About Us

Company Overview:

For more than five decades, Lawrence Ragan Communications, Inc., has been a leader in training for professionals in corporate communications, public relations, social media and management. Ever since the launch of “The Ragan Report” in 1970, Ragan has provided communicators and executives with timely, practical and relevant information that few others can match. Ragan is rooted in helping the communications professional advance in their careers while also improving the voice of the organizations they serve. The Ragan brand includes highly curated live and virtual events, two leadership Councils, multiple websites, an awards division, a consulting arm and targeted newsletters. Ragan live events draw more than 3,000 professionals annually and provide attendees with access to leading communicators, best practices and rich networking opportunities.

A Brief History:

Lawrence Ragan Communications is named for its founder, the dean of organizational communicators. With Lawrence Ragan's death in 1995, his son Mark Ragan—now owner and publisher—leads the organization.

Ragan's Divisions:

Through our world-renowned newsletters, conferences, research reports and guides, Ragan Communications, Inc., delivers practical advice, real-world solutions and field-tested strategies for today's corporate communicator.
PR Daily is a news site that delivers news, advice, and opinions on the public relations, marketing, social media, and media worlds.
Health Care Communication News is a daily website that highlights the latest news in health care social media, marketing, health communications, Pharma, physicians and mobile health. Five days a week, we’ll bring you the ‘must-read stories’ for hospital communicators and people interested in health care social media. We’ll also keep you posted on our monthly webinars with Mayo Clinic, along with our healthcare conferences. And if you have any stories about your hospital you’d like to share, please feel free. But don’t solicit us. That’s just annoying.
Ragan’s Communications Leadership Council is an exclusive membership organization for senior-level corporate and internal communicators. Comprised of the most innovative companies in the world, the membership provides benefits for both senior leaders and their teams, including premier networking, extensive industry training and benchmarking reports.
Ragan’s Social Media Leadership Council is an exclusive membership organization for senior-level social media leaders. The membership offers benefits for both senior leaders and their teams that are tailored to companies’ social media needs, including monthly webinars, networking opportunities and in-person training.
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