EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW (www.mww.com), one of the top five global independent public relations firms, announced it has been named both Midsize Agency of the Year and Digital Agency of the Year by the 2013 Bulldog Stars of PR Awards. MWW President and CEO Michael W. Kempner was also honored as the Grand Prize winner for Communications Professional of the Year and recognized among the Gold Stars of PR Award for Agency Professional of the Year. Judges credited Kempner's "implementation of digital strategies and his commitment to corporate social responsibility." In addition, the firm received a Silver award for Crisis Agency of the Year, winning a total of five awards.
The awards come upon the heels of eight American Business Awards won by the agency including Public Relations Agency of the Year, and Executive of the Year for Kempner in the Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations category.
"This has been among the most exciting years in the history of our firm. Since regaining our independence, our management team has placed a focus on the two audiences that matter most – our employees and our clients – and this has directly resulted in the continued success and growth of the agency," said Kempner. "I feel privileged to work among a group of extraordinary people who inspire me every day. It is the passion, creativity and drive of our team that helps set MWW apart in the industry and enables us to continue to deliver breakthrough work for our clients."
The 57 winners of the 2013 Bulldog Stars of PR Awards for Outstanding Achievement by Communications Agencies and Professionals were announced by Bulldog Reporter. Winners were chosen exclusively by working journalists who assessed agencies and practitioners on their industry leadership, business acumen, communications, creativity and command of media and technology.
MWW is one of the nation's top mid-sized public relations firms and one of the five largest independent global agencies. The firm is industry-recognized for its work in consumer lifestyle marketing, digital marketing and social media, corporate communications, public affairs and government relations, consumer technology, healthcare and visual branding.
MWW's approach to building and accelerating relevance for clients has been recognized with top industry awards, including the 2012 "PR Agency of the Year," by the International Business Awards, 2011 "Midsize Agency of the Year" by the Holmes Report as well as "Digital Firm of the Year" and "Top Places to Work in PR" by PR News. For more information on the firm's capabilities and "Matter More" commitment, visit www.mww.com. Connect with MWW on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google Plus.