Boerner Communications

Peter Hamilton
Senior Vice President, Media Relations


Peter M. Hamilton is an experienced media relations professional who has managed a wide range of crisis and issue communications assignments for clients. He maintains extensive contacts throughout print, broadcast, wire service, electronic, digital platforms, and new media. He rejoined the Boerner team recently after 15 years as a senior manager (and member of the executive committee) of the Rubenstein Associates organization in New York City.

Peter was responsible for management of media relations for a broad range of clients in media, including business, finance and real estate editors, and other business-related categories.  He has been an effective publicist in many sectors and industries, including such sectors and industries as: real estate, retail, supermarket, banking, university, advertising, magazine publishing, media industry/industry-related international, dot-coms and biotechnology.

Peter began his career with the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) where he was involved with the publicity for all corporate functions, NBC’s prime time schedule and all NBC operating and staff divisions.  He was a unit publicist for a number of programs including SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, THE TOMORROW SHOW STARRING TOM SNYDER, and liaison and unit publicist for NBC’s television network White House program specials. He was also manager of corporate press relations for NBC.

He was subsequently recruited by Young & Rubicam, then the world’s largest U.S.-based advertising agency where he was responsible for press relations for the creative product and businesses of all of Y&R’s domestic general advertising agencies, and also for those specializing in direct marketing and medical advertising.

Prior to joining Rubenstein Associates in 1994 Hamilton was media relations manager for R&B Communications Service, an affiliate of Rowan & Blewitt.  Peter was responsible for media communications for such clients as Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and Moran Stahl and Boyer (relocation consultants) Peter worked with senior editors on creation of Fortune magazine’s annual “Best Places to Do Business,” and promotion of cities across the nation.

Earlier, he also managed his own consultancy where he created the national publicity material for the acclaimed PBS miniseries, THE CIVIL WAR (producer, Ken Burns).