Havas PR VP Melissa Rieger Named a 2019 “Woman to Watch” by PRWeek

by | Mar 14, 2019

Melissa Rieger, vice president at Havas PR Pittsburgh, has been recognized by PRWeek as a 2019 “Woman to Watch.”

During her 12-plus years at Havas PR, Rieger has contributed to results-driven programs for clients, including the Gout & Uric Acid Education Society, LivaNova, MilliporeSigma, PPG Industries and Transitions Optical. Rieger plays an integral role in program strategy and project management, working with her clients every step of the way—from initial planning and program conception to tactical execution to analysis and delivery of results.

Rieger also has a knack for bringing client messages to life through content creation for media, multimedia and social marketing materials. Her work has been recognized regionally, nationally and internationally—earning nearly 100 honors over the years.

“We are thrilled that Melissa is being recognized nationally for all of her contributions to Havas PR and the public relations industry as a whole,” said Katie McSorley, president, Mid-Atlantic, Havas PR. “Melissa has made a tremendous impact on her clients’ public relations strategies, and her focus on mentoring junior staff is admirable and serves as an example to her colleagues. We are excited to celebrate Melissa as a leader in the industry and congratulate all of the other amazing women who are being honored this year.”

Rieger will be honored alongside 27 other women on June 5 in New York City.

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