Joy Farber Kolo Named Outstanding Agency Professional at 2022 PRWeek US Awards 

Weber Shandwick North America president Joy Farber Kolo was named Outstanding Agency Professional at the 2022 PRWeek U.S. Awards, held in New York. Weber Shandwick also celebrated two wins and two honorable mentions for campaigns with clients.

Joy Farber Kolo Named Outstanding Agency Professional at 2022 PRWeek US Awards

In awarding Farber Kolo the honor, PRWeek judges noted her consistent leadership and great service to the community.


“Joy has steered Weber Shandwick’s North America region fearlessly in the past few years with both the energy and empathy required to deliver for our clients and people in a time of continued complexity,” said Susan Howe, president, Weber Shandwick. “Joy’s leadership for our people and our agency, her service to her community and her commitment to our purpose and our values make me so incredibly proud to call her both a colleague and a partner.”

With clients, Weber Shandwick celebrated two wins and two honorable mentions, including:


  • “CES Exhibit Zero” with General Motors won Best in Technology
  • “No Way Norway” with General Motors in partnership with McCann and FleishmanHillard won Best in Influencer Impact
  • “Spreading the Love” with Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative received an honorable mention in Best Consumer Launch
  • “Game Over for Headaches” with GSK Consumer Healthcare and Excedrin received an honorable mention in Best in Influencer Impact


Farber Kolo is a 25+ year veteran of Weber Shandwick, having served as president of North America since January 2020. She has previously been honored as a Campaign US Female Frontier for Leading the Charge in PR.