Gaining Momentum

Finding the right agency means finding a true partner who listens first, then recommends the best path.
A collaborator who is creative, innovative, ethical and progressive.
Who brings your voice into the national conversation and gains recognition for leadership.

The right agency gets you.


Gaining Momentum

Finding the right agency means finding a true partner who listens first, then recommends the best path.
A collaborator who is creative, innovative, ethical and progressive.
Who brings your voice into the national conversation and gains recognition for leadership.

The right agency gets you.


Latest News

PONY Celebrates Season Premiere Success

After two spectacular nights, Philharmonia Orchestra of New York’s March 29-30 season premiere at Jazz at Lincoln Center has come to a close! March 29 audience members were treated to an incredible performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, earning the orchestra a standing ovation, while the March 30 house echoed with “Bravo!” after Berlioz’s Symphony…

Philharmonia Orchestra of New York Retains Momentum

Philharmonia Orchestra of New York (PONY), an ensemble of over eighty of New York’s finest musicians, has retained Momentum Communications Group. Momentum will be providing an integrated suite of services including media relations, marketing and ticketing coordination, social media, website, digital marketing and advertising. Lincoln Center Festival 2015PONY’s members have played with all the major…

In the News: President Jim Miller

As 2015 comes to a close, Momentum looked back with PR News in Most Important PR Lesson of 2015? Endless Learning = Survival & Success. In a quickly evolving field, PR pros need to keep up with new strategies and resources to make their way to the top. Accepting your permanent role as a student is the…

Two NYC Nonprofits Retain Momentum

Bulldog Reporter and The Holmes Report have announced our two newest clients, Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) and the New York Society for Ethical Culture (NYSEC). CPNYC operates the first and only center in New York City that combines after-school programming, summer day camp and a mental health clinic specifically designed to serve the children of imprisoned parents.…

What Are You Doing In PR Right Now? – PR News Challenge

On May 26, 2015 our office participated in the PR News Challenge by creating a 90-second video clip to describe a day in the life of PR. When brainstorming ideas for our video we decided to randomly ask Momentum and Colangelo & Partners employees, “What are you doing in PR right now?” Check out our…

What we do

Momentum has been instrumental in helping us build the Philharmonia Orchestra of New York brand. Sold out concerts. Tremendous media attention. An active and growing fanbase. Their passion, creativity and inspired marketing solutions have helped us establish an audience and advance our vision for the future of classical music.

Atsushi Yamada
Principal Conductor and Co-Founder

Momentum is creative, innovative and progressive. They helped position the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America as a national leader serving the needs of the millions of people. The “Remember Together” campaign engaged a new audience and effectively capitalized on the popularity of the selfie and throwback photo. Momentum helped AFA build new levels of awareness and participation in our programs and increased our followers and fan base on both Facebook and Twitter.  We have been able to extend the reach our message and expand our voice into the national conversation about Alzheimer’s disease and the importance of early detection.

Charles J. Fuschillo
CEO, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Momentum has helped bring a new level of public awareness to the Ethical Culture Society of New York and brought our voice into the media conversation on the ethical and social justice issues of our time. Momentum has also played an important role in providing strategic consultation on our communications, from our social media outreach and website to videos and surveys that can amplify our voice. Momentum has helped diversify and expand the audiences exposed to our message – a vital goal as we look to ensure the sustainability of our Society for generations to come.

Robert C. Liebeskind
Executive Director, Ethical Culture Society of New York

Momentum‘s team of professionals does a phenomenal job of getting our message of STEM educational outreach out to the public. They really have a passion for what we’re doing at the Foundation and for opening doors for us through major placements and alliance opportunities.

Jeniffer Harper-Taylor
Director of Educational Outreach, Siemens Foundation

Momentum lived up to its name when we engaged them to raise awareness for the neglected population we serve at Children of Promise, NYC. In the span of just six months Momentum brought a whole new level of media attention to the needs of the children of incarcerated parents and what we are doing to help meet those needs.

Sharon Content, Founding Executive Director and President
Children of Promise, NYC

It has been a pleasure working with Momentum over the past year. The Momentum team has helped our student challenge reach a new level of awareness through an innovative and opportunistic social media campaign. Momentum has the skills and expertise to develop a long term strategy and, more importantly, follow through with strong execution.

Ashley Powers
Associate Account Director, Corporate Education Partnerships

Who we are

We build momentum for nonprofit, education and corporate clients. Our award-winning team provides communications solutions that elevate client reputations and influence stakeholder decisions. We specialize in integrated campaigns with a core focus on media relations, social media engagement, thought leadership, and experiential marketing. Based in New York City, Momentum won the PR News Agency Elite Award for Best Work on Behalf of a Nonprofit/Association and the PR Daily Award for Best Media Relations Campaign Under $100,000.

10 Reasons to engage Momentum

  1. Award-Winning Capabilities

    Named Best Nonprofit PR Firm at PR News Agency Elite Awards. Winner of PR Daily Award for Best Media Relations Campaign Under $100,000. Recognized for excellence in Media Training, Opinion Pieces, Word of Mouth/Viral, Marketing, and Event PR.

  2. Reputation Builders

    We’ve built national reputations for diverse clients in education, health, financial services, sustainability, the arts and more.

  3. Ethical PR

    There’s a reason the Ethical Culture Society of New York chooses Momentum. We believe ethics matters.

  4. Passionate People

    Our people bring more than top-shelf communications skills to the table. We’re passionate about using those skills to do good in the world.

  5. Nonprofit Knowhow

    We empower nonprofits and foundations large and small with the specialist focus they deserve, giving our clients a competitive advantage.


  6. Dedicated Digital

    Our dedicated digital team helps clients increase share of voice, engage stakeholders, build followers and inspire action.


  7. In The Media Capital

    Momentum operates in New York City, the nation’s media hub, where we regularly work with editors, writers and producers who put our clients in the news.


  8. Buttoned Up

    Our clients are held to the highest standards by the communities they serve. We meet them there with a deep commitment to getting the details right.


  9. Team Players

    We thrive on collaboration with our clients and colleagues.

  10. Goal Oriented

    Publicity for its own sake? Not here. Communication is a means to an end – helping clients fulfill their missions.


Momentum operates jointly with sister agency Colangelo & Partners. We maintain distinct teams and clients, while sharing management, administrative and strategic resources. Colangelo & Partners specializes in the wine, spirits and food categories. C&P was named one of the country’s top integrated communications agencies at the PR News Agency Elite Awards.

How we build Momentum

We reframe conversations

We get down in the trenches

We enlist stakeholders who can make a difference

We speak to your audience in their own language and lifestyle

We tell the untold story