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Berk Communications

1250 Broadway, 3rd flr., New York, NY 10001

[email protected]

#WatchUsWork on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and @BerkComm
Types of PR: consumer lifestyle, sports, music/entertainment, business and technology, food and beverage, travel and tourism, corporate communications, executive eminence, crisis communications, talent publicity, reputation management.

Employees: 35. Founded: 1999.

Agency Statement:

Berk Communications is an award-winning, independent public relations firm with expertise across a variety of verticals including sports, consumer lifestyle, music and entertainment, food and beverage, travel and tourism, business and technology, and nonprofits. The agency is also recognized for its renowned reputation management practice which provides strategic communications and publicity services for public figures.

Ron Berkowitz, Founder & CEO; Marisa Carstens, Exec. VP; Melanie (Wadden) Van Dusen, Exec. VP; Marc Sausa, Sr. VP; Chris Bartels and Laura Kepus, VPs; Ben Mann, Brooke Levine, Matthew Mirandi, Assoc. VPs

Other offices: Austin, Los Angeles.

Clients Include:

Alex Rodriguez
Baha Mar
Big 12 Conference
Caesar's Entertainment
Darco Capital / David Adelman
Fanatics / Michael Rubin
Fanatics Collectibles (Topps)
Fanatics Events
Fanatics Make-A-Wish
Foundation to Combat Antisemitism / Robert Kraft
Gran Coramino
Las Brisas Group
Major League Soccer
REFORM Alliance
Roc Nation
Tepper Sports & Entertainment
The Cheesecake Factory
Vai Resort
World Surf League
X Games

Berk Communications in the news with O'Dwyer's:

News of Firms: Real Chemistry Acquires Avant Healthcare

Tue., Feb. 6, 2024

...generation of product breakthroughs in the next few years,” said Real Chemistry CEO Shankar Narayanan. Berk Communications  launches its inaugural Pro Bono program. Berk will invest $100,000 in public relations services for this year's...

Finn Adds Flax to Bolster Push into Women's Sports

Thu., Mar. 23, 2023

... Madelyn Flax Finn Partners has added Berk Communications ’ Madelyn Flax to its consumer lifestyle & sports group. At Berk, which is the sports...

Berk Communications Goes to Bat for Aaron Judge

Wed., Jun. 22, 2022

... Aaron Judge Berk Communications has added New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge to its line-up of sports clients. The...

SEC Slaps Cheesecake Factory for Misleading Press Releases

Fri., Dec. 4, 2020

...filed with the SEC as Form 8Ks. The March 23 release, which was distributed by Berk Communications , disclosed that Cheesecake was transitioning to an “off-premise model” (i.e., to-go and delivery) that...

Accounts in Transit: Berk Communications Wins Weedmaps

Mon., Nov. 16, 2020

... Berk Communications wins Weedmaps, the largest technology company in the legal cannabis economy. Berk will work...

Accounts in Transit: Berk Communications Reps Yo Gotti

Thu., Jul. 2, 2020

... Yo Gotti Berk Communications has signed musician, entrepreneur and activist Yo Gotti to its roster of athletes and...

On the Move: Berk Communications Hires Matthew Frappier; Brinks Banks on Chris X. Moloney; Showtime Puts Michael Engelman in CMO Seat

Mon., Jul. 8, 2019

... Matthew Frappier Berk Communications , unit of MWWPR, has brought on Matthew Frappier as VP. Frappier joins Berk from DKC, where...

Data Reign as PR Faces Future Market Volatility

Tue., May 28, 2019

...O’Dwyer rankings Nearly two-dozen firms joined O’Dwyer’s rankings this year. Among the new additions were Berk Communications (#78, $3.4 million, up 30.9 percent), Buchanan Public Relations (#109, $1.5 million, up 3.4...

Top 25 PR Firms Post 12.9% Jump in '18 Income

Wed., Mar. 27, 2019

...percent), Singer Associates (#58, $7.6M, up 47.9 percent), ARPR (#98, $2.2M, up 43.5 percent), Perry Communications (#91, $2.7M, up 43 percent), and  Berk Communications  (#77, $3.4M, up 30.9 percent). Of the firms ranked #101-131, representing a range in fees from...

Accounts in Transit

Wed., Nov. 29, 2017

...proven track record of garnering coverage with major networks and publications for their clients." MWWPR’s Berk Communications  has been retained by Junoon, New York City’s only Michelin-starred Indian restaurant, to serve as its...

Berk Becomes Meatpacking BID AOR

Mon., Sep. 12, 2016

...MWWPR division Berk Communications and Marketing Group has been named agency of record for the Meatpacking Business Improvement...

Berk Bids for Hotel Relaunch

Fri., Feb. 12, 2016

...MWWPR division Berk Communications and Marketing Group has been named agency of record for the Statler Hotel &...

A Baker's Dozen: Strategic Tips for PR Buyers and Sellers

Fri., Oct. 9, 2015

...including: • Edelman's acquisition of Smithfield Consultants in the U.K. • MWWPR acquiring a majority stake in sports/entertainment firm Berk Communications and Marketing Group • Finn Partners acquiring the SF/NY based tech agency Horn Group • Didit...

MWWPR Acquires Berk Communications

Mon., Oct. 5, 2015

...of an acquisition spree. In the latest deal, MWWPR has purchased a minority stake in Berk Communications and Marketing Group, which specializes in sports, entertainment, travel, lifestyle and event planning PR....

Sound PR Advice Would Have Saved A-Rod

Mon., Feb. 10, 2014, even with competent public relations advisors first from Sitrick & Co. and then Berk Communications , he either got no such counsel or wasn’t smart enough to heed it. Just as...

Berk Fields PR for Jay-Z Sports Agency

Fri., Apr. 5, 2013

...New York's Berk Communications is guiding PR for Roc Nation, the sports management joint venture between Jay-Z and...

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