NEW YORK—Allison & Partners has hired Matt Harris as senior vice president of media relations and brand integration. In this newly created position, based in the firm’s New York office, Harris will lead a bicoastal team of media relations professionals, driving top-tier media coverage for clients in four primary practice areas: consumer, professional services, technology and social impact.
Prior to joining Allison & Partners, Harris provided senior media counsel for clients at Ketchum in his role as vice president of media relations. He also created and managed the media relations department for Ketchum’s spin-off agency, Emanate. Before that, he managed the media relations department for Hunter
Harris has worked with clients including Mattel, Kimberly-Clark, Schweppes, Clorox, Hyatt, Kodak, Bank of America, Frito-Lay and IKEA and has placed clients on major broadcast shows such as Today, Good Morning America, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and The Late Show with David Letterman.