"PR'S Got Talent" Cast Announced for Industry's First Live Variety Show

Event is Fundraiser in Celebration of Museum of Public Relations' 25th Anniversary

New York, New York

New York City, Nov. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (via NGO Wire) More than 20 PR professionals will compete for the coveted title of "PR's Best Talent" during the industry's first-ever variety show, "PR'S Got Talent," to be broadcast live on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 6 pm ET, over the CommPRO network. The performers, selected from more than 50 auditions, include: a magician, Polynesian fire dancer, a stand-up comic, a trumpeter, singers of romance and parody, and a baker, and will compete before a live audience and a nationally renowned panel of judges.  

 PR's Got Talent

The two-hour program will be emceed by Jon Harris, CCO, ConAgra, and Steve Cody, CEO of Peppercomm; It will be produced by Fay Shapiro, CEO of CommPRO; Jenny Frenkel, associate director of the Museum of Public Relations, and Deena Baikowitz, comedian. Making up the panel of judges are: Roger Bolton, president, Page; Tina McCorkindale, CEO, Institute for PR; Dr. Rochelle Ford, dean, College of Communications, Elon University; Bill Imada, CEO, IW Group, and Kim Sample, CEO, PR Council. 

Sponsors are welcome to support the production, with logos advertised on all materials and recognition at the start of the event. During the show, to be held on Tuesday, November 30, aka Giving Tuesday, viewers will be invited to make donations over Zoom in support of their favorite performers. All proceeds go to support the Museum of Public Relations, a 501(c)(3) educational institution.

Audience members will have the chance to cast votes for their favorite acts. Judges will choose winners based on audience reactions as well as the quality, novelty, and polish of their performances.

Prizes for winners will include books written by other contestants. The grand prize will be an Amazon Kindle pre-loaded with the online versions of all the prize books. 

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