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 - Environmental PR & Public Affairs: Feb. '16
 Sign In | Subscribe | Free E-Mail Newsletter rss,facebook,twitter
5WPR NYC Public Relations Firm
rss facebook twitter Sign-Up for O'Dwyer's Weekly E-mail Newsletter


Return to Latest News
Thu., Jan. 15, 2015
Crisis Preparation in the Digital Age
By John McInerney
John McInerneyIn the age of digital communications, crises incubate, hatch and unfold before an audience of millions of consumers, investors and businesses at near-blinding speed. But what happens when the company crisis is your own?
Category: Crisis Communications
Thu., Jan. 15, 2015
Ketchum's Scibetta Enrolls at Stony Brook
By Kevin McCauley
Nicholas ScibettaNicholas Scibetta, director of Ketchum's global media network, will take the VP-communications job at Stony Brook University on Jan. 26.
Category: Professional Services PR
Thu., Jan. 15, 2015
Caesars Rolls Chapter XI Dice with Joele Frank
By Kevin McCauley
CaesarsCaesars Entertainment Operating Co. is using Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher to handle media related to its financial restructuring announced today to shed $10B in debt.
Category: Financial PR & Investor Relations
Thu., Jan. 15, 2015
Discovery Founder Eyes Streaming Service
By Kevin McCauley
John Hendricks, founder of Discovery Channel, is launching Curiosity-Stream, a subscription video-on demand service that will offer reports about nature.
Category: Media News
Thu., Jan. 15, 2015
APCO Vet Schooling Sets Up Shop
By Kevin McCauley
Robert SchoolingRobert Schooling, former APCO Worldwide Americas president, has established Reservoir Communications Group in Washington to counsel clients on how to integrate brand, reputation and advocacy communications.
Category: Public Affairs
Thu., Jan. 15, 2015
Scandal-Rocked Secret Service Slaps PA Staffer
By Kevin McCauley
Secret Service badgeJane Murphy, who heads governmental & PA at the Secret Service, is among four officials demoted in wake of a series of embarrassing and troubling security lapses.
Category: Government
Wed., Jan. 14, 2015
Europe Pushes for American Gas
By Kevin McCauley
LNG AlliesEuropeans work through coalition to approve the export of American liquefied natural gas to offset dependence on Russia and enhance energy security.
Category: Foreign government
Wed., Jan. 14, 2015
Dynamic Media Environment Blurs Crisis Lines
By Alex Stanton
Alex StantonWhere does one news cycle end and the next begin? What’s the difference between “traditional” and “digital” media?  Where’s the line between reporting and advocacy? Does credibility still matter?
Category: Crisis Communications
Wed., Jan. 14, 2015
Gaynor Takes B-M/Asia Helm
By Kevin McCauley
Terri-Helen GaynorTerri-Helen Gaynor, founding partner of Reputation Ply in Australia, is taking over Burson-Martin's Asia-Pacific duties from Pat Ford, who helmed the region since Oct. 2012.
Category: PR Firms
Wed., Jan. 14, 2015
New PR Network Debuts
By Kevin McCauley
The Global Communications Alliance network of firms has launched with 10 members with market coverage in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
Category: PR Firms
Wed., Jan. 14, 2015
Lahey Latches on at Podesta
By Kevin McCauley
Josh LaheyJosh Lahey, a PR and advertising pro, has joined Washington's Podesta Group as it broadens its PA/lobbying base.
Category: Lobbying
Wed., Jan. 14, 2015
Curry Launches Media Venture
By Kevin McCauley
Ann CurryNBC anchor Ann Curry, who departed the "Today" show with a teary good-bye following a conflict with co-host Matt Lauer, is starting her own production house
Category: Media News
Wed., Jan. 14, 2015
Legal Cost of L.I. Towns' Eruv Fight so far: $884,837
By Jack O'Dwyer

Southampton sealSouthampton, Westhampton Beach and Quogue have spent $884,837 thus far fighting imposition of a Jewish religious boundary called an eruv in their areas, according to records obtained via Freedom of Information filings by this website.

Category: Public Affairs
Tue., Jan. 13, 2015
Blog: University of Chicago Issues Ringing Endorsement of Free Speech
By Kevin McCauley
University of ChicagoAs college campuses "disinvite" speakers deemed politically incorrect by some students, the University of Chicago last week issued a ringing endorsement of free speech. Bravo UoC!
Category: Content
Tue., Jan. 13, 2015
MediaTracks Celebrates 25 Years
By Editorial Staff
MediaTracks staffMediaTracks Communications, radio/audio services provider for PR pros at companies such as Walmart, McDonald's and Coca-Cola, hit the 25-year mark this past Dec.
Category: PR Services
Tue., Jan. 13, 2015
Qatar Buttresses DC Coverage
By Kevin McCauley
MercuryQatar has retained Omnicom's Mercury Public Affairs to a six-month "strategic consulting and management services" contract worth $930K in fees.
Category: Foreign government
Tue., Jan. 13, 2015
Gennaro Manages Voya's PR
By Kevin McCauley

Paul GennaroPaul Gennaro has joined Voya Financial as senior VP-corporate communications & chief communications officer.

