Caliber is a brand marketing, public relations, and interactive communications firm that was founded more than 20 years ago and is based in Tucson. The company represents a range of clients across the US that are involved in the healthcare, financial services, real estate, construction, technology, and education industries. The Caliber team has been recognized for strategic marketing, public relations, and creative excellence in national, regional, and local competitions, including the Hermes Creative Awards, GD USA American Graphic Design Awards, MarCom Awards, and Healthcare Marketing Report's Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards. They have also received numerous ADDYs from the Tucson Advertising Federation and IMPACT Awards from the Southern Arizona Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, and their creative work has been featured in many national design publications. Clients have praised their "elegant approach" in "linking all communications back to an effective strategy."
Tempe, AZ(480) 442-4505
Evolve Public Relations and Marketing is a PR firm that was founded in 2010 in Scottsdale and has clients that are involved in retail, entertainment, real estate, medical, legal, and non-profit. Their services are public relations, branding, business and media consultation, strategic planning, and event planning. Upon gaining a new client, they will assess the past and current state of the company’s public relations and marketing campaigns and devise a plan which will include the overall client vision and a timeline. Their impressive list of awards includes the 2013 Woman Who Move in the Valley from Arizona Foothills Magazine, 2013 Dancing with the Stars from the Arizona Kidney Foundation, and 2014 40 Under 40 Generation Next from the Arizona Business Magazine, among many others. Jennifer Kaplan is the owner and founder of Evolve, and she has been involved in the Phoenix startup scene for nearly 20 years. Evolve has over 100 varied clients and provides services as unique as ghostwriting, celebrity acquisition, and staging.
Tucson, AZ(602) 550-1810
Kaneen Communications is a Tucson-based PR firm which was founded in 1980 and offers public relations and advertising expertise to clients that work in the fields of transportation, energy, and government. Their portfolio includes campaigns for clients such as Sun Link Streetcar, Sahuarita Economic Development, My Healthy Pima County, BKW Farms, and NRG Solar. The business is a certified Small Business Enterprise in Pima County and a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise in the State of Arizona. The staff of professionals has proven success in strategic planning, public involvement, integrative marketing, bilingual communications, community and neighborhood relations, media relations, earned and unearned media planning, special events, and digital media. Karen Communications recently worked on the Hoover Dam Bypass project and was praised for its team's ability to manage communications with all parties and coordinate a milestone event.
Tucson, AZ(520) 885-9009
REA Media Group is a Tucson-based PR firm that was founded in 1993 to offer advertising, public relations, strategic consulting, marketing, promotions, and media buying and planning. The company's aim was to serve the general market while also to specialize in offering multicultural marketing to the US and Mexico as a creative firm. They state that their mission is to provide clients "with increased knowledge and understanding" of multicultural markets. Their clients include BlueCross Blue Shield Arizona, the University of Phoenix, Wells Fargo, McDonald's, Cox Communications, and Donate Life. The founder, Raul E. Aguirre, produced, hosted, and anchored programming for the international television company Univision for nine years before founding REA.
Tucson, AZ(520) 622-2190
Ridgewood Interactive Communications is a PR firm which was founded in Tucson in 1987. They help their clients to engage their community, heighten public awareness, sharpen their message, and create innovative online solutions to their communication challenges. The company offers its clients help in the areas of web design and development, social media, videography, print, animation, e-learning, corporate communications, and conferences. The company describes its team as "artists and teachers, data nerds and wordsmiths, code warriors and strategists." Their clients work in the fields of education, healthcare, and radio, and include the Animal Welfare Association of Southern Arizona, the Arizona Center for Innovation, the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona, the Colorado Department of Human Services, and many more.
Tucson, AZ(520) 318-0828
Scutari and Cieslak PR is a PR firm with offices in Phoenix, Tucson, and San Diego. The company works with a network of journalists, business leaders, legislators, policy makers, and news breakers to help enhance their clients' reputations. A list of clients includes Korean Air, AT&T, Arizona Commerce Authority, Cushman & Wakefield, Arizona Board of Regents, and Salk. In addition to PR, the firm also specializes in public affairs, bi-partisan political advice, reputation management, media buying and planning, copywriting, and event production and coordination. Scutari and Cieslak PR prides itself on its personal contacts and close relationships with influential reporters and political leaders, and its extensive experience and deep knowledge of the media industry. Reviews include praise for their candid, constructive honesty.
Tucson, AZ(480) 278-9990
Spur Public Relations is a Tucson-based PR firm that was founded more than 10 years ago and specializes in communication-related services including strategic consulting, media and community relations, and internal, external, and marketing communications. Kimberly Schmitz, the owner and principal consultant of Spur Public Relations, has successfully implemented publicity programs locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally for Tucson-based and out-of-state clients, and she has a proven track record for developing and implementing reputation-management and community-relations programs. She has received a number of awards for her work from the Southern Arizona Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, and she was honored as a 2011 “Up and Comer” by Inside Tucson Business. She is also a past president and board member of the Southern Arizona Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.
Tucson, AZ(520) 247-5778
Tucker Strategic Marketing & Consulting is a PR firm in Tucson which helps clients develop an integrated marketing strategy through consulting and coaching, and a business development strategy through public relations, media production, web development, and workflow automation. The company specializes in business process analysis and design, business process automation, and custom software development. Their portfolio includes public relations for the Dragonfly Village new housing project for low-income and homeless families, crisis management for Pima Community College Adult Education, and business process analysis and automation for Global Oil and Gas Company. Other clients include Boston University, UniSource Energy Services, Tucson Urban League, Nova Home Loans, Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Sunstreet Mortgage, Tucson Healthcare Affiliates Credit Union, Balfour Walker Photography, Center for Spiritual Living, Tucson Focused HR, and Alliance Interactive.
Tucson, AZ(520) 309-5295
Words, Ink Public Relations is a Tucson-based PR firm owned and run by Maxine Goodman which specializes in providing publicity for non-profits, small businesses, and professionals via TV, radio, and print. The company provides business consultation, story placement, public relations, advertising, and copywriting. They also set up special events and produce brochures, annual reports, and prospectuses. Maxine has served as PR chair for the American Association of University Women for the past five years and has written press releases for the League of Women Voters of Greater Tucson for the past six years.
Tucson, AZ(520) 622-0905