DKC (formerly Dan Klores Communica-tions) was initially best known for its formidable media relations capabilities and its strong presence in the entertainment realm. While the firm has divested itself of some small budget entertainment clients, their media capabilities are still formidable—few firms have better access—over the past few years DKC has also established itself as one of the biggest and best independent marketing communications and public relations firms in the country, providing an impressive roster of corporate clients with the kind of strategic brand-building counsel that translates media coverage into marketing and business results. Additional services include corporate communications, corporate social responsibility, public affairs, and more recently digital (with the addition of a new director of digital, James Gregson), and the firm has expertise across multiple sectors including consumer products; entertainment, music and fashion; government, not-for-profit, and education; healthcare; hospitality and lifestyle; and sports.
DKC’s client list is among the strongest in the industry, and while it includes a host of giant media and entertainment names—
Billings in 2007 were around $22 million, up a modest 3 percent and enough to earn the firm a place among the top 10 independents in the