PAN Communications, W20 Group win at Holmes Report Sabre Awards for public relations agencies

May 11, 2018
Jim Weiss '87 and Philip Nardone '82
Jim Weiss '87 and Philip Nardone '82

Two Newhouse School partners in public relations won big at The Holmes Report's Sabre Awards, recognizing excellence in public relations. PAN Communications, founded by president Phil Nardone '82, won for Technology Agency of the Year and Best Mid-size Firm to Work For. Nardone teaches for the public relations department, and partners with Newhouse for the PAN ePorfolio Portal, which matches a team of public relations professionals from PAN Communications with graduating students to help build portfolios and provide guidance to these young professionals as they launch their careers.

The Sabre Awards also honored W20 Group founder and CEO Jim Weiss '87 with the Individual Achievement Award. The Silver Sabre Awards in Agency Management recognized the W20 Group for Best PR Agency New Product or Offering for their W20 Socialgraphics. W20 partners with the Newhouse School to form the Center for Social Commerce, dedicated to helping new communications professionals navigate a rapidly changing media landscape.

Congratulations to PAN Communications and the W20 Group!