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File #: 18-6428    Version: 1 Name: HONORING WYNONA REDMOND FOR RECEIVING THE 2018 PATRICIA L. TOBIN MEDIA PROFESSIONAL AWARD
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 10/12/2018 In control: President
On agenda: 10/16/2018 Final action: 10/16/2018
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING WYNONA REDMOND FOR RECEIVING THE 2018 PATRICIA L. TOBIN MEDIA PROFESSIONAL AWARD WHEREAS, every year the National Association of Black Journalists recognizes one outstanding public relations, advertising, marketing professional, or media owner who serves as an industry trailblazer in affecting the positive representation of African Americans in the media with the Patricia L. Tobin Professional Award; and WHEREAS, this prestigious award is named after Patricia L. Tobin, a publicist, media entrepreneur and co-founder of the National Black Public Relations Society; and WHEREAS, the 2018 Patricia L. Tobin Professional Award was awarded to Wynona Redmond at the 43rd National Association of Black Journalist Convention and Career Fair in Detroit, Michigan; and WHEREAS, Wynona Redmond is President and Founder of Wyn-Win Communications, a boutique communications company based in Chicago, dedicated to helping organizations effectively engage the community, ...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President)
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

HONORING WYNONA REDMOND FOR RECEIVING THE 2018 PATRICIA L. TOBIN MEDIA PROFESSIONAL AWARD

WHEREAS, every year the National Association of Black Journalists recognizes one outstanding public relations, advertising, marketing professional, or media owner who serves as an industry trailblazer in affecting the positive representation of African Americans in the media with the Patricia L. Tobin Professional Award; and

WHEREAS, this prestigious award is named after Patricia L. Tobin, a publicist, media entrepreneur and co-founder of the National Black Public Relations Society; and

WHEREAS, the 2018 Patricia L. Tobin Professional Award was awarded to Wynona Redmond at the 43rd National Association of Black Journalist Convention and Career Fair in Detroit, Michigan; and

WHEREAS, Wynona Redmond is President and Founder of Wyn-Win Communications, a boutique communications company based in Chicago, dedicated to helping organizations effectively engage the community, customers and other key audiences; and

WHEREAS, throughout her 27-year history as a public relations professional, Wynona Redmond has successfully led public affairs and community engagement responsibility in both the public and private sector, including Northstar Lottery Group, Dominick's Finer Foods, Illinois Department of Children & Family Services, the Chicago Housing Authority and Cook County Health and Hospitals System ; and

WHEREAS, Wynona Redmond is President Emeritus of the National Black Public Relations Society and former President of the Black Public Relations Society of Chicago; and

WHEREAS, Wynona Redmond has generously given her time and talent to mentor students and young professionals in addition to donating professional council to numerous nonprofits and community causes; and

WHEREAS, this achievement is a testament to Wynona Redmond's extraordinary leadership as President Emeritus of the National Black Public Affairs Society and her dedication to excell...

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