Kulpin, Vigil nab top public relations awards

Brian Kulpin of Reno-Tahoe International Airport and Frankie Vigil of the Bauserman Group have been recognized by the Public Relations Society of Nevada’s Sierra Nevada Chapter.

Kulpin, vice president of marketing and public affairs at the airport, received the organization’s Gold Spike Award for Community Excellence.

Vigil, executive director of public relations for the Bauserman Group, received PRSA’s Mark Curtis Sr. Professional of the Year Award.

Among public relations campaigns, honors included:

Silver Spike Awards

Overall campaign: The Impetus Agency for “Pets Add Life”

Overall campaign, award of excellence: Weidinger PR for “Operation Sierra Storm”

Special events, one to two days: Weidinger PR for “Incline Gateway”

Special events, three or more days: Weidinger PR for “American Century Classic Golf Tournament”

Community relations: The Glenn Group for “Dollar Office Space”

Community relations, award of excellence: Bauserman Group for “Dolan’s Commitment to Education”

Bronze Spike Awards

(formerly known as Tools & Tactics)

Media relations (owned): The Glenn Group for “Dollar Office Space”

Media relations (earned): The Abbi Agency for “Spring Wings Festival 2013”

Media relations (earned), award of excellence: The Glenn Group for “Dog Mob & Fair”

Media relations (earned), award of excellence: Weidinger PR for “Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority.”

NNBW staff


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