Industry pioneer Daniel J. Edelman passes away at 92
Our thoughts go out to public relations industry pioneer Daniel J. Edelman who passed away on Tuesday. Mr. Edelman founded Edelman PR in 1952 in Chicago. He previously worked as a reporter in Poughkeepsie, NY, before he was drafted into World War II. Edelman also worked as a newswriter for CBS and as PR director for hair products-maker the Toni Company before founding his own agency. He retired as CEO in 1996.