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2024 Communicator of the Year

2024 Banner Communicator of the Year

Join us as we honor three individuals with the 2024 Communicator of the Year!

The event will be held Friday, January 26, 2024, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UT Conference Center in downtown Knoxville. 
 
Tickets are $25 for PRSA members and students and $40 for guests and may be purchased at volunteerprsa.org. A table for eight may be purchased for $275.


2024 Communicator of the Year



Dr. Donde Plowman
Chancellor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Dr. Donde Plowman, University of Tennessee Knoxville
Plowman has served since 2019 as chancellor of UT Knoxville, the state's flagship land-grant research university. In that time she has overseen a 19 percent increase in enrollment, and the university has set new records in student retention, alumni giving, state support, and research expenditures.

Plowman oversees a campus budget of $1.9 billion as well as more than 36,000 students, nearly 7,000 staff, and more than 1,800 full-time faculty.

Ellen Liston Rising Young Professional Award

Cole Pawlaczyk
Intelligence Strategist, Designsensory


Cole Pawlaczyk Designsensory
Pawlaczyk is an intelligence strategist at Designsensory, a full-service agency in Knoxville. Pawlaczyk earned a Bachelor of Science degree in public relations from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2022 and transitioned to Designsensory the following month. His strong foundation in strategic research and data-driven approach has been instrumental in solving complex marketing and public relations challenges.

 

2024 Student Communicator of the Year



Drue Hamlet
Public Relations Student
University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Drue Hamlet
Hamlet, a New Jersey native, is a junior public relations major at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she serves as vice president of the Sammie Lynn Puett chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America. She also is an intern in the UT Office of Communications & Marketing. Hamlet previously served as an anchor and scriptwriter for The Volunteer Channel at UT.




 

When:
Friday, January 26, 2024, 11:30 AM until 1:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Where:
UT Conference Center
UT Conference Center website
600 Henley St
Knoxville, TN  37902

865-974-0250
Additional Info:
Category:
Education
Registration is required before Monday, January 22, 2024 at 1:00 PM
Payment in Full In Advance Or At Event
$40.00
$25.00
$25.00
$275.00

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