Emmy Award-Nominated Television Producer Moves to Ruder Finn

November 16, 2010

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Adding to an already impressive list of former executive level journalists on their team, Ruder Finn today announced that Maryam Ayromlou has joined the agency’s New York office as Senior Vice President. Ayromlou comes to Ruder Finn from CBS News/The Early Show, where she was the supervising producer, overseeing the planning of all interview-driven segments and garnering herself an Emmy nomination.

Utilizing her broadcast journalism experience of more than 16 years, Ayromlou will provide unique insight into how the broadcast media can help Ruder Finn’s clients raise their profile and increase sales. Ms. Ayromlou has worked at some of the top networks including MSNBC, Fox News Channel, and CBS News. She has had an extensive and gripping career, from working with Tom Brokaw on assignment in Iran, to producing MSNBC’s 2004 election coverage and presidential debates.

“We are pleased to add someone of Maryam’s caliber to our firm,” says Kathy Bloomgarden, CEO. “Her expertise in knowing how the media thinks and operates, her experience in crafting stories that build credibility, and her long list of media contacts will serve our clients for years to come.”

Ayromlou spent close to eight years at MSNBC as primetime senior producer, where she worked on a number of programs including “Countdown with Keith Olbermann.” She was on loan to NBC News and traveled to Iraq for the start of the war in 2003 where she was field producing spots for Nightly News and the Today Show. She also worked on “On Location with Ashleigh Banfield”, where she traveled on the road for the search for Elizabeth Smart among other top news stories. She traveled to Iran on a half dozen occasions for NBC News, and covered the Presidential elections in Iran with Tom Brokaw during Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s rise to office. Ayromlou worked as a senior producer on MSNBC’s documentaries and specials unit where she worked on prestigious programs like “Silicon Summit” hosted by Tom Brokaw as well as the network’s coverage on the Presidential Inauguration and President Reagan’s funeral. At Fox News Channel, Ms. Ayromlou was one of the senior producers who helped launch “Happening Now” a fast-paced live two-hour daytime news program on the number one cable news network.

“Ruder Finn is a company which I have long respected. As a global company, their leadership in corporate and public trust sets them apart, and I’m greatly looking forward to joining the team. My position demonstrates the agency’s commitment to seeking new and innovative approaches to servicing its clients,” said Ayromlou.

Ayromlou is a graduate of Cornell University and holds an MBA degree from New York University. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.

About Ruder Finn (www.ruderfinn.com)

Ruder Finn, Inc. is a leading communications, counseling and services agency with more than 65 years’ experience. The Ruder Finn Group maintains offices in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Washington, London, Paris, Jerusalem, Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore. The Agency also works with affiliates in major markets throughout the U.S., Europe and Latin America. The Agency services global and local communications needs of more than 250 corporations and nonprofit organizations.

The Agency is organized around four strategic pillars that reflect its key areas of leadership: Health & Wellness, Corporate & Public Trust, Global Connectivity and Life & Style. Expertise includes corporate reputation management, branding, cultural and social issues, and intent-driven social media through its digital practices, RF Relate and RF Innovation Studios.

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