June 27, 2017 : Agency News, New Hires

Carmichael Lynch Relate has hired Nicole Kaldes to lead the agency’s New York office as director of media relations.  This hire comes at a time of record growth for the agency, which had more than 40 percent revenue growth in 2016 and was recently named Outstanding Agency of the Year at the PRWeek and SABRE Awards.

“Nicole brings a diverse skill set, a wealth of CPG experience and a robust network of media relationships,” said Carmichael Lynch Relate President Julie Batliner. "She will help us to continue to develop best-in-class earned media strategies that help tell our clients’ stories."


June 22, 2017 : Agency News, Awards

Carmichael Lynch has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. This is the eighth year in a row the agency has been included on the list.

Produced by the same team that compiles the 26-year-old Star Tribune 100 report of the best-performing public companies in Minnesota, Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. The analysis included responses from over 69,000 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations.


June 13, 2017 : Agency News, Awards

MINNEAPOLIS (June 13, 2017) – Carmichael Lynch Relate collected four awards at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Silver Anvil Awards, the industry’s most coveted competition. The firm was honored with one Silver Anvil Award and three Silver Anvil Awards of Excellence.

The PRSA Silver Anvil Awards celebrate organizations that have successfully addressed a contemporary public relations issue with exemplary professional skill, creativity and resourcefulness. Entries are evaluated for their strategic nature using four key components – research, planning, execution and evaluation. The event was held June 8 in New York City at the AXA Equitable Center.


May 05, 2017 : Agency News, Awards

MINNEAPOLIS (May 5, 2017) – Carmichael Lynch Relate was named Small Agency of the Year and honored with a SABRE Award in the “Business-to-Business Marketing” practice area category for its work with Sherwin-Williams at the 2017 North American SABRE Awards in New York City on May 2.

The SABRE Awards, created by public relations trade journal The Holmes Report recognize superior achievement in branding, reputation and engagement. This year’s SABRE Awards shortlist included around 300 campaigns, selected from more than 2,000 entries submitted for the annual competition. A jury including more than 40 industry leaders evaluated the entries.