Awards, Expansion, and News from the Public Relations World

2019-06-27 by Jason Mitchell

Awards, Expansion, and a Big Account in the Pool: News from the Public Relations World Public relations professionals are tasked with staying abreast not only of the latest happenings within their own clients’ realm, but also the news headlines from around the industry as a whole. These headlines are often harbingers of shifts within the industry or are simply a way to keep tabs on competitors and prospective clients. In this latest round of headlines, we continue to see further expansion from prominent firms and agencies, and a big client looking for a prospective new firm has agencies all over... Read More >

Rubenstein Public Relations Sues Clients

2019-02-20 by EPR Staff

Rubenstein Public Relations Sues Clients Rubenstein Public Relations, has brought three lawsuits against former clients who have failed to pay invoices as agreed upon in initial contracts. In an attempt to collect debt from these clients, Rubenstein Public Relations has set forth parameters for repayment for services rendered between 2014 and 2017 for these clients. Rubenstein Public Relations will be pursuing full recourse of the unpaid monies, plus applicable additional fees, from the three former clients named as Defendants in each case. These former clients operate out of New York, New York and Boston, Massachusetts. Rubenstein Public Relations has summoned... Read More >

Howard Rubenstein, Steven Rubenstein & Richard Rubenstein: A Public Relations Dynasty

2018-06-01 by EPR Staff
Howard Rubenstein

In the world of New York City Public Relations, the closest thing to a dynasty is surely the Rubenstein family. The Rubenstein family has been a part of New York City public relations for decades. [caption id="attachment_58792" align="alignleft" width="360"] Howard Rubenstein[/caption] Who is Howard Rubenstein? Starting with Howard Rubenstein, the father, also a PR genius and one-of-a-kind. He remains the Chairman of Rubenstein Strategic Communications, which he started in his parent’s dining room in 1954. He tells how he opened his first office after his parents refused to answer the family phone with the business name. Howard – now 83... Read More >

News From M. Booth, Brunswick, Rubenstein PR And Omnicom PR Firms

2017-04-25 by EPR Staff
M Booth

Two M Booth Employees Promoted to SVP Status Both Scott Varland and Michelle Overall joined M Booth in February and are now being put in SVP roles as SVP of marketing tech, and SVP of entertainment marketing respectively. Varley will work with both the content studio (Made@Mbooth) and creative team in place at the firm while working out of the New York office. Before M Booth, he worked at IPG Media Lab, Ansible, Refinery 29, and at several private equity firms. Overall will work more closely with clients regarding entertainment strategy bringing brands and spokespeople together as well as lining... Read More >

PR Happenings From Carmichael Lynch, Ruder Finn, Rubenstein Communications, and Bell Pottinger

2017-04-17 by EPR Staff
Carmichael Lynch

New President at Carmichael Lynch From Among the Ranks Julie Batliner, top PR executive and managing partner of Carmichael Lynch, one of Interpublic’s agencies, has been promoted to President following the promotion of the previous president, Marcus Fisher after he was named CEO. She’ll continue with her current responsibilities, including her role as managing partner. Batliner has been with the agency for nearly 10 years, and she’s been doing a bang-up job recently, seeing a rise in revenues by 47% this last year and an increase of more than 50% in staff. In a statement released from the agency, they... Read More >

New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund Issues Public Relations RFP

2017-02-15 by EPR Staff
New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund Issues Public Relations RFP

The Agriculture and New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund (the “Fund”), a public benefit corporation established in 1965 by the Laverne Law (Laws of New York, Chapter 567 of the Laws of 1965) has issued an RFP for a PR agency to provide equine marketing and public relation services. The New York Sire Stakes was the first program of its kind developed in North America and later became the model for state-bred racing programs in nearly all of the major harness racing states and provinces on the continent. Sponsored by NYS harness racing industry organizations, the first NYSS events... Read More >

NYCEDC – New York City Economic Development Corp Seeks Marketing Agency & PR Firm

2017-01-28 by EPR Staff
NYCEDC – New York City Economic Development Corp Seeks Marketing Agency & PR Firm

The NYCEDC – New York City Economic Development Corp seeks a marketing agency and PR firm. NYCEDC manages a system of major public retail markets in New York City (“NYC”). These historic public retail markets serve as a critical component of the food retail infrastructure for New York City’s communities. The public retail markets strive to achieve the City’s double bottom line goals by: Providing small business assistance to vendors, allowing them to thrive in place (anti- gentrification); Promoting the market’s unique history and the role of the community to create city-wide destination; Providing access to affordable, healthy and diverse... Read More >

PR News from North 6th Agency, Ruder Finn, Rubenstein PR & Blanc & Otus

2016-11-21 by EPR Staff
north 6th agency ny

North 6th Agency Opening ‘Night Owl” Media Specialist Position in 2017 North 6th Agency (N6A), based in the SoHo area of NYC, is creating a 10 p.m. to morning shift to keep their PR and social media efforts going around the clock, and they’re making the transition smooth when the day shift people arrive. It’s a new concept for most PR offices, and they are presenting this as part of their forward-thinking service for clients, N6A has deemed 2016 the “Year of the Customer,” and this ‘Night Owl’ position comes from various experiments they’ve done to meet that ideal. During... Read More >

News From Porter Novelli, Rubenstein PR & ICR

2016-11-02 by EPR Staff
Tim Kane Joins ICR Team

Tim Kane Joins ICR Team Strategic communications and PR firm ICR announced the addition of Tim Kane to their staff as managing director overseeing their digital branding efforts. Kane has worked in agency positions as well as corporate efforts and has expertise in most PR areas including social and experiential media, as well as traditional and digital media. With this new job, he’ll use his experience to move ICR forward in the creative and digital markets. Porter Novelli Becomes PR Agent of Record for Feeding America Feeding America is comprised of 200 or more food banks across the nation. Last... Read More >

News from APCO Worldwide, Rubenstein PR, and Lou Hammond & Assoc.

2016-08-02 by EPR Staff
APCO Worldwide PR Logo

APCO signed to help clean Nigeria’s image with U.S. APCO Worldwide has been hired by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to clean up the image of the Nigerian government with the U.S. APCO’s initial contract covers a three-month period that just ended July 17th for a fixed rate of $95K to provide strategic communications services, media relations, and stakeholder engagement within the U.S. for Nigeria. According to, more than $6 million has been spent on similar contracts with firms outside of Nigeria over the last three years to clean up President Muhammadu Buhari’s image as well as the... Read More >

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