Gorkana Insight & Analysis Team
Mischief PR wins big at PRCA National Awards
Mischief PR was the big winner at last night’s PRCA National Awards, picking up four gongs including Campaign of the Year for its ‘Farage Swings for Europe’ campaign.
The PRCA National Awards 2015, hosted by TV personality Rachel Riley, took place at the Hilton, Park Lane. Consultancies, individuals, and in-house teams competed for awards in 30 categories.
As well as winning Campaign of the Year, Mischief also picked up both the High and Low budget consumer awards, for its Dulux Colour Britain and Farage Swings for Europe campaigns, respectively. The agency also won the Consultancy Broadcast Award for its Shed of the Year TV Show campaign.
Brands2Life was named Large Consultancy of the Year. William Hill scooped the In-house Team of the Year Award for the private sector and the Department of Health gained the same for the public sector.
Unity walked away with the Medium Consultancy of the Year award, as well as the Public Sector, Value for Money award for its The Look to Die For? campaign.
The Academy scooped Small Consultancy of the Year.
Cirkle’s Ruth Allchurch was named Consultancy Head of the Year and Ogilvy PR’s Andrew Barratt won the Young Communicator of the Year award.
Helen Lacey of Barclaycard picked up the In-house Professional of the Year Award.
An honourable mention also goes to David Gallagher, CEO of Ketchum Europe, who was handed The Mark Mellor Award, named after the late MD of PR agency Firefly Communications, for outstanding contribution to the PR industry. Firefly Communications CEO Claire Walker presented the award to him.
Ketchum also walked away with the International Campaign Award for its Rethinking Hepatitis campaign.
A full list of last night’s winners can be found here.