PRWeek’s ‘Best Places to Work’ Overwhelmingly Excludes Non-Coastal Firms, Companies

PRWeek is out with its annual ranking of its Best Places to Work, and it identified 23 winners in five categories: Small Agency, Midsize Agency, Large Agency, Extra Large Agency and In-house Teams.

As has become common for PRWeek’s various lists, non-coastal firms are largely excluded. Here’s how the “Best Places” list broke down geographically:

  • 0% – Denver
  • 0% – Colorado
  • 0% – Rocky Mountain Region
  • 4% – Midwest
  • 22% – San Francisco Bay Area
  • 26% – West Coast (Calif. & Wash.)
  • 39% – New York City area
  • 61% – New York City area & California
  • 70% – East Coast (NY, NJ, DC, Va., Fla., Ga.)

The only winner not located in a coastal state was Belle Communication in Columbus, Ohio.

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