A Star (Make That Two) is Born: Bulldog Reporter Honors Peppercomm with Two Stars of PR Awards

Deborah Brown is recognized for her expertise and achievements in public relations and communications; Peppercom receives honorable mention in midsize agency category

NEW YORK – August 17, 2012 – Peppercomm announced today that Deborah Brown, partner and managing director of strategic development, has been selected as a bronze winner of the 2012 Bulldog Stars of PR Awards for Agency Professional of the Year. Peppercom also received an honorable mention the Midsize Agency of the Year category.

The Bulldog Stars Awards honors those who have excelled in the public relations industry and showcased outstanding achievements within their areas of expertise throughout the past year.

It also recognizes the most outstanding achievements in traditional, digital and social media campaigns.

“Deborah is truly a ‘stand-out executive.’ Earning the respect of her peers, the admiration of our staff and the trust of her clients, she has pioneered strategies that have become best practices and made her a trailblazer within our industry,” said Steve Cody, cofounder and managing partner, Peppercom. “Her unending energy, which helped drive the launch of Peppercom’s Comedy Experience, and our measurement program, Business Outcomes, while maintaining a fitness routine that leaves the rest of us gasping for breath just thinking about it, has earned her the nickname of the Energizer Bunny of Peppercom.”

Deborah joined Peppercom in 2000, and is currently a partner and managing director of strategic development. She manages a number of accounts and works on various management initiatives including Comedy Experience and Peppercom’s proprietary measurement system. Prior to Peppercom, Deborah was a senior vice president at Technology Solutions/Mindstorm Communications for 10 years, primarily working on Sony and IBM.

Bulldog Reporter also awarded Peppercom with an honorable mention for Midsize Agency of the Year. Winners were chosen exclusively by working journalists from hundreds of entries representing the very best strategic and tactical prowess that PR/corporate communications has to offer.

Campaigns were judged by a team of working journalists, who assessed them on the basis of their ability to achieve extraordinary visibility and influence opinion, as well as on their industry leadership, creativity, command of media and technology and tenacity.

Peppercom has been on a winning streak lately, receiving awards in the following categories: Finalist, PR Week Midsize Agency of the Year; Finalist, PR Week Young PR Professional (Laura Bedrossian); Bronze Anvil Winner, Media Relations (Consumer Products).


About Peppercom Peppercom, Inc., a strategic communications firm headquartered in New York, focuses on understanding the business of a client’s business. In addition to being a full service public relations firm, the agency includes H2O Associates, a digital and interactive firm, whose services complement a solution set that already includes: PepperDigital, PepperCommotions,GreenPepper, Audience Experience and Comedy Experience. Peppercom is currently ranked number 30 on a national industry list by PRWeek and is a finalist for the 2012 PR Week Midsize Agency of the Year. Information about the agency may be found at www.peppercom.com.



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