Testimonials

"I am really really pleased with these developments. This is exactly what our brand needs."

- Isaac Wolman, CEO, Make It Real on influencer traction and steadily rising numbers on social

“Many thanks for the report, it’s exactly what we needed! Paul [Siefken, President & CEO] presented it to the board this morning and they were blown away by the efforts. Thanks for making the anniversary shine brightly in so many ways!!!”

- Suzanne Masri, Director, Marketing and Communications, Fred Rogers Productions, on team Grand’s sweeping publicity campaign for the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood

“Our email boxes are filled with not only congratulations but also pitches, ideas, and people who want to meet! Thank you for landing this wide coverage. Great work!”

- Dete Meserve, Principal, Wind Dancer Films

"A lovely article. Covered all the bear basics for sure. Thanks for organizing it to Alison. It's grand."

- R.W. Alley, award-winning illustrator of Paddington Bear on extensive Forbes.com story pegged to the world-famous children's brand's 60th anniversary and first-ever U.S. exhibition at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

“We at 100 Chickens love your whole team at Grand! You get the word out in such imaginative ways, you pounce on every possible opportunity for promotion.... Besides getting Peg attention, the love you show our work really moves and inspires us.”

- Billy Aronson (Rent, The Wonder Pets!) and Jen Oxley (The Wonder Pets!, Little Bill), creators of Emmy-winning series Peg + Cat

“I want to say you guys rock. It’s so great working with you.”

- George Cabico, Lead of Publicity, Original Series, Amazon Studios

“Thanks again for your help, looks like a great event and Twitter activity has spiked 2000%!”

- Kristie Brockett, Brand Manager, FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment

“You all have done a fabulous job on promoting our program and the 50th anniversary! Today's coverage in the NY Times was fabulous! It's the best orchestrated and managed campaign I've ever seen or been a small part of. Please give yourselves a high five and tell everyone involved that the producers are very grateful for the excellent work!"

- JoAnn Young, Young Productions, Inc., producer of PBS retrospective special, MISTER ROGERS: It’s You I Like, starring Michael Keaton, Sarah Silverman, Yo-Yo Ma, and more

“You have such a great reputation in the industry, it seems like every time your name comes up people were gushing over you.”

- Kristin Lecour, Vice President, Consumer Products, 9 Story Media Group

“Many thanks for your incredible work, which has contributed to the strong viewership and fandom! Team Grand certainly deserves a ton of credit for making Daniel the #1 PBS KIDS show.”

- Suzanne Masri, Director, Marketing and Communications, Fred Rogers Co.

“Another outstanding job by the fine folks at Grand Communications.”

- David Butler, Director, Corporate Affairs, XM Satellite Radio

“Thank you so much for this update! This is all fantastic - I have forwarded this along to Martin and Chris [the Kratt brothers] and they are so happy with all of the coverage we have already received!”

- Najwa Farhat, Live Tour Director, Wild Kratts Live, on notice for the announcement of the new Wild Kratts Live! touring show

“The team here is FREAKING out with excitement and we all know this was [founder and CEO] Wehun’s #1 goal. Amazing work!! In the internal email I gave all kudos to Grand :O) #bestteamever.”

- Charmaine D’Silva, Senior Director, Partner Communications, Wishabi Inc., home of the Flipp shopping app

“THANK YOU for a wonderful job. Everyone here was so pleased….”

- Natasha Padilla, Associate Director, Audience Engagement, WNET, on the Grand team’s work promoting launches of multiple new productions of the network’s Emmy-winning series – from Great Performances and American Masters to Nature, Secrets of the Dead and more

“…just wanted to thank you thus far for the show. We’ve gotten great coverage through Grand. Jaymie was a pleasure to have on the floor with us. She did amazing and made a big difference.”

- Ray Lee, CEO Raycon, the new lifestyle tech brand co-founded by rapper-turned-tech entrepreneur Ray J, on the company’s launch at CES 2018

“Grand is amazing. Alison, I thank you for your incredible work on our behalf.”

- Bill Isler, CEO, The Fred Rogers Company

“Oinktastic! Thanks for all of the amazing recaps – such an impactful morning!!”

- Julie Powell Christopher, Vice President, Marketing – North America, Family & Brands, Entertainment One on Peppa Pig’s star turn on NBC’s Today and on-set visit with host Savannah Guthrie and daughter Vale, reported on by People.com and beyond

“This is fantastic coverage! Given the super-tight timeline, I wasn’t sure what to expect and this exceeded my expectations. Kudos to you and your team on securing all of this coverage!”

