Contact: Ruwena Healy, CEO
Marketing 24/7, Inc.
Marketing 24/7’s CEO Healy Wins
Three Southern Public Relations
Federation Lantern Awards
BIRMINGHAM, October 11, 2013 – Marketing 24/7’s CEO Ruwena Healy, a marketing and branding professional, has been awarded three Lantern Awards by the Southern Public Relations Federation (SPRF).
SPRF recognizes outstanding work in the field of public relations through its annual Lantern Awards program. Awards, including Certificates of Merit, Awards of Excellence and Lantern Awards, are given in 25 categories.
“SPRF is a network of over 1,000 PR professionals from Alabama, North Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi and I am thrilled to be able to represent Alabama in this way. This four-state region is filled with extremely talented, creative and dedicated professionals. It is wonderful to be recognized for what you love to do,” says Healy.
Marketing 24/7 and Healy received the following three awards:
Award of Excellence for “Writing for PR – Op/Ed”
Award of Merit for “Writing for PR/RFP Proposal”
Award of Merit for “Writing fort PR/PR Plan”
Having garnered numerous international, national, state and local awards, Healy specializes in helping businesses position their companies to win awards in their industries and to promote their awards effectively through social media.
“Winning awards and promoting your nominations through social media is the perfect way to set your business apart from the competition,” says Healy. Her work also earned her a Gold Stevie Awardin the 2012 Stevie Awards for Women In Business and an honorable mention in the Enterprising Women of the Year Award Winners Class of 2013.
Healy regularly contributes to business publications and news websites such as PR News’ Crisis Management Guidebook, al.com, Birmingham Business Journal, and The Birmingham News. Healy maintains a marketing-strategy blog at www.mastermarketing247.com and she was named a 1st runner up in the Birmingham Business Journal’s 2012 Social Madness competition for social media engagement.
About Marketing 24/7, Inc.
Marketing 24/7 is a full-service marketing firm that provides marketing and business development strategies, award-entry consulting, public relations and communications planning and execution. This year, the firm celebrates its eighth anniversary and has grown to one of Birmingham’s top-ranked PR agencies. It has a diverse client base and has earned a Gold Stevie Award in the American Business Awards and the Stevie Awards for Women In Business, a Bronze Stevie Award for communications and PR campaign of the year, and a Platinum Award from Hermes Creative. For more information, visit www.marketing247.net.