PRMG’s Hank Russell Honored with “50 Around 50” Award by Long Island Business News

Friday, October 2, 2015
Hank Russell of The Public Relations and Marketing Group
Hank Russell (left), Public Relations Director, The PRMG, receives the Long Island Business News’ “50 Around 50” award from Scott Schoen (right), Publisher, LIBN, during a ceremony at the Crest Hollow Country Club on Sept 29. (Photo by Bob Giglione)

WOODBURY, NY — The Public Relations and Marketing Group (PRMG) proudly announces that Long Island Business News (LIBN) recently recognized Hank Russell, Public Relations Director, PRMG, as one of the”50 Around 50” honorees for his continued success in the field of marketing and communications. Mr. Russell was presented with an award for this accomplishment during a ceremony at the Crest Hollow Country Club on September 29.

During the event, LIBN honored 50 accomplished local business leaders around the age of 50 who set an example in their field through their longevity, integrity, motivation and wisdom. A key member of the marketing and communications firm, Mr. Russell received the award in recognition of his outstanding leadership and achievement in the field of public relations.

As PRMG’s Public Relations Director, Mr. Russell crafts and oversees press releases, media advisories, captions and media availabilities. He serves as a liaison between clients and media outlets, arranging press conferences and print, TV and radio interviews for the firm’s large variety of clientele. Since 2008, when he joined The PRMG, Mr. Russell has secured major media coverage for several clients, including Gershow Recycling, The Law Office of Frederick K. Brewington, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island (SBPLI), Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. and The Cochran Firm. He is presently responsible for overseeing the public relations and campaign initiatives for Suffolk County Executive Republican candidate Jim O’Connor.

Mr. Russell earned his Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication at St. Bonaventure University, where he worked as a sportswriter and columnist for the college’s weekly newspaper in addition to contributing to the university’s literary magazine and yearbook. Before joining PRMG, he spent two years reporting on political issues for Suffolk Life, was a poetry editor for The North Atlantic Review and freelanced for many scientific and medical imaging magazines. He has more than 15 years’ experience as a writer, editor and proofreader.

Now in its 13th year, The Public Relations and Marketing Group is a full-service public relations agency providing media relations, publicity, advertising, website hosting and design, social media, search engine optimization (SEO), video production, crisis management and community and government relations to businesses, organizations and individuals throughout Long Island and the New York metro area. For more information call 1-855-PRMG-123 or visit www.theprmg.com.

About PRMG

Founded in 2002, The Public Relations and Marketing Group, LLC (PRMG) is a full-service public relations and marketing agency based in Patchogue, New York. PRMG is dedicated to helping businesses, professionals, non-profit organizations, government entities, attorneys and law firms leverage their time, talents and resources by using effective public relations and marketing techniques, as well as advertising, graphic design, website design and development, digital video production, website search optimization and social media. PRMG has launched a variety of website-based entities, including PR4Lawyers, Dining Out Long Island and New York Lawyer Pages. For more information, 1-855-PRMG-123 (1-855-776-4123), or visit www.theprmg.com.