NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global public relations leader Porter Novelli announced today that Emily Zanovich, vice president, global health, and James O'Malley, manager, digital and social analytics, have been named to PR News' list of Rising Stars 2012. The list honors strategic communications professionals whose work has stood out in the last year and who are recognized as budding industry leaders.
"Emily began her career with Porter Novelli in 2005 as an intern, and since then has grown into a vice president who works across practices demonstrating extraordinary client service, routinely thinking beyond the limits of a specific project," said Michael Ramah, acting CEO, Porter Novelli. "In addition to her client work, she worked to develop our 'Room With a View' speaker series and is a long-time member of Porter Novelli's TORCH team, which provides underserved New York City high school youth with exposure to careers in the communications and the arts. Emily is making a significant impact on both her clients and the agency at large."
"In five short years, James has demonstrated an incredible aptitude for using social media as a resource for developing insights and strategy," Ramah continued. "While at Porter Novelli he has developed new capabilities for our industry-leading analytics team, created a training curriculum for the group and now leads a global team of analysts. James is well on his way to establishing himself as a leader among the next generation of strategic communications professionals."
They will receive their awards at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. in late November.About Porter NovelliA global public relations leader, Porter Novelli was founded in 1972. In 90 offices in nearly 60 countries, Porter Novelli combines the power of immersion with the rigor of research to create deep human insights that enable the agency to transform the opinions, beliefs and behaviors of those who matter most to its clients. Porter Novelli is a part of Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. For additional information, please visit www.porternovelli.com. About Diversified Agency Services and OmnicomDiversified Agency Services (DAS) manages Omnicom's holdings in a variety of marketing communications disciplines. DAS includes more than 200 companies, which operate through a combination of networks and regional organizations, serving international and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries. About Omnicom Group Inc. Omnicom Group Inc. ( www.omnicomgroup.com) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries. Contact: Catherine Sullivan Catherine.Sullivan@porternovelli.com 212-601-8315 SOURCE Porter Novelli