PORTLAND, Ore. – The top public relations campaigns from Oregon took center stage at the 2010 PRSA Portland-Metro Chapter Spotlight Awards as CMD’s earned media team added five awards to its growing collection of accolades.
Receiving awards in categories ranging from traditional public relations to innovative social media campaigns, the CMD team had a nearly perfect showing with 90 percent of its submissions earning honors from a panel of nationally recognized and accredited PR professionals.
“This year’s awards represent our team’s dedication to achieving and exceeding business objectives through a wide range of well-planned, strategic communication,” said Darcie Meihoff, APR, managing director of CMD’s earned media group. “We are honored to have our work recognized by fellow peers and leaders in the industry as we continue to expand our breadth of expertise across all forms of traditional and digital media.”
Some of CMD’s award-winning work included organizing an international video game development competition, revitalizing a traditional brand’s newsletter, hosting a national scariest utility bill competition and upgrading a public school library’s computer lab.
Since 2006, the CMD team has received 21 PRSA Portland-Metro Chapter awards, as well as international recognition for outstanding achievements in earned media.
With an arsenal of specialized disciplines, CMD takes a synergistic approach to tackling the toughest marketing challenges in a new era of communications by using the right blend of powerful solutions – including digital, advertising, social media, PR, promotions, film & video and more. Headquartered in Portland, Ore., and ranked among the nation’s top 20 independent agencies, CMD works with some of the world’s leading brands including Microsoft, JELD-WEN, Intel, McCormick & Schmick’s, Cisco Systems, Hewlett-Packard, NW Natural, and Timber Products. CMD also has offices in Seattle, San Francisco and New York, and can be found online through the CMD website, Twitter, Facebook or blog.