Ken Frydman is a veteran journalist, government and media-relations strategist and tactician and crisis communications counselor.
Co-Founder and CEO of Source Communications, Frydman has counseled, among other clients: Newsweek Media Group, Central Park Conservancy; Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus; UniverSoul Circus; former Indianapolis Mayor and NYC Deputy Mayor of Operations Stephen Goldsmith; Historic Horse-and-Carriage of Central Park; World Jewish Congress; Fordham University; former Fox News Comptroller Judith Slater; Amateur Athletic Union (AAU); United Federation of Teachers (UFT); NYC Department of Education; Airline Pilots Association (ALPA); Delta and American Airlines pilot groups; NYC Detectives, Captains and Lieutenants Unions; Port Authority of New York & New Jersey; Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) and former AIG Chairman Maurice “Hank” Greenberg.
Frydman provides investor relations and corporate communications services to a variety of publicly traded companies, including Cadiz (CDZI: NASDAQ) and United Manufactured Homes (UMH: NYSE). Frydman and Source Communications provided media relations and communications support for Carl Icahn’s attempted takeover of Time-Warner.
Frydman was previously executive vice president of global media relations at Golin-Harris, a division of the publicly held Interpublic Group.
Prior to joining Golin Harris, Frydman was senior vice president for corporate communications and media relations for the New York Daily News and U.S. News & World Report..He was chief media spokesperson for Mort Zuckerman, publisher of both publications, and sat on the executive and publisher’s management committees.