Barbara Rozgonyi

CEO, CoryWest Media LLC

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About Barbara

A digital pioneer forging new frontiers for over two decades, Barbara Rozgonyi leads CoryWest Media, a strategic social media, marketing, and PR consultancy that creates business for business and motivates accelerated action in organizations of all shapes and sizes. 

"Online marketing and PR expert, Barbara Rozgonyi, is a wealth of information, brilliant ideas, and resources for small and large companies alike," says Marla Tabaka, a columnist for

Barbara is a speaker, author and CEO of CoryWest Media, LLC, a Midwest-based strategic marketing consultancy founded in 1990.

As publisher of, named to Cision's prestigious 2012 Top Marketing and PR Blogs list, Barbara reports on ways to grow business, build brands, and connect communities.

The founder of Social Media Club’s Chicago chapter, Barbara is a frequent keynote speaker, an accomplished corporate trainer, and an experienced educator who develops marketing and communications programs for colleges, associations, corporations, small businesses and online communities.

A recognized social media, marketing and PR expert, Barbara's media mentions include, American Express OpenForum,, Crain’s Chicago Business, Chicago Tribune,,,, Mashable, Germany’s FAZ, WDCB and NBC5.

An author who first started teaching wired writing in 2002, Barbara contributed the LinkedIn chapter to Success Secrets of the Social Media Marketing Superstars, published by Entrepreneur Press.

Barbara’s work is referenced in The New Rules of Marketing and PR by David Meerman Scott; Mom Blogging for Dummies by Wendy Piersall; and Stick and Stones: How Digital Business Reputations are Won Over Time and Lost in a Click by Larry Weber. Named one of the top 12 PR twitter experts to follow by PRWeb, Barbara's digital brand is @wiredprworks, which also the name of Barbara's iPhone app. The mother of three, Barbara and her husband, an 85-time marathon finisher, make their home in Chicago’s western suburbs.