STAMFORD, Conn. – Thomas Renner has joined Stamford-based Catalyst Marketing Communications Inc. as a public relations account executive.
Renner spearheads the publicity for several of the agency’s key business-to- business clients and is responsible for writing press releases, identifying PR opportunities and securing local, regional and national media coverage for clients.
A resident of Bethel, Renner comes to Catalyst after an extensive and award-winning career in newspaper journalism. He previously worked for daily newspapers in Pennsylvania and New York, and at The Stamford Advocate, where he rose to the position of Sports Editor while working for the paper from 1987 to 2009.
He most recently worked as an editor and reporter at Daily Voice, a network of hyper-local news and information websites. Renner was one of the founding editorial members of the enterprise, and helped drive its growth as the media outlet expanded from one site to a network that now has more than 50 sites and covers communities in Connecticut, New York and New Jersey.
Renner is a native of Pennsylvania and graduated from Temple University with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism. He lives with his wife and two college-age daughters.
He is also an endurance athlete who has run 15 marathons, including the Boston Marathon in 2002, 2012 and 2014. He has also participated in races to benefit The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education in Stamford and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.
Catalyst is a full-service advertising agency and public relations firm based in Stamford. Catalyst has built its reputation by specializing in two core areas, including business-to- business and community marketing communications. The company has expanded its offerings, incorporating the latest innovations and technology. Catalyst’s portfolio of services includes the development and execution of marketing support materials such as advertising and media, collateral design and production, digital marketing, including video, social media and public relations.
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