Rochester, N.Y. — PR News has announced the finalists for the Platinum PR Awards, and Dixon Schwabl and Greater Rochester Enterprise are finalists in the Podcast and/or Videocast category for their work on the Eyes on the Future Radio Show. The awards celebrate the top PR initiatives in the country over the past year.
The finalists set industry standards for excellence.
Dixon Schwabl and Greater Rochester Enterprise produce the Eyes On the Future radio show, a live weekly call-in program on WHAM 1180 AM. The show focuses on the Greater Rochester Region's economy and what's being done to keep it growing. The podcasts are available on GRE's website at www.rochesterbiz.com/podcast, and they are available on GRE's RochesterBiz mobile app. Podcasts have helped to drive a 13 percent increase in traffic to GRE's website.
On September 14 in New York City, PR News will announce the winners of the Platinum PR Awards. Plus, on September 11 in Washington, DC, Dixon Schwabl and Greater Rochester Enterprise will find out if Eyes On The Future wins Best Podcast at the first-ever PR Daily Awards, which also showcases the best PR work in the country and provides recognition from more than 80,000 industry peers.
About Dixon Schwabl
Dixon Schwabl, a full-service marketing communications firm established in 1987, provides marketing, advertising, public relations, research, interactive and media placement services to more than 200 clients nationally. The firm generated more than $197.8 million in capitalized billings in 2010. Based in Rochester, NY, with an office on Hilton Head Island, SC, Dixon Schwabl has been ranked one of the Top 25 Best Small Companies to Work for in America by the Great Place to Work® Institute for seven consecutive years, ranking No. 1 in 2008 and again in 2010. The agency was also named one of the 2010 Top 20 Small Company Workplaces in the country by Inc. magazine and Winning Workplaces, as well as one of the Top Places to Work in PR by PR News in 2010. For more information, visit dixonschwabl.com.
Located in the heart of New York's technology corridor, Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE) is a public-private partnership established to professionally market the Rochester metropolitan region as a competitive, high-profile place for business location and growth. Its efforts support business attraction and expansion as well as entrepreneurship and innovation. GRE collaborates with businesses, universities, not-for-profit organizations and government leaders to ensure a unified approach to regional economic development. For more information, please go to www.RochesterBiz.com.
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