Alumnus earns top honors in PR

July 17, 2019
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PR professional Adam Ritchie ’03 has racked up a number of professional honors in the past 12 months.

Ritchie, an alumnus of the public relations program at the Newhouse School, is principal at Adam Ritchie Brand Direction.

Ritchie was named Most Innovative Marketing/Communications Professional - Agency by The Holmes Report; Communications Executive of the Year in the American Business Awards competition; Platinum PR Professional of the Year by PR News; Marketing Professional of the Year by PR Daily; and PR Professional of the Year by Bulldog Reporter.

Ritchie was also named to PRWeek’s “40 Under 40” list and “The Social Shake-Up Show” included him on its “Movers and Shakers” list.

Ritchie also completed a round trip walk across the country using a client's product, expanded his agency’s client roster with new national accounts including Jacuzzi, launched a proprietary creative process and reached more than 1,400 students at dozens of colleges with his pro-bono “Invention in PR” talks.