AWARDS AND HONORS

Our unique storytelling approach has helped us share our clients' great untold stories, and also earned us numerous awards and honors in our industry.

2020 Awards

  • Expertise names WordWrite one of the best digital marketing agencies in Pittsburgh
  • 2020 O'Dwyer's National PR Agency Rankings:
    • No. 8 firm in Pennsylvania
    • No. 2 in Pittsburgh
    • No. 2 in Pennsylvania for entertainment PR
    • No. 2 in Pennsylvania for environmental PR & public affairs
    • No. 3 in Pennsylvania for food & beverage PR
    • No. 4 in Pennsylvania for professional services PR
  • PRWeek ranks WordWrite, the only Pittsburgh-based PR company, in its global and US rankings
  • PRSA Renaissance Awards:
    • B2B Campaign – "New Pig Launches National Safety Month Program to Recognize the Country’s Safest Floors and Workspaces"
    • Content Marketing – "New Pig Launches National Safety Month Program to Recognize the Country’s Safest Floors and Workspaces"
    • Influencer Relations – "XO, KB: Influencer Campaign Turns Customers into Friends" (The Waterfront)
    • Media Relations – "Landing the Whale: Attracting Higher-net-Worth Financial" (Waldron Private Wealth)
    • Media Relations – "From Negative to Positive, Caliente’s Stories Resonate with Pittsburgh Community and Beyond"
    • New Products and Services – "New Pig Launches National Safety Month Program to Recognize the Country’s Safest Floors and Workspaces"
    • Reputation Management – "From Negative to Positive, Caliente’s Stories Resonate with Pittsburgh Community and Beyond"
    • Multimedia – "New Pig Launches National Safety Month Program to Recognize the Country’s Safest Floors and Workspaces"
    • Written Content – "New Pig Launches National Safety Month Program to Recognize the Country’s Safest Floors and Workspaces"
    • Written Content – "Redefining Earned Media in 100 Words" (The Pittsburgh 100)

2019 Awards

    • PRSA East Central District Diamond Award – Digital Newsletters (The Pittsburgh 100)
    • PRSA East Central District Diamond Award – Media Relations (Caliente Pizza & Draft House)
    • AMA Pittsburgh's Marketer of the Year – Financial Services Marketing Award (Waldron Private Wealth)
    • Pittsburgh Business Times Fast 50 (#29, with 61.2% three-year growth)
    • PR News’ Nonprofit Awards – Crisis Management (YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh)
    • PRSA Renaissance Award – B2B Campaign "StoryCrafting & Brand Relaunch" (McClintock & Associates)
    • PRSA Renaissance Award – Crisis Communications Campaign "YMCA CPR Plan" (YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh)

2018 Awards

    • PRSA East Central District Diamond Award – Issues Management (YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh)
    • International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Silver Quill Award of Merit –Issues Management and Crisis Communication (YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh)
    • PR News’ Healthcare Communications Awards Honorable Mention – Media Relations (MedExpress Urgent Care)
    • PR Daily’s Digital PR & Social Awards Honorable Mention – Cause Advocacy (MedAccess PA)
    • PRSA Renaissance Award – Media Relations "Steel City Rehab Debuts on HGTV"    (K Bennett Development Group)

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2018 O'Dwyer's National PR Agency Rankings

    • Ranked among the top five fastest-growing public relations agencies nationally (No. 4 among 123 ranked firms)
    • No. 2 PR firm in Pittsburgh
    • No. 6 PR firm in Pennsylvania
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2017 PRSA Renaissance Awards

    • PRSA Member of the Year – Robin Rectenwald, WordWrite Communications 

2015 O’Dwyer’s National PR Agency Rankings

    • No. 1 in Pennsylvania for environmental and public affairs PR
    • No. 1 in Pittsburgh and No. 2 in Pennsylvania for health care PR
    • No. 1 in Pittsburgh and No. 2 in Pennsylvania for professional services PR 
    • No. 1 in Pittsburgh and No. 2 in Pennsylvania for technology and industrial PR
    • Overall, WordWrite was ranked as the No. 3 PR firm in Pennsylvania
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2014 IABC Golden Triangle Awards

    • Award of Honor – Communication Management: American Textile Company (Groundbreaking in Tifton, Ga.)

Hollie Geitner: One of Pittsburgh Magazine's 40 Under 40

    • WordWrite Vice President of Client Services, Hollie Geitner was recognized by Pittsburgh Magazine and PUMP as one of Pittsburgh’s 40 Under 40 in 2013. The award recognizes 40 people under the age of 40 whose creativity, vision and passion enrich the Pittsburgh region.