Teneo PSG consultant scoops prize at PR awards

Teneo PSG’s Cormac Coughlan, who was awarded  the Young Communications Professional of the Year 2017 title in Dublin on Friday, with Rhona Blake, chairwoman of the PRCA

Teneo PSG’s Cormac Coughlan, who was awarded the Young Communications Professional of the Year 2017 title in Dublin on Friday, with Rhona Blake, chairwoman of the PRCA

 

Cormac Coughlan of global advisory firm Teneo PSG was named this year’s Young Communications Professional of the Year on Friday.

The 2017 Awards for Excellence in PR, run by the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA), were presented at a gala luncheon at the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin.

Some 21 awards were presented across a wide range of categories. The competition was open to public relations and communications professionals who are 28 years old or younger.

In announcing the winner, the judges said Mr Coughlan “displayed a maturity in outlook and delivery, was impressive in terms of his leadership and strategic advisory experience and could articulate a strong strategic vision for the role of public relations”.