We are absolutely thrilled to have Joe join the DKC team. He is a true entertainment communications dynamo and someone who is greatly respected in the industry.
New York (PRWEB) November 04, 2013
DKC Public Relations, Marketing & Government Affairs – which was recently ranked #2 on The New York Observer’s inaugural Power 50 List for Public Relations – today announced the appointment of Joe Quenqua as Executive Vice President, Director of Entertainment. Based out of DKC’s Los Angeles office, Joe will assume oversight of the entertainment division and lead the growth of DKC’s national entertainment business across the company.
“We are absolutely thrilled to have Joe join the DKC team. He is a true entertainment communications dynamo and someone who is greatly respected in the industry,” said Sean Cassidy, president of DKC. “His experience, passion and outstanding industry relationships make him a perfect fit for this role. We are incredibly excited to grow our entertainment practice under his leadership.”
Joe was most recently the Vice President of Publicity and Communications at Walt Disney Studios, where he led national media strategies across all film titles and brands, including Pixar, Marvel, DreamWorks, Disney Animation and live action. Additionally, he oversaw branding and communications across all Disney stage properties on a global level. Previously, he served as VP of worldwide publicity and communications for Disney Theatrical Group and VP, Publicity for Buena Vista Pictures Marketing.
Prior to joining Disney, Joe served as Vice President, Film at mPRm Public Relations, where he supervised corporate entertainment accounts and such film release campaigns as "In the Bedroom," "Ghost World," "Kissing Jessica Stein” and “Memento." He also worked at PMK representing clients in film, television and theater.
About DKC Public Relations, Marketing & Government Affairs
Established in 1991, DKC is one of the top 10 independent firms in the United States by fee revenue. Our diverse client list means that we customize public relations solutions for Fortune 100 companies, entrepreneurs, non-profits and creative individuals across a broad range of industries. Based in New York City with offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, DC and Albany, DKC is led by President Sean Cassidy and a team of managing directors including John Marino, Joe DePlasco and Matt Traub. DKC’s Albany-based Government Affairs practice is led by Allison Lee. The breadth of our expertise and our daily engagement with leaders in the media, politics, industry and academia keeps us ahead of the latest trends in public opinion. At DKC, creative strategy and positioning leads to smart media coverage and digital media connections that energize brands and meet our clients' business goals.