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FRENCH/WEST/VAUGHAN Takes Gold at the Bulldog Reporter 2019 Awards


Agency wins four awards at top national competition

RALEIGH (May 30, 2019) – French/​West/​Vaughan (FWV) one of the nation’s largest independently-owned public relations, advertising and digital marketing agencies, has captured four separate honors for its clients as part of Bulldog Reporter’s 2019 PR Awards program, recognizing outstanding PR and communications campaigns from 2018.

Bulldog Reporter has been providing news, best practices and insights to PR and communications professionals since 1980. The Bulldog Awards are the only PR awards program judged exclusively by working journalists.

FWV received one gold, one silver and two bronze honors for work that spanned public relations, special events and influencer marketing categories. Winning campaigns and clients are listed below:

  • Best Newsroom | Gold: The Super Bowl Of Rodeo Right At Your Fingertips (Wrangler)
  • Best Financial Services Campaign | Silver: PSCU Solidifies Itself as Thought Leader in Credit Union and Payments Industries(PSCU)
  • Best Special Event or Publicity Stunt | Bronze: Volvo Trucks Showcases Platooning Innovation (Volvo Trucks)
  • Best Use of Influencers | Bronze: Influencing Holiday Comfort & Joy for Wrangler (Wrangler)

We are extremely appreciative and proud of the recognition that we received on behalf of our clients,” said Chairman & CEO Rick French. We place tremendous value on The Bulldog Reporter Awards. The judges are incredibly well-respected in our industry and the competition is always top-notch. It’s rare to have the opportunity to showcase your work to accomplished journalists, let alone a Pulitzer Prize winner and we are thankful for that.”

Headquartered in Raleigh, FWV has offices in New York, Tampa and Los Angeles. Since its founding in 1997, FWV has amassed over 900 PR, advertising and digital marketing awards on behalf of a blue-chip roster of iconic companies and brands. The 113-person agency has emerged as one of America’s most successful mid-sized public relations, advertising and digital marketing firms. Ranked among the nation’s 20 largest PR firms overall (2019 O’Dwyer’s Ranking of Top U.S. PR Firms), FWV has captured 15 National Agency of the Year honors and has been ranked in the Top 10 of the Holmes Report Global Creative Index, as well as the #1 Agency For People Who Like the People They Work With.

About French/​West/​Vaughan

French/​West/​Vaughan (FWV) is one of the nation’s leading public relations, public affairs, advertising and digital media agencies, with offices in Raleigh, New York City, Los Angeles and Tampa. National, international and local clients represented by the agency include Wrangler, ABB, Proximo, Melitta, Bassett Furniture, Volvo Trucks North America, the V Foundation for Cancer Research, Moe’s Southwest Grill and the N.C. Department of Transportation. Owned or affiliated companies include fashion and lifestyle PR firm AMP3 (New York City), pet and veterinary PR practice FWV Fetching and feature film development imprint Prix Productions. FWV is a partner in IPREX, a $380 million network of communication agencies with 1,600 staff and 110 offices worldwide. For more information, please visit www​.fwv​-us​.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn,Pinterest or Instagram.

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