Swanson Russell walked away with 11 Anvil Awards at the Public Relations Society of America Nebraska Chapter’s 2011 awards gala – the most of any organization in the competition.

Announced Dec. 8, PRSA Nebraska’s Anvil Awards are given annually to organizations that have successfully addressed a public relations issue with skill, creativity and resourcefulness. The awards acknowledge best practices within the profession. Swanson Russell was recognized for work in the categories of social media, media relations, brand management, marketing consumer products and integrated communications.

The agency won three Awards of Excellence and eight Awards of Merit. The 11 Anvil Awards represented work for clients including Berkley Fishing, Land O’Lakes Purina Feed, Weatherby, Briggs & Stratton Home Power and FMC.

Founded in 1962, Swanson Russell is Nebraska’s largest marketing communications firm, with offices in Lincoln and Omaha. In addition to working with local and regional clients, the full-service agency is nationally recognized for expertise in agriculture, healthcare, outdoor recreation, construction and the green industry.

For more information about Swanson Russell’s Real Connection™ approach to advertising, public relations, interactive and branding services, visit them online at www.swansonrussell.com.