Creating sustainable outcomes through collaborative communication

Phillip Yates, APR, PMP, leverages strategic communications and project management principles to help civic-minded organizations achieve sustainable outcomes. A former journalist, Phillip has more than 15 years of experience in communications strategy, media relations and journalism. He specializes in developing strategic communications and stakeholder engagement plans for land conservation, social impact and public policy efforts.

Phillip graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder with degrees in journalism and history. He has received Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) from the Universal Accreditation Board and a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute. 

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Other Recent Professional Credentials

Corporate Social Responsibility Certificate

University of Colorado

Sustainable Business Strategies Certificate

Harvard Business School Online

Marketing Strategy Certificate

Cornell University

Brand Management Certificate

Cornell University

Applied Risk Management

Project Management Institute

Reputation Risk Management

Public Relations Society of America

Advanced Management Techniques

University of Texas at Austin (CPE)

Management and Leadership Essentials

University of Texas at Austin (CPE)

Leadership Essentials

Project Management Institute

Leading and Managing Change

Project Management Institute

Communications & Journalism Awards 

Public Relations Society of America, Colo. Chapter

2019 Gold Pick for Community Relations

Public Relations Society of America, Colo. Chapter

2017 Silver Pick for Community Relations

Public Relations Society of America, Colo. Chapter

2017 Silver Pick for Integrated Communications

Hermes Creative Awards

2019 Platinum winner for Communications and Marketing

Hermes Creative Awards

2018 Platinum winner for Integrated Marketing

Hermes Creative Awards

2017 Gold winner for Communications and Marketing

Colorado Press Association

Second place for Deadline Journalism

Texas Associated Press Managing Editors

First place for Team Effort

Texas Associated Press Managing Editors

Second place for Star Breaking News report

Morris Journalism Excellence Award

Deadline Journalism

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