PR Consultant Cherrie Woods has held both staff and senior management communications positions at Baltimore City Department of Public Works, Baltimore Community Foundation, the Detroit Institute of Arts, Ntouch Communications Group, Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Toronto Social Services, Toronto Public Health and Harbourfront Centre. She has also worked as a consultant with over 15 clients […]
Ed Fishel is the treasurer of the Baltimore Public Relations Council. He is the co-owner, with his wife, of TV news recordings, a Baltimore TV news recording service. In October, 2012, Ed retired as director of the University of Maryland, Baltimore news bureau. Previously, he spent 30 years working for the Associated Press, radio, and […]
Harry Bosk, APR, possesses 30 years of experience in strategic communications and public relations. In addition, he has been a professional photographer for several years. Bosk formed The Write Image in June of 2012 to combine his public relations and photography experience. He uses images to tell his clients’ stories and capitalize on the current […]
Gayle V. Economos is a career-long broadcaster who owns her own public relations business. Besides working for WBAL-TV, WJZ-TV and MPT, she coordinates the Baltimore Broadcasters Coalition for all of the TV and most of the radio stations in the market. On-air, Economos can be seen as spokesperson for a variety causes and as a […]
Edward Hopkins currently serves as Director of External Affairs and Communications for the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) where he oversees all external communications and liaisons, public awareness and media messaging, and legislative affairs. He has been with MEMA since 2007 and has served as their Chief of Staff, Deputy Director of Operations, and as […]
Bill has worked in public information in Baltimore since 1988, having served as Public Information Director for the city housing department and press secretary for two of Maryland’s US Senators – Barbara Mikulski and Paul Sarbanes. He served as the Baltimore County Police Department’s Media Relations Director until January 2010 and then moved on to […]
Cynthia Powell, owner of CP Knowhow, is a big-picture strategic thinker and a guerrilla PR practitioner. Cynthia plans and leads nonprofit and corporate positioning and media campaigns that get the word out in ink, create blogger buzz, and put clients on radio and TV.
Most PR professionals break into the business after college. Amanda Karfakis got her first break at age 10.
As the Public & Government Affairs Manager for AAA Mid-Atlantic, Ragina Averella serves as the chief spokesperson for AAA in Maryland. She is responsible for media and government relations for the auto club, which serves nearly four million members throughout the Mid-Atlantic and nearly one million Marylanders.
A summa cum laude graduate of Loyola College with a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University, Dan is the Senior Director of Media Relations at Mercy Medical Center and has served as the downtown hospital’s media liaison since 1996. He is also the Baltimore Public Relations blogger for Examiner.com.