Arik launched PuderPR to bring the strategic media expertise he gained in Israel’s dynamic political and journalistic sectors to private clients around the world. Arik spent the early 2000’s as the press secretary for Israel’s Ministry of Immigrant Absorption and as the media advisor to Minister Tzipi Livni. Previously, Arik worked as a senior media consultant in the Prime Minister’s Office and as the press secretary for a permanent committee of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament). Arik began his communications career as a journalist for Israel’s national news service Channel 1.
A native of Detroit, Michigan, Jake studied journalism at Oakland University and worked for several years as a journalist around Michigan before enrolling in a masters program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. Prior to joining PuderPR, Jake lived in Israel where he worked as a journalist. Jake brings to PuderPR a deep understanding of the media, a passion for the non-profit sector and extensive knowledge of the Middle East and Israel.
Jen graduated from the University of Central Florida with a BA in Journalism and English. She channeled her passion and interest in media relations
by interning and working as a writer, editor and social media director for a variety of newspapers and magazines in her home state of Florida.
Before moving to New York City, Jen spent a year traveling the United States as a consultant for a Jewish organization. Jen joined PuderPR because of her strong interest in the American and Israeli media.