NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PR Newswire has gathered a impressive panel of judges that boast experience and influence in arenas of public relations, content marketing and social media to conduct the first round of judging for the 2012 Earnies Awards and create a shortlist of finalists before final voting is open to the public.
Deirdre Breakenridge, CEO of Pure Performance Communications and Tim Moore, CEO of CrushIQ, have returned for a second year as Earnies judges. For the 2012 program, they are joined by Tim Washer, Senior Manager of Social Media at Cisco, Joe Pulizzi, Founder of the Content Marketing Institute and Michael Sebastian, Founding Editor of PR Daily.To learn more about each of the judges, visit: http://bitly.com/PMCt3y. The Earnies Awards recognize individuals and organizations for outstanding earned media campaigns executed through social media. For its second year, PR Newswire has added additional categories to allow organizations even more opportunities to present their winning campaigns. Hosted on the AGILITY@work web site, all submissions will first be reviewed by the panel of judges who will consider the campaign's strategy, creativity, measurable results and overall awesomeness. From a shortlist of finalists, final winners will be determined by community voting through social media. To learn more about the awards program, review the categories and enter a submission, visit AGILITY@work, www.agilitycommunity.com. The deadline to submit is November 16, 2012 and there is no cost to enter. Final winners will be announced via @AgilityAtWork in early 2013. Join the conversation and follow the progress of the awards process on Twitter @AgilityAtWork. About PR Newswire PR Newswire ( www.prnewswire.com) is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences. Having pioneered the commercial news distribution industry 58 years ago, PR Newswire today provides end-to-end solutions to produce, optimize and target content — from rich media to online video to multimedia — and then distribute content and measure results across traditional, digital, mobile and social channels. Combining the world's largest multi-channel, multi-cultural content distribution and optimization network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire enables the world's enterprises to engage opportunity everywhere it exists. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region, and is a UBM plc company. Media Contacts: Rachel MeranusVice President, Marketing and CommunicationsPR Newswire+1.201.360.6776 Rachel.Meranus@prnewswire.com Meryl SerouyaMarketing and Communications AssociatePR Newswire+1-201.360.6009 Meryl.Serouya@prnewswire.com SOURCE PR Newswire Association LLC