Kenneth Meyer

New York, NY USA
Website: http://

Professional Experience

Accomplished senior media relations professional with proven ability to build and manage teams that achieve public relations and marketing success, bolster existing client relationships, and cultivate new business. A recognized and respected leader, able to highly motivate internal and external audiences through media relations strategy, analysis and effective communications counsel. To Tremendous knowledge of agency, corporate and organizational public relations which spans across numerous industries (including pharmaceutical, medical, health, technology, electronics, ecommerce, consumer products, business, personal finance, entertainment, sports marketing, fashion, lifestyle, travel and tourism) that are echoed with a deep understanding of television news, broadcasting, print journalism, magazine publishing and digital and emerging media.


Account manager
10 Years
Programming (television)
8 Years
Other, Specify
8 Years


8 Years
Other, Specify
10 Years
2 Years


Broadcasting - News - TV (National)
8 Years
PR (firm) - Fortune 1000 corp. clients
10 Years
PR (in-house) - Small to mid-sized corp. clients
2 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

12 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Too many to list (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Too many to list (10+)

Other Work History

BIOGRAPHY Kenneth Meyer is a media consultant advising both agency, corporate and organizational on appropriate digital and traditional media relations campaigns. He is an independent consultant at KEMCOM Media and goes to great lengths (media surveys, audits and competitive analysis and front line pitching) to keep his clients to stay in front of the new wave of PR tools.

Technical Skills

Live Broadcast Production - Both Producer & Director roles for satellite and webcasting.

Foreign Language Skills

BIOGRAPHY CONTINUED: Up until 2008, as a senior account supervisor in Manning, Selvage & Lees national healthcare media department. Kenneth worked with account teams in the planning and assessment of media strategies, assists in the development of consumer/media angles for public relations programs and secures national/regional publicity for clients. With nearly a decade, of experience Kenneth has contributed to numerous media campaigns and successes, including Phillips Electronics/Philips Medical Systems, Eli Lilly & Co. Novartis, Sanofi-Aventis, Bayer Imaging, and Proctor & Gamble. Kenneth has specialized media experience in areas of medical technology and devices, medical imaging, scientific research, type one and type two diabetes therapies, diabetes awareness, global diabetes therapeutic marketplace as well as celebrity spokesperson identification in the entertainment, music and sports industries.


BIOGRAPHY CONTINUED: In addition, Kenneth managed the development of D S Simons strategic alliances, partnerships and programs that fuel the firm's business development.

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, ACT, Real Player, Windows Media Player, Quicktime, Quark and Adobe Photoshop


BIOGRAPHY CONTINUED: When he returned to D S Simon Productions in 2008 as Senior Vice President & Director of Client Services, Kenneth provided senior level consultant services to help transition broadcast public relations agency to be able to offer digital and emerging media services while improving the level of existing traditional media services He was directly responsible for the development of new services and the extension of the companys communications products.

Work Permits & Visas

BIOGRAPHY CONTINUED: After 5 promotions at D S Simon Productions, Kenneth was promoted to Senior Vice President of Media Relations and Broadcast Services in 2002 2005 where he spearheaded the companys media strategy and client counsel for all Satellite Media Tours and Live Events and oversaw the departments everyday contact with broadcasters.


BIOGRAPHY CONTINUED: Prior to joining D S Simon, Kenneth worked in professional sports as the Public Relations Manager and Director of Community Relations for the New Jersey Red Dogs (AFL) and New Jersey Rockin (RHI). During that time Kenneth assisted the AFLs Public Relations Department by working with national media during ArenaBowl XI in Phoenix, Ariz. and was brought on (as a former freelance journalist and sports writer) as a Production Coordinator for the ESPN game broadcast and surrounding coverage.


Three-time nominee for PR Newss 15To Watch (15 PR pros aged 30 and under who have demonstrated innovative and outstanding achievements throughout the world of PR)


Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Radio and Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) International Radio & Television Society Foundation, Inc. (IRTS) National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) National Press Club (NPC) American Management Association (AMA)