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Linhart, Philosophy Big Winners at 2013 PRSA Gold Pick Awards
May 10, 2013, 8:03 am
Filed under: Awards, PRSA

What does Sharon Linhart call it when you pick up a half-dozen wins at PRSA Colorado’s Gold Pick awards? An off-night.

Linhart PR and Philosophy Communication were the big agency winners at last night’s awards event. Using the proprietary and highly sophisticated Denver PR Blog formula to determine which agencies fared best (four points for the Grand Gold Pick, two points for a gold, one point for a silver), the results are:

1. Linhart PR (21 points) – Two grand gold, six gold, one silver
2. Philosophy Communication (11 points) – Five gold, one silver
3. Pure Brand (7 points) – Three gold, one silver
4. JKD! & Co. (4 points) – Two gold
5. CSG | PR (3 points) – One gold, one silver
5. MGA (3 points) – One gold, one silver
7. Weber Shandwick (1 point) – One silver

And the big non-agency winners were:

1. Kaiser Permanente (10 points) – Five gold
2. Commerce City (7 points) – Three gold, one silver
3. Denver Art Museum (6 points) – Three gold
3. Farm Credit (6 points) – Two gold, two silver

And, finally, congratulations to the Special Award winners:

• Linhart PR’s Sharon Linhart (Swede Johnson Lifetime Achievement Award)
• Bagnulo Communications’ Meredith Bagnulo (Chapter Service Award)
• Chipotle’s Chris Arnold (PR Person of the Year)
• JKD! & Co.’s Jane Dvorak (Mentor of the Year)
• MGA’s Matthew Rodriguez (Joe Fuentes Rookie of the Year Award)
• 2012 PRSA Western District 2012 Conference Planning Committee, led by chairwoman Lisa Cutter (PR Team of the Year)



Cathie Beck PR Rebrands as Capital City PR
May 10, 2013, 7:19 am
Filed under: Public Relations

Cathie Beck PR has rebranded as Capital City Public Relations. According to Beck, the new brand “better reflects the firm’s growth and position in the communications marketplace.”



Colorado AMA Award Deadline Friday
May 9, 2013, 2:19 pm
Filed under: Awards

The nomination deadline for the Colorado chapter of the American Marketing Association’s 25th Annual Peak Awards is tomorrow. Award categories include advertising, branding and re-branding, conferences and events, online marketing, publishing, design elements, marketing research, student work and, my favorite, the best client-rejected ideas.



Great Moments in Journalism
May 9, 2013, 9:38 am
Filed under: journalism



COHN, Leopard Score Big at BMA Gold Key Awards
May 9, 2013, 9:36 am
Filed under: Awards

BMA Colorado has announced the winners at its annual Gold Key Awards, and COHN Marketing and Leopard were the big winners.