Laura Russo

As global managing director, media relations, Laura Russo leads FleishmanHillard’s media relations group across the firm’s worldwide network. She brings many years of experience in media relations, working with organizations across a wide variety of sectors, including many nonprofits. Russo has formed close relationships with top-tier media, including the “Today” show, USA Today, The New York Times and many others. She also has deep experience in event support, product introductions and cause-related programs. In addition to her previous communications roles, Russo has helped host Public Relations Society of America media panel discussions with media.