Ragan and PR Daily’s ACE Awards recognizes the industry’s best individual communications practitioners, in-house teams and agencies. We called upon the most innovative and driven communicators in PR and marketing, and this year’s winners stood out among the flood of incredible entrants. Scroll through the entire list of winners below. Check out the hashtag #PRDAwards to shout them out and find more information.

Individual Division

Copywriter or Editor

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Sherry Smith, Vice President, Media, Mobile & Marketing, Clarity PR
  • Alan Van Zelfden, Sr Communications Consultant, Health Care Service Corporation
  • Laura Squires, APR
  • Heather Punke, Sr Communications Consultant, Health Care Service Corporation

Corporate Social Responsibility Leader

WINNER

Government Communications or Government Public Affairs Professional

WINNER

Health Care Communications Professional

WINNER

Industry Newcomer (less than five years' experience)

WINNER

Honorable Mention

  • Kelly Chase, Social Media Manager, Zaiss & Company

Industry Veteran (more than 15 years' experience)

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Nicholas Scibetta, Vice President/CCO, Marketing and Communications, Stony Brook University
  • Daniel O'Connell, Managing Director, Brand Definition
  • Adam Ritchie, Principal, Adam Ritchie Brand Direction
  • Ruth Sarfaty, Managing Director, Clarity PR
  • Mark Miller, Vice President of Communications, de Beaumont Foundation

Internal Communications Professional

WINNER

Marketing Professional

WINNER

Media Relations Professional

WINNER

Nonprofit Communications Professional

WINNER

Honorable Mention

  • Jaimi Lard, Diversity and Inclusion Speaker, Perkins School for the Blind

Public Relations Professional

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Adam Ritchie, Principal, Adam Ritchie Brand Direction
  • Daniel O'Connell, Managing Director, Brand Definition
  • Nicole Rodrigues, CEO, NRPR Group
  • Esther Mireya Tejeda, Head of Corporate Communications & PR, Entercom

Social Media Professional

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Adam Ritchie, Principal, Adam Ritchie Brand Direction
  • Roo Yeshpaul Johnson, Social Media Lead, The Summit Group

In-House Communications Team Division

Internal Communications Team

WINNER

Public Relations Team

WINNER

Small Communications Team

WINNER

Honorable Mentions

  • Interface
  • Bohemian Foundation
  • RRD
  • Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc.
  • QSR Automations, Inc.

Agency Division

Honorable Mentions

  • Mission Control Marketing
  • Clarity PR

Honorable Mentions

  • Haymaker
  • lotus823
  • zakHill Group
  • Blue Communications Agency