"WE ARE THE PEOPLE BEHIND
THE PEOPLE ON THE FOREFRONT
OF SOCIAL CHANGE"

~ Vanessa Wakeman, CEO, The Wakeman Agency

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OUR NEW
SILICON VALLEY
OFFICE HAS
OPENED

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STORYTELLING THAT
CREATES DIALOGUE

Find out how we secured more than 70 interviews
in 48 hours for UCLA's The Civil Rights Project.

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BATTLE OF THE BANDS
FOR A CAUSE

When companies connect to
communities, great things happen.

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YOUR BRAND AND MISSION
SHOULD BE AT THE HEART
OF EVERYTHING YOU DO.

Find out how we create
events that raise money and your profile.

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Using events and PR to revitalize a brand’s promise

STRENGTHENING LEGACIES

CASE STUDIES

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Africa-America Institute


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UCLA Civil Rights Project


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March On Washington Film Festival


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LATEST NEWS & INSIGHTS

Traditional Media, Facebook Win Credibility Contest


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There is much more to how viewers and readers perceive and vet branded content than meets the eye. While newfangled digital platforms tend to dominate headlines and preferred practices by many media and PR practitioners, what’s old is new again – or, rather, it has never gone completely out of style in the first place.

Our Top 5 on Turning 12


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Eyebrow-raising moments, head-scratching successes and outside-the-box opportunities as we reflect on The Wakeman Agency’s 12th year

Raising the Bar (and Engagement) by Celebrating Success


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In 2005, The Wakeman Agency started working with Workshop in Business Opportunities (WIBO), a New York-based nonprofit organization that helps enable small business owners and budding entrepreneurs through its signature workshop – a sixteen-week program that can be likened to a mini-MBA. During this program, attendees from underserved communities gain foundational business knowledge in critical subject areas such as sales, finance, human resources and customer service.

From The Wakeman Agency Archives


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As we celebrate our twelfth birthday this month, we find ourselves reminiscing about the early days. Check out this article about one of our first clients, The Development and Finishing Institute. It was our first media placement in The New York Times and we have been on a roll ever since – building and nurturing deep relationships with a broad group of producers, reporters, hosts, editors and bloggers that cover a variety of beats for some of the most sought after, coveted media outlets. Relationships that have benefited our growing roster of clients.