In a March 20, 2013 article in PRMoment
, PRSA VP of Public Relations Arthur Yann
offered his explanation for why New York City has always been a dominant PR hub for so many of the well-known agencies, offering a more professional opportunities for individuals.
Yann explained, “Many of the top 100 public relations firms in the country at that time (and to this day) were based in New York – or, at a minimum, have a New York office.” The concentration of firms in New York influenced his personal journey of finding his first public relations job following college.
The article also explores London as a leading public relations force because of its aggressive style of media. London-based public relations professionals therefore need to be proactive and strategic when dealing with the media.
Read more of this article for greater insight into how New York and London have become valuable hubs where leading, diverse talent flock to begin their public relations careers.