SMPTE Names Wall Street Communications Its Global PR Agency of Record

Jan 21, 2013, 05:30 ET from Wall Street Communications

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that it has retained Wall Street Communications to provide global public and media relations services.

"For more than 17 years, Wall Street Communications has been in the business of promoting technologies and services targeting the broadcast and motion picture industries," said Aimee Ricca, marketing and communication at SMPTE. "Given the agency's expertise in this field, its strong relationship with industry trade press, and its successful track record to date, we feel that Wall Street is uniquely suited to support us in raising SMPTE's profile and extending awareness of the organization's work, both in standards development and in educating professionals across the communications, technology, media, and entertainment industries."

"Through its standards and education work as well as its membership, SMPTE guides advances in motion-imaging technology and in the application of that technology," said Susan Warren, president at Wall Street Communications. "This leadership makes SMPTE an exciting client, and we look forward to working with the organization to highlight its efforts and achievements in moving the industry forward."

Wall Street Communications offers business-to-business marketing communications services to technology companies and industry associations in the television, motion picture, and radio industries and related fields. With fundamental operating principles of accuracy, creativity, and integrity, the agency has a unique range of experience in promoting products, technologies, and services used in thousands of TV and video facilities worldwide. In business since 1996, Wall Street Communications maintains corporate headquarters in Salt Lake City and satellite offices throughout North America and Europe. Learn more about Wall Street Communications at

About the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
The Oscar® and Emmy® Award-winning Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), a professional membership association, is the worldwide leader in developing and providing motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, technology, media, and entertainment industries. An internationally recognized and accredited organization, SMPTE advances moving-imagery education and engineering across the broadband, broadcast, cinema, and IT disciplines. Since its founding in 1916, SMPTE has published the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal and developed more than 600 standards, recommended practices, and engineering guidelines. SMPTE members include motion-imaging executives, engineers, creative and technology professionals, researchers, scientists, educators, and students from around the world. Information on joining SMPTE is available at

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