Bianchi Inducted into Public Relations Hall of Fame

             Bianchi Inducted into Public Relations Hall of Fame

PR Newswire

TROY, Mich., Nov. 13, 2012

TROY, Mich., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --In recognition of his contributions
to the public relations profession in the Detroit area over the past 30 years,
James A. Bianchi, president of Bianchi Public Relations, Inc. of Troy, was
recently inducted into the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Detroit
Chapter's Hall of Fame.

He was honored at the organization's annual meeting Thursday, Nov. 8 at the
Dearborn Inn.

Induction into the PRSA Detroit Hall of Fame is considered the chapter's
highest honor, reflecting a PR practitioner's significant contribution to the
profession, the PRSA Detroit Chapter and the community. Nominees are evaluated
and selected for induction by the Chapter's Senior Council, a group of PR
veterans with 20 or more years of experience.

"I'm both humbled and honored that my peers have selected me for the Hall of
Fame, especially as the group includes some Detroit PR legends I have
respected and admired for years," Bianchi said. "I look forward to continuing
our support of PRSA Detroit and I plan to spend the next 20 years trying to
live up to this recognition."

Bianchi founded Bianchi Public Relations in 1992, after six years as PR
manager with the former Fortune 200 transportation manufacturer, Fruehauf
Corporation, and another six years leading automotive and industrial account
teams at another Detroit-area PR firm.

Recently celebrating its 20^th anniversary, Bianchi PR specializes in the
automotive, industrial and business-to-business segments, and has grown to
represent such well-known clients as Johnson Controls, TRW Automotive, Cooper
Standard, 3M and BASF.

In 2003, Bianchi was the first recipient of the Wayne State University (WSU)
Department of Communication Alumni Achievement Award. He earned a Bachelor of
Arts degree in journalism, graduating with distinction from WSU in Detroit.

Accredited in public relations by the PRSA, Bianchi is a long-time member of
the Detroit Chapter of PRSA, the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce, the
Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Troy Chamber
of Commerce, the Automotive Press Association, SAE International, the Truck
Writers of North America and the Marketing & Sales Executives of Detroit.

About Bianchi PR
An award-winning PR agency based in Troy, Mich., Bianchi Public Relations is
among the top five independent PR firms based in southeast Michigan, according
to PRWeek magazine's rankings. Offering national reach and local
specialization, the firm is an affiliate of The PR Collective, a public
relations network of more than 25 independent agencies across North America.

With special expertise in the business-to-business realm, the firm has
represented clients in the aftermarket, association, automotive, consulting,
defense, design, e-business, education, engineering, industrial, legal,
manufacturing, not-for-profit, professional services and technology sectors.
For more information, visit or call 248-269-1122.

About PRSA-Detroit
The Detroit Chapter of PRSA was established in 1947 and is one of six founding
Chapters of PRSA, the world's largest organization for public relations
professionals with nearly 32,000 professional and student members. PRSA
Detroit is one of the largest chapters of PRSA with approximately 400 members
– from students to seasoned professionals, who represent business and
industry, agencies, solo practitioners, associations, nonprofit organizations
and government entities. The chapter is committed to education and diversity,
and serves as a gateway to public relations professionals by providing
educational and career opportunities for its members – including conferences,
professional development sessions, a consistently strong accreditation (APR)
preparation program, extensive new professionals' development and other
supportive activities. Visit, follow PRSA-Detroit on
Twitter (@PRSADetroit) and Facebook (PRSA Detroit Chapter), or e-mail for more information.

SOURCE Bianchi Public Relations

Contact: Jessica Killenberg Muzik, +1-248-269-1122,
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