COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 8, 2023) – Fahlgren Mortine was named Agency of the Year in the Mid-Sized category at the PRSA Anvil Awards in New York City, in the second year the program has administered Silver Anvil Awards for organizational excellence.

Chairman and CEO Neil Mortine attributes the national honor to 61 years of growth and innovation at Fahlgren Mortine – and, in the past year – promoting Marty McDonald to serve as the firm’s first female president. Under current leadership, Fahlgren Mortine has expanded its capabilities through the integration of specialized firms and experienced industry-leading client satisfaction metrics and employee engagement.

“This title couldn’t have come at a better time,” says Mortine. “It’s not the end goal, but rather a demonstration of what is possible for our team and evolved leadership when we continue what we’ve started.”

In addition, Fahlgren Mortine received a Silver Anvil Award of Excellence with DHL Supply Chain for an integrated communications campaign in the B2B sector. The impactful campaign earned a PRovoke SABRE Award earlier this year.

PRSA Anvil Awards have been considered the icon of the profession and the the benchmark of high performance in public relations for more than 75 years. Silver Anvil Awards celebrate the best strategic public relations campaigns of the year, as well as outstanding organizational excellence.


Fahlgren Mortine is an integrated communications company helping brands engage in ways that are precise and meaningful. The agency is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio with locations in Cleveland and Dayton, Ohio; Boise, Idaho; Denver, Colo.; Chicago and New York City. Fahlgren Mortine provides an integrated offering to clients around the world with industry specializations in business-to-business, consumer, higher education, healthcare and tourism/economic development. Capabilities include social media, digital services, advertising, public relations, research, branding, media planning/buying, creative and design. TURNER, a subsidiary of Fahlgren Mortine, delivers industry-leading public relations, content development, influencer programming and social media services and represents some of the world’s best resorts, destinations and lifestyle brands. Fahlgren Mortine was named to Forbes’ 2021 list of America’s Best PR Agencies, was honored as a 2023 Chief Marketer Best Engagement and Activation Agency and is regularly recognized as a Top Place to Work by PRNEWS. For more information, visit

CONTACT: Erin Balow
Corporate Communications
(614) 383.1573