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40 Under 40 2022: The Next Wave

This year's honorees embody the forward-thinking future of the PR industry.

40 Under 40 2021

The rising stars that make up this year’s group of honorees represent the bright future of the PR industry.

40 Under 40 2020

These stellar communications pros demonstrate the talent, drive and leadership chops to steer the PR industry through its next generation of evolution and disruption.

40 Under 40 2019

These standout communications professionals are ready to lead the industry into the future by embracing innovative strategies and sharing their expertise with others starting out in PR.

40 Under 40 2018

The next generation of communicators is changing the face of the industry.

40 Under 40 2017

As PR continues to evolve and grow, a new generation of leaders is stepping forward to answer the industry's toughest questions and redefine the marcomms sector.

40 Under 40 2016

With PR and communications forging a bigger and more strategic role on the marcomms stage, these innovators in creativity and influence are ideally positioned to guide the industry toward a new horizon.

40 Under 40 2015: Brand champions

Young PR pros, who get results, never settle for second best, and represent the future of communications

40 Under 40 2014: Heavy hitters

When it comes to being an influential leader, innovator, and pioneer in PR, age is just a number. PRWeek profiles 40 MVPs under 40, nominated by colleagues and peers, who are evolving the comms industry to new heights.

40 Under 40 2013: The new trailblazers

PRWeek profiles 40 dynamic individuals under the age of 40 who are leading the charge for the next generation of communicators.

40 Under 40 2012: Rising stars

Some say life begins at 40, but many PR professionals have already blazed a trail through the communications industry.

40 Under 40 2011: Ones to watch

You don't need to have been in PR that long to make a lasting impact. PRWeek identifies the industry's rising stars.

40 Under 40 2010: Early influencers

Decades of experience aren't a requirement for success in the PR industry.

40 Under 40 2009

PRWeek takes a look at young industry professionals who demonstrate the powerful future of the industry.

40 Under 40 2008

In this special, PRWeek's editorial team profiles 40 PR professionals under the age of 40 who have accomplished much in their relatively short careers, indicating there are even greater things to come

40 Under 40 2007

In this first-ever special, PRWeek's editorial team looks across agencies, corporations, and nonprofits to profile 40 professionals under the age of 40 who demonstrate innovative thinking, strong determination, and results that indicate a long and successful career in the PR industry.