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press agent

n.
A person employed to arrange advertising and publicity, as for a performer or business.

press agentry n.

press agent

n
(Journalism & Publishing) a person employed to obtain favourable publicity, such as notices in newspapers, for an organization, actor, etc. Abbreviation: PA

press′ a′gent


n.
a person employed to promote an individual or organization by obtaining favorable publicity.
press′-a`gent•ry, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.press agent - someone employed to arrange publicity (for a firm or a public figure)press agent - someone employed to arrange publicity (for a firm or a public figure)
publiciser, publicist, publicizer - someone who publicizes
Translations
addetto stampaagente pubblicitario

press agent

npress agent m/f
References in classic literature ?
Well, it was this way: directly I made my hit my press agent, a real bright man named Sherriff, got busy, of course.
An habiliment of the stage designed to reinforce the general acclamation of the press agent with a particular publicity.
I've degenerated; I've come down in the world; I earn three pounds a week as press agent to a linendraper, and every day I thank God that I'm not in the little red brick house in Kensington."
He was president of the press agents' union ATPAM for 25 years and worked with producers including Alexander H.
Do we have not only the attitude and ability but also the opportunity to be more than purely tactical communicators, or "mere press agents"?
"Steve Hannagan: Prince of the Press Agents and Titan of Modern Public Relations" tells the story of Hannagan, who would create groundbreaking publicity campaigns for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Coca-Cola, Sun Valley, Miami Beach, Las Vegas, the Union & Pacific Railroad and the 1940 presidential campaign.
"I am here to extol what some folks consider the lowest form of life -- the press agent. Legitimate press agents, however, are in a class by themselves.
His father is actor John Bennett Perry, while his mother was the press agent for Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau in the 1970s and 1980s.
Sir Sean's press agent Nancy Seltzer said he expects to be invited to Hollywood's big night but has heard nothing about the Bond tribute.
Madonna's press agent, Liz Rosenberg, said that there was no way to eliminate the scene, as it was a core part of the show.
During this meeting, it was decided that National League 1 day-15 matches will be played next Sunday, March 13, with fans' attendance, the press agent of FTF told TAP News Agency.
TOM JONES and Elvis didn't just share an intense 12-year friendship - they both disliked John Lennon, according to the Welsh singing legend's former press agent.