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Sarah Irvin Clark has excelled in the public relations industry for 20 years, having worked in some of the most prominent public relations firms in central Ohio. She has worked on a wide range of accounts from Honda of America, to L Brands to the Ohio Division of Travel and Tourism. Sarah was honored by Business First as a 2010 "Forty Under 40" award winner and she has earned the designation of accreditation in Public Relations by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Sarah has also received the PRSA PRISM award for media relations and crisis communication for her work on the Columbus Marathon and a special event PRISM award for Komen Columbus Race for the Cure.
Michele Mooney has had the pleasure of providing public relations and marketing expertise to several Columbus businesses and organizations. Her experience in the food and retail sector includes public relations and marketing positions at Cameron Mitchell Restaurants, North Market, Whole Foods Market Dublin, Worthington Farmers' Market, The Cambridge Tea House, Edible Columbus, Buckeye Vodka and The Olive Orchard. Additionally, Michele has professional history with the Greater Columbus Arts Council and Wexner Center for the Arts.
Annette Witherspoon is a 10-year public relations veteran who has worked in government, corporate and agency settings. At Irvin PR, Annette oversees Feld Entertainment (Disney On Ice, Marvel Universe LIVE and Monster Jam) and supports other Irvin PR clients as needed.
Dan Farkas is a storyteller who has traveled the country finding new ways to share stories of all varieties. To tell a great story, you need a great strategy. Dan has experience in traditional PR, social media, marketing, video production, blogging and podcasting. Dan's work earned two Ohio Society of Association Executive awards for his work on projects related to child health and advocacy. As a former television news reporter and anchor, Dan won more than two-dozen awards for his work with print and the web. His work appeared on CNN, MSNBC, TV Talk and other forums. He's worked on campaigns ranging from non-profit to education to corporate. Dan is also an Instructor of Strategic Communication at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University where he teaches writing, social media, multimedia, strategy and campaign creation.
Public Relations Assistant
Audrey has served in public relations, community outreach and communications positions in professional sports and higher education. In these roles, Audrey excelled at coordinating community events and developing content for marketing pieces, newsletters and yearly publications. Audrey is using these skills to provide public relations support to the Irvin PR team to ensure on time and exceptional service for all our clients.
The media can be a brand’s best friend or worse nightmare. Irvin Public Relations has more than 50 years’ experience working with journalists in every outlet imaginable. Our team works to foster healthy relationships with journalists. That means our clients get more and better coverage for their business or non-profit.
Do you have a great story to tell and need help working with media? Connect with Irvin PR for a personalized plan to getting great press.
Strategic planning is at the core of any effective form of communication. The Irvin PR team has a half-century’s worth of experience on every facet of a great communication strategy. From researching consumer trends to finding creative ideas to measuring the success of earned, paid and owned media, Irvin PR creates custom communication plans for organizations of any size.
Do you need help for your business or non-profit? Connect with Irvin PR today and learn how a personal PR plan can grow your brand.
How do you feed the social media beast?
Businesses and non-profits can easily become consumed with trying to stay relevant on social media. It doesn’t have to be this way. Irvin Public Relations creates custom social media strategy that helps businesses and non-profits make the most of their time online. Our team also looks for ways to create efficient content that can keep you focused on running your entire brand, not just a few social media accounts. Make social media work for you, not the other way around. Reach out to Irvin Public Relations for social media solutions that help you help others.
Social media channels completely changed the way we create, find and engage with influential people. Irvin PR has the best of both worlds when it comes to influencer relations. Our team is well connected with industry leaders who move the meter in for profit and non-profit situations. We also have access to cutting edge technology that helps find the right people you need to share your story across social media.
Reach the right people who can help grow your business or cause. Connect with Irvin Public Relations for social media influencer support that builds your bottom line.
A brand or business can’t sustain its success if it doesn’t have a healthy relationship with the community. Irvin PR understands how to find community leaders, develop meaningful relationships with those leaders and showcase a client’s offerings to neighborhoods small, large and anywhere in-between.
Become a good neighbor. Reach out to Irvin Public Relations for a hands-on approach to healthy community relations.
Are you ready?
Businesses spend thousands of dollars building the perfect communication plan. What do you do when the red camera light turns on and a journalist starts asking questions? Does the plan come to life? Does the messaging fall apart, leaving you and your businesses with an unfulfilled opportunity.
The Irvin PR team features award-winning journalists with experience in front of and behind the camera. Our custom media training offers modern solutions that boost confidence, addresses the latest trends and creates a better end product.
Make the most of your media moment. Connect with Irvin Public Relations for a customized media training that helps you shine under the spotlight.
The best crisis communication happens before crisis ever takes place. Irvin Public Relations proactively works with clients to identify the worst-case scenarios that could sully the reputation of a brand and business. The team then works to train all employees on how to handle those scenarios, from the moment a crisis arises until everything is back to normal.
Don’t wait until a problem happens. Connect with Irvin Public Relations to create a custom solution that meets your specific needs.
How do you know your communication outreach is helping achieve your business objectives?
It’s easy to think things are working. It’s better to know.
Irvin Public relations is a leader in media monitoring and tracking. We use the latest technology to track earned and social media. More importantly, we can create a structure that sees how that media exposure helps grow your business, whether you are looking for more organizational awareness, thought leadership, event registration or sales.
Don’t wonder if your communications plan is working or not. Meet with Irvin Public Relations to find a media plan that works best for you and your business.