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North 6th Agency Receives Two Finalist Nominations for PR News' PR People of the Year Awards Matt Rizzetta, President of the North 6th Agency, and Jann Yogman, Director of Event Coordination both named finalists in prestigious PR and marketing industry aw

NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The North 6th Agency (N6A), a New York-based brand communications agency, today announced it has received two finalist nominations for the PR News PR People of the Year Awards.

Agency President Matt Rizzetta has been named as one of four finalists for the Marketing Leader of the Year award, alongside in-house executives from leading brands such as Qualcomm and Novo Nordisk. Additionally, N6A Director of Event Coordination Jann Yogman has been named as a finalist for the Event Marketer of the Year award.

The PR News PR People Awards program recognizes professionals across the entire PR and marketing landscape at all levels, who are helping to shape and influence the industry on an ongoing basis. The Marketing Leader of the Year award is designed to honor the foremost leaders in providing innovation, results and strategic counsel across the communications sector. The Event Marketer of the Year category honors excellence in industry event planning and coordination, among others.

This year's PR News PR People of the Year Awards proved to be more competitive than ever, with more than 400 applicants from several hundreds of agencies, corporate brands and non-profits, alike.

This announcement continues to build on the momentum that N6A has achieved since its launch earlier this year. In the last few months alone, the agency has expanded its customer base by 25 percent and its staff by more than 30 percent, and has captured a 2010 Summit International Award and two PR Campaign of the Month Awards, as well as being recognized as a finalist for the best debut agency of the year by several industry trade outlets.

For more information on the North 6th Agency, including a listing of company clients, case studies and recent news, please visit www.north6thagency.com.

About the North 6th Agency The North 6th Agency is an award-winning full-service brand communications agency based in New York City and Westchester County, NY, providing customers with a wide range of PR and marketing services including media and analyst outreach, messaging and positioning programs, digital PR strategies, media training, editorial and content development, awards and events programs, and much more. In less than one year since its launch, the agency has grown its customer base to include more than a dozen leading and emerging companies from a wide range of technology, consumer and financial sectors.

To learn more about the North 6th Agency, please visit www.north6thagency.com.

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