The Religion Communicators Council (RCC), founded in 1929, is an association of communications professionals who work for and with a diverse group of faith-based organizations in the areas of communications, public relations, advertising
The RCC provides opportunities for communicators to learn from each other. Together, RCC members promote excellence in the communication of faith and values in the public arena and encourage understanding among religious and faith groups.
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The DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Awards are given annually to active members of the Religion Communicators Council who demonstrate excellence in religious communications and public relations.
Since 1949, the Wilbur Awards have been presented annually to recognize excellence in the communication of religious issues, values, and themes in public secular media. Through the awards, the Religion Communicators Council recognizes the work of individuals, production companies and agencies as they communicate about religious issues, values and themes with professionalism, fairness, respect and honesty.
By Kevin P Kane, APR This feature was originally published in The Pinnacle by the Public Relations Society of America, July 16, 2021, Volume 1, Issue 4. RCC is one of eight professional organizations represented on the Universal Accreditation Board that administers...
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Religion Communicators Council honors 20 for work during 2020 NEW YORK — The Religion Communicators Council (RCC) announces 20 Wilbur Award winners to honor excellence by individuals in the secular media for communicating religious issues, values, and themes. On the...