PRapport is all about Public Relations and building a Rapport among various stake holders. Here, out attempt is to bring about a close coordination and networking among all communication professionals – be them from PR, media, advertising, marketing and management.
There is communication in everything that we do. In fact, communication is life!
Editor: B N Kumar.
Writer, columnist B N Kumar (BNK to his friends) has about 40 years of experience in mass communications as a journalist as well as a PR professional.
He has acquired varied skill sets like Strategy Planning, Media Relations, Media Training, Event Handling, Corporate Events, Networking, Crisis Communications and Corporate Communications and developed wide contacts in corporate and media circles.
Presently he is the Executive Director at Concept PR, India’s largest, Independent PR Company.
BNK began his career with Free Press Journal, the then leading English daily published from Mumbai, and later moved over to United News of India and worked with Business India and The Week magazine and contributed content to The Times of India, The Economic Times, Indian Express, Mid-Day, Newstime and a host of other publications covering a wide range of topics like business, science, space science, crime, films and politics.
BNK was part of the team that set up Ogilvy PR (then O&M PR) – the first PR arm of an advertising agency in India. He also worked with Reliance Inforcomm (now RCom) during its Monsoon Hungama crisis and the Ambani brothers spat.