Devaney & Associates took top honors last night at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Maryland chapter’s “Best in Maryland” awards dinner held at the Hilton Baltimore and attended by nearly 200 professionals. The Towson-based Devaney’s “Best of Show” was for Carroll Hospital Center’s Orthopaedic Campaign in the Integrated Marketing Communications category. (Diane Devaney, on right in photo with the award.)
Other recognition during the event included Bonnie K. Heneson, founder of Owings Mills-based Bonnie Heneson Communications, who won the Lifetime Achievement Award, Dr. Leeanne M. Bell McManus, an associate professor in the business communications department at Stevenson University, who won Educator of the Year, and Kylie Muratore of T. Rowe Price who was recognized as New Professional of the Year. Keynote speaker was former Baltimore Business Journal editor and Washington Post reporter Terence O’Hara, VP/Communications at UnitedHealthcare.