Canale Communications Honored with 11 Awards at PRSA’s Annual Edward L. Bernays Ceremony

October 13, 2017

Leading strategic life sciences communications firm recognized for excellence in Media Relations, Website Development and Brand Management by Southern California PR awards program

SAN DIEGOOct. 13, 2017 — Canale Communications Inc., an award-winning life science communications firm, has been honored with 11 awards from Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) Edward L. Bernays Awards, the Southern California public relations industry’s annual celebration of excellence. The agency was honored in the categories of Media Relations, Reputation/Brand Management, Websites, Integrated Communications, Social Media, Investor Relations and Editorials/OpEd Columns.

“Winning these Bernays Awards — a total of 11, no less — demonstrates both CanaleComm’s collective expertise and our consistency in delivering strategic, life science-focused counsel,” said Carin Canale-Theakston, the agency’s founder and chief executive officer. “While we don’t necessarily need formal awards to recognize our efforts, it’s incredibly moving to be acknowledged by our industry peers for the quality work we deliver to our clients.”

The Canale Communications team celebrates at the annual Edward L. Bernays Awards, where it won a coveted “Best in Show” award.

Named after Edward L. Bernays, a man commonly referred to as the “father of public relations,” the awards recognize the collective accomplishments of agencies and organizations in the San Diego and Imperial counties. The awards are divided into two categories: Silver, honoring entire public relations campaigns, and Bronze, honoring PR tactics. Members of the of the West Michigan PRSA Chapter judged all award entries.

Of the 11 awards received, Canale Communications was honored with four Silver awards and seven Bronze Awards, ultimately winning “Best in Show” for Reputation/Brand Management on behalf of work for Johnson & Johnson Innovation. The agency also swept the Bronze Media Relations category, being recognized for work done for Eidos and Synthetic Genomics, and Lovelace Biomedical and Xencor’s websites were both honored Bronze awards for Websites.

For more information on the Edward L. Bernays Awards, please visit PRSA’s website.

About Canale Communications

Canale Communications is a privately-held, strategic communications and creative firm exclusively serving the life science and healthcare industries, with a focus on emerging companies. The company has worked with more than 300 biotech, health tech and pharmaceutical companies at virtually every stage of development. The firm specializes in corporate communications, public relations, investor communications, website development, creative services, content creation and distribution, and social media. Canale Communications primarily serves clients headquartered in the biotech hubs of Southern California and the San Francisco Bay Area, and also extends to other life science hubs that are home to some of the hottest new biotech and digital health companies. Visit to learn more.

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