If you want to monetize your PR agency you can’t run it as a “lifestyle” firm. That surely will drive down its overall value—even if the firm is quote unquote profitable and reduce the number of suitors should you decide to sell.
Join American Women in Public Relations for a 90 minute video on demand discussion on career offroads and onroads – navigating a women’s career in business. It is based on a Harvard Business Review report entitled “The Hidden Brain Drain: Off-Ramps and On-Ramps in Women’s Careers.”
Our organization has been formed to enable groups of public relations women leaders across North America to come together to share ideas, contacts and experiences. We would like to ask YOU to share YOUR expertise with our network! Interested in helping us, help you? Read more…
This holiday season we encourage you to support women in public relations across North America that lead, inspire and build successful brands.
Here’s our list of 10 women in public relations who are making an impact for their clients and employers.
CANTOR INTEGRATED MARKETING STAFFING
Cantor Integrated Marketing Staffing led by Marie Raperto in New York City, recruits in the fields of public relations, marketing, corporate communications, social media and advertising. They also offer online reputation profile consultations to help women in public relations create an online brand and attract recruiters.
Dawn Chubai is a television veteran with over 17 years of on-air experience. She provides media training services for PR firms and corporations needing to build skills in their representatives, to individuals needing a refresher for an upcoming interview. She is currently working as Show Host for Good Morning TSC, Today’s Shopping Choice and is the former host of Breakfast Television in Vancouver.
DEIRDRE LOPIAN PUBLIC RELATIONS
Deirdre Lopian Public Relations is an agency specializing in building brands through social media strategy, digital marketing and event production. They lead client campaigns in the sports, entertainment, hospitality and lifestyle industries. Deirdre’s vast background in event management includes producing events for organizations such as Live Nation, WWE, HBO Sports, UFC, Miss America Organization and the NHL, to name a few.
Moonraker PR develops integrated PR, online communications and digital/social media strategies for clients from a variety of B2C, B2B and B2G industries. Led by Natasha Netschay Davies, the agency provides new media and crisis communications training to business, government and non-profit sectors.
Morcom Media is a new media PR consultancy with a select clientele and sensibility in fashion, entertainment and beauty led by Vanessa Morcom. They are currently working with ME to WE, part of WE Charity to empower domestic and international change.
PINK PEARL PR
Pink Pearl PR is a stylish, West Coast boutique public relations agency with a global reach, specializing in luxury female marketing for baby and kid’s products, beauty, fashion and lifestyle managed by Talia Beckett-Davis. They are currently working with Australia’s iconic award-winning technical fashion brand, Lorna Jane to launch their new digital flagship store lornajane.ca dedicated to the Canadian market.
PKE MARKETING AND PR SOLUTIONS
PKE Marketing and PR Solutions led by Phyllis Ershowsky, is a strategy-based, results-oriented firm committed to listening to our clients and to accomplishing their objectives to strengthen reputations, enhance relationships and build business. They work with clients in banking, healthcare, tourism, education, authors, and more!
PowHERhouse is a national Women’s Media Organization with a strong focus on social impact, utilizing a partner-focused, subscription-based media model led by Charlene SanJenko. The mission of PowHERhouse is to redefine the role of women’s media and the impact it can make by mobilizing Canadian leaders who in turn mobilize Canadian women.
SHONALI BURKE CONSULTING
Shonali Burke is a growth strategist whose unique combination of business acumen, integrated marketing communications expertise and project management skills helps businesses around the globe bring big ideas to life. She provides group and individual training to PR professionals at The Social PR Virtuoso®, an educational brand owned and operated by her consulting company, Shonali Burke Consulting. Get your All-Access Pass to The Social PR Virtuoso® Master Course for a one-time investment of $297. Discount promo code: WomeninPR
TOWN HALL BRANDS
Leeann Froese and Andrew von Rosen head Town Hall Brands, supported by a smart, dedicated, and hardworking team. The concept of town hall—a place where people gather to exchange and share valuable ideas and information—forms the foundation. They are currently working with Angie Quaale of Well Seasoned Gourmet Food Store’s on two house-made products: Ready-to-Eat Cookie Dough and gluten-free Chocolate Salami.
Give the gift of membership with Women in PR North America.
The organization is building chapters across Canada and the USA. Through student, individual and corporate subscriptions, members have access to networking opportunities, complimentary courses, case studies, replays of our live events, discounts, templates and video discussions, with new content added to our members academy each month. Memberships are reciprocal across Canada and the USA.
The Organization of Canadian Women in Public Relations (Women in PR Canada) and the Organization of American Women in Public Relations (Women in PR USA) together announce the annual gender pay gap survey results with sector group Global Women in PR. Read more…
Maureen Lippe, founder-CEO of Lippe Taylor, recalls a series of dinner meetings she initiated with other female leaders in the PR industry.
Nicole Rodrigues is the CEO and Founder of NRPR Group, an agency based in Beverly Hills, CA.
She’s a seasoned publicist and social media marketing pro with 17 years of experience under her belt, executing strategic campaigns for some of the biggest names in the business such as Yahoo!, Dolby, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony PlayStation, Hulu, M-GO, Toon Hero, Demand Media, MobiTV, and the Oakland Raiders. Read more…
Did you know that measurement of PR is the ‘hottest’ and most pressing issue for the practice worldwide!
The gender pay gap and lack of women in the boardroom are two major issues affecting the global PR industry.
Last year, in collaboration with Global Women in Public Relations, we launched our first ever survey to establish the facts and this year we are conducting a similar survey. Read more…
Talia Beckett-Davis, Chairwoman and President of Women in PR USA, joined Deirdre Breakenridge, CEO of Pure Performance Communications, at Nasdaq in New York City to discuss the expansion of The Organization of Women in PR into the U.S. and their dedication to advancing women in the field of public relations. Read more…