MWWPR Named Mid-Size PR Firm of the Year by PR News


MWWPR entered the 2017 awards season with not one, not two, but three industry awards including a PR News' Platinum PR Firm of the Year win, a recent nomination as a Top Place to Work in PR and a People's Choice Stevie® Award for Favorite Advertising, Marketing & PR agency. These wins are a testament to the agency's commitment to articulating not what it can offer clients but rather how it can profoundly impact a client's business.

CEO Michael Kempner attributes the recognition to a focus on a new agency management model, where Strategy, Culture, Client Service, Operations and Finance work as a fully integrated team to provide best-in-class service internally and externally. Over the course of the last 18 months, the agency has made a significant investment in talent acquisition, new client service models and product offerings, and fueling integration across all offices and practice group. And it shows.

"Our new approach to agency management has allowed us to better leverage world-class storytelling to help clients matter more to the stakeholders who matter most," said Kempner. "We have adopted a matrixed structure which allows us to more nimbly apply resources to achieve the best possible results for our clients. These awards and recent client wins that represent leading brands in the technology and food spaces are a direct result of our commitment to being fearless and relentless in creating relevancy for our clients."

And while MWWPR may be classified as "mid-size," it is one of the world's leading independent full-service PR agencies. With eight offices across the US and the UK and a global network of partners, the agency is home to a team of 200+ independent thinkers and doers who will stop at nothing to achieve its clients' objectives. But it's not just clients that matter.

Employees of the agency and its culture are the agency's most valuable assets. They are what makes MWWPR matter more to clients. By creating a supportive and inclusive environment through an employee benefits and engagement program fondly called #MWWLife. #MWWLIFE is the embodiment of the belief that our people are professional adults and should be treated as such. Key attributes go well beyond standard health insurance and awesome snacks to include a diverse hiring pipeline, an advisory panel that gives Millennial employees a voice in decision making, an unlimited PTO policy and one of the most generous paid maternity leave policies in any industry.

PR News hosts the Platinum Awards which celebrate the organizations behind the year's most outstanding communications initiatives and the Top Places to Work in PR award which recognizes organizations that excel at PR while deeply investing in employees' personal development and success.

The 14th annual International Business Awards, the world's only international, all-encompassing business awards program, features the People's Choice Stevie® Awards each year. Public voting was conducted this summer, with more than 14,000 votes being cast.


MWWPR is one of the world's top independent public relations agencies with a global network of eight offices across the US and Europe. A full-service firm that approaches communications without the boundaries of expected thinking, MWWPR's expertise spans Consumer Brands, Technology, Corporate Communications and Reputation Management, Public Affairs, Crisis Communications, LGBT, Entertainment, Sports & Luxury Lifestyle, and Health & Wellness. In 2016, MWWPR celebrated 30 years of providing strategic communications counsel and public relations support for its diverse client portfolio.

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