Individual Award Entries Are Open

Nominate a deserving candidate (or self-nominate) for the Thomas Jefferson Award for Excellence and the Rising Star Award, to be presented at the 70th Annual Virginia Public Relations Awards.

Our chapter’s highest honor, the Thomas Jefferson Award for Excellence, recognizes the extraordinary achievement of a seasoned public relations practitioner working in the Greater Richmond metropolitan region. As a part of the Thomas Jefferson Award, PRSA Richmond makes a $1,000 donation to the local charity of the recipient’s choice.

The Rising Star Award honors an outstanding new member of the public relations profession who has five or fewer years of experience in PR.

There is no fee to submit a nomination. The final deadline is March 6, 2017.

If you have any questions or would like more information, contact Abby Nurnberger, chair of the chapter’s individual awards, at