SCPRSA Celebrates the Best in Public Relations at the 2022 Mercury Awards Ceremony

On Thursday, April 28, the South Carolina chapter of Public Relations Society of America (SCPRSA) honored the best and brightest in the state's public relations industry with the 31st Mercury Awards. In a first return to in-person events since 2019 at the Columbia Fireflies’ Segra Park Club Lounge, South Carolina's largest professional association for public relations and communications professionals gathered to celebrate. The event, presented by Dominion Energy, presented 23 categories of awards to professionals and students who submitted work from 2021.

“The Mercury Awards is our most significant event of the year. It provides a chance to network and celebrate with our public relations colleagues across South Carolina,” said Brooks Hearn, APR, SCPRSA President. “Congratulations to all of our nominees and winners!” Check out the complete list of Mercury Award winners below and in our winners’ booklet (https://scprsa.org/Mercury_Awards).

Anderson University
2021 Student Award of Excellence - Research/Evaluation
2021 Student Award of Excellence - Magazine/Print

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
2021 Mercury Award of Excellence - Internal Communications
2021 Silver Wing Award of Excellence - Websites, Internal

BRIGHT + CO
2021 Mercury Award of Excellence - Events and Observances Seven or Fewer Days
2021 Mercury Award of Excellence - Events and Observances Seven or More Days
2021 Silver Wing Award of Excellence - Videos
2021 Mercury Award of Merit - Integrated Communications

Carolina Traveler
2021 Silver Wing Award of Merit - Podcasts

City of Beaufort
2021 Mercury Award of Merit - Community Relations
2021 Silver Wing Award of Merit - Newsletters/Digital

Chernoff Newman
2021 Best in Show Mercury Award
2021 Best in Show Silver Wing Award
2021 Mercury Award of Excellence - Integrated Communications
2021 Silver Wing Award of Excellence - Videos
2021 Mercury Award of Merit - Integrated Communications
Dominion Energy - 2022 Mercury Awards Presenting Sponsor
2021 Silver Wing Award of Excellence - Best Sponsorship Activation
2021 Silver Wing Award of Excellence - Webcasts
2021 Silver Wing Award of Merit - Consumer Services

Flock and Rally
2021 Silver Wing Award of Excellence - Instagram Engagement
2021 Silver Wing Award of Excellence - Consumer Services
2021 Mercury Award of Merit - Public Service

FUEL - 2022 Mercury Awards Silver Sponsor
2021 Mercury Award of Merit - Reputation/Brand Management

The 2022 SCPRSA Board of Directors looks forward to bringing more in-person professional support opportunities for practitioners of all levels. Upcoming events and membership information is available at SCPRSA.org. Follow @scprsa on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter for the latest news and updates.

About SCPRSA

SCPRSA is the state of South Carolina’s chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. SCPRSA has worked to develop the public relations profession and the PR and communications profession for more than 50 years. For more information on networking, professional development events, awards, membership, job postings, or to find a PR professional for your business visit SCPRSA.org.


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