Brian Taylor Joins National Press Club to Lead Business Development
March 06, 2014 --
WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The National Press Club announced today that Brian Taylor has joined as Director of Business Development, reporting directly to NPC Executive Director Bill McCarren.
In his new role, Taylor will lead efforts to pursue new business and ancillary growth opportunities that leverage the National Press Club's diverse business units including events, conferences, multimedia broadcast production studios, hospitality properties and membership, as well as developing the NPC's digital marketing, advertising, public relations and content strategy and strategic business partnerships.
"Brian brings executive-level experience to the organization, and has been consistently successful building and leading teams that generate significant growth within the communities that are the leading clients for our services and venues," said McCarren."We look forward to gaining his strategic insight and use of technology to take the National Press Club to new heights."
"I am excited to join The National Press Club and build upon the institution's rich history and bright future," said Taylor, who has been a Member of the National Press Club since 1997. "There are tremendous opportunities with the evolution of digital journalism and the state-of-the-art facilities we have here, and I look forward to helping the Club fulfill its promise as a business while providing the financial resources necessary to support the world's the world's leading professional organization for journalists."
Taylor was mostly recently a Vice President with PR Newswire from 2006-2014 where he managed the day-to-day sales and account management operations for the company's advocacy, government and public policy business in the U.S.During his tenure, the business unit experienced 250% revenue growth.Prior to PR Newswire, Taylor was Vice President of Sales & Marketing with U.S. Newswire from 1995 to 2006, where he helped grow the annual revenues 600% from 1995 to 2006, when the company was acquired by PR Newswire for $23 million.
A resident of Ellicott City, Md., Taylor holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communications from Towson University. He is an active member in numerous professional organizations, including the Public Relations Society of America, and has been a featured speaker and panelist on the topics of digital media, event planning, content marketing and journalism.
ABOUT THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB
Founded in 1908 the National Press Club is the world's leading professional organization for journalists, with more than 3,100 members worldwide representing nearly every major media organization. The Club also serves as a world class events and meeting facility with 54,000 square feet of historic venues and views in the heart of Washington, D.C., as well as a state-of-the art broadcast operations center for HDTV production and transmission worldwide, two full-service restaurants, a news and research library and fitness facility. The National Press Club hosts more than 2,000 news conferences, seminars, meetings, receptions, gala dinners and other social events annually.
Contact: Bill McCarren, 202-662-7534 for The National Press Club
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