MACIAS PR Celebrates 9 Years of Growth in Public Relations

​​The top tech and healthcare PR firm, MACIAS PR, celebrates 9 years of growth in the competitive NYC public relations market.

During this time, MACIAS PR has grown from a small cubicle with no clients into an award-winning strategic PR and digital marketing firm that works with clients in healthcare, finance, tech and the nonprofit sectors.

In 2017 and 2016, journalists with Finance Monthly named MACIAS PR the “Financial PR Firm of the Year” based on the firm’s media strategy, deliverables, expertise and innovation in PR. In 2015, Finance Monthly named MACIAS PR the “PR Consultant Firm of the Year.”

Marketing peers also named MACIAS PR the 2017 “Strategic PR Firm of the Year,” honoring it with the ACQ5 Global Awards. The award is based on the firm’s media and marketing strategy.

The History of MACIAS PR

MACIAS PR was founded on June 1st, 2009 by Mark Macias, a former Executive Producer with NBC and Senior Producer with CBS in New York. He founded the firm during the Great Recession when many businesses were failing.

“It’s a long way from that small cubicle on 38th Street and Broadway where I launched this firm,” said Macias. “No one wanted PR in 2009 and even fewer businesses wanted to speak with an unknown former TV guy. Fortunately, I knew how to sell stories to the media based on my background in TV, print and magazines. Our team continually leverages that strategy to get our clients in the news.”

The firm’s clients have appeared in the biggest news publications in the world, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN, Good Morning America, The Daily Mail in the UK, The Financial Times and USA Today. MACIAS PR has also secured media placements in other languages, including Spanish, Korean, Portuguese and Russian news publications.

Macias is continually sourced as a PR and branding expert with major media publications, including CNBC, the Washington Post and entertainment publications.

The Editorial and Strategy Behind MACIAS PR

At MACIAS PR, every client works directly with the founder of the firm. Macias says it’s like having an Executive Producer on your team, Identifying the best news angles for your business.

“The owner of every business always treat his clients and customers better than any sales guy,” said Macias. “It’s no different with MACIAS PR. We put our clients’ goals first and out-think the competition when it comes to strategy and execution. Our competitive streak shows when it comes to selling stories to the media. We fight for stories and don’t give up.”

Macias predicts his firm will continue to grow but will never lose the personal touch that makes every client personal.

“MACIAS PR is not quite a teenager, and that’s a good thing” said Macias. “We’re not lazy or worried about how we look, like most teens. We just want to make our clients proud. This PR firm will grow based on our media deliverables but our personal interaction with clients and reporters will never change.”