Fifteen opens N.Y. offices


NEW YORK - Howard Bragman's Fifteen Minutes Public Relations is getting its first taste of fame in New York. The three-year-old LA-based agency is opening offices in Gotham and bringing aboard former Ogilvy Public Relations vp Corey R. Martin to head its development and operations.

Blue Current Public Relations senior vp Pete Sanders is also joining the firm's 18 staffers to expand entertainment, fashion, charity and other publicity efforts. Fifteen Minutes clients include Cathy Schulman, Mischa Barton, Mario Lopez, Ricki Lake and Innovative Artists.