WASHINGTON D.C. – SKDK congratulates three team members who were recently awarded top honors for their work in public relations. Senior Vice President Rae Robinson Trotman was named one of 2020’s Top Women in PR by PRNEWS, Senior Vice President Derrick Plummer was named to PR Week’s 2020 40 Under 40 list and Director Julia Schechter was named to PRNEWS’ 2020 Rising Stars 30 & Under list.

These coveted industry recognitions follow the trio’s communications work across a range of clients. Robinson Trotman leads the firm’s Multicultural Communications and Engagement Practice. Plummer led war room efforts for the United Auto Workers during its strike against General Motors and Schechter works with the Times Up Legal Defense Fund leading PR support for sexual harassment and assault survivors.

“SKDK is so proud of our colleagues. Their commitment to our clients and intense demand for accountability and justice represent the best of our profession” said SKDK Vice Chair Hilary Rosen. “Without a doubt, they are deserving of the highest honors in our field. At SKDK, we have the most effective leaders in Public Affairs and they make a difference every day”.

About SKDKnickerbocker: SKDKnickerbocker (SKDK) is a top national communications and political consulting firm bringing unparalleled strategic communications experience to Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, philanthropic organizations and labor unions, as well as political committees and candidates. With offices in Washington, New York, Los Angeles and Albany, SKDK offers strategic support to managing a crisis, protecting a brand, advocating an issue or winning an election. The influential Holmes Report once again named SKDK as the North America Public Affairs Agency of the Year in 2019, following wins in 2015, 2016, and 2018.

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