Idea Grove President Scott Baradell is among the national finalists under consideration by PR News to be named a PR Professional of the Year. Winners of the PR News PR People Awards will be announced Nov. 29 at the National Press Club in Washington. PR Professionals of the Year will be named in Agency, Corporate and Nonprofit categories. Scott is one of eight finalists for the Agency award.
PR News' PR People Awards competition is intended to showcase talent, innovation and passion on the part of professionals who are “making communications matter.” Focused on the accomplishments of the preceding year, the Agency PR Professional of the Year competition recognizes growth in client base, expanding scope of offerings, and winning campaigns undertaken on clients’ behalf.
Trust expert Scott Baradell is CEO and founder of Idea Grove. Idea Grove helps its clients secure trust at scale through its unique Grow With TRUST approach. Scott is an established authority on trust and editor of the online publication Trust Signals, as well as author of the upcoming book Trust Signals: Brand Building in a Post-Truth World. Idea Grove celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2020, earning honors including the 2020 Pegasus Award for Small Agency of the Year, being named a Top 200 B2B service provider by Clutch, and ranking in the top 25 tech agencies in the U.S. by O'Dwyer's. Scott has an Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) from the Public Relations Society of America and speaks on PR and marketing topics at industry events nationwide.