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Public relations for companies with something to say

From startups to the Fortune 500, Haymaker works with the world's most ambitious brands to tell the stories that drive them forward.

We only work with the best:

Case Studies

Introducing a New CEO & Building a World-Class Employer Brand

HubSpot relied on Haymaker to introduce its new leader to the world and build an unmatched reputation for world-class culture.

Re-establishing a New York Tech Icon

As growth at Etsy reaccelerated, the team looked to Haymaker to help the company build the reputation it deserved as a leader in e-commerce.

Launching the Future of Higher Education

When MasterClass founder Aaron Rasmussen set out to build the future of higher education, he called on Haymaker to launch the brand.

Storytelling is in our DNA

While working as a business reporter at Forbes, our founder discovered that most PR firms had no idea how to craft a compelling story. He decided to create his own agency, one built on a commitment to world-class storytelling, authentic relationships with the press, and a deep understanding of each client’s business. Today, our talented team works with the world’s most ambitious companies to craft the narratives that move them forward.

Influence, Impact, & Results

300 +

Reporters in our network

We host dinners and panels that attract the world’s most influential journalists.

30 +

Client Partners

We’ve worked with companies across every stage and industry. We’ve seen it all.

500 +

awards won

Our programs deliver the recognition our clients deserve.


"Thoughtful, energetic, & strategic."

Haymaker was an invaluable partner when we needed to broaden the perception of Handy from a consumer app to a B2B enterprise solution. They remained key partners for years after we were acquired by Angi.

Oisin Hanrahan

Founder & CEO at Handy/Angi

"A truly phenomenal agency partner."

If you’re looking for invaluable—and actionable—insights on how to raise your brand’s profile in a smart, strategic, and thoughtful way, then Haymaker is the right partner for you.

Pamela Gomez Hill

Director of Corporate Communications

"Haymaker is the most proactive agency I've ever worked with. "

They regularly bring creative ideas to the table, then execute them from end-to-end thanks to deep media connections. On top of that, they're extremely organized and never miss a beat.

Elizabeth Lambe

Director of Global Communications at Altus Group

"The ideal mix of strategy and hustle."

Haymaker outguns bigger and more well-known firms when it comes to driving results. If you're looking for a seamless extension of an internal PR team, I could not recommend Haymaker more highly.

Jessica Aptman

Chief Communications Officer at Zocdoc

"The best PR agency I’ve ever worked with."

Haymaker is the best PR agency I’ve ever worked with. They were instrumental in helping to build and grow the brand.

Aaron Rasmussen

Founder & CEO of Outlier
Founder of MasterClass

"An invaluable asset for Etsy."

Haymaker is everything we were looking for in a strategic communications partner. Their deep connections in the media were instrumental in helping us scale our corporate, thought leadership, and employer brand profiles.

Jessica Doyle

VP of Global Communications at Etsy

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