Prism Awards

BizTrends 2018


Jolene van Heerden, this year’s Best PR professional at the Prism Awards; and Monare Matema, best up-and-coming PR professional. Images © Van Heerden's  and Matema's .
#Prisms2018: Top PR consultancies and individuals

"Entering for 'cluster 6' of the Prisa Prism Awards - best agency and best PR practitioner - is more than submitting an entry, it is about getting feedback from highly regarded experienced professionals. Entrants ought to review it and apply it - it will be to their benefit" - Dr Amanda Hamilton-Attwell, CEO of Business DNA and cluster 6 chief judge...

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#Prisms2018: 2-Minute Shower Songs is Campaign of the Year!

This campaign was an instant success, shifting the focus from a Cape Town issue to a collective national responsibility. People around the country rallied behind 2-Minute Shower Songs, and the message translated across geographies, even garnering support from international audiences...

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Prism success for Ogilvy South Africa

Ogilvy South Africa was among the top performing agencies at the 2018 Prism Awards winning five awards...

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#Prisms2018: The big ask

What is it clients want the most from their PR agencies? And what do PR agencies want from their clients? The answer, it turns out, is simple and not a big ask after all...

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#Prisms2018: What can South African agencies learn from the PR Cannes Lions winners?

There's no reason why South African agencies can't compete in the PR category at Cannes Lions...

By Dan Pinch 1 day ago

#Prisms2018: Out of Africa - an insider's perspective

The following is an excerpt from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations International (CIPRI) 2017 Maggie Nally Memorial Lecture I delivered at the House of Lords, Palace of Westminster...

By Robyn de Villiers 1 day ago

#Prisms2018: All in a day's work

Sixty-plus judges from a multitude of professions and industries judged this year's entries. Entries were judged online. The various panels then convened to discussed and debated, to come to the final winners...

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#Prisms2018: PR's turn to save the day

The earned media paradox is that where we spend the most money is where consumers spend the least time...

By Serge Vaezi 1 day ago

#Prisms2018: Lifetime Achiever, Bridget von Holdt

Bridget van Holdt is all about working for the good of PR. This year's Lifetime Achiever, she has a clear vision for the long-term future of the industry. ..

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#Prisms2018: Winning campaign of the year - not a secret

There really is no secret to winning the South African Campaign of the Year, says last year's winners from Tribeca PR. The secret is creating a winning campaign for your client, regardless of the 'sexiness' of the product or service you're working with...

By Nicky James, director and Roxanne Marais, account 1 day ago

#Prisms2018: The inconvenient truth about PR

Legal trumps public relations nearly every time. Class action suit anyone?

By Keri-Ann Stanton 1 day ago

#Prisms2018: All the winners!

Winners of the 2018 Public Relations Institute of South Africa's (Prisa) Prism Awards were announced at a ceremony at The Empire Conference and Events Venue on Sunday, 22 April 2018...

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#Prisms2018: Meet young judge Sanele Mashinini

In the run-up to the 21st Prism Awards taking place on Sunday, 22 April, we chatted to this year's cohort of young judges about their fresh approach to the judging process...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

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