Newhouse School alumni honored at PR News awards luncheon

By Wendy S. Loughlin

December 8, 2016

The Newhouse School’s public relations program was well-represented at PR News' Winter Awards Luncheon, held Dec. 6 in Washington, D.C., as several alumni were honored.

  • Margaret Clevenger ’14 was named a Rising PR Star 30 & Under. The award recognizes leaders at corporations, nonprofits and agencies have stood out in the past year as professionals to watch, and who are leading the charge in the PR sector. Clevenger is an account manager at ScoutComms Inc. more>>
  • Nati Katz G’11 was named Media Relations Professional of the Year. The award recognizes the passionate professionals and budding PR leaders who make communications matter in the marketplace. Katz is a manager in Burson-Marsteller’s technology practice. more>>
  • Phil Nardone ’89 was named PR Trainer/Educator of the Year. CEO and founder of Pan Communications, Nardone is a longtime adjunct in the public relations department at Newhouse. more>>

In addition, the public relations program has been named a finalist for Outstanding Education Program as part of the 2017 PR Week US Awards. Winners will be announced March 16. The program won the award for 2016.