PR News Names Ketchum a Top Place to Work in PR

PR News Names Ketchum a Top Place to Work in PR


Alicia Stetzer


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Agency Honored for Ninth Consecutive Year

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2018Ketchum, a leading global communications consultancy, was recognized for the ninth consecutive year as one of the Top Places to Work in PR by PR News. Ketchum has received this accolade every year since 2010, marking the longest run of any company to be featured on the list. This designation honors the agency’s outstanding educational, social and cultural programs that support employees’ growth and success.

Winners were selected by PR News editors and an outside panel of industry experts and peers, and honorees received their awards at the Top Places to Work Awards Dinner held at the Edison Ballroom in New York last night.

Barri Rafferty, partner, president and CEO of Ketchum, said, “This recognition is a testament to the culture, diversity, inclusivity and collegiality Ketchum has fostered for the last 95 years. Our people are what makes us who we are, and I am proud that we continue to attract and retain the top talent in the industry through innovative programs that allow our people to bring their whole selves to work every day.”

This latest award follows several high honors bestowed on Ketchum in recent months. Earlier this year, Ketchum won 30 Cannes Lions, making it the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival’s most-awarded PR firm. Ketchum won its sixth PRWeek Campaign of the Year Award for its work with Frito-Lay and was named WARC’s No. 2 digital agency in the world.

About Ketchum
Ketchum is a leading global communications consultancy with operations in more than 70 countries across six continents. The Holmes Report’s Creative Agency of the Year, Ketchum is the winner of 75 Cannes Lions and an unprecedented six PRWeek Campaign of the Year Awards. Ketchum partners with clients to deliver strategic programming, game-changing creative and measurable results that build brands and reputations. For more information on Ketchum, a part of Omnicom Public Relations Group, visit

About Omnicom Public Relations Group
Omnicom Public Relations Group is a global collective of three of the top global public relations agencies worldwide and specialist agencies in areas including public affairs, marketing to women, global health strategy and corporate social responsibility. It encompasses more than 6,300 public relations professionals in more than 370 offices worldwide who provide their expertise to companies, government agencies, NGOs and nonprofits across a wide range of industries. Omnicom Public Relations Group delivers for clients through a relentless focus on talent, continuous pursuit of innovation and a culture steeped in collaboration. Omnicom Public Relations Group is part of the DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) that includes more than 200 companies in a wide range of marketing disciplines including advertising, public relations, healthcare, customer relationship management, events, promotional marketing, branding and research.