Metro's Irving Joins Strauss Media Strategies
July 18, 2007 at 5:43 AM (PT)
Radio-oriented WASHINGTON PR firm STRAUSS RADIO STRATEGIES hires METRO NETWORKS National Dir. of News Bureau Ops. JOHN IRVING as Managing Director. IRVING will oversee day-to-day operations at the firm, which books guests, sets up satellite tours, and handles publicity for political and business clients.
"Coming from the editorial side, I know that STRAUSS RADIO STRATEGIES is well respected within the radio industry for its quality of work and depth of knowledge; and because of the firm's sterling reputation, producers, news directors and other gatekeepers will always take their call," said IRVING. "I look forward to leveraging my 35-year career in radio news and radio news management to guide SRS' growth and lend expertise to the diverse client base."
"It is rare to find an individual who possesses JOHN's intense passion for radio and intimate knowledge of the inner workings of the industry," said President RICHARD STRAUSS. "Our clients will benefit tremendously from his 35 years of experience on the editorial side, and I fully expect the SRS employee base to thrive under his leadership and guidance."