Awards

The PRSA Northeast Wisconsin Chapter is excited to announce the 2020 PRemier Awards ceremony!

This year’s virtual celebration will take place Tuesday, Nov. 17, starting at noon. All are invited to join us virtually at lunchtime to celebrate this year’s Communicator of the Year, Young Professional of the Year and the recipient of the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award.

As a reminder, project-based awards won’t be part of this year’s 11th edition of the PRemier Awards.

Communicator of the Year

The Communicator of the Year award will be presented to an individual who has demonstrated communications excellence. This award will honor an outstanding professional’s contribution to a body of work in public relations, marketing, media relations or general communications in the past year (2019-20).

More information about the Communicator of the Year award can be found here.

Young Professional of the Year

The Young Professional of the Year award will be presented to an individual 30 or younger who has demonstrated communications excellence. This award will honor a working student or professional for his or her particularly effective work in the areas of public relations, marketing, media relations or general communications in the past year (2019-20).

More information about the Young Professional of the Year award can be found here.

Lifetime Achievement Award

The inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award honors an outstanding professional’s contribution to a body of work in public relations, marketing, media relations or general communications throughout the span of his or her career.

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Submit a Nomination

There is NO FEE to nominate an individual for these awards. Nominations can be submitted by PRSA Northeast Wisconsin Chapter members and non-members. Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged.

Please email your nomination(s) to [email protected] no later than Sunday night, Oct. 4.

When submitting a nomination, please identify in your email:

  • The award category
  • The name of the person being nominated
  • The organization with which the person being nominated is/was employed or affiliated
  • A brief writeup (a few paragraphs are fine!) for why you are nominating this person for this award
  • Your contact information (as the nominator)

The PRSA Northeast Wisconsin Awards Committee will review all entries and select a winner in each category. Finalists and/or their nominators may be asked to provide additional information.

Winners will be notified in late October and honored during the 2020 PRemier Awards virtual ceremony Nov. 17. Additional event details will be announced this fall.

Questions? Contact the Awards Committee at [email protected].