Crisis Planning and Issues Management
Most crises are, by nature, unexpected. Fortunately, Antenna’s crisis communications team can mobilize quickly to understand an issue, develop a rapid response strategy, and liaise with media and relevant influencers to guard against the spread of harmful misinformation. Of course, all rapid response communications are best executed through proper strategic communications planning. That’s why our team works with companies to plan for every sensitivity and blindspot surrounding their high-stakes milestones and initiatives.
Antenna has shaped comprehensive plans for sensitive litigation, complex real estate developments, product launches, business acquisitions and dispositions, and much more.
Establishing a company culture of trust and transparency has never been more important. Engagement with a company’s internal stakeholders is as vital to an organization’s reputation as its public media image. Antenna improves its clients’ corporate communications infrastructures by helping to thoughtfully articulate business strategy, deliver critical updates to stakeholders, and build better dialogue with employees.
An effective brand encompasses so much more than a logo – it’s the way that a business looks, sounds, and feels to its audiences. A great visual identity catches the eye, but its language and character makes it stick. Antenna guides its clients through the processes of honing a brand’s naming conventions, messaging, and structure – and we amplify its story through high-impact traditional and social media.
Environmental, Social, and Governance
All employers today have a duty to their employees and the world around them that extends far beyond their core business. As standards and expectations rise for sustainable, socially responsible practices, it’s essential that companies define clear ESG goals. Through strategic planning for public relations and marketing, Antenna helps its clients define those goals, put them into practice, and secure buy-in from each of its stakeholders.
Expertise in Niche Markets
Antenna offers deep domain knowledge within key industries/markets
Meet the Team
Chief Executive Officer
As CEO, Keith ensures Antenna lives the firm’s core values. He’s earned a reputation for strategic counsel and is a sought-after expert on crisis management. He’s also an accomplished speaker and writer, and hosts the podcast Raising Your Antenna.
As chief executive officer, Keith Zakheim ensures Antenna lives and breathes the firm’s core values — strong ethics that instill trust and impart transparency; respectful, positive, collaborative, mutually beneficial relationships among client-partners, colleagues and those with whom we conduct business; continual education for the highest standards; empowering entrepreneurial passion and a commitment to public service and volunteerism to give back to those less fortunate.
Keith has earned an industry-wide reputation for savvy, strategic counsel, forging deep partnerships and business connections and leading the firm during an era of unprecedented organic and acquisition-driven growth. A sought-after expert on crisis management, he has been a panelist and featured speaker at conferences worldwide. His work has been published widely on topics related to public relations, crisis management, presidential politics, domestic policy and foreign relations. Keith also hosts Raising Your Antenna, a popular podcast that features CEOs and Founders, investors and public policy experts.
Keith is the proud husband of Sara Zakheim and a father of four: JJ, Max, Alex, and Isabelle.
Executive Vice President
As head of Antenna Spaces, Christa is responsible for strategic planning, campaign coordination and project execution on behalf of Antenna Spaces' clients and partners.
As head of Antenna Spaces, Christa is responsible for strategic planning, campaign coordination and project execution on behalf of Antenna Spaces’ client-partners, including real estate developers/owners and investors; brokerage firms; real estate technology companies; architecture, engineering and construction firms; and industry service providers.
Specialties: Campaign strategy, communications, branding, issues and crisis management, strategic partnerships, media relations, content creation, and business development.
Kyle has a focus on large-scale redevelopment initiatives, adaptive reuse projects, and urban revitalization. He joins experience from real estate, governmental, and political spheres to create effective communications campaigns.
PR professional with a focus on large-scale redevelopment initiatives, adaptive reuse projects, and urban revitalization. Joins experience from real estate, governmental, and political spheres to create effective communications campaigns for clients in NJ, NYC, and Philadelphia.
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