NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW (www.mww.com), one of the top five independent public relations firms, announced today that it has been honored with three awards at the annual PR News PR People Awards. CEO Michael W. Kempner was recognized for Agency Leader of the Year, SVP Shannon Eis for PR Team Leader of the Year and VP Tim Baker for Digital Communicator of the Year. PR News' PR People Awards showcases top talent, the innovators and passionate professionals who are making communications matter in the marketplace.
"The past year has been one of record growth for our firm and this is a direct result of the great team that we have in place. I am so proud of Shannon and Tim, two great leaders within our organization who come to work every day and give their all to help our clients matter more," said Kempner.
PR News' highlighted that "Michael Kempner is one of the rare PR CEOs who has bought back his company from an international conglomerate and then shepherded it to even greater success." Eis was recognized for "one of MWW's best team builders and leaders," having led the "Stronger Than The Storm" campaign, helping Jersey's economy get back on track after Hurricane Sandy. Baker was honored for his expertise in "using social media as a catalyst for storytelling, whether for the Hurricane Sandy recovery effort or for community nutrition projects."
Entries are judged by a blue-chip panel of PR executives and PR News staff. The winners of this annual program set the benchmark for PR and underscore the outstanding PR achievements made in the past year.
MWW is an award-winning, world class agency that has been honored with more than 50 awards in 2013. Most recently, PR News honored MWW for "Digital and Social Media Agency" and one of the "Top Places to Work in PR."
PR News celebrated the winners and honorable mentions of its 2013 PR People Awards at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 10, 2013.
MWW is one of the nation's top mid-sized public relations firms and one of the five largest independent 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 2013 "PR Agency of the Year," by the International Business Awards, 2013 "Midsize Agency of the Year" by the Bulldog Stars of PR Awards as well as 2013 "Best Places to Work in New Jersey" by NJBiz and 2012 "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, Google Plus and Instagram.