WordWrite Communications earns top honors at 2019 PRSA Renaissance Awards

Posted by Robin Rectenwald on Tue, Feb 05, 2019

Pittsburgh, PA (February 5, 2019) – WordWrite Communications, Pittsburgh’s largest independent public relations firm, was recognized by its peers at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Pittsburgh Chapter’s Renaissance Awards at the Heinz History Center on January 31.

Attended by more than 200 communications professionals representing agencies, corporations and non-profits, the Renaissance Awards recognizes campaigns in a variety of categories. Two WordWrite client campaigns were recognized at the highest award level for B2B and Crisis Communications.

WordWrite was honored for its StoryCrafting approach to launch a strategic rebrand for McClintock & Associates, a Pittsburgh-based accounting firm. The agency also took home the only Renaissance Award in the Crisis Communications category for the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh CPR Plan, which helped the 164-year-old nonprofit successfully navigate a bankruptcy reorganization announcement without damaging its brand. Additionally, WordWrite’s apprentice, Morgan McCoy, a senior at Point Park University, received the PRSA Renaissance Student Scholar Award.

The agency also recently picked up several regional and national accolades across different service offerings, from crisis communications to healthcare communications, including:

  • PR News’ Nonprofit Awards – Finalist, Crisis Management Category (YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh)'
  • International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Silver Quill Award – Issues Management and Crisis Communication (YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh)
  • 2018 East Central District Diamond Award – Issues Management (YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh)
  • PR News’ Healthcare Communications Awards – Media Relations (MedExpress Urgent Care)
  • PR Daily’s Digital PR & Social Awards – Cause Advocacy (MedAccess PA)
To view the full list of the 2019 PRSA Renaissance Awards winners, visit the website here.


WordWrite Communications is an award-winning strategic PR, digital and inbound marketing agency that helps its clients uncover, develop and share their great, untold stories with everyone who needs to see, hear and experience them. For the past 17 years, WordWrite has advised small, medium and large-sized businesses, including Fortune 100 companies in all industries, with services ranging from crisis communications to new product launches. WordWrite clients include the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Kennametal, Kennywood, McClintock & Associates, New Pig, Pfizer Inc., Waldron Private Wealth, The Waterfront and the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh. For more information, visit www.wordwritepr.com.


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