Submitted by: CSRwire
Posted: Jan 03, 2012 – 11:29 AM EST
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Jan. 03 /CSRwire/ - CSRwire welcomes Marisa Rice as the new Vice President of Product and Business Development. A seasoned public relations professional, Rice brings with her a wealth of industry knowledge derived from her experience with a variety of clients in Chicago and New York City.
"We are delighted to have Marisa join the CSRwire team. Her diverse experiences and valuable perspectives will serve us well as we head into a promising and exciting New Year. I look forward to working with Marisa on integrating our clients' communication strategies with CSR initiatives and sustainability solutions,” said Jan Morgan, President, CSRwire
Rice’s career began at Medialink Worldwide, where she built her foundational knowledge of the PR and news industries, working with agencies and corporate communications teams on their broadcast media initiatives. Rice’s work at Medialink earned her a position on the Client Solutions team at the company’s headquarters. There, Rice garnered more hands-on experience with media production and distribution processes.
Her next stop was PR Newswire, where she perfected her knowledge of the newswire end of public relations and investor relations. It was while at PR Newswire that Rice developed a passion for corporate social responsibility, which is expressed in the enthusiasm, creativity, and integrity that she currently brings to her clients’ communications initiatives.
"Marisa brings a keen understanding of the products and services necessary to help facilitate communication professionals' messaging," said Joe Sibilia, CEO of CSRwire.
“Marisa’s role will be exponentially beneficial as we expand the scope of our offerings and member benefits. The CSRwire team strongly believes that the communication needs of our members are multi-fold and will continue to become even more complex as social, traditional and print media converge and Marisa brings valuable perspective on this convergence,” added Aman Singh, Editorial Director of CSRwire.
CSRwire is the leading global source of corporate social responsibility and sustainability news. Founded in 1999 to advance the movement towards a more economically-just and environmentally-sustainable society and away from single bottom line capitalism, CSRwire has paved the way for new standards of corporate citizenship, earning the international respect of thought leaders, business leaders, academics, philanthropists, activists and the media community.
CSRwire content reaches a broad and highly-engaged audience of over 87 million readers in the international CSR /ESG market through syndication partners, members, subscribers, customized media lists, newsrooms, social media, search engines, financial portals, specialty websites and online communities. As the exclusive distributor of CSR news and information for most major newswires, CSRwire offers more visibility than any other CSR news and information distributor in the world.
With more than 7,000 corporate, nonprofit and public sector members distributing news, CSRwire offers detailed analytics, member spotlights and exclusive executive interviews. CSRwire provides comprehensive stand-alone coverage in 25 CSR related categories and is considered an excellent compliment to traditional newswire services with its customized global distribution, daily alerts, events calendar, thought-provoking editorials, popular Talkback blog, CSR book reviews, report distribution, promotions and searchable archives.
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