The History of PCH Told in Buenos Aires

Just last week I took some vacation time and visited the beautiful city of Buenos Aires in Argentina to visit my extended family. Many years ago, 25 to be exact, my parents came from Argentina to build a new life here in the US. I was born shortly thereafter and was followed by 2 brothers […]

Common Publishers Clearing House FAQs Answered

A common FAQ or Frequently Asked Questions that I see on the Publishers Clearing House Facebook Fan Page is, “What if I’m not home when you arrive?” Rest assured, the Prize Patrol will do everything that it can to find you! When I won the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes SuperPrize in 2008, it was a […]

PCH Prize Patrol: Bringing You Reality TV at its Best

Do you watch reality TV? I do! In fact, American Idol is on my must-watch list! As a new crop of hopeful superstars hits the stage each season, I quickly find myself putting my heart and soul into rooting for my favorites! But, let’s face it, they’re all pretty great – and a lot more […]

Join the Online Conversation at the PCH Blog and Publishers Clearing House Facebook Fan Page

Recently, my colleague Frank and I attended an Online Marketing Summit (OMS) in San Diego. Our mission was to learn more about social media, such as blogging, Facebook, MySpace and Twitter, to be able to better serve YOU, our loyal followers, customers, entrants and game players. One major conference theme was “joining the online conversation” […]

Radio Contest Gave Me The Thrill of Winning

Have you ever tried to win something in a radio contest? I have, and my experience has usually gone something like this: I scramble to dial the number only to be greeted with a busy signal. So I try again repeatedly only to hear the same blaring tone — you know the drill. That is, until […]

PCH Prize Award Team Enjoys Barbeque

PCH Prize Patrol Notes from the road, following a recent surprise prize award in Raleigh-Durham Area … We arrived at Newton Grove Florist at 10:00 this morning to collect a dozen roses and inflate balloons with the help of the formerly skeptical proprietress. We waited to see if any of the media would venture down […]

Cash Sweepstakes Prize in Columbia, SC TV Viewing Area

A fond memory for us is when we surprised $10,000 cash sweepstakes winner Henry Wilson in Sumter, SC a little after 11:00 in the morning this past Veteran’s Day. His entire family was home to welcome us for the prize award because it was a holiday. Henry smiled from ear to ear when we told […]

The Winning Logo Design for the PCHblog Redesign

We’ve been busy over here at PCH working on improving many of our social media properties including the Publishers Clearing House Fan Page and PCHblog. We’re making quick progress on the PCHblog and I wanted to share a sneak peek of the winning design with you, our loyal readers, before the official re-launch. So here […]

Give PCHSearch&Win a try – Whether You’re Young or Young at Heart!

“Mommy, what’s today’s prize?” When my 7-year-old daughter asks me this question, she’s not trying to find out if I got her a surprise, she’s interested in the Publishers Clearing House Search & Win’s Prize of the Day. Now, I work for Publishers Clearing House in the creative department, so naturally I’m excited about the […]

It All Started With A Texas Prize Winner

In August of 2008, we launched the PCHBlog with our first official article titled “Another Texas State Winner” that chronicled one of our Texas prize winners. That was about a year and a half ago and since then Deborah, Dave and a few other PCHers have been writing multiple weekly blog posts telling you about […]