Susan Magrino Honored at 2019 Matrix Awards
Magrino PR CEO Susan Magrino was honored at the 2019 Matrix Awards in NYC. The Matrix Awards are an annual awards ceremony held by New York Women in Communications. The Matrix Awards started in 1970 to honor exceptional women in the media in the fields of arts, advertising, entertainment, film, television, theater, books, broadcasting, magazines, newspapers, public relations and new media. Susan joined fellow honorees including Padma Lakshmi, Host & Executive Producer of Top Chef; CBS This Morning co-host Norah O’Donnell; Hearst Magazines Chief Content Officer Kate Lewis, Starcom USA CEO Kathy Ring, The Ad Council President & CEO Lisa Sherman and Pfizer Executive Vice President, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer Sally Susman at the ceremony. Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe and a 2018 Matrix Award winner, emceed the ceremony. Longtime Magrino PR client Martha Stewart presented Susan with the honor, with a heartfelt introduction.
“I am honored to be receive a 2019 Matrix Award and appreciate New York Women in Communications’ recognition of my achievement. This award is inspiring and encouraging and I am proud to be part of this distinguished group of honorees, both present and past. The work that New York Women in Communications does is very important in providing grants and scholarships to women in communications and encouraging leadership and professional development,” said Magrino.
“We are proud to honor Susan Magrino for her talents and for her impact on our industry and beyond,” said Judith Harrison, President, New York Women in Communications and Senior Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion, Weber Shandwick. “We look forward to ushering her into the remarkable group of Matrix Award winners who represent the best in class.”
Susan Magrino is an accomplished marketing, branding and public relations professional with more than 30 distinguished years of experience. Having founded Susan Magrino Agency, now Magrino PR, in 1992 following a nine-year career at Crown Publishing, Susan has built the company into what is today regarded as one of the premier full-service public relations, marketing and communications firms in the industry. Practicing in both media relations and social media/influencer marketing, their lifestyle divisions include consumer goods, travel, real estate, food, wine, spirits, and special events. Magrino has been named one of 50 most powerful PR firms in America by the NY Observer for the past four years.