Best PR Firms in Chicago

Why These PR Firms?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Chicago PR Firms on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Cascade Communications

Cascade Communications is a public relations firm that services commercial clients throughout Chicago, Illinois, and its surrounding area. It's been in business for more than 19 years and offers a variety of services that help its clients to heighten brand awareness and maintain a positive public image. These services include go-to-market strategy planning, strategic planning, website development and audits, SEO content creation, and social media management. The company also offers business consulting and startup mentorship services.

Chicago, IL 60614



KitelyTech is a Chicago-based digital marketing and consulting company that delivers projects to customers worldwide. The agency, which has offices across the country, provides many services, including online marketing, web design, and development, mobile app development, and custom software development. It also offers branding, graphic design, content marketing, and search engine optimization. KitelyTech has earned many awards such as being one of the top 15 digital marketing firms in Chicago and New York City.

1165 N Clark St Ste 7
Chicago, IL 60610


Pietryla PR

Pietryla PR & Marketing, LLC, is a boutique PR and marketing company in Chicago, Illinois, founded in 2002. It works best with clients that are managing a watershed moment such as launching a new product, seeking funding, going through a branding shift, or implementing a new automation strategy. The company specializes in media relations, marketing automation, crisis communications, communication content development, and corporate strategy. It also offers digital marketing and online reputation management services.

333 S. Wabash, #2700
Chicago, IL 60604



Propllr is a public relations and content marketing firm that helps startups and entrepreneurs accelerate their growth by building brand awareness and customer trust. Whether landing a company profile or writing engaging content, Propllr makes things easier for startups – sales, lead generation, fundraising, recruiting, retention, SEO, and more. Founded in 2011, Propllr brings a culture of transparency, nimbleness, and bias toward action in partnership with B2B and B2C startups from around the country and across all industries.

566 W Adams St Ste 610
Chicago, IL 60661



Spool is an Evanston-based marketing and public relations agency. The firm's team delivers solutions for growth and engagement by initiating a collaborative strategy with the client, identifying brand and goals and defining audience. From the research and planning stage to creation, Spool offers a wide range of communication options to spark interest. Its public relations digital and media experts leverage the platforms that will reach the widest target audiences for their clients.

909 Davis St Ste 500
Evanston, IL 60201


TC Public Relations

TC Public Relations has successfully coordinated publicity campaigns and helped with reputation management for a diverse range of Chicago clients since 2001, with specialization in public interest nonprofits, law firms, and entrepreneurial businesses. The agency's services are tailored to meet the needs of the client. Its team offers expertise in media relations and training, press conferences, publicity programs, community relations, social media strategy, and crisis communications. TC Public Relations' goal is to support its clients' success.

1 N La Salle St Ste 600
Chicago, IL 60602


Tier One Partners

Tier One Partners, LLC, is a female-led, full-service PR agency that serves Chicago and surrounding areas. Its team members have extensive experience in analytics, demand generation, digital marketing, and creative services, such as animation and graphic design. With a commitment to continuous innovation, the professionals develop measurable programs and integrated communications campaigns. Lastly, Tier One Partners was recognized at the 2020 Platinum PR Awards by the PR News and the PR Club's Bell Ringer Awards in 2021.

125 South Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60603