The managing director of the one of the south east’s leading PR agencies, Caraline Brown, Midnight Communications, has been elected to the board of PR Boutiques International™ (PRBI).
The PRBI is a global network of 38 boutique PR firms in 12 countries. Midnight, which celebrates 21 years in business this year, is the UK representative.
Caraline joins a team of elite international PR practitioners on the board including Julia Labaton, RED PR, New York, New York; Jessica Nuñez, TruePoint Communications, Dallas, Texas; Pawel Osowski, Warsaw Consultants, Warsaw, Poland; David Eichler, Decibel Blue, Phoenix/Denver; Jeanette Darnauer, Darnauer Group Communications, Aspen, Colorado; and Vivian Li of Geni-Plus PR Consulting Company in Beijing, China.
Says Brown, “PR Boutiques International enables Midnight to offer its clients a truly international network of like-minded agencies that we can send into action at very short notice. I am delighted to represent the UK and to have been elected to the board by my colleagues overseas.
“The network is a great way to develop and share my own knowledge with other owner-operated boutique PR firms.
“PRBI is a growing, exciting organisation, having added three new members – from Southern California and Tokyo – in just the first half of 2016. I look forward to serving on the board as it celebrates its tenth year –one that is set to be the best yet.”
Elected as president is Lee Weinstein of Weinstein PR in Portland, Oregon, a 15-year Nike veteran and 8-year boutique PR agency owner. Judith Huss of Huss PR Consult in Munich, Germany, will serve as vice president. Debbie Hagen of Hagen and Partners in Leawood, Kansas, is secretary.
Joy Scott, of Scott PR in Los Angeles, will continue as treasurer, and Paul Furiga, WordWrite Communications, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is at large. PRBI’s 10th annual meeting will be held in June 2017 in Berlin, Germany.
About Midnight Communications
Established in 1995, award winning Midnight Communications is one of the leading independent PR consultancies south of London, based in one of the UK’s most dynamic and pioneering cities – Brighton. Midnight is a multi-platform media consultancy that utilises a broad range of tools to ensure its campaigns reach the right people – on paper, on air and online. The consultancy regularly receives accolades for its successful PR campaigns and has won in excess of fifty peer judged PR awards.