To celebrate its 60th Anniversary, the Public Relations Society of America San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter (PRSA SD/IC) started the online Otto Bos Hall of Fame in 2019, including induction of all past Otto Bos Lifetime Achievement Award winners.
This special award, previously the Otto Bos Lifetime Achievement Award and now called the Otto Bos Hall of Fame Award, recognizes experienced practitioners for lifetime achievement in the public relations field. All awardees will be honored on the Otto Bos Hall of Fame on the PRSA SD/IC website in perpetuity.
Criteria for induction includes 30 or more years of distinguished accomplishments in the PR field; demonstration as a visionary leader within, and has made a significant positive impact on, the PR industry; demonstrated dedication to the PR profession and its professionals; has given back to the PR industry via mentoring or other means; has led by example and has served as an inspiration to the next generation of PR professionals; worked in the San Diego/Imperial Counties region for at least 10 years during his or her professional career; and is a current or past PRSA SD/IC member.
Nominations are submitted each year as part of the Edward L. Bernays Awards call for entries. PRSA SD/IC announces the inductee at the annual Edward L. Bernays Awards Ceremony.
Below you will find a list of Otto Bos Hall of Fame inductees and blog post features on past Otto Bos Lifetime Achievement Award winners — a digital content campaign launched to celebrate past and current PR pioneers in our region.