Westat Staff Recognized with PRNews Group's Social Media Icon Award


Amelia Burke-Garcia, Social Media Director for Westat’s Health Communications group and the Center for Digital Strategy & Research, has been named a Social Media MVP by PRNews Group. PRNews’ Social Media Icon Awards celebrate leaders in the field of digital communications who took chances, made incredible strides, and understand the power of social media in public relations.

The Social Media Icon Awards luncheon will take place on June 2, 2014, in New York City where attendees will salute the winners and honorable mentions of this inaugural program.

Other Social Media MVP awardees include staff from PBS, Mashable, National Geographic Channel, MasterCard, and NASA, to name a few. “I am very excited to have been named to this list by PRNews,” noted Ms. Burke-Garcia. “To be included among such a great group of people is a real honor.”

Along with Social Media MVP, categories for award include Best App, Social Media Team, Technology Service, and YouTube Campaign, among others.