NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global public relations firms, was today named to Advertising Age's 2014 Agency A-List. As the only PR firm to make this year's list of industry innovators, Advertising Age noted that Weber Shandwick's launch of Mediaco, its content publishing unit, "catapulted it beyond traditional PR."
"Weber Shandwick is pushing the boundaries of public relations, building and deploying new platforms and nurturing and attracting diverse talent - all resulting in high-impact creative client campaigns," said Andy Polansky, CEO, Weber Shandwick. "The Advertising Age A-List is a prestigious honor that reflects how we are leading the industry, defying the status quo and bringing innovative thinking and business solutions to our clients. Our talented team brings their 'A-game' every day."
The Advertising Age Agency A-List recognized Weber Shandwick's development and deployment of standard-setting engagement tools, like Mediaco, a content-fueled brand publishing solution that transforms companies into media networks. Advertising Age also referenced the firm's collaborative culture and specialized capabilities.
About Weber Shandwick
Weber Shandwick is a leading global public relations firm with offices in 81 countries. The firm's diverse team of thinkers, strategists, analysts, producers, designers, developers and campaign activators has won the most prestigious awards in the world for innovative, creative approaches and impactful work, including being honored as a 2014 Ad Age A-List Agency and winning four 2013 Cannes Lions. Weber Shandwick was also named PRWeek's International Consultancy of the Year and The Holmes Report's Best Healthcare Consultancy in the World in 2013, in addition to earning numerous best place to work accolades. The firm deploys deep expertise across sectors and specialty areas, including consumer marketing, corporate reputation, healthcare, technology, public affairs, financial services, corporate social responsibility, financial communications and crisis management, using proprietary social, digital and analytics methodologies. Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). For more information, visit http://www.webershandwick.com.
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