GOLD COAST PR COUNCIL Announces 2021 Bernays Award Nominations
The honors will be presented at GCPRC's 16th annual Bernays Awards on Tuesday, July 20, virtually via Zoom. Honors will be presented in 10 competitive categories and three special awards selected by the nonprofit organization's board of directors,
Only one award winner is announced in advance, GCPRC's prestigious Presidents Award, which is given to a person or organization for truly outstanding performance. This year's recipient is Jorge Pesquera, President and CEO of Discover The Palm Beaches for showing outstanding leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic by aggressively promoting and protecting South Florida's critical tourism/hospitality industry.
Previous winners of GCPRC's Presidents Award include Sandy Collier of Hey Sandy! PR & Communications for publicizing the plight of evacuees from The Islands Of The Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian (2020); South Florida Sun-Sentinel for its brilliant and sensitive coverage of the Parkland school shooting and aftermath (2019); Buzz Agency co-founders Elizabeth Kelley Grace and Julie Mullen (2017); cultural reporters Rod Hagwood, Jan Sjostrom, and Leslie Streeter (2016); Boca Magazine publishers John & Margaret Mary Shuff (2015); and Florida Weekly and The Coastal Star (2014).
GCPRC Co-Founder & Secretary