Best PR Companies in Columbus, OH 2021
Inspire PR is a full-service firm led by Hinda Mitchell. It operates at the national level with offices in Ohio and North Carolina and specializes in various business sectors. It has been around for over two decades and uses a strategy that combines PR and marketing in its various offerings to clients.
The company has experience in sectors ranging from food to farming, healthcare to banking, tourism to the environment, and non-profits. Its clients include the American Dairy Association, Michael Foods Inc, Logan County Health District and various other U.S. corporations, trade agencies and government bodies.
Inspire offers services such as advertising, corporate communications, graphic design and video production besides traditional services such as media relations, event planning and crisis management.
The agency is active on social media and has an annual grant of $10,000 to provide services to non-profits that help in community development under its “Inspiring Good” program.
Frazier Heiby was founded in 1983 by Sandy Clary as a firm specializing in event promotion, community relations and media relations. Over the years, it has added corporate communications and issue management to its repertoire.
The company uses a data-driven approach to provide insights that meet its clients’ goals. It has a six-step strategy that allows it to tailor its approach to their requirements.
FH’s clients include gas pipeline operator Columbia Pipeline Group (now owned by TC Energy), regional healthcare system OhioHealth, community care provider Friendship Village of Dublin and revenue cycle management company KeyBridge.
The company has bagged many awards over its four decades in the industry. The most recent of them being the 2018 PRSA Award of Excellence, Central Ohio Chapter and the 2019 PRSA PRism Award, Central Ohio Chapter.
Lee Esposito has grown from a traditional agency to one that caters to the needs of the modern age. It began 20 years ago specializing in writing press releases, by-lined articles, and op-ed columns together with outreach programs to connect its clients with influencers and journalists.
Today, the company has entered content marketing, social media content, and search engine optimization (SEO) to align its PR campaigns with modern expectations. It operates under two branches: the public relations branch interacts mainly with the media, while its social media branch focuses on content creation and influencer marketing.
The agency specializes in public relations for the business-to-business (B2B), food and beverage and ecommerce sectors.
Lee Esposito has created Instagram hashtags that photographers have used worldwide. Time magazine named its Content Curator Robert Tobin as one of the top 50 photographers in 2015.
Belle Communication is best known as a “woman-owned, millennial-powered” PR agency. Founded by Kate Finley in 2013, the agency’s mission is to go against the burnout many of its peers in the industry have faced over the years through their more lighthearted approach.
The company has worked with over 70 clients in its seven years in the business, including big brands such as Nestle and Le Meridien. They are responsible for having re-introduced the iconic 80s beverage brand Jolt Cola through a nationwide campaign in 2017.
Belle Communications offers services such as media relations, strategic planning, and brand partnerships. It also handles crisis management by facilitating communication both on social media and traditional outlets. It has a media network of over 50,000 news organizations and interacts with over 1,700 influencers.
The agency has won many accolades for its work, including being named in Inc magazine’s Best Places To Work in 2019.
Fahlgren Mortine is a full-service PR agency that integrates marketing and communications to cater to clients on various media platforms. It has been around for over half a century and has offices across the United States.
The company has three key areas of focus: engagement, planning, and creative, which it further divides into specific fields of expertise ranging from advertising to design, corporate communications to content marketing, events to social media management and investor to media relations.
With decades of experience, the agency has clients from sectors such as education, technology, tourism, and healthcare. Some of its key clients include Cardinal Health, Kent State University and McDonald’s co-ops in Ohio and the Carolinas.
Fahlgren Mortine has won over 30 PRSA Silver and Bronze awards over the years besides two national awards from the American Advertising Federation.