PR News Selects Amy Lyons as 2016 Top Woman in PR

Other Honourees Include Women from Aflac, Johnson & Johnson and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Amy Lyons, the Managing Partner of SHIFT Communications, has been chosen as one of PR News’ Top Women in Public Relations in the United States 2016. The accolade is presented annually to the most influential women in public relations who are driving the agenda for the industry and their companies.

This year’s award acknowledges the innovation and accomplishments of women who have made bold advances in managing crises, developing brand messages, protecting and building brand reputations and creating content for digital platforms – both for their organisations and for their clients.

“I am excited and honoured to have been chosen as a 2016 Top Woman in PR,” said Amy Lyons, SHIFT Communications’ Managing Partner. “I am proud to be part of an Agency and industry that encourages both men and women to pursue leadership roles, and am grateful for the opportunity to be recognised for helping set the stage for the next generation of powerful female PR professionals.”

The awards luncheon took place at the Grand Hyatt in New York City and included a keynote address by Maya Nussbaum, Founder & Executive Director at Girls Write Now. Other honorees include Catherine Blades of Aflac, Danielle Devine of Johnson & Johnson and Marcie Klein of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

SHIFT Communications is an award-winning integrated communications agency that represents notable brands such as Citrix, McDonald’s, RSA Conference and Whole Foods Market. Established in 2003, SHIFT is now wholly owned by NATIONAL Public Relations, part of RES PUBLICA Consulting Group.