BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Publicity Club of New England, the region’s oldest not-for-profit public relations trade organization, today announced Pam Wickham, Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Communications, Raytheon Company is the recipient of the 2015 John J. Molloy Crystal Bell Lifetime Achievement Award at the 47th Annual Bell Ringer Awards Ceremony.
For more than 30 years, the John J. Molloy Crystal Bell Lifetime Achievement Award has recognized a communications professional who has demonstrated significant contributions to the industry and community. Nominations are open to professionals with a lengthy career in communications and public relations, such as agency principals, senior executives or others who possess extensive track records and/or distinguished credentials. The winner is awarded at the annual Bell Ringer Awards Ceremony.
"I am honored to be recognized for a career that I love, and I greatly appreciate the work the Publicity Club does to highlight excellence in communications across New England," said Pam Wickham, Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Communications for Raytheon. "Congratulations to the members of the Raytheon team - and all the other honorees - who were also recognized last week. Your impressive work puts each of you on course for similar Crystal Bell recognition in the future!"
Pam transformed Raytheon's communications function to include innovative approaches to changing trends and business complexities. She is constantly challenging executives and communicators to think differently, apply lessons learned and create new ways of reaching audiences and influencers. The quintessential mentor, Pam has impacted the lives of countless communicators at all career stages. She established the Marjorie Wickham Memorial scholarship for young women pursuing education in the communications field; a Leadership Excellence and Accelerated Development program for communicators at Raytheon.
For more information on the John J. Molloy Crystal Bell Lifetime Achievement Award, along with the additional Publicity Club’s special awards, visit https://www.pubclub.org/bell-ringer-awards/.
About the Publicity Club of New England
Founded in 1949, The Publicity Club of New England is the region’s oldest not-for-profit public relations trade organization. The Publicity Club strives to promote and encourage involvement in the communications industry and specifically the professions of public relations, promotions and marketing. Additional information about monthly Publicity Club programs, social and networking events, the “Bell Ringer” blog, and the Bell Ringer Awards Ceremony, can be found at www.pubclub.org. Follow us on Twitter @PubClubofNE (#pcne).
About the Bell Ringer Awards
In 1969, on The Publicity Club of New England’s 20th anniversary, the Bell Ringer Awards program was instituted to recognize public relations work which demonstrates excellence in creative planning and professional education and exhibits a high degree of success in reaching predetermined objectives. Open to all New England practitioners, the program symbolizes one of the greatest tributes in any field of endeavor – the recognition of superior performance by one’s peers.