Founded in 2000, Phillippi-Whitney Communications began with one client who believed in Julie and her determination, passion, persistence, abundance of innovative ideas and ability to establish a high degree of trust and forge long-lasting relationships with the media

Whitney specializes in national media pitches, and has placed clients and their stories in and on: ABC World News Tonight, NBC Dateline, The Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN New Day, Fox and Friends, The Doctors, Fox Sports Network, ESPN’s First Take and Between The Lines, CNBC Squawk Box and CNBC Power Lunch, MSNBC.com, CNN weekend news live shots, major stories in the "Business" section of The New York Times, multiple clients on the front pages of the USA Today "Money" and "Life" sections as well as the "Science" section, The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Newsweek online, Inc., Sports Illustrated, Entrepreneur, More, Fortune, Forbes, AdAge, and the 2/17/2003 cover story of U.S. News and World Report, as well as ongoing placements with local news outlets nationwide. Here's more about the owner:

Owner/Phillippi-Whitney Communications LLC
The owner of Phillippi-Whitney Communications - Julie Phillippi-Whitney

Julie Phillippi-Whitney

"Share your story with me and I will get it told by the media. There are a few key factors that differentiate me from the thundering public relations herd. I have determination and persistence as well as a hefty contact list filled with national media contacts with whom I have developed a strong rapport over the years. I know how to break down doors to get through to them, but also when to back down. I promise my clients that I won't pitch a story unless it is newsworthy. Reporters have come to know me and trust me and I am not about to cry wolf with them. They know that when I come to them I have a story of legitimate importance and timeliness. The whole point is to get your story heard by the noisemakers of the world."

"I am well-rounded in all facets of public relations and marketing. I am especially skilled at developing cross promotions between synergistic organizations, at procuring sponsorships, as well as developing and managing social media content and strategy for my clients."

"I began my career in Philadelphia as an Account Executive and Media Planner/Buyer on several high profile accounts including Wendy's International and Okidata. Four years later, I left for Columbus, Ohio to become Director of Public Relations for the Hyatt Regency Hotel. After a rewarding tour at Hyatt, I decided to move back to my hometown of Cincinnati and work for an advertising agency as Account Supervisor on America's #1 toothpaste brand. Later, I became Director of Tourism for the Greater Cincinnati Convention Visitor's Bureau, Community Affairs Director for WLWT-TV, and Marketing Development Director for WKRC-TV."


Here are some recent client media placements:

Fund covers final care of military, police dogs.

Here's what former Cincinnati Bell CEO Ted Torbeck is up to now.

Empathy is the best tool at every level

The Road to Adventure - Traveling Nurses

1st Time Working Out

Cincinnati Sports Club has tips on how to reach your New Year fitness goals.

How a Summer Job Moving Furniture Inspired a Startup.

Plastic surgeon augments office to livestream procedures.

Nonprofits get a boost from Mi People.

Mi People, the Philanthropy Based Social Media Network.

Teatime keeps kids reading.

Encourage Kids to read with Poetry Teatime.

Poetry teatime to keep kids engaged this summer.

Poetry Teatime!

Arlington Memorial Gardens launches GPS

AmbIT pump distributor convinced device can help fight region's opioid crisis.

Dinner parties to benefit kids and families with cancer.

Mike Schroeder is president of Roundstone Insurance which can help you change your approach to health care.

Advanced Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Center - New wrinkle reducer hits the market.

Live at the Conductive Learning Center.

Sweet Sweats for Love

Charlie Harper - the words behind the art.

Share a plate event.

The 'WOW Shot': A look at how it's helping Cincinnati women in more ways than one.

Campaign to collect sweats for foster children.



I have had the privilege to work with some incredible clients from many different industries and professions. Here are just a few:

  • Poetry Teatime
  • The Brave Learner
  • Mi People
  • Turner Farm
  • Norwood Chiropractic
  • Aileron
  • Cardio Solution
  • Physi
  • Slim Furniture
  • Best Upon Request
  • Sibcy Cline
  • Advanced Cosmetic Surgery and Laser Center
  • BeAM
  • Cincinnati USA
  • Snooty Fox
  • Conductive Learning Center
  • World Choir Games
  • Happen
  • Eureka Ranch
  • Fred Peck DDS
  • The Voice that Calls You Home
  • Orange Frazer Press
  • Jewish Community Center
  • Team in Training logo
  • Johnson Investment Counsel
  • PBS Kids
  • trustaff
  • Jobs Plus Cincinnati
  • Match Marketing Group
  • Cincinnati Sports Club
  • Arlington Memorial Gardens
  • Roundstone Insurance
  • Busted
  • Brave Writer

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