PR News Names MSR Communications One of the Top Places to Work in PR

San Francisco-Based Boutique Public Relations Firm Recognized for Excellence in Workplace Culture, Diversity and Work-Life Balance

Dec 10, 2015, 09:27 ET from MSR Communications

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MSR Communications®, a public relations firm specializing in providing communications management services to technology, B2B and consumer lifestyle companies, today announced it has been named one of the Top Places to Work in PR by PR News.

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The 2015 Top Places to Work in PR award program identifies and honors PR organizations and communications departments for their excellence in workplace culture, career development, diversity and leadership, and competing benefits and compensation. MSR was selected for its prioritization of work-life balance, collaborative environment, robust mentorship program and unique familial bond that is reflective in its low voluntary turnover rate.

"To be recognized as a 'Top Place to Work in PR' by PR News is a testament to MSR Communications' dedication to continued excellence, collaboration and work-life balance," said Mary Shank Rockman, Principal and CEO of MSR Communications. "MSR invests in the personal and professional growth of all employees, which is reflective in our low voluntary turnover rate. We're also proud to combine the tenacity of Silicon Valley's top tech PR agencies, with a homespun twist, and it's not just MSR employees who recognize and love this unique culture, our clients do, too."

The 'Top Places to Work in PR' award program is based on employee feedback and requires individuals to rate their overall job and company satisfaction. Entries are categorized by organization type such as agency, corporate, government organization, nonprofit, association or NGO. Judges include PR News editors, an outside panel of industry experts and industry peers. All award nominations are kept confidential.

"We're excited to welcome MSR to our 2015 class of Top Places to Work in PR," said Mary Lou French, award organizer at PR News. "Not everyone wakes up in the morning and looks forward to going into work. That's why we salute those organizations that go above and beyond to attract and retain top talent."

MSR has been repeatedly named 'top small PR agency' by several PR industry organizations. The firm was recently named The Best Technology PR Firm in California by Acquisition International Magazine. MSR features a team of PR professionals that is led by founder Mary Shank Rockman and recently celebrated its 16th anniversary in July 2015.

About MSR Communications

MSR Communications is an independent public relations firm that offers award-winning creative intelligence and superior communications management services to technology, B2B and consumer lifestyle companies. The firm has practice areas in influencer relations including media, analysts and bloggers; social media and digital marketing communications; speaker placement programs; corporate positioning and messaging, and crises/reputation management. Based in San Francisco, CA, MSR has been named a 'Top Small PR Firm' in the nation, 'Small PR Agency of the Year,' and 'Stars of PR' as well as received accolades for media relations and social media excellence by distinguished organizations in the marketing communications industry. For more information, visit or call (415) 989-9000.

About PR News

The PR News Group at Access Intelligence, LLC is a daily intellectual hub that serves the communications and marketing community at corporations, agencies and nonprofits. The PR News group focuses on honing and growing PR practitioners' skills in social media, crisis management, digital PR, measurement, employee relations, media training, CSR and writing through its flagship newsletter, webinars, conferences, awards programs, workshops and guidebooks. With the launch of its weekly newsletter over 70 years ago, PR News has remained dedicated to supporting the growth of communicators all while keeping them abreast of the latest news affecting the industry.


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