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FRENCH / WEST / VAUGHAN Adds Five National Agency of the Year Honors to Trophy Case, Including Best PR Agency of 2019


Agency recognized with Grand Prize for the second time in three years

RALEIGH (Dec. 20, 2019)French/​West/​Vaughan (FWV) one of the nation’s largest independently-owned public relations, advertising and digital marketing agencies, has been named Best PR Agency of 2019 by a panel of the nation’s leading journalists. The award, handed out by Bulldog Reporter in its 2019 Bulldog Stars of PR Awards, marks the second time in three years FWV has captured the Grand Prize in the annual awards competition, which recognizes the top public relations professionals and agencies each year.

In addition to the Grand Prize, FWV also received the following awards:

  • Business to Consumer (B2C) Agency of the Year – Gold
  • Social Agency of the Year – Gold
  • Large Agency of the Year – Silver 
  • Most Innovative Agency – Silver

Rick French, FWV Chairman & CEO, was also named one of three Agency Leaders of the Year. 

It is an incredible honor to be recognized as the Best PR Agency of 2019, as well as receive awards in numerous other categories. Additionally, I am humbled to have won my third Agency Leader of the Year award in the past six years,” said French. This year’s Bulldog Stars of PR Awards received a record-breaking number of entries, which makes it even more gratifying that work we have done on behalf of our clients is held in such high regard by the people we are pitching our stories to each day, the national media.”

Headquartered in Raleigh, FWV has offices in New York, Tampa and Los Angeles. Since its founding in 1997, FWV has amassed more than 1,000 PR, advertising and digital marketing awards on behalf of a blue-chip client roster and has now been named National Agency of the Year 20 times.

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