Chairwoman & SVP
The Social Shake-Up Show & PR News
Chairwoman, The Social Shake-Up Show
Senior Vice President & Group Publisher, PR News
Diane Schwartz is the Senior Vice President and Group Publisher of PR News and the Media Communications Group at Access Intelligence. She has been instrumental in the development of PR News’s portfolio of industry-leading educational, benchmarking and networking events for communications professionals at all stages of their career.
Diane oversees the Media Communications group, which includes PR News, Social Shake-Up, Cynopsis, AdExchanger, Cablefax, Admonsters, StudioDaily, Esports Business Summit and Folio. In her 21 years at Access Intelligence, Diane has launched more than 100 conferences, awards programs, web sites, events, e-media ventures and ancillary products. A 30-year media veteran, Diane is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, and serves on the boards of the Alliance for Women in Media and the Institute for Public Relations. She is a former board member of the Specialized Information Publishers Association and on the Digital Media Committee of American Business Media, as well as serving on numerous other PR, media and business committees. She writes for the PR News blog on management, leadership and brand reputation issues. She is a volunteer and mentor in her local community and is a Wish Granter for Make-A-Wish America.