White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer recently blocked a few news agencies from a press briefing. The action caused a furor in the press, especially those whose reporters were banned … The New York Times, Politico, CNN, BuzzFeed, and The Washington Post among them. In fact, the briefing was an “invite only” off-camera session. Those […]
5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian - News, Info, Gossip and More
Ronn Torossian is a busy man. He is the founder and CEO of 5WPR – one of the 20 largest independently owned PR firms in America. His firm grows quickly, and is one of the most diverse nationwide, consistently garnering tremendous results across a number of practice areas for his clients.
He also runs a family charitable foundation supporting global causes – focused on community, education, and healthcare – the foundation was formed as a way to honor his mother and the values she taught him. Ronn is an avid reader as well as writer, having penned a best-selling PR book “For Immediate Release.”
Torossian is a high-profile executive, regularly appearing in the national media as a voice of the PR industry, including regular appearances on Fox News, Bloomberg and other media outlets. He’s a born-and-bred New Yorker, something he sees as an advantage as New York remains the center of the media world – certainly relevant in the PR industry.
Nobody is going to argue that the 2016 political campaigns were filled with twist, turns, finger-pointing, mud-slinging, and more than one metaphorical fist raised in anger and frustration. That brought on a lot of long hours for those working from the PR side of campaigns, though many feel that President-elect Trump was in full charge […]
What’s not to love about travel, adventure, relaxing beaches and spas, water sports, skiing, beautiful cities, and ancient architecture? The thing about travel is you can find something to fit almost any taste or need. Even those who are homebodies occasionally love to visit family and friends who live far away. Travel PR doesn’t just […]
Let’s face it, collegiate and pro athletic stars have given too many examples of ways they can crash and burn outside of the playing field. Whether it is one who chose to punch his fiancée, get a picture taken using illegal drugs, sexting, or sporting a handgun – such choices can ruin an entire career, […]
Like him or not, Donald Trump is brilliantly utilizing media and Public Relations in trying to pave his path to the White House. Spending much less than even some of the also-rans, Trump is nearly even with Clinton in the polls and on the tip of just about everyone’s tongue. He’s been so masterful in […]
Old rivalries die hard, and Russian-American propaganda rivalries stretch as far back as the beginning of the Soviet Union. In 2015, that rivalry still exists, and an increase in tensions between the two nations has sparked a rise in PR and propaganda from both sides. Russian propaganda has proven more effective in the 21st century […]
Here’s a few round-up stories we missed last week: Avis Budget Group to Consolidate PR Firms for Efficiency Play Avis Budget Group is reportedly concentrating PR firms for a brief believed to be worth $750K plus. The car-rental company operates Avis, Zipcar, and Budget brands, is presently fishing for one of a few PR networks, […]
For any business or organization, public relations is often one of the main keys to success. Having a good public image and interacting well with customers, clients, and others can go far in determining success year after year. However, as is the case with public relations, there are always times when certain campaigns fall short […]
5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian and Everything-PR News contributor, Ronn Torossian, breaks down if the latest FIFA reforms are a little too late Anyone can make a mistake, and, sometimes, you have to pay a PR price for bad judgment calls you didn’t even make. When the public doesn’t care if it’s your fault, or they […]