NEW YORK (March 28, 2018) – The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) announced the 2018 Silver Anvil finalists. The Silver Anvil Awards are the communication industry’s oldest and most esteemed award.

Winners will be announced at the PRSA 2018 Silver Anvil Awards Ceremony on June 7, 2018 at the Edison Ballroom, in the heart of Manhattan’s theater district.

For a complete list of finalists, click here.

Trends noted by judges among this year’s entries included a stronger focus on the use of social media and digital technology, including how metrics tie to business results; campaigns designed to improve company’s reputations; innovative activities in the area of brand marketing; and crisis management.

“PRSA’s Silver Anvil Awards provide a great opportunity to recognize the important and innovative work being done by communicators throughout the profession,” said 2018 PRSA National Chair Anthony D’Angelo, APR, Fellow PRSA. “This year’s finalists reflect not only the broad changes that are redefining communicators’ roles, but also the bold ways these professionals are helping their clients and employers attain their goals.”

About the Public Relations Society of America

PRSA is the nation’s largest professional organization serving the communications community. The organization’s mission is to make communications professionals smarter, better prepared and more connected through all stages of their career. PRSA achieves this by offering its members thought leadership, innovative lifelong learning opportunities to help them develop new skills, enhance their credibility and connect with a strong network of professionals. The organization sets the standards of professional excellence and ethical conduct for the public relations industry. PRSA collectively represents more than 30,000 members consisting of communications professionals spanning every industry sector nationwide and college and university students who encompass the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). Learn more about PRSA at www.prsa.org

Media Contact:

Rod Granger

Director, Public Relations & Communications

PRSA

rod.granger@prsa.org