2019 Central Iowa PRSA PRIME Award Winners

Individual Awards of Excellence

  • Outstanding Student Member -Taia Veren
  • Outstanding New Member - Shari Saunders-Behnke
  • Outstanding Chapter Member - Chris Verlengia
  • Outstanding Public Relations Professional - Catherine Huggins
  • Outstanding Iowa Advocate - John D. Forsyth

 

PRIME Awards | Tactics

Advertorial

  • PRIME Award Winner: Principal Financial Group | Retirement Ready


Annual Report

  • PRIME Award - Bankers Trust and ZLR Ignition | 2018 "Experience the Difference" Annual Report
  • Award of Merit - IMT Insurance and Lessing-Flynn | 2019 IMT Annual Report

Blog

  • PRIME Award - Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield | [email protected]
  • Award of Merit - Vermeer Corporation and Lessing-Flynn | MakinHay.com


Brochure

  • PRIME Award - ZLR Ignition and Iowa State University | Student Recruitment Brochures
  • Award of Merit - Strategic America and Hoyt Sherman Place | Hoyt Sherman Place "The Next 100 Years"

Direct Mail

  • PRIME Award - Vermeer Corporation and Lessing-Flynn| Vermeer Mini 500 Sweepstakes
  • Award of Merit - Vermeer Corporation and Lessing-Flynn| Vermeer Net

 
Feature Writing

  • PRIME Award - Vermeer Corporation and Lessing-Flynn| Cattleman Boosts Animal Husbandry, Feed Efficiency with Indoor Cow/Calf Facility
  • Award of Merit - Vermeer Corporation and Lessing-Flynn| Fiber Optics Create Opportunities in Colorado

Magazine

  • PRIME Award - Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield | Blue
  • Award of Merit - Vermeer Corporation and Lessing-Flynn | Makin' Hay

Media Relations Tactic

  • PRIME Award - Principal Financial Group | Principal Well-Being Index
  • Award of Merit - Sage Oil Vac and Lessing-Flynn | Mobile Lube Equipment


Multimedia

  • PRIME Award -Equipment Technologies and Lessing-Flynn | Apache Shop Series Videos
  • Award of Merit - Luneckas Consulting| Lester Buresh Family Community Wellness Center Video Project


Newsletter

  • PRIME Award - Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield | News from Blue
  • Award of Merit - Two Rivers Marketing and Miller Electric Mfg. LLC | Miller DIY E-Newsletter


Public Service Announcement

  • PRIME Award - Strategic America and Count the Kicks| Feel the Beat
  • Award of Merit - Golden Grain Energy and Iowa Corn and Lessing-Flynn | Biofuels Mobile Education Trailer


Social Media

  • PRIME Award Winner - Bankers Trust | BTC Trust Company of South Dakota LinkedIn
  • Award of Merit - New Tribe Media and Iowa Donor Network | #facesofdonation


Student

  • PRIME Award - Strategic America and Jamie Lamb | Wagner Summer Theatre


Technical Writing

  • PRIME Award - Strategic America and Goodway Technologies | Maintenance Helps Ensure Boiler Efficiency and Safety
  • Award of Merit - Two Rivers Marketing and Doosan Infracore North America | Equipment Matters column: Clean, Mean Construction Machine


Website

  • PRIME Award - Bankers Trust and Juicebox Interactive | Bankers Trust Website
  • Award of Merit - Bank Iowa and Lessing-Flynn | Bank Iowa Website


PRIME Awards | Campaigns

Community Champion

  • PRIME Award - EmPoweR and Des Moines Water Works Park Foundation | Turning to the Trees: A Public Relations Plan
  • Award of Merit - National Pork Board and Lessing-Flynn | Hams Across America Corporate Social Responsibility Campaign


Crisis Management

  • PRIME Award - Corteva Agriscience | Supporting Farmers and Protecting our Business – Communicating Resistance Management


Event/Observance

  • PRIME Award - Strategic America and The Iowa Governor's STEM Advisory Council | The Iowa STEM Summit
  • Award of Merit - The Wellmark Foundation| The Wellmark Foundation Volunteer Center at the Food Bank of Iowa


Integrated Communications

  • PRIME Award - ZLR Ignition and United Way of Central Iowa | Summer Meals Program
  • Award of Merit - Bankers Trust and ZLR Ignition| The Bankers Trust Difference Campaign


Internal Communications

  • PRIME Award - SHAZAM Network | Your Voice 2019: SHAZAM Employee Engagement Survey
  • Award of Merit - Corteva Agriscience | Supporting Farmers and Protecting Our Business - Communicating Resistance in 30 Days


Marketing Business to Business

  • PRIME Award - National Pork Board and Weber Shandwick | Insight to Action: Driving Pork Demand through Actionable Insight
  • Award of Merit - Bankers Trust | Middle-Market Commercial Banking Campaign


Marketing Consumer Products

  • PRIME Award - Vermeer Corporation and Lessing-Flynn | Vermeer Mini 500 Sweepstakes
  • Award of Merit - Bank Iowa, Nathan T. Wright and Lessing-Flynn | Eleanor Saves the Day Campaign


Media Relations Campaign

  • PRIME Award - Strategic America and The Iowa Governor's STEM Advisory Council | Iowa STEM Media Relations
  • Award of Merit - Principal Financial Group | "Super Savers"


Reputation/Brand Management

  • PRIME Award - ZLR Ignition and Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield | "Life" Brand Campaign
  • Award of Merit - National Pork Board and Lessing-Flynn | Meet the #RealPigFarming Farmers of America


Student Campaign

  • PRIME Award - Drake University Public Relations Capstone | Des Moines Water Works Park Foundation PR Plan


Best of Show | Non-Profit/Government

  • EmPoweR/Des Moines Water Works Park Foundation | Turning to the Trees


Best of Show | Corporation/Agency

  • Strategic America and the Iowa Governor's STEM Advisory Council | Iowa STEM Media Relations

Ferne G. Bonomi, APR and Fellow, was recognized for her dedication and service to PRSA and the public relations profession. She's been instumental in developing the Accreditation in Public Relations crediential. Ferne served as the professional facilitator for APRPREP, an online prep course for Accreditation in public relations or professional development administered by PRSA for the Universal Accreditation Board.