The New Jersey School Public Relations Association announces Barbara Wilson, public information officer for the Cherry Hill Public Schools, as their 2022 Communicator of the Year. This annual award recognizes exemplary leadership and commitment to enhanced communication and relationship-building between public schools and the stakeholders they serve. NJSPRA President Lori Perlow, and Maren Smagala, NJSPRA’s 2021 Communicator of the Year, presented Ms. Wilson with the award during the organization’s Annual Meeting on May 25th.
“Barbara exemplifies the best of the best in school communications” notes Perlow. “She consistently delivers relevant and timely messaging to her district’s audiences based on solid research and aligned to Cherry Hill’s brand.” In his nomination letter, Cherry Hill Public Schools Superintendent of Schools Joseph Meloche confirmed, “Barbara graciously and professionally embraces each day as it unfolds, prepared to amplify the stories of our schools, through the brand of our district. She is structured and calculated in her planning, going from the macro level to the micro level. Events, activities and messaging are planned out for the year and are consistently reviewed and augmented as situations warrant a different level of attention.”
Barbara Wilson, public information office at the Cherry Hill Public Schools, was nominated for the NJSPRA 2022 Communicator of the Year by Dr. Joseph Meloche, Cherry Hill Superintendent.
Learn more about Barbara here.
ABOUT THE AWARD
The New Jersey School Public Relations Association’s Communicator of the Year award recognizes school communications professionals who have demonstrated exemplary leadership and commitment to enhanced communication and relationship-building between public schools and the stakeholders they serve. The award honors those who recognize that communication is a critical component of leadership. Nominees must be current members of NJSPRA in good standing. Prior COTY recipients are not eligible.
Has been recognized as a role model by school communications professionals and other stakeholders as someone whose communication skills and messages have impacted the lives of others.
Previous winners are not eligible for nomination.
Nominations for the Communicator of the Year Award may be made by anyone. An individual may submit more than one nomination; however each nomination must include its own, individual set of nomination materials and nomination form.
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