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Optimum Community Announces Seventh Annual ‘Hispanic Heritage Month’ Student Essay Contest In Partnership with Olympusat

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(Contact: Epoch 5 Public Relations) Open to Middle-School and High-School Students, Contest Provides Opportunity to Reflect on the Rich Heritage of Hispanic Americans Bethpage, NY…For the seventh consecutive year, Cablevision’s Optimum Community and Olympusat, Inc. are proud to sponsor the “Hispanic Heritage Month” essay contest in recognition of… more

Editors to pitching pros: KO the hype and hard sell

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Newsday’s auditorium was recently the scene of a lively discussion on a topic that is near and dear to public relations professionals: how to successfully pitch media on stories that are important to their organization. “Expert Tips for Great Media Coverage” was organized and moderated by Epoch 5… more

PR and journalism blur in the digital Wild West

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The Internet has become a place where the definitions of journalism and public relations have blurred.  Professional journalists, PR practitioners, citizen journalists, bloggers, casual posters and others offering “user-generated” content are increasingly sharing the same digital space with powerful connections to key communities. Traditional media, especially daily and… more

Media pitching faux pas: duck stories that are DOA

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I must have made a thousand media pitches in my 30 years in corporate communications and pr media relations.  There are many keys to successful media pitching, starting with a bona fide story that meets the media’s objective of reporting timely, interesting and useful information to readers. But,… more

Long Island media bigs bare all in PR panel romp

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While businesses face challenges that seem to change daily, one constant for most businesses is that visibility created by good media coverage will drive sales and attract clients.  Epoch 5 President Katherine Heaviside recently moderated a media panel that offered help to every organization in the room with… more

Purolator International Appoints Jakub Kowalczyk as Branch Sales Manager for the Minneapolis/Twin Cities Region

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(Contact: Epoch 5 Public Relations) JERICHO, NY – Purolator International announces the appointment of Jakub Kowalczyk as Branch Sales Manager for the Minneapolis/Twin Cities region. Kowalczyk will be responsible for generating new sales as well as providing support for existing customers in the region. Kowalczyk brings nearly 15… more

Garfunkel Wild, P.C. Partner/Director Roy W. Breitenbach Selected by Long Island Business News as 2014 ‘Around 50′ Awardee

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(Contact: Epoch 5 Public Relations) Great Neck, NY – Garfunkel Wild, P.C. (GW) is pleased to announce that partner/director Roy W. Breitenbach has been selected by Long Island Business News (LIBN) to the “Around 50” Class of 2014. An awards dinner at the Crest Hollow County Club in… more

Jefferson’s Ferry’s Linda Hans Named to Prestigious “Around 50 List”

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(Contact: Epoch 5 Public Relations) Recognized by Long Island’s Business Weekly Setauket, NY … Linda Hans, Vice President of Independent Living Operations at Jefferson’s Ferry Lifecare Retirement Community (Setauket, NY) was recently recognized by Long Island Business News, the region’s business weekly, as among its 2014 “Around 50”… more

Bethpage Federal Credit Union Commits to Long Island Young Professionals

(Contact: Epoch 5 Public Relations) Partners with The LIincs Organization As Founding Corporate Sponsor Bethpage, NY – Bethpage Federal Credit Union announces its partnership with The LIincs Organization, an emerging professional development association of young professionals on Long Island. As Founding Corporate Sponsor, Bethpage will work with LIincs… more

Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty Opens first Queens Office

(Contact: Epoch 5 Public Relations) Donna Rubertone Named Sales Manager Cold Spring Harbor, NY…Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, one of the nation’s leading realtors, cut the ribbon on its first sales office in Queens Thursday, September 4. The Flushing office is located at 35-16B Francis Lewis Blvd. Daniel… more

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