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Elev8 New Media Wins Media Relations Award for Consumer Products at the 57th Annual PRSA LA PRism Awards

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  • Elev8 awarded 2021 Media Relations, Consumer Products Award for The Alkaline Water Company’s partnership with Shaquille O’Neal

LOS ANGELES, October 26, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Elev8 New Media, a media and public relations firm specializing in securing media and press coverage for its client companies, earned the 2021 Media Relations, Consumer Products Award for The Alkaline Water Company’s partnership with basketball Hall of Famer and entertainment icon Shaquille O’Neal at the 57th annual Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Los Angeles PRism awards.

The PRism Awards honor the best in strategic public relations and communications programs and tactical execution by PR professionals throughout greater Los Angeles. This year's PRism Awards took place at the Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica, California.

"Communicating amid troubling times has proven to be a puzzle worth solving. Our team has proven their abilities to cut through the noise and deliver impactful messaging that yields tremendous results for our clients. Collaborating with The Alkaline Water Company on best practices amid this ongoing campaign has illustrated the importance of alliance between client and agency," commented Jessica Starman, Chief Executive Officer of Elev8 New Media. "Working with Shaquille’s team over at Authentic Brands Group has been incredible. This award has overwhelmed our team with gratitude and joy. We look forward to fueling these efforts into 2022."

"Congratulations! We at The Alkaline Water Company couldn’t be happier for Jessica and Elev8 New Media. We love working with her and her team. They’ve taken the time to truly know our people, our brand, and our objectives, and the results have always exceeded our expectations. This award proves what I’ve often told other business leaders, that Jessica and Elev8 New Media are simply the best," commented Ricky Wright, President and Chief Executive Officer at The Alkaline Water Company.

Authentic Brands Group (ABG), a brand development, marketing, and entertainment company, is a strategic partner of the Shaquille O’Neal brand.

About Elev8 New Media

Elev8 New Media is a boutique media relations firm specializing in increasing awareness for companies through traditional and modern media. Elev8 New Media maintains valuable relationships with journalists, editors, analysts, and outlets giving our clients the best exposure.

Our team elevates media visibility through digital and social marketing, and is consistently developing, implementing, managing, and monitoring client coverage across various platforms. Getting the coverage and exposure you’re looking for is more than just talking to reporters and having on-air time - it’s about creating lasting relationships that will generate ongoing chatter and excitement. We help clients garner meaningful connections in the industry across TV, social, print, and digital media. We don’t settle to just raising the bar, we elevate it.

About The Alkaline Water Company

Founded in 2012, The Alkaline Water Company (NASDAQ and CSE: WTER) is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. Its flagship product, Alkaline88®, is a leading premier alkaline water brand available in bulk and single-serve sizes along with eco-friendly aluminum packaging options. With its innovative, state-of-the-art proprietary electrolysis process, Alkaline88® delivers perfect 8.8 pH balanced alkaline drinking water with trace minerals and electrolytes and boasts our trademarked label ‘Clean Beverage.’ Quickly being recognized as a growing lifestyle brand, Alkaline88® launched A88 Infused™ in 2019 to meet consumer demand for flavor-infused products. A88 Infused™ flavored water is available in six unique all-natural flavors, with new flavors coming soon. Additionally, in 2020, the Company launched A88 Infused Beverage Division Inc., which includes the Company’s CBD water and flavor-infused water. For the Company’s topical and ingestible offerings, A88 Infused Products Inc. includes both the Company’s lab-tested full-spectrum hemp salves, balms, lotions, essential oils, and bath salts, along with broad-spectrum hemp, powder packs, oil tinctures, capsules, and gummies.

To purchase Alkaline88 and A88 Flavor Infused products online, visit us at To learn more about The Alkaline Water Company, please visit or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or LinkedIn.

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Jessica Starman, MBA

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