UpWord Communications hits one-year mark

May 24, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Media News
Austin, Texas — UpWord Communications is a happy, healthy 1-year-old.

The Austin, Texas-based communications firm celebrates its first anniversary this month. Founded in May 2006 by veteran communications professional John Egan, UpWord Communications specializes in public relations, media relations, Web content and research.

Previous and current clients of UpWord Communications include GamePlan Marketing & Events LLC, an experiential marketing agency based in Austin; United Way Capital Area of Austin; Aha Communications, an Austin-based marketing services firm; The Wilker Group LLC, an Austin-based marketing firm; and Elizabeth Christian & Associates Public Relations Inc., an Austin-based public relations firm.

Egan established UpWord Communications following nearly seven years as editor and managing editor of the Austin Business Journal. He has more than 20 years of experience in the media industry.

"My goal is to help clients move upward through well-developed communications strategies, including news releases, media outreach and Web content," Egan says. "Clients of UpWord Communications receive one-on-one guidance from someone who's worked on both sides of the fence in the media business."

Clients of UpWord Communications appreciate the value of UpWord Communications' professionalism and experience.

"John Egan is the perfect ambassador to the written word. He listened to what our goals were and created copy for our materials that was succinct and motivating," says John Kerrigan, president of The Wilker Group. "John is the type of PR professional you want on your team."