French / West / Vaughan Named Midsize Agency of the Year

by | May 19, 2022

French/West/Vaughan (FWV), one of the nation’s 20 largest independently held public relations and integrated marketing agencies, was named Midsize Agency of the Year at PR Daily’s 2022 Top Agencies Awards held at the Yale Club in New York City on May 10.

Recognizing exceptional performance in the execution of campaigns and initiatives, PR Daily’s Top Agencies Awards spotlights agencies across the globe that continuously show actionable results for their clients.

Sharing a table with a group of FWVers, Chairman & CEO Rick French enjoyed the special awards luncheon where honorees and attendees welcomed the opportunity to reconnect and celebrate together. French also accepted his Agency Leader of the Year award and shared advice for young professionals during his speech.

“We are thrilled to have earned such a prestigious award among some of the best in the industry, recognizing the hard work and dedication of our talented associates, while showcasing the agency’s best-in-class results,” said French. “As we celebrate our 25th anniversary this year, it is an honor to again be recognized at the national level and accept these awards in-person on behalf of our incredible agency team.”

Headquartered in Raleigh and founded on April 1, 1997, this is the 23rd National Agency of the Year honor for FWV and the 5th National Agency Leader of the Year award for French. Overall, FWV has amassed more than 1,400 PR, advertising and digital marketing awards on behalf of its global roster of blue-chip clients. FWV is the most-decorated agency in the history of the Southeastern U.S.

About French/West/Vaughan

French/​West/​Vaughan (FWV) is one of the nation’s leading public relations, public affairs, advertising and digital media agencies. National, international and local clients represented by the agency include Wrangler, ABB, Proximo, Melitta, Volvo Trucks North America, One Medical, Vermont Creamery, the V Foundation for Cancer Research and the N.C. Department of Transportation. Owned or affiliated companies include fashion and lifestyle PR firm AMP3 (New York City); pet and animal health practice FWV Fetching (Tampa); active lifestyle, outdoor, ski, fashion, technology and consumer brand marketing agency CGPR (Greater Boston); lifestyle, fashion and consumer technology agency Big Picture PR (San Francisco) and feature film development imprint Prix Productions (Raleigh and L.A.). FWV is a partner in IPREX, a $380 million network of communication agencies with 1,600 staff and 110 offices worldwide. For more information, please visit fwv​-us​.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Vimeo or Instagram.

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