When residents, community stakeholders and media members are all looking to you for answers during a critical incident, JGPR is there by your side to … Read More about Critical Incident Response
COVID-19 Crisis Communications
JGPR is here 24/7/365 to assist with COVID-19 specific communication support.
Learn more about the strategies JGPR is deploying and how we can help get your critical communications out.
Everyone has a story, a message, an experience. We help craft your narrative and deliver it in the most effective way.
We get to know you and design a comprehensive plan to communicate your message and reach your audience.
Be the part. Look the part.
The standards pillar of JGPR melds form and function.
Services We Provide
We treat every project with a unique approach and fresh thinking.
If you don’t tell your story, how can you be sure it’s told accurately by someone else? There are fewer and fewer journalists assigned to cover … Read More about Press Releases
Crises happen in every community, in every agency, and can strike with or without warning. How you respond to a crisis matters as much as -- if not … Read More about Crisis Management
Your department or organization patch is the part of the uniform that distinguishes you from other public safety personnel. It makes you easily … Read More about Patch Design & Redesign
We specialize in creating clean, modern and user friendly websites for our police, fire, school, municipal, corporate and nonprofit … Read More about Website Design & Development
The press is an important ally in helping your organization communicate with the public both in good times and in bad. Positive experiences and timely … Read More about Media Relations
Renovation and new construction projects make up a significant part of a municipality's budget. Funded by taxpayer dollars, these projects often … Read More about Construction Project Communications Plan
Every major event or press conference needs a custom, branded backdrop so that everyone knows which agency is running the show! We can design, … Read More about Press Conference & Event Backdrops
“What just happened?” Sound familiar? Each crisis is different, and each crisis is an opportunity to test your mettle and show your constituents … Read More about Administrative Review
JGPR works with more than 300 municipal police and fire departments, public school districts, public health agencies, city/town governments, non-profit organizations and small businesses in nine states.
We specialize in work with municipal agencies seeking to improve their overall communications and public outreach. We are a full-service agency performing media relations, crisis management, communuications strategy, media training, policy drafting, administrative reviews and much, much more.Work With Us Sectors We Serve
"JGPR has been a crucial part of my communications strategy at two of the school districts where I have been the superintendent over the past four years. Their professionalism and expertise is second to none and they have been particularly helpful in our communications around the COVID-19 pandemic to parents, students and the school community as a whole. I happily sing their praises to all of my superintendent peers."
Superintendent Paul ZinniKing Philip Regional School District, Norfolk, MA
“JGPR has been a great resource to the Andover Health Division, helping us develop a social media presence and distributing a monthly article on important public health issues. The personnel there are well versed in crisis management, and have aided us in developing and distributing messages to the public.”
Thomas CarboneAndover Health Division
“The Gloucester Fire Department has been using JGPR very successfully for several years. This enhancement of our public relations effort has helped keep our community connected to the great work of the fire department and our personnel. Beyond reporting on emergencies, the professional staff at JGPR has helped us improve our fire prevention messaging, spotlight the accomplishments of our personnel and share our stories of giving back to the community.”
Chief Eric SmithGloucester Fire Department
“John Guilfoil Public Relations provides an extremely valuable service to those agencies that want to be proactive in both getting out a positive message to the community that they serve as well as reporting on high profile incidents/events in an open and transparent manner while always maintaining the integrity of any ongoing investigations.”
Chief Brian KyesChelsea Police Department and President of Massachusetts Major City Chiefs of Police Association.
Client News/Reporter Resources
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FAIRFIELD — Chief Christopher Lyddy and the Fairfield Police Department will be joined by municipal and state elected officials in support of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
MASSACHUSETTS — Executive Director Kevin Farr is pleased to share the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s (DESE) guidance for career and vocational technical schools as they prepare their reopening plans for the fall.
IPSWICH — Chief Andy Theriault and the Ipswich Fire Department, and Chief Thomas Martinuk and the Middleton Fire Department, regretfully announce the passing of retired Chief Henry Michalski on Friday, July 31, after a battle with cancer. He was 72.