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News Release: King Media Wins PR News Award for Crisis Communication

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July 25, 2019
ST. JOSEPH, MI – Local marketing and advertising agency King Media is adding another international
award to its shelf, winning a PR News Platinum Award in Crisis Management for its work with Grand Haven
Area Public Schools. This award brings King Media to a total of 18 national and international honors since
2015, reflecting the agency’s commitment to growth and innovation.

“Promoting and supporting education has always been a passion of mine,” says agency president and
founder Coleen King. “Strong schools build strong communities, and I'm proud to showcase Michigan's
schools and communities on an international stage."

This award recognizes its crisis communication work for Grand Haven Area Public Schools. King Media first
partnered with Grand Haven Area Public Schools to refresh the district's brand, beginning with research
and developing a complete communications plan. That research helped King Media understand both the
district and the community, which led to successful communication in a variety of crisis situations. King
Media assists the district with internal and external communication, public relations, media training and
more.

King Media will be honored alongside major global brands like Pepsi, Microsoft, NBC, MasterCard, TMobile
and more at the PR News Platinum PR Awards Gala in New York City on September 17, 2019.
“Having our work recognized on an international stage is proof that our approach is on par with global
agencies and billion-dollar brands,” says King. “For our clients, that means top-notch strategies executed
by a local team, committed to local success.”

King Media is a full-service marketing, advertising, public relations and digital media agency that creates
change for companies and organizations of all sizes, in all industries. King Media has three offices – St.
Joseph, East Lansing and Grand Rapids – with a coast-to-coast footprint. Additional services and case
studies can be found at KingMediaNow.com.

The PR News Group serves the communications and marketing community at corporations, agencies and
nonprofits. The PR News awards programs salute top talent and creativity from all around the world.

For more information about this story, contact King Media at 269.405.1072.