Alumni Profiles

Maria Winters DiMarco, '11, Colangelo & Partners Public RelationsIMC Alumni ProfilesMaria Winters DiMarco, '11, Colangelo & Partners Public Relations

Maria Winters DiMarco graduated from the Roy H. Park School of Communications with a degree in Integrated Marketing Communications in May 2011. While in school, she spent a semester in Florence, Italy, where she studied culinary arts and the Italian language. 

Maria now works as a project coordinator for Colangelo & Partners Public Relations (CPR), an Integrated Marketing Communications agency in Manhattan that services premium food, wine, spirits, and lifestyle brands. She specializes in social media planning and execution, and also works on media building and email marketing. In addition, she provides logistical support and event planning services for clients. Prior to joining Colangelo & Partners, Maria worked as an Italian Food Education intern at Eataly NY. 

“I’m grateful to have gained such strong communication skills at Ithaca,” Maria says. “Right now I’m enjoying the opportunity to combine my field of study with my passion for good food.” 

CPR specializes in "closing the loop" between creative communications programs, distribution, promotion, publicity, and the consumer in order to maximize the efficiency of our communications programs and deliver measurable results.

The agency focuses on premium food, wine, spirits, and lifestyle brands. It has long established relationships with the key press that drive these business categories and helps determine the industry's leading brands. CPR continually creates unique story lines that are consistent with the clients' brand strategies in order to provide a steady stream of compelling content to journalists and keep its clients in the news.



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