AKCG – Public Relations Counselors, a national strategic firm based in South Jersey, earned six awards, including two first-place finishes at the 52nd annual Pepperpot Awards, hosted by the Philadelphia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). The Pepperpot Awards recognize the most outstanding public relations campaigns and strategies submitted by organizations across the Greater Philadelphia area.
“We are thrilled to be recognized by our industry peers for outstanding public relations work,” said Chris Lukach, APR, president of AKCG. “We are proud to partner with such amazing clients on award-winning, innovative programs that help them achieve their bottom-line goals.”
In collaboration with its clients, AKCG received first-place “Pepperpot” finishes in the categories of Reputation/Brand Management and Feature Stories, along with four “Ladle” award recognitions in the following categories:
- Public Service
- Crisis Communications and Issues Management
- COVID-19 External Communications (Not-For-Profit)
- Media Relations (Not-For-Profit)
During the virtual ceremony, Mike Gross, APR, senior vice president and COO of AKCG, presented the firm’s 13th annual Anne Sceia Klein Professional Promise Award to Leonardo Rodriguez Carrion, a senior at Rowan University. The award, named after AKCG’s founder, recognizes a local student who demonstrates dedication to the field of public relations and distinguished themselves both academically and through volunteerism.