- Lily Yan, Brand Director, Nelvana

“Thanks for all your help at CES. Grand did an outstanding job and we all know how hectic it was!”

- Jodi Sally, Vice President, Marketing, Coby Electronics

“PERFECT TIMING! This is the sort of publicity we are seeking for our titles. GREAT JOB – YOU MADE US ALL LOOK GREAT!”

- Jovi Stevenson, Director of Marketing, Gaiam

“I opened the door this morn, picked up the paper, the biz and tech section fell out and there was the headline – Paddington Bear is Back Big Time! – and the article is the entire top half of the back page.”

- Kate Clark, President, YOTTOY Productions, on Wall Street Journal “How I Built It” feature spotlighting the Paddington Bear licensee

“A TERRIFIC piece that does real justice to the brand and the efforts of all the key partners. Thanks so much to all who contributed, and of course well done, Alison and company!”

- Andrew Kerr, Head of Consumer Products, The Americas and Australasia, Nelvana Enterprises, on Babar Business Day feature in The New York Times

“Over the super blue blood moon about NPR & Salon – excellent work!!!!!!!”

- Natasha Padilla, Associate Director, Audience Engagement, WNET, on top-tier media coverage for Great Performances—Nas, one of the latest installments of its Emmy-winning series

“Grand is on fire!! This is very helpful and I’ve shared it with all my buyers. Keep up the great work.”

- Shawn Glyn, V.P. Of Sales & Marketing, Jay at Play International, on J-Animals appearance on GMA and in BYOU magazine

"Thanks for this update. What a great response! This was a terrific idea and expertly executed."

- Paul Siefken, VP, Broadcast and Digital Media, The Fred Rogers Company, on “12 Days of Daniel Giveaway” Facebook promotion

“The embedded, unlisted video has already racked up 76,000 views. So great to see this jumpstart before we’ve even made the video public.”

- Eric Olson, Digital Producer, Nature on PBS, regarding exclusive “sneak peek” clip on LiveScience from “Artic Wolf Pack,” a recent production of WNET’s Emmy-winning series

“Thank you for all of your hard work and great results.”

- Sharon Philippart, Senior Director, PBS KIDS Marketing and Communications, PBS

"You did great work on promoting the show to our many audiences, among them the Emmy voters!"

– Richard Hudson, Twin Cities Public Television Executive Producer and head of the SciGirls creative team, on a trio of Daytime Emmy nominations for the PBS series for tween girls

“Grand Communications has done a GRAND job on this program! I’m sending your good news out to a broader audience…. Our sales people will be taking it into a meeting tomorrow with their buyer… I can’t tell you how ecstatic they are about the results! This is great stuff for them to leverage with our accounts.”

- Stacy Gabrielle, Manager, Public Relations, Binney & Smith, Inc. (home of Crayola)

“Thanks for the release – for your excellent phrase making, burst of energy and spirit. It is just what we need.”

- Bob Drew, American cinéma-vérité pioneer, Drew Associates

“We’re pretty tickled about this incredible honor. Team Grand has done an incredible job of lifting our profile so that people take notice. It’s been quite a year!”

- Suzanne Masri, Director, Marketing and Communications, Fred Rogers Productions, on team Grand's sweeping publicity campaign for the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood and the company's newly-earned Peabody Award

“Grand Communications rocks.”

- Chance Patterson, VP, Corporate Affairs, XM Satellite Radio

“Just wanted to send a huge THANK YOU for all the work you’re doing on behalf of Happy Nappers, and by extension, the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation. I saw your placement in Newsday and was overjoyed…. You’ve not only helped CBTF extend the visibility, but for all the sales of Happy Nappers this promotion produced, you’ve helped us monetarily as well.”

- Bob Budlow, CBTF Board Chair

“I just wanted to thank you for the fantastic job you have been doing for Super WHY/Out of the Blue. You have gotten such great press, including some very high-profile placements, and I wanted to acknowledge your successful efforts. Angela and I really appreciate everything you are doing for us and we’re happy to have you on our team!”

- Samantha Freeman, Founder, Out of the Blue, and Co-Creator and Executive Producer, Super WHY

“This is outstanding! Thank you for compiling and for all the work along the way!”

- Amy Svireff, Assistant Marketing Manager, Anchor Bay Entertainment