It’s been decades since tennis sensation Boris Becker made international headlines. In those days, he was a phenom on the court, capturing the attention of tennis fans the world over as he won multiple Wimbledon titles. The recent mention of Becker in the headlines paints a very different picture. Becker is embroiled in a bankruptcy […]
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.
Public Relations jobs can be exciting, satisfying, and interesting for those lucky enough to launch a successful career in the industry. Unfortunately, it’s worth noting that the world of PR is notoriously difficult to get into because there are so many marketing professionals and journalist majors out there looking for a chance to make their […]
In one of the most bizarre headlines in recent years, a Florida woman is claiming officials from Spirit Airlines compelled her to flush her pet hamster down an airport toilet because the tiny rodent was not allowed on the flight with her. From there, the story gets even stranger. Because the woman, Belen Aldecosea, is […]
Despite Sunday Night Football being, yet again, the top program on TV, the NFL has not had the best year for TV ratings. Viewership is down, as consumer habits are changing and more people are seeing their “TV time” split among standard cable offerings and streaming media. That said, the NFL conference championships helped the […]
New York City is widely known for many things. Fine dining is at the top of any list about the joys of living or visiting America’s largest city. Diners have high understandably very high expectations and large wallets. In turn they expect superb food and service. Not surprisingly many people have opinions about what constitutes […]
Here are ten great world commentators in no particular order: Donald Trump Like him or not – despise him even, if you will. But Donald Trump proved he’s a master of communications during the Presidential campaign and has not changed his style in the least. He’s long embraced direct communication with others via Twitter, video, […]
In sports, the ones getting paid for endorsing products are usually the athletes, not always the ones at the top of their particular playing field though. Endorsements are not just about being good at what you do, but also being a good long-term match with a product or lots of products. Unless a brand is […]
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 […]
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 […]