Young Communications Professional of the Year Shortlist - Celine Heemskerk MPRII


Céline Heemskerk explains in the latest of our video interviews how being nominated for Young Communications Professional of the Year at this stage of her career is so exciting.

Céline is a Media Relations Specialist EMEA for Indeed and as part of our series of nominees profiles produced by Fennell Photography here she outlines that all the stories we tell are now done so in a global context and that her unconventional route into PR was opened up by some inspiring people.  




The YOUNG COMMUNICATIONS PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR Award, sponsored by Newsaccess Media Intelligence recognises outstanding performance by a young communications professional (aged 28 or under on 01 January 2017).

To be considered entrants submitted a paper outlining the story of their career to date, how their approach to their work makes them an outstanding communications professional, and highlighting one campaign in particular they played a key role in delivering results for on behalf of their employer or client.

Five people have been shortlisted for the award this year and each are profiled with a short video produced by Fennell Photography ahead of the announcement of the award winners on June 23rd


The other shortlisted nominees are: 


This year's gala luncheon and presentation of the The Awards for Excellence in Public Relations takes place at the Shelbourne Hotel on Friday 23rd June.

Click here for information on booking your place at the PR event of the year.

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