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Tunheim Ranked PR firm


8009 34th Ave S, Ste. 1100, Minneapolis, MN 55425


[email protected]

Public relations, public affairs, digital marketing, social media, change and crisis communications, media relations, positioning, content, sports, consumer, corporate, trade, coalition building, advocacy, internal, executive.

Employees: 25. Founded: 1990.

Agency Statement:

Tunheim's core credo is to help organizations be understood by stakeholder audiences who are critical to their success. For more than thirty years, public and private organizations have trusted Tunheim to develop and lead their integrated communications and marketing campaigns. Tunheim combines public relations, public affairs, digital marketing, corporate, change and crisis communications for an innovative and engaging approach focused on delivering results.

Kathy Tunheim, CEO; John Blackshaw, pres. & COO; Pat Milan, chief insights officer; Liz Sheets, CMO; Paula Wright, VP, client svcs.

Clients Include:

Accra Care
Minnesota Homeownership Center
State of Minnesota
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tunheim in the news with O'Dwyer's:

News of Firms: Zapwater Launches Bilingual Unit to Serve Latin America

Wed., Oct. 18, 2023

...has access to the newest best practices in our quickly advancing communications industry,” said Tunheim director of integrated communication, Emily McGrath, who chairs the PVC alongside Susan Davis International...

News of Firms: Finn/Israel Launches Environmental Innovation Unit

Fri., Jul. 21, 2023

...properly distinguish themselves from others in the space,” said Channel V Media EVP Kieran Powell. Tunheim receives the Environmental Protection Agency Administrator’s Award for Outstanding Accomplishments by a Woman-Owned Small...

Tunheim Handled Minnesota’s Expo Bid

Wed., Jun. 21, 2023

... Tunheim handled the Minnesota USA World Expo bid committee, which on June 21 congratulated Serbia...

Tunheim Taps Connected Hume for PA Slot

Mon., Jun. 24, 2019

... Bob Hume Tunheim has hired Bob Hume to serve as director of public affairs. Before coming to...

Blackshaw Becomes Tunheim President, COO

Tue., Oct. 23, 2018

... John Blackshaw Tunheim has named John Blackshaw president and chief operating officer, a new role at the...

People on the Move

Tue., Jul. 31, 2018

...have reinvented their category,” said Trowbridge. “Vested is on a similar mission in communications.” Arick Wierson Tunheim  is adding Arick Wierson, Emmett Coleman and Susan Eich to its team as strategic partners. Wierson is a former deputy commissioner...

People on the Move

Wed., Apr. 4, 2018

...also leads North America consumer communications, crisis communications, public affairs and corporate social responsibility. Sheila Green Tunheim  has added Sheila Green to its staff as a senior consultant in its corporate communications practice. Green...

Top 25 PR Firms Posted Solid Gains in '17

Wed., Mar. 28, 2018

...Communications (#24, $17.1M, up 3.1 percent), Tonic Life Communications (#35, $10M, up 2 percent), Tunheim (#60, $5.7M, even), Lazar Partners (#63, $5.3M, up 6.4 percent), Infinite Global (#68, $4.6M,...

People on the Move

Wed., Sep. 13, 2017

...the highest quality work and a powerful entrepreneurial spirit,” said firm CEO Tom Johnson. Nick Macouiller Tunheim brings on Nick Marcouiller as a digital consultant. Previously, he was Minnesota deputy digital...

How to Encourage Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

Wed., Jun. 14, 2017

...applaud genuine effort. Trust me. Just ask them! *** Stan Alleyne is a senior consultant at Tunheim , a communications consulting firm in Minneapolis....

Tunheim Gets Sleep Number Biz

Thu., Feb. 16, 2017

... Tunheim has been named consumer PR agency of record for Twin-Cities-based Select Comfort Corp., creator...

Minneapolis Schools PR Chief to Tunheim

Thu., Apr. 16, 2015

...Stan Alleyne, chief communications officer of Minneapolis Public Schools, has joined Tunheim in Minneapolis to lead its education and non-profit business. Alleyne is a former TV and...

Vid: Obama's Jedi Mind Meld - A PR Case Study

Fri., Apr. 19, 2013

...David Erickson, a digital strategist for Minneapolis PR firm Tunheim who pens the e-Strategy Blog, breaks down how the White House turned President Obama's...

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