Katy Varney Named PRWeek Champion of PR


MP&F Partner Katy Varney was among 40 women nationwide recognized by PRWeek as Champions of PR, for her coalition-building, government affairs and communications work. Read more below or by clicking here. From helping defeat an ill-advised English-only referendum that would have been a national embarrassment to literally saving the life of a battered wife on Tennessee’s death row, Katy … [Read more...]

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My colleagues Mark McNeely and Alice Chapman, along with an incredible MP&F team, have just completed a clean sweep of national awards honoring their work for the statewide “Red White and Food” campaign to allow the sale of wine in Tennessee retail food stores. Not only did they win “Best of Show” at the local Parthenon Awards last spring, they’ve just completed the trifecta of national … [Read more...]

MP&F Wins Third National Honor For Red White and Food Effort

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MP&F has received PRWeek’s public affairs campaign of the year award, its third national honor for the Red White and Food effort to bring wine to Tennessee retail food stores. “We were very fortunate to work with the Tennessee Grocers & Convenience Store Association and retailers across the state on this effort,” said Alice Chapman, MP&F partner. “This was a seven-year campaign that … [Read more...]

MP&F wins PRWeek’s Public Affairs Campaign of the Year for Red White and Food Campaign

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  We are excited to share that MP&F took home yet another national honor for the Red White and Food campaign at the PRWeek Awards in New York City last Thursday. In the article below, PRWeek explains why MP&F's and the Red White and Food Coalition’s work won the 2016 Public Affairs Campaign award: ‘Where’s the wine?’ That message, uttered by shoppers in Tennessee grocery … [Read more...]