Coffee Break

Coffee Break with Dreena Whitfield, founder and CEO of WhitPR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Coffee Break with Three Pillars Recruiting's Avi Mally

Coffee Break with Three Pillars Recruiting's Avi Mally

The recruiting company CEO talks about marketing strategies for Gen Z, why we might be on the verge of a new ad tech bubble following the COVID pandemic and more.

Coffee Break with The Bliss Group's Bob Pearson

Coffee Break with The Bliss Group's Bob Pearson

The Bliss Group CEO talks innovation in the tech sector and its impact on the PR industry, regulating hate speech online and more.

Coffee Break with Vinson & Elkins' Allan Schoenberg

Coffee Break with Vinson & Elkins' Allan Schoenberg

The global director of PR and corporate affairs talks the evolution of law firms' communication strategies, influencers in the legal space, starting a new job during the pandemic and more.

Coffee Break with Signal AI's David Benigson

Coffee Break with Signal AI's David Benigson

The Signal AI founder and CEO talks about the history of his company, finding a business's niche, defining "artificial intelligence" in the commstech space and more.

Coffee Break with Pereira O'Dell's PJ Pereira

Coffee Break with Pereira O'Dell's PJ Pereira

The Pereira O'Dell founder talks brand evolution, creative work during the coronavirus pandemic and more.

Coffee Break with Yap Global's Samantha Yap

Coffee Break with Yap Global's Samantha Yap

The CEO and founder of Yap Global talks Tesla, cryptocurrency, the blockchain and more.

Coffee Break with Ketchum's Rob Flaherty

Coffee Break with Ketchum's Rob Flaherty

The outgoing Ketchum chairman talks long-term changes in the industry, the pandemic, DE&I and BLM and more.

Coffee Break with Racepoint Global's Bob Osmond

Coffee Break with Racepoint Global's Bob Osmond

The Racepoint Global president talks about the challenges of returning to the office, planning a hybrid work environment, rebuilding an agency after a scandal and more.

Coffee Break with Bospar's Curtis Sparrer

Coffee Break with Bospar's Curtis Sparrer

The Bospar principal talks about remaining remote after the coronavirus pandemic, DE&I, being LGBTQ in the PR industry and more.

Coffee Break with Shift Communications' Rick Murray

Coffee Break with Shift Communications' Rick Murray

The managing partner talks about the unprecedented personal and professional challenges of the last year, business results and more.