BOSTON, Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SHIFT Communications, an integrated communications agency, is proud to announce its Managing Partner, Amy Lyons, has been chosen as one of PR News' Top Women in PR in 2016. The accolade is presented annually to the most influential women in public relations who are driving the agenda for the industry and their companies.
This year's award acknowledges the innovation and accomplishments of women who have made bold advances in managing crises, developing brand messages, protecting and building brand reputations and creating content for digital platforms – both for their organizations and for their clients.
"I am excited and honored to have been chosen as a 2016 Top Woman in PR," said Amy Lyons, SHIFT Communications' Managing Partner. "I am proud to be part of an Agency and industry that encourages both men and women to pursue leadership roles, and am grateful for the opportunity to be recognized for helping set the stage for the next generation of powerful female PR professionals."
The awards luncheon took place on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City and included a keynote address by Maya Nussbaum, founder & executive director at Girls Write Now. Other honorees include Catherine Blades of Aflac, Danielle Devine of Johnson & Johnson and Marcie Klein of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
About SHIFT Communications
SHIFT Communications is an award-winning integrated communications agency that represents some of the best-known enterprise and consumer brands, including Citrix, Demandbase, Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau, McDonald's, Orchard Supply Hardware, Red Hat, RSA Conference, Webroot and Whole Foods Market. SHIFT Communications' 150+ employees are located in the Boston, San Francisco, New York and Austin metros. Established in 2003, SHIFT is now wholly owned by NATIONAL Public Relations, part of RES PUBLICA Consulting Group. For more information on SHIFT's data-driven approach to marketing and public relations visit http://www.shiftcomm.com/.
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