2016 Rising PR Stars: Eric Kokonas, VP of Strategy and Partner, Dittoe Public Relations

Defying all of the stereotypes plaguing his millennial generation, Eric Kokonas has spent his entire professional career at Dittoe Public Relations, working tirelessly and selflessly every single day for his clients and the agency as a whole.

Always quick to help out a colleague, Kokonas has already made a name for himself as a trusted, results-driven PR professional through his work for his clients, which include USA Football, Herff Jones and the 2016 BMW Championship. In his seven years at Dittoe PR, he has secured powerful national media coverage for a wide range of clients both big and small. He’s earned placements in outlets like Mashable, TechCrunch, The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, The Wall Street Journal and WIRED, to name a few.

Not only has Kokonas been instrumental in generating meaningful media coverage, but he’s helped to navigate a barrage of crisis communication quagmires. He’s responsible for crafting custom strategies for every new client that is brought on and has developed a system for measuring and evaluating all results that the team generates for clients.