MOUNT KISCO, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-Communications, a full-service public relations and marketing firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Diana Costello to Director, Client Services in its Westchester office.
"We are thrilled to have Diana in the Co-Communications family," said Stacey Cohen, Co-Communications, President. "Diana's journalism background coupled with her exceptional market research and social media skills are a tremendous asset to our company and clients."
An award-winning journalist, Costello spent nearly nine years at The Journal News, a Gannett publication, where she covered a wide range of topics, including business, residential and commercial real estate, labor trends, education, cooking and restaurants and retail. She is the recipient of a 2011 New York News Publishers Association Award for Excellence and a 2011 New York State Associated Press Association Award for Business/Finance Reporting, among other recognitions.
Costello is also an industry leader in online and social media. She has studied multimedia production as a fellow with the Knight Digital Media Center in Berkeley, Calif., and published a comprehensive video report on Latinos in community colleges as a fellow with the Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media at the Teachers College, Columbia University.
"As a reporter, I loved digging into new ideas, surrounding myself with interesting people and uncovering compelling stories," Costello said. "Co-Communications not only shares these same ideals, but also encourages the kind of innovative thinking that makes every day exciting. It has been a pleasure working with such a motivated and talented staff."
In her new role, Costello will spearhead media relations efforts for a diverse range of clients, manage staff, develop strategic campaigns and assist with business development.
An Armonk resident, Costello holds bachelor's degrees in journalism and philosophy from New York University. Follow her on Twitter at twitter.com/dianacostello.
Established in 1997, Co-Communications, Inc. is a full-service PR/Marketing firm that delivers high-impact, targeted communications programs. The firm serves local and national clients across diverse industries, including real estate, hospitality, healthcare, nonprofits, information technology and professional services. Representative services include strategic planning, branding, public relations, media relations, inbound marketing, and social media. Co-Communications has offices in Mount Kisco, New York, and Farmington, Connecticut.
Contact: Danielle Cyr