CHICAGO—Golin/Harris International has named Ken Frydman executive vice president and director, worldwide media relations. In a newly created position, Frydman will provide strategic media relations counsel to clients and account teams worldwide. He will work out of the agency’s New York office.
Frydman joins Golin/Harris after serving as vice president and director of corporate communications for the New York Daily News and U.S. News & World Report, where he was chief spokesperson and media strategist for the nation’s fourth-largest metropolitan daily newspaper and third-largest newsweekly magazine.
Over his 24-year professional career, he’s served as a print and broadcast journalist for such news organizations as WTTG Television and The Washington Star, Washington, DC, and Nation’s Restaurant News, New York. He has also been a regular contributor to more than a dozen New York and national publications ranging from New York magazine to Crain’s New York Business to Newsday to The Village Voice.
On the political front, Frydman served for two years as chief spokesman and media relations director for Rudolph Giuliani’s mayoral campaign. He also served as senior vice president for New York affairs for Edelman Public Relations Worldwide.