H. Michael Morse is a tenacious, savvy, and accomplished public relations (PR) executive, who connects the dots to provide media relations, special events, multicultural marketing, and social media services to meet and exceed clients’ integrated marketing goals. He is passionate about PR and its ability to shape and shift public opinion and move businesses forward.
Throughout his career, Morse has successfully conceived and implemented strategic campaigns in the consumer brand, lifestyle, fashion, tech, and entertainment sectors. A communications leader, he employs emotional intelligence and practices mindfulness when building, managing, and mentoring teams. As a results-driven media relations pro and event activation practitioner, he has cultivated media relationships that bring brands and individuals into the light, making them household names. Whether it is skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, plus-size supermodels, or TV hosts, Morse has skillfully elevated the profiles of new, emerging, and established, brands and personalities.
Mr. Morse’s tactical approach to product launches has resulted in billions of earned media impressions for consumer brands like Duracell. He has expertly executed the launches of books, fitness equipment, wellness programs, films, and television shows. His efforts have resulted in placements or features in The New York Times, USA Today, W, Town & Country, Vogue, Crain’s, and Variety, plus broadcast interviews with Good Morning America, Today, CNN, Nightline, and Good Day New York, to name a few. Morse also possesses multicultural marketing expertise that he’s used to successfully manage diversity and inclusion initiatives for Target, Gain flings!, Nextdoor, and Procter & Gamble’s My Black is Beautiful (MBIB) campaign. For MBIB, he took a brand program in its eighth year and produced first-time feature stories in mainstream, national media including People, Teen Vogue, Huffington Post, Refinery 29, and Parenting.
For a decade, Morse utilized his networking acumen to generate new business for his own PR consultancy, Morse Code PR. The company offers a range of marketing communications, talent management, and personal publicity services to lifestyle and entertainment businesses. As his clientele grew, so did his reputation for generating fabulous results, delivering top-tier media placements in traditional and digital media outlets for his clients. Running the business also solidified his ability to build partnerships, create newsworthy programs, and provide influential strategic counsel.
Morse earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Rowan University, where he was an officer in the national award-winning Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). When he’s not generating outstanding results for clients, he can be found spending time with friends, networking with colleagues from New York to Los Angeles, and inspiring others to believe in themselves and their dreams. He lives in New York City.