MAPR graduate is
Young Communications Professional of the Year, 2019
Niamh Breathnach(centre), MPRII, account manager with Alice PR, celebrates with Martina Quinn(left) Managing Director of Alice PR and Mari O’Leary, PRCA Chairperson.
MAPR graduate Niamh Breathnach continued DIT/TU Dublin’s success becoming the fourth graduate in the five years of the awards to win the title PRCA Young Communications Professional of the Year.
Sponsored by Kantar Media, the Public Relations Consultants Association award is the most prestigious in Ireland for PR professionals under 28 years.
Niamh joined Alice PR & Events as Account Executive in February 2016, After a series of rapid promotions in December 2018, she was appointed to the Alice PR management team as Operations Manager with responsibility for creating and implementing administration systems and procedures, intern recruitment and management, and coordinating Alice PR’s own marketing, while continuing her client work.
The judges commended Niamh for displaying strong commitment to her clients, the ability to listen and respond thoughtfully, and the drive to take on challenges. She also displayed a strong commitment to her ongoing education.
In addition to these qualities, Niamh was commended especially for demonstrating a particularly high level of capability in campaign planning and delivery, her strong strategic insights and her commitment to developing the profession through mentoring even younger talent.