Jeff Pryor is the president of Priority PR and oversees the day to day operations of the agency.
Jeff works directly with the agency’s clients and thrives on working with startup operations. This includes the launch of Harry Sloan and Jeff Sagansky’s Global Eagle Entertainment, followed by the introduction of Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp., which raised over $325 million for capital investment. Jeff has also represented numerous leading entertainment brands including Miramax, Sesame Workshop, National Geographic, Sundance TV, Sony Pictures Television, FOX Latin America, SBS Broadcasting, Saban Media Group and Providence Equity Partners.
In addition to building his own successful PR & Marketing operation, Jeff took time off from Priority PR to serve as Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications at MGM Studios from 2006 to 2010, and worked on the James Bond and The Hobbit franchises and re-launched the United Artists brand with Tom Cruise. At MGM, Jeff also worked extensively on MGM’s digital initiatives. This included the MGM effort to successfully launch the Viacom-Lionsgate joint venture, US Pay TV EPIX in 2009 as well as the rollout of the studio’s new digital channels, THIS TV (movies) and ME TV (classic TV series from the 60s and 70s). Jeff also supervised the launch of MGM HD, the studio’s first branded entertainment channel.
Whether working as in-house communications leader or as a PR & brand consultant, Jeff’s efforts have yielded significant contributions for his clientele, substantially increasing their company’s valuations and corporate profile.
A graduate of Marquette University in Milwaukee, Jeff grew up in Baltimore and remains an Orioles baseball fan.