Jim Miller launched Momentum Communications Group in 2012 to bring a new way of thinking to nonprofit and education communications. An award-winning communications professional, his honors include the 2013 Agency Elite Award for Best Work on Behalf of a Nonprofit or Association, two consecutive wins for Best Media Relations at the Nonprofit PR Awards (2011–2012), and a Platinum PR Award nomination for Best Word of Mouth/Viral campaign (2012).
You can get to know Jim through his recent Bulldog PR PROfile, interview with PRWeek and comments on launching a new orchestra.
Jim has led communications programs for a who’s who of clients in the education and nonprofit sector, including the Siemens Foundation, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, College Board, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Merck Institute for Science Education, Knowles Science Teaching Foundation, Macaulay Honors College at CUNY, Marine Stewardship Council, and Reader’s Digest Association.
An experienced media trainer and speechwriter, Jim has prepared a host of C-suite executives and celebrity spokespeople for interviews and speaking opportunities. He has put his clients on-camera, in-print and online with many of the nation’s leading news outlets. Jim writes about public relations as a guest columnist for PRNews and is the author of Cigar Family: A 100-Year Journey in the Cigar Industry (Forbes).
Jim began his public relations career at Burson-Marsteller, where he developed his skills as a communications strategist, writer and media trainer during the 1990s. After a stint at Vorhaus & Co., he struck out on his own as an independent consultant before ultimately launching Momentum.
Jim spent his teenage years in Berlin before the fall of Wall. He studied music at The Crane School of Music and trained in theatre at New York University, where he received a BFA. A confirmed movie buff, Jim owns a piece of the Death Star model used in Return of the Jedi.