Todd Ragusa’s experience conceptualizing and managing campaigns has earned him a reputation as one of the top public relations strategists in the Gulf South. Ragusa specializes in corporate, political, and crisis public relations and has managed several nationally award-winning campaigns. He has been responsible for achieving hundreds of millions of targeted media impressions, including features in top-tier media outlets such as BBC, CNN, PBS, Newsweek, The New York Times, and USA Today.
As an independent consultant, Ragusa is your point of contact, your expert counsel, and your boots on the ground. He acts as an extension of your team to develop and implement a public relations strategy tailored to meet your needs.
Ragusa’s success rate rivals the largest national agencies because of the amount of unmatched attention and focus that is dedicated to each project.
Ragusa was honored as a PR News 2012 Award finalist in the category of Media Relations. Fellow honorees represent the seven best PR agencies in the nation.
Ragusa offers expertise in a number of practice areas including:
He has written for a number of high-profile people, including First Lady Laura Bush, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Senator Mary Landrieu, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, and Surgeon General Regina Benjamin. He has produced prestigious events and conferences, including the World Cultural Economic Forum, which gathered representatives from more than 50 international delegations to share best practices and discuss cultural and economic issues
Amongst his more notable successes, Ragusa served on the transition team of then New Orleans Mayor-elect Mitch Landrieu. In addition to messaging and media relations, in his role as director of communication, Ragusa united diverse constituencies by organizing more than a dozen well-attended community meetings.
He holds a Master of Arts in International Affairs from the University of Denver Graduate School of International Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Loyola University New Orleans.
Ragusa provides the precise services you need, and his clients know their budgets are being used efficiently. Ragusa is able to expand and contract to meet client needs, relying on a network of proven professionals. Projects receive exactly the team they need to successfully meet objectives — no more, no less.
Another unique feature is that when you hire Ragusa, you get Ragusa — not an associate with less experience. You can rest assured knowing that he will do everything in his power to ensure outcomes exceed your expectations.
To meet the demands of a 24-hour news cycle, clients enjoy virtually around-the-clock access to Ragusa. He strives to be available to provide his immediate counsel and assistance with any crisis that may arise for his clients.