About Our Firm

R. Couri Hay Creative Public Relations is a boutique full-service public relations firm with offices in New York City and Southampton that specializes in the development and delivery of high-profile media coverage and strategic branding. We also have extensive networks in Miami and Aspen.

Couri Hay has nearly 40 years of experience in media relations and image/brand development. He is a creative strategist, image counselor and campaign and crisis manager.

Known as a social commentator with a focus on Hollywood and high society, he has been featured on The Today Show, CBS Early Show, Extra, VH1, Fox News, CNBC, MSNBC Live, Geraldo Rivera, CNN, and ABC World News Now.

In print, his experience is vast. He started his career as one of the original contributing editors of Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine, and went on to help create the chatter column for People magazine and write for Town & Country. He was a Society Editor for LA Confidential, and is a Columnist for Gotham and Hamptons. He is currently an editor and writes a society column for Avenue Magazine.



Our Services

Strategic Planning

icon-strategy-blackWe identify our clients’ target markets and take these markets into account when planning all aspects of a media program.

Image Development

Skill_development_imagesWe work with clients to build and maintain an identity to help facilitate the fulfillment of their objectives.

Social Media

twitter_1We help businesses and individuals understand, engage and thrive in digital media. Our goal is to create the most relevant and trending content for your brand through comprehensive social media


brand_icon1-300x300For over 25 years, Couri Hay has consulted on the Branding and Image Development for International luxury brands.

Crisis Management

warning-512-000000We work with our clients to protect and defend their reputations in the face of public scrutiny and develop strategies to put out media firestorms that may ensue.


camera_2We take a progressive approach to branding, strategic planning and image development, and work closely with market researchers and graphic teams to create unique and appropriate materials

Facts About Us

Years of Experience 40 # of Industries 14 # of Current Clients 60 # of Monthly Columns 4