Rebecca Widness – Founder

As founder and principal of Widness & Company Public Relations, Rebecca has over 20 years of PR industry experience. She founded her agency in 2000 and is known for generating highly creative campaigns and whipping up marketing ideas such as tree house spas that land clients front and center in national and international press. Additionally, Ms. Widness has brokered partnerships with renowned consumer brands and notable personalities such as vineyard vinesĀ® and celebrity Chef Sam Talbot, among others.

Throughout her career Rebecca has represented national and international hotel brands, cruise lines, luxury boutique hotels, Relais & Chateaux properties, spas, and award-winning restaurants. Additionally, she has had the pleasure of working on major convention and visitor bureaus, and tourist boards, including the Hungarian National Tourist Office, Monaco Government Tourist Office, Singapore Tourism Board, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, Ski Lake Tahoe, Arizona Office of Tourism, and the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Ms. Widness has placed her clients in almost every major US, Canadian and UK-based newspaper and consumer magazine, industry trade publications and broadcast outlets such as CNN, The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Travel Channel, and MSNBC. And in this new age of digital media, Rebecca and her team work closely with the premier contacts. The end result assists our clients in reaching and surpassing their annual sales goals and consumer recognition.

During her free time, Rebecca can be found whipping up recipes in the kitchen, escaping NYC to relax and garden at her Vermont home, and volunteering with animal rescue organizations.

Additional Team Members

Assisting Rebecca are account executives who are media and social media mavens with dynamic personalities that add extra sparkle and energy to each account.