DENVER, Colo., May 8, 2015 – Linhart Public Relations, a national public relations, digital media and corporate communications counseling firm based in Colorado, won four awards from the Colorado Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
The PRSA Colorado Gold Pick Awards were presented last night at the EXDO Event Center and recognize programs incorporating sound research, planning, executing and evaluation, while also meeting the highest standard of performance in the public relations profession.
PRSA Colorado also presents individual awards during the annual ceremony, including the chapter’s Joe Fuentes Rookie of the Year Award, which recognizes an outstanding new member of the PRSA Colorado chapter and the public relations profession, who also volunteers with the chapter and/or community.
The 2015 award recognized Linhart PR account associate Amber DiGiallonardo. DiGiallonardo joined Linhart PR in June 2014, after working for a Louisville, Colo.-based event production company. In the past year, DiGiallonardo served on the PRSA Colorado PR Boost Committee to help local nonprofit organizations address communications needs through ideas and counsel from PRSA professionals. Outside her professional involvement, DiGiallonardo volunteers every week at Children’s Hospital Colorado in The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. She is a University of Colorado graduate.
In addition to the Rookie of the Year award, the firm was honored for work and results with Cascadian Farm, Johns Manville and WhiteWave Foods. Linhart PR’s awards and categories are:
- Gold Pick: Cascadian Farm’s Back-to-School Battle: Crunchy vs. Chewy Facebook Application (Social Media Consumer Products)
- Gold Pick: Johns Manville “Salesforce Confidential” E-Newsletter: Insights, Tips and Best Practices to Drive Sales Team Success (Digital Newsletters)
- Gold Pick: Building Awareness of New Horizon Products Through Grassroots Digital Seeding Program (Online Communications; Blogger Campaigns)
Linhart PR client, Meg VanderLaan, chief communications officer for Broomfield-based MWH Global, also won the chapter’s Business Person of the Year award.