Contact O'Dwyer's: 271 Madison Ave., #600, New York, NY 10016; Tel: 212/679-2471 or Toll Free: 866/395-7710
O'Dwyer's Inside News of Public Relations & Marketing Communications - O'Dwyer's Dec. '16 Entertainment & Sports PR Magazine
 Sign In | Subscribe | Free E-Mail Newsletter rss,facebook,twitter
Revive PR
rss facebook twitter Sign-Up for O'Dwyer's Weekly E-mail Newsletter

Category: Media NewsReturn to Latest News
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016
Condé Nast Shutters Self Print Edition
By Jon Gingerich
Self MagazineWomen’s health and wellness title Self will cease production of its print edition after its February 2017 issue.
Category: Media News
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016
Face-to-Face Is Best Way to Communicate, IPR Told
By Jack O'Dwyer

ElectroencephalographySubjects in brain research who sat facing each other while talking had brains that “lit up” while those who sat back-to-back had much less brain activity, the Institute for PR was told Nov. 30.

Category: Media News
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016
Anti-Trump Journalist Group Has Banquet Sans Humble Pie
By Jack O'Dwyer
Committe to Protect Journalists logoThe Committee to Protect Journalists, which called Donald Trump “an unprecedented threat to the rights of journalists,” had its $1,000-a-plate banquet at the Waldorf-Astoria Nov. 22. Humble pie should have been served. (3 reader comments)
Category: Media News
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016
Journalists to Honor CNN’s Amanpour
By Jack O'Dwyer

CPJ logoChristiane Amanpour, CNN’s chief international correspondent and anchor, will be honored Nov. 22 at the annual dinner of the Committee to Protect Journalists at the Waldorf-Astoria. (1 reader comment)

Category: Media News
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016
Observer Goes Online After 30 Years in Print
By Jack O'Dwyer

Cover of New York ObserverThe New York Observer, owned by Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has gone completely online after 30 years with a print edition. It is also removing “New York” from its name.

Category: Media News
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016
NY Times Opens Up Website for Election
By Editorial Staff
NY Times free election accessUnlimited access to the paper's website is being pitched as a way for readers to "experience the type of original journalism we strive for." (1 reader comment)
Category: Media News
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016
NBC Doubling Down on Buzzfeed
By Ronn Torossian
Ronn Torossian NBCUniversal's recent bid to increase its investment in BuzzFeed reveals traditional media's ongoing struggle to find their place in the brave new world of digital and mobile viewing.
Category: Media News
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016
Since Earned Media Is “Harder" to Obtain, Branded Content Is Needed
By Jack O'Dwyer

Katie CreaserSince earned media is getting “harder to gain traction in,” PR people need to make “smart branded content recommendations for clients,” Communications Week was told Oct. 21.

Category: Media News
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016
Can Machines Replace PR People? Maybe.
By Jack O'Dwyer

Communications Week panelistsAutomation in PR, with computers dealing with reporters instead of PR people, was one of the topics at Communications Week, New York, which ends today. (1 reader comment)

Category: Media News
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016
Nat'l Press Club Condemns Trump's 'Journalist Intimidation'
By Editorial Staff
Tommy BurrNPC president Tommy Burr believes Donald Trump should "embrace the role of independent journalists in a democratic society." (2 reader comments)
Category: Media News
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016
PR People Must Show How Items benefit Consumers, Reporters Tell G&S Business Communications Guests
By Jack O'Dwyer
NYWICI Breakfast Meeting logoPR people pitching media should do this in terms of what will benefit consumers and should “eliminate jargon,” reporters told a “Meet the Media” event Oct. 12 at G&S Business Communications.
Category: Media News
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016
The Atlantic Assigns Goldberg Editor-in-Chief
By Jon Gingerich
Jeffrey Goldberg Atlantic correspondent Jeffrey Goldberg has been named that magazine's newest editor-in-chief.
Category: Media News
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016
Magazine Readership Rises in ’16
By Jon Gingerich
Magazine Media 360Magazine audiences have picked up more than nine percent in the last year, according to the latest Brand Audience Report from Magazine Media 360°.
Category: Media News
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016
Beacon Reader, Independent J Group, Shuts Down
By Jack O'Dwyer

Beacon ReaderBeacon Reader, founded in 2013 to fund independent journalism, said it is no longer offering services to journalists and has cancelled all subscriptions.

