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Jonathan Rosen

Principal & Co-Founder

BerlinRosen

New York, NY, USA


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Jonathan Rosen’s Biography

Jonathan Rosen is a Principal & Co-founder at BerlinRosen, a leading, award-winning full-service communications and public relations firm. Founded in 2005, the firm has over 300 communications and strategy specialists working across its New York, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles offices.

Berlin Rosen began as a public affairs firm, largely centered on the New York non-profit, political and advocacy areas. Over the past decade, the firm has seen significant growth, which has been recognized by numerous lists published by leading publications, including Forbes, PR News and Crain’s. Today, BerlinRosen offers clients a full range of communications services including digital, creative, strategic communications, branding, crisis communications, political campaign strategy and much more. Its clients come from a range of industries, including social impact, philanthropy, advocacy, labor, hospitality, real estate and consumer technology.

Jonathan heads strategic communications, crisis management and media relations across the firm’s three offices. Building upon his extensive experience...
Jonathan Rosen is a Principal & Co-founder at BerlinRosen, a leading, award-winning full-service communications and public relations firm. Founded in 2005, the firm has over 300 communications and strategy specialists working across its New York, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles offices.

Berlin Rosen began as a public affairs firm, largely centered on the New York non-profit, political and advocacy areas. Over the past decade, the firm has seen significant growth, which has been recognized by numerous lists published by leading publications, including Forbes, PR News and Crain’s. Today, BerlinRosen offers clients a full range of communications services including digital, creative, strategic communications, branding, crisis communications, political campaign strategy and much more. Its clients come from a range of industries, including social impact, philanthropy, advocacy, labor, hospitality, real estate and consumer technology.

Jonathan heads strategic communications, crisis management and media relations across the firm’s three offices. Building upon his extensive experience leading communications strategy, Jonathan’s reputation has grown significantly, and he is a highly regarded and trusted advisor to CEOs, presidents of organizations and elected officials across the country. He is credited with advising and turning around some of New York City's most high-profile political campaigns, notably helping candidates reform messaging strategies.

He has been recognized by leading PR and business publications, such as PRWeek and Crain’s NY Business. BerlinRosen has also been recognized for many years on Top PR Agencies lists, by the likes of Forbes and Observer. Jonathan also serves on the Boards of the Brooklyn Museum and Federal Defenders of New York, and previously served as a Trustee for Congregation Beth Elohim, a synagogue located in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

Jonathan holds a B.A. from Rutgers University and a J.D. from NYU School of Law.
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Jonathan Rosen’s Newsfeed

PR Week
BerlinRosen acquires data and analytics agency Message Lab

“More and more clients are developing their own content platforms or need to develop their own content platforms, but there's a huge gap in the market on measurability, on efficacy and on quality, and Message Lab is the best in the business,” said BerlinRosen cofounder and principal Jonathan Rosen.

O'Dwyer's
Leap of Faith Into PR

Jonathan Rosen shares his story of co-founding BerlinRosen two years after completing law school, as well as what he learned along the way and important insights on leadership.

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Jonathan Rosen’s Background

BerlinRosen
Principal & Co-Founder
Jun 2005 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Founded in 2005, BerlinRosen takes a 360-degree approach to its clients' communications strategies, helping them shape clear narratives, engage audiences and elevate their stories. BerlinRosen's team of experienced professionals uses an array of strategic campaign tools — leveraging earned media, digital strategy, top-notch creative and leading research.
 

Board Positions

Brooklyn Museum
Board of Trustees
New York, NY, USA
The mission of the Brooklyn Museum is to bring people together through art and experiences that inspire celebration, compassion, courage, and the will to act.
 
Federal Defenders of New York
Board of Directors
New York, NY, USA
The Federal Defenders of New York is an independent, non-profit organization. Its mission is to provide the highest-quality representation to our clients by drawing upon the collective skill, dedication, and passion of our entire staff.
 

Previous Board Positions

Congregation Beth Elohim
Board of Trustees
New York, NY, USA
Congregation Beth Elohim is a welcoming and inclusive synagogue, proudly rooted in Jewish history and identity, profoundly open to different backgrounds and divergent points of view.
 

Media

NYC’s Affordable Housing Crisis Puts Deference to City Council and Local Opposition Under Scrutiny
Quoted
Sep 2022
New York, NY, USA
“The system for building housing in NYC is fundamentally broken and dominated by narrow self-interests and we have to change the rules,” said Jonathan Rosen, co-founder of Berlin Rosen.
 
How BerlinRosen supported Sandy Hook families' lawsuit against gunmaker Remington
Feb 2022
New York, NY, USA
This article discusses the more than seven years of work done by BerlinRosen on this important campaign.
 
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Interviews

Leap of Faith Into PR
Jul 2023
Jonathan Rosen shares his story of co-founding BerlinRosen two years after completing law school, as well as what he learned along the way and important insights on leadership.
 
BerlinRosen’s Jonathan Rosen on Fatherhood and PR: Consider the World Your Kids Live In
Jun 2020
New York, NY, USA
With Father's Day a few days away, Jonathan Rosen sat down with PR News to discuss the influence of fatherhood on his PR work and vice versa.
 

Features

PR Net: Industry Profiles
New York, NY, USA
In this PR Net profile, Jonathan shares his path from NYU, meeting BerlinRosen co-founder, Valerie Berlin, and the current work done by the firm.
 
Social Impact: How BerlinRosen helps brands create change
Aug 2021
New York, NY, USA
With an increased sense of urgency in social impact PR and communications, BerlinRosen has been at the forefront of creating change, while also helping its clients become more active in the social impact space.
 

Awards & Recognition

PRWeek US Awards 2023
Honoree | Outstanding Large Agency of the Year
Mar 2023
New York, NY, USA
BerlinRosen was awarded top honors as Outstanding Large Agency of the Year. The firm was lauded as ‘an amazing success story on all of the fronts: growth, diversification and leadership in the industry and society at large.’
 
The Best PR Firms in America 2022
Honoree
2022
New York, NY, USA
BerlinRosen tops the Observer's list for the second time – a first for any PR agency. The firm was honored for significant client growth, solid revenue growth, and an expanding headcount.
 
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Charitable Interests

NY Forever
Co-Founder
2021 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Founded in the middle of the Covid pandemic, NY Forever is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a stronger future for all New Yorkers.
 

Press Releases

BerlinRosen Invests in Leading Brand Consultancy Derris
Sep 2022
New York, NY, USA
O2 Investment Partners announced that through BerlinRosen, it has made an investment in and partnered with Derris. The partnership will grow BerlinRosen’s brand consultancy and communications practice areas and expand upon current service offerings.
 
BerlinRosen Expands Public Affairs and Issue Advocacy Expertise with Investment in Glen Echo Group
Aug 2022
New York, NY, USA
The partnership with Glen Echo Group will help grow BerlinRosen's technology public affairs and issue advocacy practice – areas that complement the firm's current service offerings.
 
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Jonathan Rosen’s Education

New York University School of Law
Juris Doctor
2000 - 2003
Rutgers University
Bachelor of Arts
1996 - 2000