Shelley Spector Receives The Phillip Dorf Award

Shelley Spector giving a speech on stage at Big Apple Awards Ceremony   Photo by Roger Bolton

Shelley Spector giving a speech on stage at Big Apple Awards Ceremony Photo by Roger Bolton

Shelley Spector, president of Spector & Associates and founder of the museum, received The Philip Dorf Award for leadership and mentorship at this year’s Big Apple Awards. The Public Relations Society of America - New York Chapter hosted the 31st Annual Gala, which was attended by many public relations practitioners and other 2018 honorees.

Shelley Spector and Roger Bolton truly live the principles of these awards, as professionals who have each advanced the craft of communications and helped professionalized our industry.
— Mike Doyle, partner & regional president, North America, Ketchum.

Shelley was one of the three chosen PR practitioners honored for individual achievement awards - Roger Bolton and Olga Gonzalez also received Big Apple Awards. Spector gave an acceptance speech at the ceremony (see link to video below) where she shared her gratitude and announced her and the PRSA foundation's upcoming book, Diverse Voices: Profiles in Leadership. In this upcoming project, Shelley will be interviewing  several leaders and CEOs of all backgrounds within the communications field. The interviews will include discussions focusing on leadership, diversity, challenges, personal stories, mentors and more!

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