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City & State named SKDKnickerbocker Vice President Danielle Moodie-Mills to its 2017 list of “40 Under 40 Rising Stars of New York City.” The recognition honors the city’s most remarkable individuals “who have distinguished themselves among their peers and are on their way to amassing great accomplishments.”

A full list of honorees can be found on the City & State site here. Congratulations to Danielle and all of 2017’s rising stars!


Former Sloane and Company SVP Joins Top Public Affairs firm

NEW YORK – Today, SKDKnickerbocker (SKDK) announced that Michelle Peters Wellington, a former executive at Sloane and Company, has joined the firm as senior vice president. Michelle will support the firm’s advocacy, corporate and crisis communications capabilities.

“We are really excited to have Michelle join our team,” said Jennifer Cunningham, managing director. “She has a wealth of experience in public affairs and a proven record of success in her work with C-suite executives and other high profile clients. Her depth of experience and extensive knowledge of the media landscape will be a real asset.”

“Michelle is a highly effective communicator, and her strategic instincts and creativity will make her a real asset to the firm,” said Josh Isay, managing director.

Prior to joining SKDK, Michelle was a senior vice president at Sloane and Company where she worked with companies in the healthcare, technology, media and retail sectors developing public relations strategies. She has also worked at GCI Health where she provided media relations and corporate communications support to pharmaceutical, biotech and non-profit clients.


SKDKnickerbocker director of executive communications Stephen Krupin discusses strategy and messaging in the administration on “All Sides,” an Ohio-based NPR program. Stephen, a former senior speechwriter to President Barack Obama, offers his take on the state of White House political communication and rhetoric. “The bottom line rule in presidential communications is to tell the truth,” Stephen said.

Listen to the full interview here.