Seth Arenstein

PRNEWS & Crisis Insider

Seth Arenstein is editor of PRNEWS, the brand's premium weekly publication. He also hosts webinars and programs PRNEWS events.
An award-winning journalist, Seth is also a television critic, contributing weekly columns to CableFAX Daily, as well as periodic blogs at A member of the Television Critics Association, he reports from Hollywood twice yearly.

Seth has spent more than 20 years in media, including 15 years with Phillips Publishing International and more than 10 as assistant vice president and editorial director at PR News parent Access Intelligence, which succeeded Phillips. He is Access Intelligence’s most-awarded journalist.

In his spare time, Seth plays trumpet in the Washington Conservatory of Music Orchestra and teaches trumpet at Music on the Hill. He studies and performs at the Washington Improv Theater (WIT) and Laugh Index Theater (LIT). Seth does lighting and sound for numerous WIT shows at Source Theater in Washington, D.C. He is a member of the review staff of The International Trumpet Guild Journal and a contributor to

A founding board member of the Eclipse Chamber Orchestra, he served that group for nearly 25 years. He also was a board member of the Washington Conservatory of Music for nearly 15 years. Seth held officer positions on both boards, including chairman. He is an advisor to the board of Amadeus Concerts and is a member of the National Society of Arts & Letters.