Category: Media News
Fri., Sep. 30, 2016
Auritt Comms. Provided Media Training for American Heroes
By Editorial Staff
15:17 to Paris book coverFriends Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler and Alex Skarlatos tell the story of their encounter with a terrorist on a train from Amsterdam to Paris last summer in The 15:17 to PARIS.
Category: Media News
Tue., Sep. 27, 2016
Plug Laden TV Plots Planned
By Jack O'Dwyer

Randall Rothenberg“Native advertising is about to flood the airwaves,” says Business Insider, meaning storylines written around “products the advertisers are trying to sell.” (2 reader comments)

Category: Media News
Mon., Sep. 26, 2016
Do Newspaper Readers Want “Puppy Dogs” or Real News?
By Jack O'Dwyer

PuppiesDo newspaper readers want to read about "puppy dogs" or real news? was discussed Sept. 21 when a Daily News panel examined advertiser-initiated editorial content that looks like it was written by the news staff. (3 reader comments)

Category: Media News
Fri., Sep. 23, 2016
Daily News Provides Video of “Branding” Panel
By Jack O'Dwyer

Daily News Innovation LabThe Daily News has provided a video of the 57-minute program Sept. 21 that considered new levels of cooperation between the business and editorial sides of media. Attendance was 150+.

Category: Media News
Fri., Sep. 23, 2016
YouTube, Gmail More Popular Among Teens than Social Media
By Jon Gingerich
NCSAA study on the online behaviors of American teens found that YouTube and Gmail were more poplar among this demographic than Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.
Category: Media News
O'Dwyer's Poll:
New York Times
How can the New York Times shed its anti-Trump reputation?
Rededicate to fair & honest coverage
Hire a pro-Trump columnist
No changing course now
What anti-Trump bias?
View past polls
Rank Your Firm With O'Dwyer's
Snapshots - 10/17/08
O'Dwyer's NL
Dec. 5, 2016
O'Dwyer's Newsletter O'Dwyer's Newsletter
Back issues
Dec '16
Entertainment &
Sports PR
O'Dwyer's Oct. Healthcare & Medical PR Magazine O'Dwyer's Oct. Healthcare & Medical PR Magazine
Nov. '16
Technology PR
O'Dwyer's Oct. Healthcare & Medical PR Magazine O'Dwyer's Oct. Healthcare & Medical PR Magazine
Oct. '16
Healthcare &
Medical PR
O'Dwyer's Oct. Healthcare & Medical PR Magazine O'Dwyer's Oct. Healthcare & Medical PR Magazine
O'Dwyer's magazine back issues
Commentary &
Prof. Development:

Tue., Dec. 6
Why the Times Should Hire a Pro-Trump Columnist
By Fraser Seitel
Fraser Seitel

Tue., Dec. 6
Chief Storyteller: The Newest Member of the C-Suite
By Rachel Spielman
Rachel Spielman

Tue., Dec. 6
Adding Purpose-Driven Partnerships to Your Game Plan
By Steve Mann
Steve Mann

Mon., Dec. 5
Faltering Press, PR Are in a "Pickle"
By Jack O'Dwyer
Ronn Torossian

Mon., Dec. 5
Breitbart and Kellogg’s at War
By Ronn Torossian
Ronn Torossian

Fri., Dec. 2
Wearing Blinders: The Sports Sponsors Playbook
By Arthur Solomon
Arthur Solomon

Fri., Dec. 2
NY Post Sees Traffic Problem But Has No Solutions
By Jack O'Dwyer
Ronn Torossian

Thu., Dec. 1
A Vote is Only the Beginning of Democracy
By Joe Honick
Joe Honick

Tue., Nov. 29
Taxes and Identity Theft
By Richard Goldstein
Richard Goldstein

Tue., Nov. 29
Storyshowing 2.0: Catering to Instantaneous Need
By Rory Schaff
Rory Schaff

Mon., Nov. 28
Anti-Trump Journalist Group Has Banquet Sans Humble Pie
By Jack O'Dwyer
Ronn Torossian

*Find more commentary & prof. development under these categories:
--Crisis Comms.

--Financial Mgmt.
--Professional Dev.
--Public Affairs

--Public Relations


Mon., Nov. 28
Rhode Island Issues RFPs
Rhode Island Commerce Corporation

Tue., Nov. 22
BK Navy Yard Wants Site Redesign
By Jon Gingerich
Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation

Fri, Nov. 11
Barbados Tourism Looks for Agency of Record in US
Barbados RFP

Fri., Nov. 4
Vidalia Onion Committee Requests Marketing Proposals
Vidalia Onion Committee

Thu., Nov. 3
Wiki Education Foundation Wants Communications Help
Wiki Education Foundation

Fri., Oct. 28
AR Dept. of Parks and Tourism Seeks AOR
Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism

Thu., Oct. 20
Santa Monica Seeks Marketing Help
Santa Monica

*For a full list of RFPs back to the beginning of 2016 and earlier, go to: O'Dwyer's RFP

Edelman Trust Barometer Edelman Trust Barometer 2013
5WPR NYC Public Relations Firm
Mediaco by Weber Shandwick
O'Dwyer's PR Firm Rankings Seal2016 Rankings
of PR Firms

Rankings by '15 net fees with separate charts for 12 PR specialties such as healthcare, tech and travel. Look up firms in key cities like New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.
Top 10 PR firms for 2016:
1. APCO Worldwide, D.C. - $119,858,300
2. WE, Wash. - $98,782,000
3. W2O Group, San Fran. - $95,010,000
4. Ruder Finn, NY - $74,000,000
5. Finn Partners, New York - $71,481,000
6. LEWIS, San Fran. - $68,585,000
7. ICR, CT - $56,208,757
8. Zeno Group, New York - $47,343,821
9. PadillaCRT, New York - $34,813,666
10. Global Strategy, New York - $31,000,000
Full ranking of firms >>
Become an O'Dwyer's Ranked PR Firm
Edelman - Show Up Differently Edelman - Show Up Differently

Is your resume up-to-date on O'Dwyer's?

