What's happening in the industry, and how we see it

Pitch Perfect: A Four Step Process for Effective Thought Leadership PR

Pitch Perfect: A Four Step Process for Effective Thought Leadership PRBy: Allyson Marcus, account supervisor at KemperLesnik A media relations strategy is one of the most effective PR tools for branding a company’s expertise among its target audience. Every step of a media pitch – from story idea...

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Is REI’s Move a Bellwether for What’s To Come in Retail?

This week, REI announced that it is closing its doors on Black Friday so that its 12,000 employees are free to enjoy a paid vacation day. Many view this move as a PR stunt, but some of the more romantic types, like us, are praising REI for taking a stance to stop the insanity. For those of us...

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KemperLesnik Mourns the Loss of Alison Parker and Adam Ward

Many young people see journalism as a career worthy of pursuit. Reporters and their teams brave harsh weather conditions, difficult subject matters and incredibly fast news deadlines. They get up long before the sun rises and work late into the night to deliver the news. Not to mention, most of...

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A Large KemperLesnik Welcome

We have a lot of new faces in the KemperLesnik office that we'd like to extend a warm welcome to. Please help us in welcoming Elizabeth, Brad, Alexa, Max, Maddie and Julia to the team! Elizabeth Epstein – Account ExecutiveElizabeth was born and raised in Chicago and attended Francis W. Parker...

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Chicago Ale Fest Unveils Brewery, Restaurant Line-Ups

Chicago Ale Fest Unveils Brewery, Restaurant Line-UpsCity’s Largest Craft Beer Fest Kicks Off June 19  Chicago (June 8, 2015) – The Chicago Ale Fest -- the city’s newest and largest craft beer festival -- has announced its list of participating breweries and restaurants for the June 19-20...

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KemperLesnik Joins the Chicago Sports Commission

This past month, KemperLesnik and our sister company KemperSports joined the Chicago Sports Commission as a corporate partner. Our Executive Vice President Tom Valdiserri and CEO Steve Skinner will assist the commission in continuing to establish Chicago as the premier U.S. destination for...

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New Hires and Promotions at KemperLesnik

Exciting news at KemperLesnik this week. We have added four faces to our full-time roster. Astrid Greve Spencer joins the B2B public relations team as a senior account supervisor, Claire Mathison joins the B2B public relations team as an account executive, Ashley Galante has been named our new...

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What Our Clients Are Saying

Jeff Noel, Corporate Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs, Whirlpool Corporation

“The fact that KemperLesnik is diligent in its effort to deliver results and has the best PR talent in the business makes the agency the perfect partner for Whirlpool Corporation.”

Jeff Noel, Corporate Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs, Whirlpool Corporation