The PR Verdict is for anyone who is interested in news and how it is shaped. Our audience ranges from PR professionals, journalists, executives, attorneys, students and news junkies. In short: anyone who is concerned with the daily news flow and the art of managing a reputation.
Meet the Team
Mark Arena, The PR Verdict’s founder, is a former Managing Director and Head of Communications (Americas) for one of the world’s largest banks; he was based in New York for 9 years. Prior to his US assignment, he was based in London as Global Head of Corporate Communications for the firm’s Investment Banking business.
Mark has a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Law and an MBA. He provides PR advisory and coaching services and leads seminars and speaks at conferences on reputation management and public relations.
Suzan Colon, The PR Verdict’s Content Editor, has written for magazines including O, the Oprah Magazine; Jane; Details; Rolling Stone; Harper’s Bazaar; and many other publications. She is the author of Cherries in Winter: My Family’s Recipe for Hope in Hard Times (Random House). Suzan blogs for the Huffington Post and has appeared on The Today Show, The Early Show, and NPR. For more, visit suzancolon.net.
Denisse Lebron, The PR Verdict’s Marketing & Communications Director, is a Certified Internet Marketing Specialist and a Certified Social Media Specialist. Since 2005, she has assisted solo professionals and small businesses with establishing and maximizing an online presence using social media, local-search marketing, website management, email marketing and other online strategies. She is the owner of Denisse Marie, a boutique online marketing and business management company.
The PRV Contributors
|Suzan Colon||Christine Walton Brennan|
|John Dellportas||Joe Dolce|
|Graeme Harris||Paul Marrone|
|Larissa Alghisi Rubner||James Toccacelli|
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