PRSA Recognizes J. Walcher Communications with Top Industry Awards

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Left to right are Ashley Shafer, Laura Walcher, Sandy Young and Jean Walcher holding the awards.

San Diego-based PR agency J. Walcher Communications (JWC) has received four Edward L. Bernays Awards from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter.

Laura Walcher of JWC also received The Eva Irving Community Service Award.

The JWC team received two Silver Mark of Excellence awards for “Events & Observances Seven Days or Fewer” and “Community Relations” and two Bronze Mark of Merit awards for “Editorials/Op-Ed Columns” and “Feature Stories”: This year’s Bernays Awards were judged by senior-level and APR-certified professionals from the Alaska chapter of PRSA. Entries were judged on an 80-point scale and required at least 50 points to win.

The Eva Irving Community Service Award, presented to Laura Walcher, is given to a public relations professional whose volunteer efforts for nonprofit, philanthropic or public service organizations embody the traditions of volunteerism.

Walcher has shown great dedication to the community through her probono work with nonprofits, including the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC), the San Diego Council on Literacy, the Burn Institute, the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith and the Greater San Diego Chamber of Commerce.

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