Live Wire  was founded in 1998 on the principal of providing robust media relations campaigns for businesses and organizations determined to elevate their brands and increase their impact – from startup to Fortune 100. Today, Live Wire provides a full suite of comprehensive services (media relations, training, video production, and social media) that encompasses vital facets of business communications.

Live Wire is widely recognized as one of the top strategic communications firms in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Since the early 2000s, Live Wire has been recognized as a leader by the Washington Business Journal and has earned numerous esteemed awards recognizing both the firm and its employees as experts and thought leaders in strategic communications.


Live Wire’s leadership has unparalleled experience in the field – from managing some of the most recognized public relations campaigns in the nation, to decades of top-tier journalism expertise.

Our team is comprised of individuals with highly specialized skillsets that unite under one common goal: to advance the communications and business objectives of our clients. Each campaign at Live Wire is conceptualized, developed, and executed by a dedicated team aimed to serve as an extension of your own. We utilize incomparable experience, cutting-edge resources, the most up-to-date best practices, and a unique level of commitment to ensure each campaign lives up to our core belief: We don’t do average.

Practice Areas

  • Associations

  • Automotive

  • Business to Business

  • Consumer Products

  • Communications

  • Education and Research

  • Financial Services

  • Government Healthcare Agencies

  • Healthcare

  • High Technology

  • Human Capital Management

  • Life Sciences

  • Medical Devices

  • National Non-Profits

  • Pharmaceuticals and Biotech

  • Physical Security

  • Professional Services

  • Public Sector

  • Real Estate

  • Sports & Entertainment

  • Telecommunications

  • Travel and Transportation

  • Utilities

The Team

Who we are

Chryssa Zizos

President & CEO

With over 25 years of experience, Zizos is one of the most knowledgeable and credible professionals in strategic communications. From public to private; Capitol Hill to corporate board rooms; Zizos has developed meaningful relationships with diverse clientele while pushing them to new heights.

Zizos founded Live Wire in 1998 to serve a broad range of industries and to ensure that her unquenchable drive, infectious passion, and business savvy could pave a path for her and her clients. Along with serving some of the most influential and high-profile clientele of the nation’s capital, Zizos remains committed to pro bono work that benefits small businesses, charities and the LGBTQ community.

We combine our talents to create comprehensive solutions that amplify messages, engage audiences, and inspire action

At the core of our clients’ success is the talent of our people. Live Wire has created a collaborative environment of talented specialists - each of whom are dedicated to their own practice area. Client commitment, personal growth, and industry challenges drive our team. Collective experience in PR, video production, social media, and marketing help us achieve aggressive communications goals for clients with diverse industries and goals. At Live Wire, we strive tirelessly to meet and exceed your objectives.

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Awards and Recognition

Kansas City Business Journal Women who mean BusinessPR News Rising PR Stars 30 & UnderMarcom AwardsPR Week AwardsWashington Business Journal Forty under 40Business of Pride Awards 2018


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