20+ years’ success in PR, specializing in the publishing and entertainment industries. Strategic, results-focused leader applying innovation and creativity in the development of highly effective communications and public relations initiatives. Articulate, engaging writer and communicator with extensive experience crafting press materials and PR campaigns. Proven talents across networking and relationship building, establishing rapport with key industry and media contacts to drive placements and media coverage; well-versed in entertainment PR, including red carpet events. Quick-thinker with excellent problem solving skills, serving as trusted advisor for senior management when addressing challenges and handling PR crises. Repeatedly promoted to roles of increased scope and responsibility during 19+-year tenure with this communications company. As part of the Brand Communications division for Time Inc., works with the team to manage publicity efforts for numerous leading brands including PEOPLE StyleWatch, InStyle, TIME Magazine, PEOPLE En Español and more.