Awards

The PRSA Northeast Wisconsin Chapter is excited to share the winners of the 2020 PRemier Virtual Awards ceremony!

Lori Blakeslee, Communicator of the Year 2020
Jim Streed, Lifetime Achievement Award 2020
Monica Salmeri, Young Professional of the Year 2020
Chloe Albrecht, Young Professional of the Year 2020

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]. 2021 dealines to be announced at a later time.

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.

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