Coffee Break

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Coffee Break with Kate Ryan, MD at Diffusion PR

Ryan discusses Diffusion’s direct-to-consumer annual index, its benefits and the impact e-commerce has made to the world of shopping.

Coffee Break art with headshot of Hilary Rosen, vice chair of SKDKnickerbocker

Coffee Break with Hilary Rosen, vice chair of SKDKnickerbocker

The long-standing Democratic-leaning communicator and strategist talks about stepping back from SKDKnickerbocker, the firm where she has worked for almost 12 years.

Coffee Break art with headshot of Doug Simon, CEO at D S Simon Media

Coffee Break with Doug Simon, CEO at D S Simon Media

The agency leader discusses changes over 35 years of satellite media tours, their purpose and why they will be around in the future.

Coffee Break with Kim Sample, president, PR Council

Coffee Break with Kim Sample, president, PR Council

PR agency trade body leader talks about trends in the business in 2021 and looks forward to 2022.

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Coffee Break with Josh Passman, CEO, New York, Lansons

Lansons, New York CEO Josh Passman talks about the newly branded company.

Coffee Break art with headshot of Matt Middleman, founder + CEO of LifeSci Communications

Coffee Break with Matt Middleman, founder + CEO of LifeSci Communications

PR firm CEO talks about being a five-year-old agency where one in three staffers are doctors or scientists.

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Coffee Break with Kylie Wright-Ford, CEO of The RepTrak Company

Reputation tracking organization CEO talks trends, measurement, the rising importance of the CCO and employee engagement.

Coffee Break with Armando Azarloza, CEO, Axis

Longtime multicultural marketing agency leader explains why he left the Weber Shandwick fold, the advantages of being independent and the evolution of Hispanic PR and communications.

Coffee Break with Nora Wolf, founder of Wolf PR

Boutique agency leader reflects on a decade in business, why small is beautiful, launching a new strategic offer in lockdown and tips for women interested in launching their own firm.

Coffee Break with Matt Rizzetta, chairman, North Sixth Group

The entrepreneur sits down with PRWeek’s Steve Barrett to talk about the growth in North Sixth Group and his investments in Italian soccer.

Coffee Break with Dreena Whitfield, founder and CEO of WhitPR

Whitfield sits down with PRWeek’s Steve Barrett 10 years after she went out on a limb and started her firm.

Coffee Break with Noemi Lujan Perez, president & CEO, ECO Diversity Media

ECO Diversity Media’s CEO marks the end of Hispanic Heritage Month by discussing American monuments and the intersection between DE&I and social, environmental and ethical responsibility.

Coffee Break with Tom Coyne, founder & CEO of Coyne PR

Coyne PR’s founder spends 15 minutes of his day describing his firm’s origin story as it celebrates 30 years in business and keeping up with the demands of modern PR.

Coffee Break with Pam Jenkins, president, global public affairs, Weber Shandwick

The Interpublic Group firm’s president of global public affairs discusses the relationship between geopolitics and business.

Coffee Break with Freuds U.S.’ Tola St. Matthew-Daniel

The EVP sits down to discuss the B Corporation, from its presence in the U.S. to what the future holds while continuing to navigate a COVID-pressured world.

Coffee Break with Heineken USA’s Dayna Adelman

The global brewer’s USA director for external relations talks about the company’s new campaign, fulfilling brand promises, learning from prior sport endorsements and future trends in the beer world.

Coffee Break with Cognizant’s CCO Jeff DeMarrais

As CCO of Cognizant, a New-Jersey-based tech consultancy that’s staffed by residents of the world, DeMarrais talks about the company’s recent record-breaking success, the collaboration with Aston Martin and utilizing technology to reach a broader audience while telling the same story.

Coffee Break with Egami Group’s Teneshia Jackson Warner

The founder and CEO talks about Egami’s new partnership with Zeno and how it can supercharge the agency’s development.

Coffee Break with Aircover Communications’ Mike Moeller

West Coast firm’s founder & CEO talks about running a virtual agency of senior counselors dealing directly with tech clients.

Coffee Break with Iovate Health Sciences’ Jake Duhaime

The nutrition and weight management company’s PR manager discusses the reluctance of big name athlete influencers to promote COVID-19 vaccinations and how regulation of Big Pharma differs compared to smaller operators.

Coffee Break with Action Moscow’s Nikita Petrusev

The Russian agency’s lead creative explains how his team produced one of the most impactful PR Lions Gold-winning campaigns at the recent Cannes festival.

Coffee Break with Mars' Andy Pharoah

The VP of corporate affairs and sustainability talks about Mars' sustainability projects, being authentic in marketing, rebranding Uncle Ben's rice and more.

Coffee Break with Octagon's Woody Thompson

The EVP of marketing talks about the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and how marketing around it has changed, building brand connections with athletes’ personal stories and more.

Coffee Break with Nuffer, Smith, Tucker's Teresa Siles

Siles talks about acquisition during the pandemic, the pandemic’s effect on the agricultural industry and more.

Coffee Break with Common Goal's Ben Miller

Miller talks about the soccer nonprofit’s mission, its new deal with Adidas, and the organization’s anti-racism project