Weber Shandwick Named PR News' Digital PR Firm of the Year

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A week after being named "Global PR Firm of the Year" by The Holmes Report, Weber Shandwick was named "Digital PR Firm of the Year" by PR News at the annual PR News Digital PR awards, held yesterday at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.

"We are honored to be recognized as the best digital firm and proud to have won this award for the second time in three years. Given the focus all PR firms and marketing services agencies have put on digital in their respective offerings, this award is reflective of how we have been able to break through for our clients and achieve measurable results," said Harris Diamond, CEO, Weber Shandwick.

A testament to its success, the firm's Digital practice has experienced unprecedented growth across practices and offices. With a diverse range of talent and more than 400 strategists, community managers, creative directors, account planners, producers, writers, developers, bloggers, videographers, syndication and analytics experts embedded in offices worldwide – the agency is poised to seamlessly collaborate and work across time zones and borders helping clients take advantage of engagement-driven communications. Weber Shandwick is trusted to handle a range of responsibilities, including social business consulting programs, digitally-led campaigns and community management for 100+ major household brands.

About Weber Shandwick
Weber Shandwick is a leading global public relations firm with offices in 81 countries around the world. The firm has won numerous awards for innovative approaches and creative campaigns, and it has deep expertise in social media and digital marketing. Major practice areas include consumer marketing, healthcare, technology, public affairs, financial services, corporate and crisis management. Weber Shandwick is part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). For more information, visit


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