Providence, RI – Long time Rhode Island restaurant broadcaster and food writer Bruce Newbury is joining The Perry Group as the Providence-based public relations and marketing agency launches its new restaurant and hospitality practice. Newbury, who is one of the most recognized personalities in the restaurant and hospitality industry in Rhode Island, will serve as the team leader for this new specialty area.
The Perry Group, specializing in corporate PR/Marketing and crisis management is excited to add this new specialty to its roster. “Restaurateurs, chefs and winemakers from around the world have called Bruce Newbury a food and wine champion,” said Gregg Perry, agency president. “Having Bruce lead our new public relations and marketing practice devoted to the restaurant and hospitality industry, brings an unmatched insight into this successful segment of our region’s economy.”
For the past 20 years, in print, on radio and on line, Bruce Newbury has been reporting on the world-renowned food scene in the state. He has produced and developed marketing and public relations programs and campaigns for a roster of local, regional and national businesses in foodservice, finance and the arts.
“Over the last 20 years, I’ve watched Rhode Island’s restaurant industry innovate and grow by leaps and bounds and I am looking forward to working closely with my friends in the community to help tell their stories,” said Bruce Newbury, senior counselor of The Perry Group.
Bruce created Dining Out with Bruce Newbury now in its 20th year on radio in Providence and syndicated in Boston, Worcester, New London CT and New Bedford MA. The broadcast is done entirely on location from restaurants, food retailers, wineries, food and wine festivals and events. His Dining Out column has appeared in Providence Business News since May 2006. Prior to his media career, he spent ten years in the foodservice industry. Newbury will continue to host his radio program.
About The Perry Group
From Fortune 500 companies and small, family-owned businesses, to higher education institutions and non-profit organizations, The Perry Group designs and implements targeted public relations and marketing communications campaigns that position and define our clients to achieve desired and meaningful results. Founded in 2009, The Perry Group is based in Providence, RI. Visit www.perrypublicrelations.com for more information.