- Expose your resume to top employers who search the database daily. No contact information is shared with the employer unless you say so.

- Search open jobs and weed out any irrelevant ones using robust search filters.

- Be the first to get job alerts when a job that meets your criteria is posted.

Find The Right PR Firm

Download PDF of
'16 directory
O'Dwyer's Directory of PR Firms O'Dwyer's Directory

- Alphabetically
- Geographically
- PR Specialty

2011 O'Dwyer's Directory of PR Firms 2011 O'Dwyer's Directory of PR Firms O'Dwyer's Directory of PR Firms

O'Dwyer's is the
#1 source for researching outside PR counsel.

Add your firm to our online database and let O’Dwyer’s help you to expand your PR firm locally, nationally and globally.

O'Dwyer's is the only place you can look up a company (e.g., Microsoft, Nike, Starbucks) and determine its outside PR counsel.

Try it out!

Compare terms using: AND    OR

How To Hire A PR Firm
By Jack O’Dwyer
Public relations covers such a broad array of communications services these days that defining it has become harder than ever. Read more...
Fraser SeitelBy Fraser Seitel
It still makes great good sense for a corporate buyer to be cautious before hiring a public relations agency. Read more...
List Your Firm With O'Dwyer's
inVentiv Health: Millennial Mindset
O'Dwyer's PR Magazine
O'Dwyer's Magazine
Dec. '16 Entertainment & Sports PR Magazine O'Dwyer's Magazine

O'Dwyer's magazine, now in its 30th year, is the #1 publication for PR and marketing communications pros.

Advertise With O'Dwyer's
2017 Editorial Calendar:
January, PR Buyer's Guide/Crisis Comms.
February, Environmental PR & Public Affairs
March, Food & Beverage PR
April, Broadcast Media Svcs. & Social Media PR
May, PR Firm Rankings
June, Multicultural/Diversity & Int'l PR
July, Travel & Tourism PR
August, Financial PR/IR & Prof. Svcs. PR
September, Beauty/Fashion & Lifestyle PR
October, Healthcare & Medical PR
November: Technology PR
December: Entertainment & Sports PR
Each month a different area of PR is examined and firms with strengths in the focus area are profiled.
Submit Profile for O'Dwyer's Magazine
The 2014 Extending Your Brand to Employees Conference
Strategic Internal Communications Conference
3rd Annual Internal Comms. & Situational Messaging
Corporate Social Media Summit
3rd Internal Branding & Employee Engagement Conference
The Communicator Awards: Deadline March 9, 2012
Reputation Preservation and Crisis Communication Summit (Mar. 5-6) New York
PR Services & Products
O'Dwyer's Magazine O'Dwyer's Magazine
Shop in 54 categories:

- Broadcast Monitoring
- Crisis Management
- Editorial Distribution
- Electronic Newsfeeds/ Satellite Services
- Executive Search
- Integrated Marketing & PR
- Interactive/Multimedia Services
- Media Training
- Newswires
- Press Release Distribution
- Public Service Announcements

- Radio
- Research
- Satellite Media Tours
- Search Engine Optimization
- Social Media
- Speakers Service
- TV Production
- Video Production & Editing
- Webcasting
- Website Development

See all PR service companies...

Don't miss the deadline for the 2017 O'Dwyer's PR Buyer's Guide!
Fri., Dec. 9
Add Your PR Service or Product

Web Links:
- PR Blogs
- Public Relations/Media
- Newswires
- Networks
- Int'l News
- More News
- Health Resources
- Media Watchdogs
- U.S. Government
- U.S. Newspapers
- U.S. Magazines
O'Dwyer's Newsletter PDF


GroupHigh Outreach Marketing Virtual Summit Strategic Employee Engagement & Internal Brand Activation 2015 SIIA CODiE Awards 2015 SIIA CODiE Awards Crisis Response Pro PR Summit - San Francisco G2 Crowd, Write a Review, Get a $15 Amazon Gift Card Karbo Communications When & How: Selling Your PR Firm Communications Week - Oct. 17-21 - #CommsWeek16

inVentiv Health Public Relations Group


Subscribe to O'Dwyer's website | Editorial Contacts | Order O'Dwyer Publications | Advertising Info | Contact O'Dwyer's | Terms and Conditions

Copyright © 1998-2016 J.R. O'Dwyer Company, Inc.
271 Madison Ave., #600, New York, NY 10016; Tel: 212/679-2471 or Toll Free: 866/395-7710