news-conferenceWynne Communications

We are a public relations and events that firm that promotes your brand and your accomplishments via our large network of journalists in major media outlets.  We specialize in higher education, legal and professional services.  Current and past clients include Vanderbilt University, Cornell University, MIT, Johns Hopkins, UCLA, USC, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, the Tennis Industry Association, Raytheon and many others. We place full, single-source stories for our clients with successful placements including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, CNBC, Bloomberg TV, Fortune, Forbes and many others.


Robert Wynne, President

Robert Wynne is the president and founder of Wynne Communications. He is also a contributor to Forbes where he writes a column on public relations. . He has provided public relations counsel for Vanderbilt University’s Engineering School, Cornell University’s Johnson School of Management, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, MIT Sloan School of Management UCLA Law School, the law firm of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan and many others. He worked as a reporter for Newsweek magazine and the Los Angeles Times and also wrote for “Walker, Texas Ranger” on CBS.
He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and earned a master’s degree in communications from the University of Texas at Austin. His firm hosts three exclusive networking events each year for Business, Medical and Engineering Schools. Each prestigious event features representatives from universities and research centers networking with up to 20 reporters from the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNN, Fortune, Forbes, Reuters, Wired, CNBC, USA Today, BuzzFeed, Wired and more over two days in New York, Washington, DC, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Callie Douthit, Director of Events

Callie Douthit is the Director of Events for Wynne Communications in Redondo Beach, CA. She plans and produces three annual networking events, connecting the top journalists in tech, medical, and business with higher education professionals. As a media relations pro, she has created media panels for each event featuring outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Buzzfeed, The Atlantic, NBC, ABC, CBS, TechCrunch, and VICE. Her event agendas have generated an exclusive audience, with attendance from the most prestigious engineering, medical, and business schools across the world. Callie has also worked with companies such as Meltwater, Dana Corporation, 2U, Expertfile and Brown-Forman as co-sponsors for each event. Aside from events, Callie has provided public relations assistance and social media strategy for clients such as Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, Menlo College, The BluRoom, and more.
Callie holds a B.A. in Communications Studies from Loyola Marymount University.

Craig Lawson, New York Consultant

Craig Lawson is a seasoned Event Planner, and Spokesperson with a B.B.A in Marketing from Georgia State University. He co-produces the annual Wynne Communications’ MED-PR and Business Access Media conferences. His other event production clientele include FOX, Ray-Ban, and the New York City Marathon. With more than 5 years experience as a professional Spokesperson for various health and fitness brands in Canada and the U.S. Craig can be found networking or producing events in New York City, all the while managing his promising career as an Actor in television and film.