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1250 Broadway, 3rd flr.,
#WatchUsWork on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter: @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.
Berk Communications is an award-winning, independent public relations firm that features a roster of category-leaders, challenger brands and startups specializing in a variety of verticals including consumer lifestyle, sports, music and entertainment, business and technology, food and beverage, and travel and tourism. The agency is also widely recognized for its renowned reputation management practice that provides strategic communications and publicity services for high-profile athletes, celebrities, musicians, entrepreneurs and senior executives.
Ron Berkowitz, founder & CEO; Marisa Carstens, exec. VP; Melanie (Wadden) Van Dusen, sr. VP; Dustin Gordon, Marc Sausa, VPs; Ben Mann, Chris Bartels, Laura Kepus, Matt Mirandi, assoc. VPs; Brooke Levine, Gabrielle Gaines, sr. acct. dirs.
Other offices: Boston, Los Angeles.
Big 12 Conference
David Adelman (Darco Capital)
Global Brand Equities
Las Brisas Group
Major League Soccer
Michael Rubin (Fanatics)
National Football League
The Cheesecake Factory
Vines of Mendoza
Berk Communications in the news with O'Dwyer's:
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
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...case, 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.