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Ronn Torossian
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New York, NY, USA

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Public Relations and Communications
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Business Description (One-Liner):

Full-service PR Agency

Experience Timeline:
16-20 years of work experience

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Ronn Torossian is the Founder, President, and CEO of 5WPR, an award-winning, top 20 independent US PR agency. An entrepreneur, as a PR firm CEO, Ronn has extensive experience in all aspects of public relations, marketing and reputation management, having led assignments for Fortune 500 companies and start-up companies, government agencies, academic institutions, corporate executives, politicians, non-profits, and luminaries in the business, entertainment and media worlds.

Ronn is a two-time winner of the Public Relations Executive of the Year by the American Business Awards, and a semi-finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year. He is nationally recognized as one of the most well-respected Public Relations professionals in the industry.

An esteemed expert and influencer in marketing and public relations, he regularly offers his insights in the media, including appearances on CNBC, Bloomberg, “The Today Show,” and Fox News. He is also a resident public relations expert for Entertainment Tonight, and an op-ed contributor to Huffington Post, Wired Insights, The Observer, Business Insider, and other publications. He has been featured in Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek and more.

His bestselling book, “For Immediate Release: Shape Minds, Build Brands, and Deliver Results with Game-Changing Public Relations,” is a must read for marketers and PR professionals alike, as well as required reading for media and marketing students at colleges and universities.

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Your Business's Motto?:

Real. Resourceful. Results. It reflects 5W’s values for our clients and employees. We exist to help the companies, people and issues we work for get attention in today’s noisy, crowded world. We think on our feet, relentlessly uncover opportunities and never lose sight of our clients’ goals. We are known for big ideas and smart, resourceful programs and people that deliver game-changing results.

One food and drink on earth, what would you choose?:

Diet Coke of which I am an addict, and a slice of good old fashioned NYC pizza.

What literature is on your bed stand?:

The Prince by Machiavelli or The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

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