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Peter Ashworth

A Toronto-based publicist for over 32 years, Public Relations specialist Peter Ashworth started Ashworth Associates Inc. Public Relations and Communications in February of 1995. Ashworth Associates has implemented local, regional, national and cross-border public relations campaigns in many diverse areas including television, theatre, music, fashion, lifestyle, special events, health care and corporate.

Ashworth Associates has worked with a wide range of clients including Secret, Therapy Plus Socks and Hosiery, My Tagalongs®, The Fall Home Show, The Style at Home Show, Goody® Hair Products, Studio i|m, Airplus/Airplus for her, Sof Sole®, YakTrax, WinterTrax, Shops at Don Mills, Sherway Gardens, Erin Mills Town Centre, The Waterfront BIA, the Herzig Eye Institute, Dragons Abreast, The Toronto Eaton Centre, the Cadillac Fairview ARC Awards, Pavillon Christofle, Trudeau, IKEA, JAX, Famous PEOPLE Players, First Night Toronto, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Vichy® Laboratoires, NeoStrata®, Artecoll®, Salon Selectives™, CIBC Run For the Cure, Breast Cancer Awareness Day, and Art with Heart, a Fundraiser for Casey House.

Ashworth Associates has also worked on publicity campaigns for a wide range of personalities including Michele Lee, Jack Klugman, Karl Malden, Marvin Hamlisch, Howard Keel, and LUBA to name a few.

Peter has worked on both sides of the industry, as a public relations professional and a member of the media. As a television producer, Peter produced The New You, The National Stress Test, Medical Breakthroughs Weekly Report and Doctor, Doctor.

An expert in his field, Peter has taught fashion public relations at Humber College and the International Academy of Design.