Based in Kansas City, Mo., INK employs a network of media relations specialists and account service executives — nearly all senior-level professionals with newsroom experience and/or client-side experience — throughout the U.S. and Europe. Because most of our employee network works virtually, we are able to save costs on overhead and take the risk of relying on results-based compensation. We are also able to recruit some of the world's best former business journalists and most seasoned PR professionals. These professionals are attracted to the flexibility of working from a home or remote office, and resist a more traditional, corporate agency structure.
Richard Grove - Chief Executive Officer
Ryan Gerding - Vice President, Director of Client Services
Cindy West - Vice President, Director of Operations
Matt Lowe - Account Executive
Teresa Grove - Director of Event Services, Media Specialist
Elizabeth Mathews - Account Executive
INK's talent pool is deep and extensive. Our network of media relations specialists are senior professionals with actual media experience working virtually across the U.S. and Europe. They're made up of former producers and publicists from the New York and LA national network news staffs… NBC, ABC, CBS and CNN. They're business journalists that have covered the Fortune 500 and the next big thing in technology. They're publicists from the rarified world of entertainment… movies, television, and star power. They're tough, experienced reporters from the wire services and newspaper staffs of major metropolitan dailies and small local media outlets, and from small market radio stations to National Public Radio. Our people have covered everything from presidential visits and foreign wars to two-head pigs in Iowa. They've covered major software announcements in the high tech world, and managed the viral marketing of a single YouTube video. With a minimum of ten to fifteen years experience, they know how to navigate the new media complexities and the old media realities, and most importantly, they know how to land the coverage that brings value and accountability to a client's PR budget.