About US

About Publix NW


Publix Northwest is a strategic communications firm with a devotion to client service, responsiveness and community.

Corporate communications

Helping you build and maintain a positive reputation, improving employee engagement, and fostering trust and loyalty among stakeholders, customers, clients, and collaborators.

Crisis management

Minimizing the impact of any crisis on your stakeholders and mitigating any long-term negative impact on you or your organization.

Media advocacy

Curating your custom communications toolbox with traditional and social media, and content creators to advocate for you, your organization and your cause. Raising awareness, influencing public opinions, creating change, and empowering communities.

Training & executive coaching

Putting you on the right foot in social channels, interviews and appearances, thought leadership, skill up and spokesperson opportunities, and more.

A Firm you can trust

Who is Publix NW?

Publix Northwest combines experience and creativity to deliver solid results, effective communications and creative strategies for our clients. Whether the need is to grow market share, fine tune a message, develop grassroots coalitions, create a digital strategy, plan an event, or catalyze a movement, Publix Northwest provides smart thinking, personal attention, and imaginative and ethical solutions.

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Our Team

Meet the leadership at Publix NW

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Dianne Danowski Smith


Strategist | Doer | Public Relations, Crisis Comms Leader | Company Owner

Dianne Danowski Smith, APR, Fellow PRSA, has three decades’ experience in the implementation and management of award-winning initiatives and campaigns comprising public relations, public affairs, crisis communications, strategic marketing, corporate communications and reputation management, through her work at her firm, Publix Northwest PR + PA. Working at the table with large/medium/small companies, firms and organizations, she drives results in advocacy, community relations and programming, executive counsel/coaching, crisis communications, media relations and training, issues management and ally development, litigation support, strategic counsel and tactical implementation.

She serves clients and causes in many industries and sectors including health care, biotech, innovation and startups, community development, academia, not for profit/foundations, sustainability, economic development, commercial real estate and construction, retail, public sector, government, neighborhoods, main street and more.

She is nationally Accredited in Public Relations and is inducted into the Public Relations Society of America’s College of Fellows. She is the PRSA Oregon recipient of the William W. Marsh Lifetime Achievement Award in Public Relations as well as the Ron Schmidt Award from Community Involvement. She has been named the PR Practitioner of the Year from the PRSA North Pacific District and The Paul Lund Public Service award from PRSA’s International office.

What we do best

What can our services do for you?

Build brand awareness

Creating and executing strategic communications that increase your visibility and reputation.

Build relationships

Build relationships by communicating effectively and fostering a sense of community.

Drive sales

Promote your services through targeted communications campaigns that reach your target audience.

Increase visibility

Increase your visibility by securing media coverage and leveraging social media to reach a wider audience.

Manage crises

Manage crises by creating crisis communications plans and responding effectively to situations.

Advocate for causes

Advocate for causes that are important to you, your organization, or your stakeholders.

Get in touch

Mail to:

6107 SW Murray Blvd #503
Beaverton, OR 97008