MMI Public Relations Wins 2011 Videographer Award for Wake School Choice Video

Local Public Relations Firm Receives Top Recognition from International Competition.

Raleigh, NC, August 27, 2011 --( Patty Briguglio, president of MMI Public Relations (, a Raleigh-based full-service public relations firm, has announced that the firm has received a 2011 Videographer Award for “Four Guiding Principles,” a video produced for Wake School Choice. Wake School Choice was created by The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and Wake Education Partnership in response to a request for input on growing student enrollment by the Wake County Board of Education.

The initiative was designed by these organizations to address the tremendous growth in Wake County student enrollment by creating a plan that would avoid mandated school reassignments. Wake School Choice supports a school assignment plan in Wake County that is based on stability, choice, proximity and student achievement.

To view the winning video, visit

“We are honored to have our video recognized by the Videographer Awards,” said Briguglio. “Our firm believes that the use of video actively engages audiences, and our video team works tirelessly to do just that.”

New Media Content:
MMI Public Relations’ Twitter account

MMI Public Relations’ “Be Heard” blog

MMI Public Relations’ YouTube channel

MMI Public Relations’ Facebook page

- Each year, the Videographer Awards recognized excellence in video productions, television commercials, news, programs and new media.

- For more information on the Videographer Awards, visit or call (817) 276-9829.

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, 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 one of the top PR firms in North Carolina and nationally, MMI is the recipient of numerous awards in the public relations arena and the community. For more information, call (919) 233-6600, visit the MMI Public Relations website at or the MMI Public Relations Blog at

About The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce:
The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce is the largest membership organization in Wake County, consisting of more than 2,400 members and representing more than 66 percent of private sector employment in the Triangle. The Chamber of Commerce promotes community education, sports, entertainment, and history programs, as well as business and company networking opportunities. For more information, visit

About Wake Education Partnership:
Wake Education Partnership is a non-profit organization that plays a critical role in helping business leaders, elected officials and educators work toward the common goal of increasing student performance measured against world-class academic standards. For more information, visit

Emily Packard
MMI Public Relations
(919) 233-6600

MMI Public Relations
Patty Briguglio