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Top 10 Influential PR Businesses to Follow in 2020


There are lots of useful public relations and communication news sources one can benefit from across the internet. From tweets to blogs, many PR organizations publish great PR content. Popular topics consist of top PR trends, product updates, company culture, as well as PR successes and blunders.

1. Weber Shandwick



Weber Shandwick is comprised of top-level creators, strategists and technologists who strive to bring solutions to clients through meaningful collaborations, bold thinking, relentless curiosity and positive impact. The company’s News section is an excellent place to visit when seeking the latest updates in PR announcements, awards and coverage.

Values: Weber Shandwick’s core values involve bringing attention to companies through engagement, finding empathy and understanding in order to maintain respect, gathering a variety of perspectives to raise inclusion and delivering content that is always truthful.

2. Powell Tate



Powell Tate is a D.C. division of Weber Shandwick that creates governmental and political campaigns. 

Mission: We join forces with clients to bring critical issues to the forefront of conversation and mobilize audiences when it matters most. Powell Tate partners with organizations across sectors — global corporations, advocacy groups, nonprofits and foundations, coalitions, national trade associations and government agencies.

Whether we’re strategizing reputation or crisis plans, developing grassroots advocacy campaigns focused on high-stakes legislation or creating social content programs, we bring deep experience and diversity of thinking to help clients thrive.

3. Hunter PR



Hunter PR is a wonderful strategic and creative communications partner that helps brands by creating strategic programming, content and relationships that foster consumer attention to brands. Utilize their News section to get your latest PR and communications insight.

Motto: We Earn It, and this comes to life in every area of our business and how we approach yours.

4. Golin



Golin provides effective solutions and reaches diverse global markets to best represent brands. Golin’s News section shares recent announcements, expert insights and employee perspectives.

Message: We are a progressive public relations agency, designed to reach a profoundly diverse global market. We proudly reclaim and redefine PR at a time when earning attention has never been more important.

5. Ketchum



Ketchum is a global communications consultancy that has no boundaries in creatively finding solutions that are best for its clients across various industries. Several popular topics covered in their news & views section of their site are advertising, digital, diverse, creative and awards news.

Mindset: Thinking beyond limits means having an open mind to all possibilities that create impactful work for our clients. With no boundaries, everyone wins.

6. Edelman PR



This global communication firm evolves, promotes and protects the brands and reputations of businesses and organizations. Their Insights section of their website is an excellent resource to learn about technology updates, latest trends, employee experiences and more.

Values: Excellence, curiosity and courage are very much at the heart of who we are and drive our continued evolution as a firm. They describe us at our very best and ensure we remain distinctive to our clients and to the industry.

7. BIGfish Communications



BIGfish is an award-winning team of talented storytellers, creatives and publicists that integrates traditional PR with digital media to best support its innovative clients. Their blog covers topics from PR tips, company culture, social media and more.

Approach: We listen. We look to poke holes in strategies and tactics to anticipate and catch potential problems before they happen. We constantly seek to understand our clients’ most important goals and objectives, and what it will take to achieve them. In short, we do everything in our power to ensure client success.

8. Finn Partners



Finn Partners is a global integrated marketing agency that provides lasting results to its clients. The Perspectives section of their site covers many types of communication content, some including advertising, branding, marketing and public affairs.


  • Work hard play nice
  • Create a best place to work
  • Take risks
  • Amaze
  • Make a Difference in the world
  • Collaborate
  • Commit to diversity

9. Identity PR



Detroit-based Identity is a public relations, marketing and creative agency that creates impactful campaigns across dozens of industries. You can find captivating blog posts on their site, ranging from Q&As to branding tips.

Core Values:

  • Do the right thing
  • Think big. Act bold.
  • Foster real relationships
  • Embrace the journey
  • I can. I will. I did.

10. Rogers & Cowan/PMK



Rogers & Cowan is a public relations agency that represents brands and talents across the world. The Thoughts & Insight section of their website is great for learning about brand success, partnerships and marketing.

Message: Creating relevance & connectivity for our clients in the cultural conversation.

Until next time!

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Priscilla Osorio

Priscilla is the marketing coordinator for Critical Mention. Early on in her career, she developed a passion for marketing, writing and anything within the communication field. During her leisure time, she loves to watch her favorite sports teams and explore new restaurants with friends and family.