Raleigh, NC, June 26, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Patty Briguglio, president of MMI Public Relations (www.mmipublicrelations.com), a Raleigh-based full-service public relations firm, has announced that the firm received a 2010 Communicator Award of Distinction in the Audio category for the Red Hat/Jim Whitehurst podcast created for the firm’s work with the 8th Annual Fuqua School of Business & Coach K Leadership Conference. The podcast features Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat, discussing challenges of using open source software and how it relates to Red Hat’s business model. He also addresses leadership during times of instability and uncertainty, which was the theme of the 2009 conference which brought together industry leaders from finance, consulting, sports, entertainment, government and technology to focus on business leadership. The Communicator Awards, presented by the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA), is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence. Founded by communication professionals over a decade ago, the Communicator Awards received over 9,000 entries from companies and agencies of all sizes, making it one of the largest awards programs of its kind in the world. The Award of Distinction is presented to projects that exceed industry standards in both achievement and quality.
“MMI is extremely honored to receive this award,” said Briguglio. “We always aim to excel in everything we do and are grateful for the recognition of our work.”
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MMI Public Relations’ Twitter account
MMI Public Relations’ “Be Heard” blog
MMI Public Relations’ YouTube channel
-The Communicator Awards is judged by an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, communications, advertising, creative and marketing firms.
-The six categories of the Communicator Awards include: Print/Design, Audio, Video, Interactive, Marketing Effectiveness and Integrated Campaigns.
About MMI Public Relations:
MMI Public Relations is a Raleigh-based, full-service PR firm that helps its clients start big conversations and make powerful connections. With a strong base in traditional public relations tactics, MMI has strategically evolved into a market leader in emerging PR tools such as social media, online video and podcasting. MMI works with firms and individuals in a wide spectrum of industries across the nation. Ranked among the state’s top PR firms and in the top 10 percent nationally, MMI is the recipient of more than 50 awards in the public relations arena as well as in the community. For more information, call 919-233-6600 or visit the MMI Public Relations website Web site at www.mmipublicrelations.com.
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