WordWrite Awards and Honors

Our unique StoryCrafting℠ approach has not only helped to tell our clients' great untold stories, but has also earned us several awards and honors within our industry.

2019 Awards

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

2018 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)

2018 O’Dwyer’s National PR Agency Rankings

Ranked among the top five fastest-growing public relations agencies nationally in the 2018 (No. 4 among 123 ranked firmed)
No. 2 PR firm in Pittsburgh
No. 6 PR firm in Pennsylvania

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

2014 IABC Golden Triangle Awards

Award of Honor - Communication Management; American Textile Company; (Groundbreaking in Tifton, Ga.)

WordWriter Hollie Geitner Recognized in Pittsburgh's 40 Under 40

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


 2013 PRSA Renaissance Awards

Renaissance Hall of Fame Award - Paul Furiga, ABC

Renaissance Award of Merit - Media Relations Campaign; Fragasso Financial Advisors

Renaissance Award of Merit - Social Media Campaign; Buck Consultants

2012 IABC Golden Triangle Awards

Award of Excellence - Writing: Speech or Script; Kennametal; (Manufacturing: Deliver the Promise)

Award of Honor - Communication Creative: Logo or Organizational Identity; Center for Victory

2011 IABC Golden Triangle Awards

Award of Excellence - Social Media; Redstone Highlands Senior Living Communities; (Senior Living 2.0: Redstone Highlands Joins the Social Media Conversation)

2010 PRSA Renaissance Awards

Renaissance Award - Outstanding Social Media Campaign; Regency Global Transportation (Regency "Tweets" into the G-20)

Renaissance Award of Merit - Internal Communications; Florida Power and Light

Renaissance Award of Merit - Executive Communications: Other; MEDRAD, Inc.

2009 IABC Golden Triangle Awards

Award of Honor - Interactive Media Design; (WordWrite Communications website)

Award of Honor - Writing: Other; Pittsburgh Business Group on Health ("Is another hospital needed?")

2008 IABC Golden Triangle Awards

Award of Honor - Event Planning; MEDRAD, Inc.; (Global Center Grand Opening)

Award of Honor - Special Publications; (Butler Health System Form 990 and Transparency)

Media inquiries should 
be directed to:

Paul Furiga
412.246.0340, ext. 25
412.427.0597 (cell)