About PHPR

For over fifteen years, PHPR has excelled in all areas of public relations on behalf of its clients. The firm has extensive contacts within broadcast and print media, yielding successful placements of stories as well as interviews.


As a skillful developer of strategic communications programs, PHPR has capacities to work with clients to attain marketing, attendance, and general publicity goals.

Agency capabilities are organized under multiple practice areas that serve clients on an integrated or standalone basis:

• Public Relations
• Earned Media
• Digital/Social Media
• Direct Event/Campaign Marketing
• Community Outreach

• Crisis Communications

Owner Bio

Patrick Harbison is the owner of Patrick Harbison Public Relations (PHPR), a full-service public relations firm in Sacramento. 

With more than 15 years of experience as a publicist, media consultant, publicity professional and media booker, Patrick leverages his extensive contacts within broadcast and print media to yield coverage for his firm’s diverse client base which includes marquee city-wide events, politically-minded organizations and daytime television actors. 

Patrick is a three-time Hermes award winner, has been voted “Best of Sacramento” in various categories by both the Sacramento News and Review and the KCRA A-List and was selected as one of the Sacramento Business Journal’s top “40 Under 40” professionals in 2014. In 2015, the Sacramento Public Relations Association named him the Public Relations Professional of the Year and in 2016 Patrick was named Influencer of the Year by the Public Relations Society of America. In 2017, Comstock’s Magazine named him one of its Emerging Leaders and Access Sacramento awarded him its "Power of the Voice" award. In 2018 PHPR was selected as the inaugural Agency of the Year by the Public Relations Society of America.

Patrick is a dedicated advocate for Sacramento non-profits and regularly donates his time and PR expertise to area organizations including WEAVE, the Make a Wish Foundation, the Sacramento Theater Company and the Sacramento LGBT Community Center. 


A lifelong Sacramento resident, Patrick lives in midtown with his fiancé Charles.

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