March 28, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 87


Hennes Communications

Hennes Communications is a crisis communications and crisis management consulting firm based in Cleveland. Serving corporations, government agencies, nonprofits, along with law firms and their clients, that are “on trial” in the Court of Public Opinion, Hennes Communications also offers litigation communication support, media training, pre-crisis preparation and crisis drills to clients.

In 2009, Hennes Communications won the coveted “Best of Show” award from the Cleveland Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America for its work with another agency on the national peanut butter recall. Hennes Communications also won Gold “Rocks” awards in 2010 and 2011 for its work on behalf of The MetroHealth System and Saint Joseph Academy. In 2012, the firm won another Gold “Rocks” award for its Crisis Comm & Media Relations E-Newsletter. In 2013, the firm won PRSA’s Gold “Rock” award and the “Best of Show” award for its work on a ferry boat crash. In 2014, the firm won its 6th Gold “Rocks” award for a program it created and carried out for a forestry client in Australia. And in 2017, the firm received two Silver Anvil awards from the Public Relations Society of America for their work on behalf of the Cleveland Host Committee.

Contributing authors from Hennes Communications:

Howard Fencl Vice President Hennes Communications
Howard Fencl serves as vice president for Hennes Communications. Fencl brings more than 30 years of experience in public relations and in television news production and management. He is...
Thom Fladung Digital Media Hennes Communications
Thom Fladung serves as managing partner for Hennes Communications. He brings more than 33 years of daily newspaper and digital media experience to the agency, having served as a top editor...
Bruce Hennes Crisis Management Hennes Communications
Bruce M. Hennes is CEO of Hennes Communications, one of the few firms in North America focused exclusively on crisis management and crisis communications. Hennes Communications serves...
Nora Jacobs Hennes Communications
Nora Jacobs is senior vice president at Hennes Communications, as well as an experienced crisis communications counselor with three decades of agency and corporate experience. Over the...

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