DALLAS – Oct. 28, 2020  –

Randy E. Pruett has been promoted to senior vice president and account manager at Cooksey Communications, a North Texas-based strategic communications firm. He leads or co-leads Cooksey’s account teams serving clients such as Jackson-Shaw, Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show, the City of Fort Worth’s “Wear a Mask” public awareness campaign, Toyota Music Factory, Butler Advisers, Irving Economic Development Partnership, City of Wylie, Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Company and Radiance! A Holiday Light Spectacular.

“Randy’s high-impact communications strategies have repeatedly produced outstanding results for our clients,” said Colby Walton, president of Cooksey Communications. “Many of North Texas’ leading businesses and governmental entities have come to trust in Randy’s guidance, which is a testament to his decades of experience, his unsurpassed commitment to client service and his abiding passion for public relations. This promotion is a well-deserved recognition of his leadership in our agency and the profession.”

Pruett joined Cooksey as vice president and account manager in 2016, and today has over 30 years of experience in marketing communications, public relations, project management, special events, crisis support, mergers and acquisitions, sales operations, brand management and writing. He was honored as “Dallas Communicator of the Year” by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) and is a past president of the IABC’s Dallas chapter. A four-time FEMA-certified crisis communications expert, he also has earned Accredited Business Communicator (ABC) and Certified Association Executive (CAE) designations. He graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in journalism and political science.


Founded in 1994, Cooksey Communications is a Texas-based, strategic communications firm that specializes in issues-related communications for government/economic development, transportation, water, energy and education clients, and strategic communications for professional services, real estate/development, retail/hospitality/consumer and nonprofit clients. Cooksey repeatedly has been named one of the top public relations agencies in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex by the Dallas Business Journal. For more information, visit