Hinton Communications Racks up Media Hits for Clients This Summer at Affordable Prices

NEW YORK--()--With offices in New York and Washington, DC, Hinton Communications has had a productive summer for its clients, continuing to deliver highly effective PR campaigns for clients across a broad range of industries and socially responsible issues. Leveraging an extensive network of relationships with top-tier media as well as crafting creative strategies with its team of seasoned practitioners, Hinton Communications earned clients, on tight budgets, broad exposure with traditional and digital media channels on local, regional and national levels.

Two clients are highlighted below:

Client: US Conference of Mayors (USCM)

USCM hosted its annual meeting in Dallas, TX this past June to talk about the economy, job creation and other issues impacting metropolitan areas. At the meeting, USCM released a new Metro Economies report, which included employment and economic growth projections for the nation’s 363 metropolitan areas.

Hinton Communications garnered significant national media coverage for the report, including articles in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, L.A. Times, Boston Globe and Dallas Morning News. In addition, coverage was secured in more than 25 regional papers across the country from Des Moines and St. Louis to Orlando and Atlanta.

Hinton Communications also obtained considerable coverage for the general meeting, including stories with AP, Reuters, Huffington Post, Bloomberg/Businessweek, The Hill, NPR/Morning Edition, Bloomberg TV (including the programs Surveillance, In the Loop and Bottom Line) and Al Jazeera.

Client: Merchants Payments Coalition (MPC)

As part of its media relations strategy for MPC, a group of retailers, supermarkets, drug stores, fuel stations, convenience stores fighting unfair credit card fees and for a more transparent card system, Hinton Communications has won the coalition over a dozen placements in regional media outlets and trade publications this year. Recent placements include the Detroit Free Press, Kansas City Star, Columbus Dispatch, Virginian Pilot, The Hill, Austin American-Statesman and American Banker.

Client: US Conference of Mayors (USCM)

In August, USCM convened the inaugural meeting of its new Cities of Opportunities Taskforce. Led by New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio, the group released a new report documenting the gradual but dramatic shift, over the past 40 years, of income distribution in the US in favor of upper-income households. Hinton Communications placed stories with a range of national outlets, including the New York Times, US News and World Report, Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg/Businessweek, NBC News, NPR/All Things Considered, and Bloomberg TV. As the report detailed data in the nation’s metropolitan areas, Hinton Communications also targeted regional newspapers across the country and secured coverage in nearly 20 outlets, including the Chicago Tribune, Denver Post, Indianapolis Star, L.A. Times, and Boston Globe.

To see a complete listing of placements for all of Hinton Communications’ clients, see here.


Hinton Communications is a highly creative and effective communications and public affairs firm featuring talent with over 30 years of experience in the following areas: strategic communications, media relations, media training and event planning.

Hinton Communications is owned and led by Karen Hinton, who previously worked as: Senior Advisor on Communications for former Housing Secretary Andrew Cuomo during the Clinton Administration; Vice President for External Affairs for New American Schools; Press Secretary for former Agriculture Secretary and U.S. Congressman Mike Espy; and Press Aide for the late Democratic National Committee Chairman Ron Brown. She also worked in senior management at two public relations firms.

For more information, visit www.hintoncommunications.com or follow us on Twitter at @KarenHinton.


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