Coyne PR is pleased to announce that several of its campaigns as well as its CEO, Tom Coyne, have been named a finalist in the PRNEWS’ Platinum Awards.  The Platinum Awards set the industry standard for excellence across all areas of public relations, and the finalists are selected from among corporations, agencies and nonprofits.  With a total of four nominations this year including the coveted CEO of the Year and Campaign of the Year for Hilton, Coyne PR will be well positioned at the PRNEWS’ Platinum Awards Gala on October 12 in New York City.

“This is quite an honor and a validation of the work we’re doing as an agency and on behalf of our valued clients,” said Rich Lukis, President of Coyne PR.  “I couldn’t be prouder of the contributions that Tom Coyne has made throughout his career and across the industry – especially this year as our industry emerges from the effects of the pandemic.”

Coyne PR is a finalist in the following 2022 PRNEWS’ Platinum Awards categories:

  • CEO of the Year > Tom Coyne
  • Campaign of the Year > Travel/Hospitality/Tourism > Hilton – The Changed Traveler: Hilton Explores Emerging Travel Trends Two Years Into The Pandemic,
  • Campaign of the Year > Travel/Hospitality/Tourism > Hilton – To New Memories
  • External Publication> Express Scripts Pharmacy – The Prescription of Trust Report

Click here to view the complete list of this year’s Platinum Awards finalists.

For over two decades, the Platinum Awards have been hailed as the most coveted and competitive award in the communications space. The winners of this world-renowned recognition program represent the best of the best – those who have reached the pinnacle of innovation and industry knowledge. The individuals, teams, and campaigns honored as preeminent forces in PR not only earn the sought-after Platinum Awards trophy but also a place in public relations history. To win you have to be bold, have an X-factor, and achieve groundbreaking results.

As one of the top independent firms in the United States, Coyne PR delivers programs built on a foundation of stand-out creative, integrated thinking and flawless execution to convey messages across all paid, earned, shared, and owned channels. Coyne PR has collected more than 1,000 industry awards since the agency’s inception in 1991, including 2019 Creative Agency of the Year by PRovoke Media, 2020 Best Place to Work by PRWeek, and America’s Best PR Agencies by Forbes in 2020. In addition to its offices in New York and New Jersey, the agency’s footprint spans across 115 cities in 49 countries on six continents through its partnership in The Worldcom Public Relations Group®. For more information, visit