About Us

BR Public Relations brings together two powerful forces in public relations, branding, marketing and media communications. Diane Blackman and Cindy Rakowitz each possess more than two decades of experience, industry knowledge and know how in formulating successful strategies that produce maximum impact on profitability.

Both executives boast an impressive record of turning unknown products, attractions and companies into blockbusters, building brands that stand out from the clutter and catapulting them to the next level, and generating enormous buzz for their diverse clients worldwide. Their expertise also extends to all areas of corporate communications, including crisis management, internal communications and public affairs.

As the founder and president of D.L. Blackman & Co., Diane Blackman built a results-driven public relations agency highly regarded for its innovative approach and strategic counsel in the fields of business, technology and entertainment. Whether working with Fortune 500 companies, pioneering start-ups, high-profile entertainment, multi-million dollar attractions or renowned singers and instrumentalists, Blackman is sought out for her singular strengths in maximizing brand image, developing successful marketing, promotion and publicity strategies, and orchestrating special events.

An award-winning executive with a track record of success in a variety of industries, Cindy Rakowitz has an exceptional reputation in the fields of marketing, communications, public relations, promotions and product development. As a division president for Playboy Enterprises, she was instrumental in promoting global brand partnerships throughout the world. The host of her own weekly PR program on internet radio, she is an influential voice in the fast-paced media world.