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Each month, Werth provides a fresh take on news events or trends of interest to organizational leaders.
July 7, 2023
Remembering Sandra Harbrecht Ratchford: 1950-2023
Sandy was a rare gift, and we will miss her deeply. Last week, we marked the end of an era as we paused to remember our leader, mentor and friend Sandra Harbrecht Ratchford, who lost her courageous battle with cancer on June 18.
February 22, 2023
Julie Granillo Named President of Paul Werth Associates
Julie Granillo, who joined Paul Werth Associates in December 2019 after a successful career in the Nashville, Tennessee, startup space, has been named president of the strategic communications firm.
February 2, 2023
60 Years and Counting!
Paul Werth Associates began its journey in May 1963 when my father opened a one-man public relations firm on Olentangy River Road.
September 29, 2022
Senator Portman’s Central Ohio Director Jason Knox Joins Werth
We’re pleased to announce a new addition to the Werth team: Political veteran Jason Knox is our new Vice President of Federal and State Public Affairs.
January 28, 2022
Werth Welcomes Our Newest Colleagues
We are pleased to announce our two newest members to the team: Laura Arenschield and Kerelle Sampson.
July 1, 2021
Sweet News From Our Peers
The Public Relations Society of America recently recognized the success of Insuring Ohio Futures by bestowing Werth and our client, the Ohio Insurance Institute, with the PR industry’s highest national award, the Silver Anvil.
April 26, 2021
Werth Welcomes Dispatch Editoral Page Veteran Mary Mogan Edwards
Mary’s editorial experience and deep roots in the central Ohio community bring invaluable perspective and insight to the issues that matter to our clients and the audiences they want to reach.
December 15, 2020
Werth’s Creative Work Honored with Numerous Communications, Marketing and Design Awards
Werth's print and digital creative work honored with numerous communications, marketing and design awards
December 7, 2020
OSU College of Engineering Honors Werth CEO Sandra Harbrecht Ratchford for Her Service to the College
Werth's president and CEO Sandra Harbrecht Ratchford was one of 21 people honored by OSU College of Engineering with one of its 2020 Excellence in Engineering and Architecture Alumni Awards. 
January 22, 2020
Please Welcome to Columbus Julie Granillo
We’re thrilled to share the news that Werth has recruited to Columbus a veteran member of Nashville’s thriving technology community. Julie Granillo has joined Werth as Vice President, Client and Business Strategies.
October 21, 2019
Columbus Business First: ‘Denial, OH’ ads having an impact on opioid awareness, survey finds
The coalition behind the year-long "Denial, OH" advertising campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of prescription opioids says the effort is having an impact statewide. The Ohio Opioid Education Alliance touted results from a survey by the public opinion research firm Fallon Research & Communications Inc. that found the campaign was successful in changing attitudes about opioids among Ohioans.
October 21, 2019
Dispatch: Survey – ‘Don’t Live in Denial, Ohio’ ad having impact but many remain in denial on opioid abuse
The Ohio Opioid Education Alliance’s “Don’t Live in Denial, Ohio” ad campaign was successful in getting parents to talk with their kids about opioid abuse, but some still doubt that their families could be affected, according to a new survey.
October 21, 2019
Columbus Business First: Columbus-based plastic pipe maker seeing benefits of recycling
Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. is getting good use out of reuse. The $1.3 billion Hilliard-based manufacturer of plastic pipes and water management products turned its attention toward recycled materials years ago. That move is now paying dividends in the business, the company says.
July 31, 2019
Dispatch: Donating, recycling, proper waste disposal reduces environmental impact of major house clean-outs
Like losing a few pounds or being civil while driving in rush hour, keeping a clean and tidy basement, attic or garage is a laudable goal that we all, too often, fall short of. But it’s usually worth the effort. Although throwing everything into a Dumpster and being done with it is tempting, the “trash it all” road to tidiness is, alas, both wasteful and environmentally unsound.
July 30, 2019
CNBC: Ohio has one of highest opioid overdose death rates in the US. Now it’s rushing to stop the death blow to its economy
Montgomery County, in southwest Ohio, is ground zero for the opioid crisis. The region has one of the highest overdose death rates in the country — mostly due to the illicit use of these narcotics. This statewide plague has rocked communities as prison populations for drug offenders swell.
May 20, 2019
Fox Business: White Castle’s Impossible Burger satiates Varney’s hankering for meatless-meat
It has been a year since White Castle added its Impossible slider to its menu. The plant-based burger, which costs $1.99, is “a lot more” popular than expected, White Castle Vice President Jamie Richardson said during an interview with FOX Business’ Stuart Varney on Friday.
October 11, 2018
Welcoming Our New Associates
Three new members of the Werth team bring unique experiences and exceptional skills that significantly expand our strategic and tactical muscle.
June 13, 2018
Tackling Innovation
In the 2nd video of the Insurance Innovators series, Grange Insurance discloses its formulas for innovation in an industry that is riding a wave of change.
March 22, 2018
Disruption is Coming
Advancements in technology are disrupting the way the insurance industry does business and the way it communicates about insurance jobs.