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Ronn Torossian

Ronn Torossian is the Founder, President and CEO of NYC-based 5W Public Relations (5WPR), one of the top independently owned PR agencies in the United States. The firm was recently named PR Firm of the Year by The American Business Awards and has recently won multiple awards pertaining to specific categories of media relations including Crisis, Digital, Beauty and more.

Torossian is known for his successful, results-oriented approach to media relations as well as his expansive relationships with top tier reporters/producers/hosts, celebrities, event organizers, and influential people. Under his leadership, the firm has developed into one of the fastest growing agencies in the PR industry, with work serving clients in industries including beauty, consumer, food & beverage, home goods, technology (B2B/B2C), crisis, digital, travel, hospitality and more.

Torossian is also the author of “For Immediate Release: Shape Minds, Build Brands, and Deliver Results with Game-Changing Public Relations” a best-selling Public Relations book, available throughout the US.

Torossian is regularly featured in national media outlets including the Huffington Post, Fox News, The New York Times, and others to share marketing/PR insight.

NYC born and raised, he resides on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and is a regular lecturer at universities and conferences, a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and a board member of numerous non-profit organizations.

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Recent Milestones

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    Ronn Torossian — Cable and Mobile Streaming discussion detailed by Ronn Torossian (3/12/14)
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    Ronn Torossian — Ronn Torossian tackles the brands and celebrities at the 2014 Oscars (3/4/14)
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    Ronn Torossian — Ronn Torossian details Putin's media relations savvy. (3/4/14)
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    Ronn Torossian — 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian discusses the Facebook acquisition of WhatsApp (2/27/14)
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    Ronn Torossian — 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian discusses more than media relations -- how job seekers need to handle social media. (2/27/14)
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    Ronn Torossian — Ronn Torossian shares 35 PR tips on Huffington Post (1/27/14)
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    Ronn Torossian — Ronn Torossian visits the Today Show to share his thoughts on the bachelor controversy. (1/20/14)
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    Ronn Torossian — Throughout 2013, Russia's President Vladimir Putin has shown himself to be a master at public relations. This week, he can be declared the first victor of the 2014 Winter Olympics, to be hosted in Sochi, Russia. Putin's victory comes from the countless di (12/23/13)
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    Ronn Torossian — 5W Public Relations, winner of 2013 PR Agency of the Year by American Business Awards, has launched a ad-tech focused product dubbed 5W-Wired to continue serving their extensive list of clients in the digital advertising space. (12/20/13)
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    Ronn Torossian —, an online organizer of independent reviews and ratings for national PR firms, released their December reviews, ranking 5W Public Relations highly in three categories. The agency, led by CEO/President Ronn Torossian, was awarded the #4 B (12/10/13)
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    Ronn Torossian — 5WPR Receives Honorable Mention As Mid-Size PR Agency of the Year at PR News' Platinum Awards (10/15/13)
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    Ronn Torossian — Ronn Torossian, the founder & CEO of 5WPR is the winner of the 2013 "Silver Stevie" Award for Communications, Investor Relations, and PR Executive of the Year category. (6/18/13)
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    Ronn Torossian — Ronn Torossian, Founder & CEO of 5WPR releases the consummate guidebook for public relations in the modern era, "For Immediate Release: Shape Minds, Build Brands, and Deliver Results with Game-Changing Public Relations." The book is available in bookstore (10/1/11)
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    Ronn Torossian — Ronn Torossian, CEO & Founder of 5WPR, is selected as a Semi-Finalist for the prestigious 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards, New York region. (4/1/10)
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    Ronn Torossian — Ronn Torossian was named to PR Week’s “40 Under 40″ (1/1/07)
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    Ronn Torossian — Ronn Torossian is named to Advertising Age's coveted 40 under 40 list. Ronn Torossian of 5WPR is the only CEO of a PR agency named to this list. (8/1/06)
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10 Books to Read on Business, Public Relations and Marketing by Ronn Torossian

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Ronn Torossian, CEO 5W Public Relations,Entertainment Tonight on Matt Lauer & Today Show

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Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5WPR on CBS Discussing Beyonce Lipsyncing and Brand

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Ronn Torossian on CBS Insider on the Olympic Closing Ceremonies, The Spice Girls and Olympian Brands

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5WPR Founder Ronn Torossian on FOX NY Regarding Retail Marketing

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Tour 5W Public Relations’ New Office

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Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5WPR (at 1:11) on the Domicopter (Dominos Pizza Drone Delivery Service) When Dominos decided to announce that it would begin delivering pizza through remote controlled drone helicopters. Fox 5 New York asked Ronn Torossian of 5WPR a

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