Category: Financial Management
Tue., Jan. 13, 2015
Al Jazeera Retrenches
By Kevin McCauley
Al JazeeraAl Jazeera America has cut staff and pared programming as the Qatar-based satellite TV service seeks to expand its footprint here.
Category: Media News
Tue., Jan. 13, 2015
Edelman's Smith Dives into Diversity Post
By Kevin McCauley
Trisch SmithTrisch Smith, executive VP at Edelman/DC, has been named managing director for diversity and inclusion
Category: PR Firms
Tue., Jan. 13, 2015
Communications Tips on Navigating Title IX
By Ashley McCown
Ashley McCownEven before the recent Rolling Stone article on a UVA student who alleged she was sexually assaulted by fraternity brothers imploded, frequent and hard-hitting media coverage had put an increasingly sharper focus on a challenging reality facing colleges and universities across this country.
Category: Crisis Communications
Today's Poll:
Donald Trump and Ted Cruz
Who has the best shot to upset Donald Trump or Ted Cruz in Iowa & NH?
Chris Christie
John Kasich
Marco Rubio
Jeb Bush
Ben Carson
No one
View past polls
Rank Your Firm With O'Dwyer's
Snapshots - 10/17/08
O'Dwyer's NL
Feb. 1, 2016
O'Dwyer's Newsletter O'Dwyer's Newsletter
Back issues
O'Dwyer's Magazine O'Dwyer's February Environmental PR & Public Affairs Magazine
Feb. '16
Profiles of Environmental PR & Public Affairs Firms
O'Dwyer's January PR Buyer's Guide O'Dwyer's January PR Buyer's Guide
Jan. '16
PR Buyer's Guide & Profiles of Crisis Communications Firms
O'Dwyer's December Entertainment & Sports PR Magazine O'Dwyer's December Entertainment & Sports PR Magazine
Dec. '15
Profiles of Entertainment & Sports PR Firms
O'Dwyer's November Technology PR Magazine O'Dwyer's November Tecnology PR Magazine
Nov. '15
Profiles of Technology PR Firms
O'Dwyer's October Healthcare & Medical PR Magazine O'Dwyer's October Healthcare & Medical PR Magazine
Oct. '15
Profiles of Healthcare & Medical PR Firms
O'Dwyer's Sept. Beauty & Fashion PR Magazine O'Dwyer's Sept. Beauty & Fashion PR Magazine
Sep. '15
Profiles of Beauty/Fashion & Lifestyle PR Firms
O'Dwyer's August Financial PR/IR & Prof. Svcs. PR Magazine O'Dwyer's August Financial PR/IR & Prof. Svcs. PR Magazine
Aug. '15
Profiles of Financial PR/IR & Professional Services PR Firms
O'Dwyer's Travel & Tourism PR Magazine O'Dwyer's Travel & Tourism PR Magazine
Jul. '15
Profiles of Travel & Tourism PR Firms
O'Dwyer's June Multicultural & Int'l PR Magazine O'Dwyer's June Multicultural & Int'l PR Magazine
Jun. '15
Profiles of Multicultural/Diversity & Int'l PR Firms
O'Dwyer's May PR Firm Rankings Magazine O'Dwyer's May PR Firm Rankings Magazine
May '15
PR Firm Rankings Special Issue
O'Dwyer's April Broadcast & Social Media Magazine O'Dwyer's April Broadcast & Social Media Magazine
Apr. '15
Profiles of Broadcast Media Services Cos. & Social Media PR Firms
O'Dwyer's March Food & Beverage PR Magazine O'Dwyer's March Food & Beverage PR Magazine
Mar. '15
Profiles of Food & Beverage PR Firms
O'Dwyer's magazine back issues to 2011
Edelman - Show Up Differntly Edelman Trust Barometer Edelman Trust Barometer 2013
5WPR NYC Public Relations Firm
Cision: Need Media Coverage For Your Story?
inVentiv Health: Millennials
Weber Shandwick

O'Dwyer's PR Magazine
O'Dwyer's Magazine O'Dwyer's Magazine

Feb. '16 Environmental PR &
Public Affairs 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
2016 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.
Subscribe to O'Dwyer's Magazine

Find The Right PR Firm
O'Dwyer's Directory of PR Firms
Download PDF of
'15 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

List Your Firm With O'Dwyer's

How To Hire A PR Firm
Jack O'DwyerBy 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...
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

O'Dwyer's PR Firm RankingsO'Dwyer's 2015 Ranking of PR Firms Released
Firms ranked overall by '14 net fees with separate charts for 12 PR specialties such as healthcare, technology and travel. Look up firms in key cities like New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.
O'Dwyer's 2015 PR Firm Rankings

Top 10 PR firms for 2015:
1. Edelman, NY - $797,328,238
2. APCO Worldwide, D.C. - $118,112,600
3. Waggener Edstrom, Wash. - $106,676,000
4. W2O Group, San Fran. - $82,625,000
5. Ruder Finn, NY - $73,891,000
6. Finn Partners, New York - $52,796,000
7. MWW Group, NJ - $51,775,000
8. ICR, CT - $50,687,714
9. DKC, New York - $41,500,000
10. Zeno Group, New York - $39,921,576
*O'Dwyer's is the only PR firm ranking which requires the top page of the latest corporate income tax return and W-3, establishing particpants as PR firms rather than ad agencies or other types of businesses.
Become an O'Dwyer's Ranked PR Firm

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...

Add Your PR Service or Product

Sponsored Links:
E-mail to add your link

Rosica PR Agency – 866-843-5600

Interact Marketing, 888-418-INTERACT

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


Edelman - Show Up Differently 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

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