Kohnstamm Communications has extensive financial services industry PR experience including success with national business media for its clients. Client experience includes Bob Prechter’s Elliott Wave International, TIAA-CREF, JNBA Financial Advisors, BankCherokee and finance faculty at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management and the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business.
The Kohnstamm firm has successfully generated news coverage and interviews on CNBC (with Ron Insana), CNN, MSNBC, BusinessWeek, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times (including a cover business profile), USA Today and many other national business and finance media. Arranging media tours is a key element in generating coverage. For Bob Prechter, media meetings and interviews arranged during a recent New York media tour included: Gretchen Morgenson of The New York Times, Adam Shell of USA Today, Dan Kadlec of Time Magazine, Mary Chung with the Financial Times, Jack Otter of Smart Money, Haitham Haddadin of Reuters, Kyle Pope and Gary Zuckerman of The Wall Street Journal and Carrie Coolidge of Forbes. A similar media tour was developed for the Dean of the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business in which interviews were arranged at Forbes, BusinessWeek, Inc. Magazine and The New York Times.
In 2007 soft drink maker REED’s Inc. went public, and Kohnstamm orchestrated IPO media and analyst coverage including arranging for Chris Reed to present to top analysts at the Wall Street Smarts conference of beverage industry analysts. Since going public in spring 2007, the stock has steadily risen.