Inverness, 28th October 2013, Muckle Media has been named gold winner of Outstanding Small Consultancy in the 2013 Scotland Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) PRide Awards, announced on Thursday at a black-tie dinner at The Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow.
This year saw a large number of the region’s leading public relations practitioners attend the annual awards ceremony, hosted by broadcaster Bryan Burnett. The full list of the 2013 Scotland PRide Awards winners can be accessed via the CIPR website.
The CIPR PRide Awards, sponsored nationally by Precise, PRWeek and RedBrand/Specialist Speakers, receive entries from freelancers, consultancies and in-house teams across 12 UK regions and nations. The judging process for the PRide Awards is rigorous with a national panel of industry experts assessing the shortlisted entries and choosing the winners. The 2013 Chairs of Judges, Gill Dandy FCIPR, Senior Consultant at The Centre for Strategy and Communication, and Chris Genasi FCIPR, Senior Consultant at APCO Worldwide, assisted in ensuring a fair and consistent judging process.
Muckle Media director Nathalie Agnew, said: “We’re delighted to have been named Outstanding Small Consultancy 2013 by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. We’re seeing great momentum at the moment with multiple new business wins in the past few months.”
CIPR President Sue Wolstenholme FCIPR, commented: “The Scotland CIPR PRide Awards celebrate the very best public relations campaigns, teams and individuals from across the Scotland. The exceptional quality of entries received this year is a real testament to the thriving industry which exists here in the Scotland. The CIPR PRide Awards represent the best, most creative and most effective public relations work across the UK regions and nations and to win an award is a great achievement.”
High resolution images are available from photographer John Linton on 07986592673.
About the CIPR PRide Awards
The CIPR PRide Awards is the only UK wide awards scheme that recognises excellence in public relations and communications work across Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the English regions. Now in its 10th year the CIPR PRide Awards grow year-on-year as consultancies and organisations increasingly recognise the benefits of industry awards, and past winners continue to reap the benefits of receiving one.
Alongside CIPR Scotland, CIPR Wales/Cymru and CIPR Northern Ireland, taking part in the 2013 CIPR PRide Awards are East Anglia; Home Counties South; Midlands; North East; North West; Thames and Chiltern; South West; Wessex and Channel Islands: and Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.
About the CIPR
The CIPR is the professional body for public relations practitioners in the UK. With over 10,000 members involved in all aspects of public relations, it is the largest body of its type in Europe. The CIPR advances the public relations profession in the UK by making its members accountable through a code of conduct, developing policies, representing its members and raising standards through education and training.