DID YOU KNOW?
Even many of our closest friends, clients, and colleagues don't know these facts about Barry Wanger:
- Barry served as Sen. Edmund S. Muskie's press secretary in the New Hampshire presidential primary during the famous "crying" incident.
- Barry played a British soldier in "The House on Cheloush Street," an Israeli movie that was nominated for best foreign film.
- A senior vice president at IBM who worked with Barry for more than 10 years on the American Business Collaboration for Quality Dependent Care campaign accurately nicknamed him "Columbo" for his work style.
- As the sports editor of a weekly newspaper in Granada Hills, CA when he was 16 years old, he covered a Little League team that won the World Series in Williamsport, PA.
- Barry earned an M.S. in public relations from Boston University's College of Communication, but never received an undergraduate degree.
- Barry has an outstanding collection of old magazines, including the first issue of Newsweek.
- When Barry served as the press secretary to Joseph Duffey in a1970 U.S. Senatorial campaign in Connecticut, one of his co-workers was Bill Clinton, who was working as an organizer in New Haven.
- Barry was the creator of Humanities, a monthly magazine that is still produced by The National Endowment for the Humanities.
“I am amazed at the amount of media attention your agency has generated for us. Stories in The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Fortune, and The Today Show - among others.”
“There's no question in my mind that Wanger Associates played a major role in positioning WFD as the leading company - and certainly the leading resource for reporters - in the work-life field.”
Cheryl Yaffe Kiser
Former Director of Corporate Communications