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Black Public Relations Society Of Los Angeles Hosts 2nd Annual Pat Tobin PR Excellence Awards
By Sentinel News Service
Published March 20, 2015

 

Black Public Relations Society of Los Angeles (BPRS-LA) hosted the 2nd Annual Pat Tobin PR Excellence Awards on March 12, 2015 at CBS Studios Center in Studio City, Calif. (l-to-r) Honorees Roslyn Bibby-Madison, vice president of media relations for FX Networks; Kenneth R. Reynolds, president/CEO of boutique agency Public Relations; and Rita Cooper Lee, senior vice president of communications for WGN America and Tribune Studios, with BPRS-LA president Shawn Turner.

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Film director and celebrity guest John Singleton joins Pat Tobin honoree Cassandra Butcher and BPRS LA President Shawn Turner at the 2nd Annual Pat Tobin PR Excellence Awards on March 12, 2015 in Los Angeles.

photo by Jevone Moore 

Pat Tobin, honoree Kenneth R. Reynolds poses with BPRS LA President Shawn Turner and celebrity presenter, actor Rocky Carroll at the 2nd Annual Pat Tobin PR Excellence Awards on March 12, 2015 in Los Angeles.

photo by Jevone Moore 


Kenneth R. Reynolds, Cassandra Butcher, Roslyn Bibby-Madison and Rita Cooper Lee Receive Honors

The Black Public Relations Society of Los Angeles (BPRS-LA), in conjunction with CBS Entertainment Diversity, celebrated four senior communications executives who have made significant contributions to the PR industry at the 2nd Annual Pat Tobin PR Excellence Awards on March 12 in Los Angeles. The event was held on March 12, at CBS Studios Center in Studio City, Calif. Honorees included Roslyn Bibby-Madison, vice president of media relations for FX Networks; Cassandra Butcher, vice president of national publicity for Fox Searchlight Pictures; Rita Cooper Lee, senior vice president of communications for WGN America and Tribune Studios, and Kenneth R. Reynolds, president/CEO of boutique agency Public Relations+.

The ceremony included celebrity presenter actor Rocky Carroll, filmmaker John Singleton, and invited guests.

“Our honorees each have exemplified professional excellence throughout their careers and we are proud to salute them,” said Shawn Turner, president of BPRS-LA. “They are a showcase of dynamic communications talent and we look to them as shining examples as we seek to foster greater diversity and advance others in the profession.”

Named for the late African American public relations pioneer and co-founder of the National Black Public Relations Society (NBPRS), the Pat Tobin PR Excellence Awards recognize career achievements of professionals who continue her legacy through their tireless work and dedication to shaping a positive narrative for the global brands and clients they represent.

For information on the Black Public Relations Society of Los Angeles, visit www.bprsla.org.

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