News Archives

Jun. 13

Y&A Spark – June 2017

In our latest Y&A Spark newsletter (June 2017), we announce our recognition as a Finalist in the annual Ragan ACE Awards in the Small Agency Category, offer advice on getting premier earned media coverage, and share three signs you’re ready … Continue reading

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Apr. 15

Y&A Named Ragan & PR Daily Ace Award Finalist

Y&A was honored as a Finalist in the annual Ragan & PR Daily’s 2016 Ace Awards in the Small Agency Category. Ragan & PR Daily’s Awards programs recognize the communications campaigns and initiatives created by internal and external communicators around … Continue reading

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Mar. 30

A Tribute to Founder Jean Young

In January, we received heartbreaking news that Jean Young, founder of Young & Associates, had passed away unexpectedly. A cherished friend and mentor, we considered Jean family for her unwavering strength and love, fierce loyalty, toughness, support and a little … Continue reading

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Mar. 10

Y&A Spark – March 2017

In the March 2017 edition of the Y&A Spark newsletter, we celebrate the life of our firm’s founder and dear friend Jean Young, offer strategies for maximizing content across channels, and encourage readers to take a hard look at PR … Continue reading

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Dec. 01

Y&A Spark – December 2016

In our latest Y&A Spark newsletter (December 2016), we closed the year with the addition of new client Infutor, a a real-time information services and analytics provider and also announced that the agency was again a proud winner of a MarCom … Continue reading

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Jun. 28

Y&A Honored with Communicator Award

Building off previous awards and accolades in the last year, Young & Associates is honored to announce that the agency received an Award of Distinction from The Communicator Awards for its feature magazine placement in STORES Magazine for client StepsAway. … Continue reading

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Feb. 12

Y&A Spark – Feb. 2016 Issue

Want to learn more about freelance reporters impact on journalism/PR, why it is important to communicate C-level changes, and how to extend post-conference participation buzz? Read our February 2016 Spark newsletter here. (

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Dec. 11

Y&A Spark – Dec. 2015 Issue

As we close 2015, our latest newsletter covers a recent publicity stunt gone wrong, media relations best practices and tips for securing strong analyst relationships. Read more here.

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Sep. 29

Y&A Spark – Sept. 2015 Issue

Our latest PR newsletter covers securing client participation in PR efforts, the value of vertical industry press and more. Read the entire issue of The Spark here —

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Jul. 17

Y&A Spark – July 2015 Issue

Read the latest issue of The Spark newsletter: PR tips on awards, Principal Meggan Manson’s My Two Cents on Taylor Swift and Apple, and internal communication reminders. Read more here. Continue reading

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