Connected Nation Communications Director named finalist in national 2022 PR News Platinum Awards

Bowling Green, Ky. (August 30, 2022) – Jessica Denson, Communications Director for national nonprofit Connected Nation (CN) has been named as a finalist in the 2022 Platinum Awards, PR News recently announced. CN is being honored in the category of PR Professional of the Year: In House.

“I’m very excited to see Jessica and her team’s work recognized,” said Tom Ferree, Chairman & CEO, CN. “The entire communications department works hard to spread the word about our mission to expand access, adoption, and use of broadband to all people in strategic and engaging ways. Our messaging has become, perhaps, even more critical in the last year as billions of federal dollars have been set aside for this important work. It’s an unprecedented opportunity to close the Digital Divide, and we must have a strong communications team to reach both decision makers and those they help.”

For over two decades, the Platinum Awards have been hailed as the most coveted and competitive award in the communications space.  Finalists are  named in 60 categories with the winners scheduled to be announced during an awards gala in New York City on Wednesday, October 12.

“The winners of this world-renowned recognition represent the best of the best in the communications industry,” said Denson. “So, I feel honored to have my name next to some very talented public relations professionals, but I owe this recognition to my incredible team that works hard day in and day out to spread the word about what Connected Nation is doing to help improve the lives of others. This is a critical time in our nation’s history, and our work can truly create lasting and positive change for all of us—but most importantly for vulnerable populations whose lives can be improve by simply having access to telehealth, telework, remote learning, and other resources the internet provides.”

Head to this link to see a full list of all the finalists and to learn more about the PR News Platinum Awards.  

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About Connected Nation: The national nonprofit, based in Bowling Green, Kentucky, is celebrating 20 years of service in2021. Our mission is to improve lives by providing innovative solutions that expand access to and increase the adoption and use of broadband (high-speed internet) and its related technologies for all people. Everyone belongs in a Connected Nation.  Learn more at connectednation.org.

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