2018 Blacksmith Finalists

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We’re thrilled to announce the 2018 Blacksmith finalists! Congratulations to all our honorees for their outstanding work in the past year! See our Facebook Live announcement, or scroll below to view the full list.

We will be honoring our finalists at our 2018 Blacksmith Awards dinner on Nov. 15 at the new Summit hotel. Please join us!

Facebook Live Announcement

Finalist List

ALL FINALISTS ARE LISTED ALPHABETICALLY

CAMPAIGNS

A02. Content Marketing

Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services

Scooter Media

Wordsworth Communications

A03. Crisis Communications:

Scooter Media

Vehr Communications

A04. Events & Observances, More than 7 Days

Gail Myers Public Relations

Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services

A05.Events & Observances, Fewer than 7 Days

Empower

City of Montgomery

Great Parks of Hamilton County

Intrinzic

Wordsworth Communications

A09. Integrated Communications

Empower

Mercy Health

A10. Internal Communications

Mercy Health

Ohio National Financial Services

Scooter Media

A12. Marketing

Empower

Scooter Media

Wordsworth

 A14. Most Effective Campaign with Budget Under $5,000

Scooter Media

A15. Most Effective Corporate Responsibility Campaign

Wordsworth

A16. Multicultural and Diversity Campaign

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

A18. Public Service

Rasor Marketing Communications

A19. Reputation & Brand Management

Formica Group of America

Wordsworth Communications

A20. PRSSA Campaign

Miami University PRSSA Chapter




TACTICS

B04. Media Relations

Pomme Communications

Vehr Communications

Wordsworth Communications

B05. Feature Stories

Wordsworth Communications

B08. Best Use of Social Stories

Pomme Communications 

B09. Twitter Engagement

Wordsworth Communications

B10. Facebook Engagement

Ohio National Financial Services

Scooter Media

B15. New Digital Platform

Mercy Health

B18. Websites

Wordsworth Communications

B20. Creative Tactics

Ohio National Financial Services

Pomme Communications

Wordsworth Communications

B21. Annual Reports

Clermont County

B22. Blogs

Rasor Marketing

B25. Online Videos

Shara Clark Communications

B26. Best Use of Branded Content

Vehr Communications

B29. Podcasts

Vehr Communications

B30. Magazines

Scooter Media

B31. PRSSA Tactic

Miami University PRSSA Chapter

PROFESSIONALS/TEAMS

C02. New Public Relations Professional of the Year

Drew Boehmker, Scooter Media

C03. Independent Practitioner of the Year

Pam Gilchrist, Gilchrist Group

C05. PRSSA Student of the Year – Miami University

Maddie Malloy

C09. CEO Communicator of the Year

Brent Cooper, President/CEO Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

C10. Communications Team of the Year

Mercy Health

C11. Small, Mid-Size Agency of the Year

Scooter Media

C12. Large Agency of the Year

Vehr Communications

2018 BLACKSMITH SPONSORSHIPS

Thanks to our current 2018 Blacksmith Awards sponsors. If are interested in becoming a 2018 Blacksmith Awards sponsor, visit the Cincinnati PRSA sponsorship page or contact Barbara Grimsley, APR, for information on packages and opportunities.

 

Presenting Sponsor

Platinum Sponsors





Scooter Media Logo



Gold Sponsor


Vehr Logo
 

Design Sponsor
 

In-Kind Sponsor

 


 

Past Winners:

2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009