Announcing the Winners of The First Ever SPOKEies® Awards


CommPRO Editorial Staff

New York, NY, April 11, 2018 – Spokespeople representing, LIFEWTR, Marine Corps Marathon, B&G Foods, Guinness World Records, AARP, Allianz Global Assistance, American Medical Association, and more, are among the first ever SPOKEies® Award winners.

The SPOKEies® are the first awards program to honor the best in-house spokespeople representing brands, non-profits and corporations. The mission behind the SPOKEies® is to acknowledge and reward leaders who communicate honestly and effectively on behalf of their organizations. The winners were judged based on their ability to achieve organizational goals, creativity, trust and authenticity as a spokesperson.

Doug Simon, the CEO and Founder of SPOKEies® believes that “having a spokesperson who is a member of your team is invaluable; we have seen with the SPOKEies® Awards what a difference it can make in to organization.”

The winners share their advice with the communications community on May 3, 2018 on a live multi-channel video stream called “Spokesperson Secrets to Build Your Brand.” A full list of honorees is below or can be found on this Awards Page which also includes quotes and tips from the winners.


The SPOKEies® are owned by D S Simon Media and produced in conjunction with


About D S Simon Media

D S Simon Media is a video influencer marketing firm that helps organizations:

  1. Turn leaders and experts into influencers
  2. Create awareness for campaigns and initiatives
  3. Connect one-on-one with prospects and partners
  4. Win the competition for attention at trade shows