Clairemont Takes Home Top PR Awards

By Posted in - Awards & The Clairemont Team on October 30th, 2019

Clairemont Communications secured two prestigious PR industry awards at the 2019 Sir Walter Raleigh Awards banquet hosted by the Raleigh Public Relations Society (RPRS). RPRS named Dana Phelps, founder and CEO of Clairemont, as the recipient of the Watt Huntley Award for Lifetime Achievement. Considered the highest honor given by RPRS, the Watt Huntley Award recognizes “an individual who has made lasting and meaningful contributions to the field of public relations over the course of a career.”

The Clairemont team also received the distinction of 2019 Team of the Year, an honor recognizing its creativity, strategy, tenacity, client successes and excellence in the public relations industry. In addition to these prestigious honors, RPRS recognized several of Clairemont’s PR client campaigns in media relations, social media, events, branding and writing, including two Platinum Awards. Other awards included:

  • Silver Award for Media Events in Campaigns: Vita Vite Midtown Hosts a Toast-Worthy Preview
  • Honorable Mention Award for Organizational or Branding in Campaigns: Who Says? Journelle Forces Lingerie Conversations into Limelight
  • Silver Award for Organizational or Branding in Campaigns: Western Governors University Builds a Brand in North Carolina
  • Silver Award for Special Events in Campaigns: Theodore Alexander and Charles, 9th Earl Spencer Debut Royal Furniture Line
  • Gold Award for Social Media in Campaigns: Reimagining Holiday Traditions with Riceland
  • Platinum Award for Community Relations in Campaigns: Lighting a Fire for Everyday Heroes
  • Silver Award for Websites in Tactics: Your People Are Here – Briar Chapel’s Website Refresh
  • Silver Award for Writing – Op/Ed in Tactics: WGU North Carolina Takes Higher Education to Another Level
  • Gold Award for Writing – News Releases in Tactics: Transfer Co. Food Hall Hits the Downtown Scene
  • Silver Award for Writing – Blog or Feature in Tactics: Briar Chapel’s Four Great Gains of Going Green
  • Platinum Award for Media Relations in Tactics: Royal Media Affairs with Lord Spencer and Theodore Alexander

We are humbled and grateful to do work we love with clients we love every day. Thank you to our wonderful partners, clients and industry friends. We’re excited to celebrate more than 230 awards and nearly a decade of Clairemont with you!



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