Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - San Francisco Giants senior vice president
of communications, Staci Slaughter, has been named the winner of the
2012 Robert O. Fishel Award for Public Relations Excellence.
A member of San Francisco's organization since 1996, Slaughter oversees the
Giants' media relations, public affairs, marketing communications programs,
social media and community outreach activities and serves on the franchise's
Slaughter has helped manage the club's jewel events and the accompanying media
operations, including for the 2000 opening of AT&T Park, the 2007 All-Star
Game, three World Series (2002, 2010, 2012) and two World Series Championship
parades in the last three years.
The Fishel Award, named after the longtime baseball executive, goes
to the "active, non-uniformed representative of Major League Baseball whose
ethics, character, dedication, service, professionalism and humanitarianism
best represent the standards propounded by Robert O. Fishel."
Fishel Award nominees are submitted by representatives of the 30 Major League
Clubs and league officials. The nominees are voted upon by active past winners
and the leadership of the BBWAA.
An executive with the Cleveland Indians, the St. Louis Browns, the New York
Yankees, and the American League office, Fishel was the inaugural winner of
the Award in 1981.
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