PR is an objective endorsement by the media that increases awareness, knowledge and valuation of your firm’s products and services. Nothing builds your business like exposure in the marketplace. Published articles about your organization’s value and initiatives, plus being called upon as a source quote makes you the expert in the eyes of your customers, prospects, employees and competitors -- as well as a thought leader in the eyes of the media.
Our business is brand awareness. We will work closely with you to structure and promote your identity while reaching your key target audiences -- each step of the way to becoming an industry leader. Effective PR will further your ad dollars, reinforce your brand, and boost your bottom line. With our depth of industry experience, peer recognition, extensive editorial contacts and strong relationships across all media, Ron Wood Public Relations will work diligently to spotlight your organization, add value to your name, and communicate your vision. We create opportunities. We do not miss opportunities. We are available 25/8.
RON WOOD / President
Communications expert Ron Wood brings more than 30 years of Public Relations experience to his diverse clientele. He handles all aspects of PR, media and corporate communications -- providing clients such services as executing strategic public relations campaigns, generating trend, success & feature stories, coordinating industry and community relations, developing industry award opportunities, and organizing special events. Wood also specializes in media coaching, media consulting and crisis management. A dynamic PR strategist, Wood combines business savvy with conceptual creativity to take his clients to the next level. He was honored as one of Long Island’s top PR professionals by Long Island Business News in its “Who’s Who in Public Relations” edition and one of the “Top Three Publicists for 2014” in the Long Island Press.
Wood works with diverse sectors, including hospitality, non-profit, educational, new business development, B2B, B2C, political, sports, IT, real estate, consulting, environmental, and automotive. His knack for promoting newsworthy perspectives has landed clients on top television programs and networks such as "60 Minutes," "Geraldo," News 12, TV 55 and CNN.
On the print side, clients have achieved recognition in feature stories, as source quotes and in mentions in such publications as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, LIBN, local newspapers, and in trade journals.
A former reporter, news anchor, news director and newspaper publisher, Wood taught Television Performance & Talk Show Hosting and Broadcast Journalism at the Connecticut School of Broadcasting for more than a decade. He appeared on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, on News 12’s show “Now You’re Cooking,” and has been a guest speaker/panelist at Stony Brook University career programs.
Ron Wood is pleased to offer his clients aggressive, responsive, results-driven public relations campaigns to ensure visibility, credibility and viability.
SHARON COHEN / Chief Communications Officer (CCO) Editorial and PR professional with seasoned experience communicating for clients in the healthcare, mental health, wellness, self-help, nutrition, hospitality, legal, creative, education and non-profit sectors. Projects include media outreach, consulting, press releases, pitch letters, newsletters, social media marketing, content marketing, articles, blogs, RFPs, competitive intelligence, executive resumes, PowerPoint presentations, bios, company profiles, research, industry award nominations, website content, and surveys.
- Masters-level education in health communications. - Sound editorial judgment. - Superior command of the English language. - Experienced writer, editor, and proofreader. - Skilled publicist, author's assistant, researcher, and project manager. - Experience working in developmental editing, coordination, and consulting roles. - Manual and electronic copyediting and proofreading skills. - Strong understanding of publishing cycles, layout, typography, formatting, and design. - Ability to meet deadlines, manage projects, multitask, and troubleshoot. - Experience editing manuscripts, writing query letters, and developing book proposals. - Thorough knowledge of publishing contracts and requirements (trade and academic). - Ability to improve the quality of content by offering critical feedback. - Fluent in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Photoshop. - Takes ownership of tasks in my charge. - Meticulous, organized, resourceful, pragmatic, and efficient. - Sterling reputation among clients, colleagues, and peers.
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