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Axia Public Relations receives PR Association Award

Axia Public Relations, a PR firm that specializes in national public relations campaigns, received recognition from the Florida Public Relations Association last week at its annual Golden Image Awards.

jason muddAxia Public Relations, including CEO Jason Mudd, APR, and account manager Marjorie Comer, received the Judges’ Award at the 2014 Golden Image Awards in Orlando, Florida on August 12.

FPRA presents the Judges’ Award to an outstanding entry that achieves maximum results while using a minimal amount of money. The award stems from an outstanding and impactful media pitch Axia developed for its client Brightway Insurance for Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. With continued follow up, Kiplinger’s included Brightway Insurance on its list of “8 Great Franchises.” Kiplinger’s published the list online and in print. Based on the franchise public relations campaign’s media coverage, Brightway received more than one million impressions, generating an estimated $218,356 in publicity value, and nearly 40 new leads from prospective franchisors. From that, Brightway landed its first Kentucky franchise store with more potential franchisees in the pipeline.

“Our company is only as great as our team,” said Mudd. “We have an amazing PR team dedicated to accomplishing exceptional PR results on behalf of our great clients. We are always thrilled when our industry peers recognize us for our work.”

Marjorie ComerThis award is Comer’s first as a public relations professional and the firm’s ninth overall FPRA recognition.

FPRA conducts the annual Golden Image Awards to recognize outstanding public relations programs in Florida as well as to encourage and promote the development of public relations professionalism within the state. The Golden Image Awards include four divisions of categories: public relations programs, printed tools of public relations, audio/visual tools of public relations and student projects in public relations.


Axia Public Relations specializes in national public relations campaigns. In Greek, the word axia (ak-see-a) means “worthy” or “having value.” Axia’s strategic PR counsel, programs and services include corporate, product, service and celebrity media relations, social media, reputation management, crisis management, thought-leadership, spokesperson training and speaking engagements, as well as award and recognition programs. Axia’s clients include established national brands like Dave & Buster’s, Miller Lite, Southern Comfort, Verizon and growing brands like Brightway. The firm’s award-winning PR programs have earned Florida’s top PR award, the Florida Public Relations Association’s Dick Pope All-Florida Golden Image Award; PR Week’s Rising Stars of PR; a Rotary International Service Award; and United Way’s Circle of Honor Platinum Award. For more information and to become an Axia client, go to call toll-free 888-PR-FIRM-8.

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