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Crosby Named Large PR Agency of the Year at Thoth Awards


Crosby Marketing Communications has been named Large Public Relations Agency of the Year by the National Capital Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. The honor was announced at the chapter’s 2019 Thoth Awards in Washington, D.C., where Crosby also won two first-place awards for outstanding communications programs.

The Large PR Agency of the Year Award recognizes exceptional growth and accomplishments by a top public relations firm in the D.C. region. Judges noted Crosby’s strong double-digit growth, client retention and innovative PR practices.

“There are many outstanding public relations firms in Washington, D.C., and the surrounding region, so it is a special honor to receive this recognition,” said Crosby President and CEO Raymond Crosby. “It recognizes both our exceptional growth and our dedicated team who help our clients positively impact people’s lives every day.”

Crosby also received Thoth Awards for these client programs:

  • “Victories for Veterans,” a national public education campaign on behalf of DAV (Disabled American Veterans), a leading nonprofit that provides vital support to more than one million veterans each year. The “Victories for Veterans” campaign includes PSAs and digital outreach efforts that showcase inspiring stories of veterans who overcame great life challenges with help from DAV.
  • “‘r’ is for Recovery,” a series of public service announcements produced for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) that encourage the public to celebrate and support those recovering from mental and substance use disorders.

For more than 50 years, the annual Thoth Awards honors the PR industry’s top programs, products and campaigns in the nation’s capital region. At this year’s event, PRSA-NCC presented awards in 14 program and 9 component categories to leading public relations firms, government agencies, nonprofits, associations and corporate organizations.

Crosby provides integrated advertising, public relations, social media and digital marketing services through specialized practices in Healthcare, Government, Nonprofits & Causes and Military & Veterans. The firm ranks #4 on PRWeek’s list of largest healthcare PR firms, #26 on O’Dwyer’s list of national PR agencies, and is a top provider on the GSA Advertising and Integrated Marketing Services (AIMS) schedule. Crosby’s mission of Inspiring Actions That Matter™ helps clients make a positive impact for individuals, families, communities and society.

Crosby has also been named a Top Workplace by The Washington Post for three consecutive years for achieving outstanding employee engagement, work/life balance, pay and benefits, and company leadership.

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