Ike Richman is the President of Ike Richman Communications. He has been a PPRA member for 27 years and was inducted into the PPRA Hall of Fame in 2005.
Ike Richman Communications is a firm that specializes in Public Relations, Media Relations, and Crisis Communications for the Live Sports and Entertainment industry.
Prior to opening his own communications firm, Richman spent nearly 29 years with Comcast-Spectacor, specializing in Public Relations, Media Relations and Crisis Communications. During his nearly three-decade career, he managed all external communications for the company’s three businesses – the Philadelphia Flyers, the Wells Fargo Center and Spectra. He is well established in creating and delivering important and impactful business messages locally, regionally, nationally, and throughout the sports and entertainment industry.
PPRA: Who are your clients and what projects are you working on right now?
IR: My current clients include Live Nation Philadelphia, Oak View Group Facilities, ABC-TV’s hit comedy, The Goldbergs, Healthy Kids Running Series, Still Strong Foundation, National Night Out and the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation.
PPRA: What is your favorite part of your job?
IR: Helping tell stories for my clients; particularly ones that help them grow their business or brand.
PPRA: What was your latest and greatest accomplishment at your job?
IR: Working closely with Live Nation Philadelphia in helping open The Met Philadelphia.
PPRA: What one piece of advice would you give to your fellow PR pros?
IR: No job is too small and no job is too big.
PPRA: What book or movie could you read or watch again and again?
IR: Shawshank Redemption
PPRA: What’s your favorite spot in Philly?
IR: There are so many great spots around our city. I love being on Kelly Drive or in a Wawa.
PPRA: If you weren’t in PR, what profession do you see yourself in and why?
IR: Game show host!
PPRA: Favorite Philly Food?
IR: Seitan Wings at Adobe Cafe