Dan Klores Communications

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Dan Klores Communications (DKC) is a New York-based public relations firm that specializes in integrated marketing, publicity, crisis management, strategic positioning/branding, and special events. Clients include corporations, public and non-profit organizations, and prominent individuals.

Their website says that in terms of publicity "DKC doesn’t just respond to the news—we create news. We’re experts at shaping our clients’ stories into the headlines of the day." With regard to integrating marketing, DKC says "We've created connections between our clients resulting in partnerships between General Motors and Sony Music, Beth Israel Medical Center and the New York Daily News, and Delta Air Lines and chef Todd English." Under special events they say "From nationally covered press conferences to major awards programs to gala red-carpet affairs, DKC has been responsible for the planning and implementation of hundreds of high-profile media events, receptions and photo opportunities that have resulted in enormous press exposure." [1]


Dan Klores Communications was established in 1991.


Political contributions

For the 2005/2006 election cycle the top three executives gave $4000 to Democrats and $0 to Republicans. The firm does not have a political action committee (PAC).[1][2]

Income and Employee Totals

O'Dwyer's PR lists Dan Klores Communications as earning $20,500,000 in net fees in 2006, up 5.1% on the previous year. It notes the firm has 127 employees. [3]

PR Week ranked DKC as the eleventh largest independent PR agency in the United States in 2008, with 2007 revenue of $21,700,000, a 6% increase from the previous year's total revenue of $20,500,000. The ranking also notes its staff total of 131 (2006 total: 127), with $165,649 in revenue per employee.[4]


Past and present clients include:

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Contact details

386 Park Avenue South, 10th floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 685-4300
Fax: (212) 685-9024
Email: contact AT dkcnews.com
Web: http://www.dkcnews.com/


  1. "Federal Election Commission", accessed June 2007.
  2. "The Center for Responsive Politics (opensecrets.org)", accessed June 2007.
  3. "2006 Worldwide Fees of independent Firms With Major U.S. Operations", accessed June 2007.
  4. "2008 Agency Rankings," PR Week, 28 April 2008.