Nominations for the 2021 PRSA Dallas 40 Under 40 are now open! 

We’re ready to shine a light on 40 young communications, marketing and media professionals under the age of 40 who are making an extraordinary impact on their businesses, communities and industry.

Presented by PRSA Dallas, the 40 Under 40 honors the best and brightest agency, corporate and nonprofit communicators as well as freelancers and contractors throughout North Texas. 

Open to PRSA Dallas members and non-members working in the fields of public relations, marketing, advertising, journalism, broadcasting, social media, and communications, the 40 Under 40 will recognize individuals who are making their mark, regardless of professional setting or industry.

The inaugural 40 Under 40 class will be honored during a special virtual event on June 24, 2021. 

Nominate someone you know - or maybe even yourself - today. 

(Note: Any nominees entered during the 2020 submission period will be considered for the 2021 awards.)


Early Bird Deadline: Friday, March 19, 2021

Fee: $65 for PRSA Dallas members and $95 for non-members

EXTENDED - Final Deadline: Friday, April 16, 2021

Fee (after March 19, 2021): $75 for PRSA Dallas members and $105 for non-members

Anyone who is 39 years or younger on or before June 23, 2021, is eligible. Winners must reside in the North Texas area and must attend the 40 Under 40 virtual awards ceremony on June 24, 2021. Self-nominations are accepted. Multiple nominations will have no bearing on selection.


Awards are determined by a select group of distinguished judges chosen by PRSA Dallas. The initial selection involves a review of each candidate’s nomination package. Selected candidates may be contacted by PRSA Dallas and asked to provide additional reference letters and supporting material. Final selection is made by judges according to nomination information, reference letters and all accompanying documentation.


Honors & Awards Chair
Kristin Cole