About Us: Community, Public and Media Relations Specialists

Planning, Newsletters, E-Newsletters, Web Sites and More

Our goal is to engineer messages for clarity and effectiveness. From Web sites to newsletters, press releases to blogs, the award-winning Message Engineers are experts in varying forms of media; we are committed to publicizing your organization in the best light possible.

We are media relations specialists who approach every project with creativity, energy, enthusiasm, in-depth knowledge and a bit of humor. We are equally adept at drawing media attention to a client or optimizing Web sites for search engines.

Above all, we strive to work in partnership with clients, working to achieve the client’s goals in a context of open, honest, responsive and respectful communication. The client, the media and the public should demand nothing less.

About “The Message Engineers”

The “Message Engineers” provide strategic public relations planning, message development, crisis communications, media training, press releases, media relations, community relations, brochures, flyers, collateral materials, printed newsletters, electronic newsletters and Web site content/design.

Clients include government agencies, nonprofits and private-sector companies.

Our award-winning communicators understand the flow of public information the way engineers understand the flow of traffic. We map and implement communications strategies designed to gain public support and cooperation for major infrastructure projects.

The team works around the clock to engineer the message and manage the media. And that lets our clients keep their eyes on the road.

We have been involved in communications for recent highway transportation projects in the Chicago area, including the Dan Ryan and Kingery expressway reconstruction and the Illinois Tollway Congestion Relief Plan, .

Co-founder Jonathan Lehrer served as a public relations officer for the AAA-Chicago Motor Club, where he served on numerous public- and private-sector task forces focused on transportation, the environment and traffic safety.

The Message Engineers is a small firm with an excellent track record of project management, media contact and creativity. We interface well with engineers, government budget experts, owners of small businesses, directors of non-profits and healthcare professionals.