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.

Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence Cleared to Continue Fundraising

Sometimes, trying to do the right thing can cause a PR challenge. Just ask standout Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence. In an effort to be a good community leader and help out victims of the coronavirus, Lawrence initially ran afoul of NCAA regulations when his COVID-19 Family Relief and Support fund came under scrutiny from league […]

“Live” to Virtual Shifting

Key insights on how consumers are using smartphones and tablets

The pandemic known as COVID-19 has already disrupted many events, spring expos, conferences and other plans for large gatherings. In addition, more city and state governments are capping the number of people who can gather together so as to minimize exposure to the virus. Consumers like to be personally engaged with a brand, but the […]

Credit Card or DIP?

Credit card debt continues to rise, according to U.S. personal financial information company NerdWallet, but a recent newcomer is also beginning to make its mark with consumers. That newcomer is digital installment plans or DIP.  CivicScience, a U.S. market research, and intelligence firm revealed that the popularity of interest-free digital payment programs jumped from 24% […]

Spotting Fake Social Media Influencers

The growth of the influencer marketing industry is no accident: the power of word-of-mouth recommendations is a timeless tool and, when used well, influencer marketing can return excellent results for brands. At the same time, however, the success of online marketing has given rise to the dark underbelly of the influencer industry. These days, it […]

Corona Beer Affected By Corona Virus

With cases of COVID-19 into the tens of thousands globally, the disease has continued to rake-in casualties. While most of its casualties are human, there has been another unique casualty – Corona Beer. American consumers continue to linger with the question: Corona beer or coronavirus? While the answer is seemingly self-explanatory, Google search trends suggest […]

Public Relations Skills for 2020

Public Relations Skills for 2020

For those already working in the public relations industry, it goes without saying that this is a world of constant flux and change. Though the purpose of public relations will always be to effectively manage a client’s public perception, be they an individual, business, government or organization, the skills required to do this successfully are […]

Kraft Adopts 9-Year-Old’s Cheese Tube “Innovation”

“Cheese is amazing.” These are the words of a St. Louis fourth-grader who came up with a fix for her mid-class snack cravings. After watching a back-to-school prank video on YouTube, the 9-year-old from Missouri decided to fill an empty lip balm tube with pieces of cheese from Aldi’s. “I was just looking on YouTube […]

“The Only Thing That is Constant is Change.”

The saying is one of about a hundred discovered in remnants of a book written by Greek philosopher Heraclitus around 500 BC. If he thought change was happening quickly then, imagine how surprised he’d be today! The Workforce of Today and the Future One of the biggest changes we’re witnessing this century is the rapidly […]

Follow These Best Practices For Press Releases

The practice of publishing a press release is one as old as the industry itself. Pushing out a press release is a quick and effective way to put out information on a business, venture, new product, or event. But the downfall of the press release can also be the way public relations professionals and media […]

How Losing Third Party Cookies Will Affect Marketing

Today, privacy is one of the hottest topics that marketers debate over. Consumer data privacy is an important issue, and with the increase in our reliance on technology, keeping our information and behavior private has become a top provider for many service providers. With data breaches more likely than ever due to the advances made […]