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Results-Driven Publicists

As one of the top PR firms in the nation, our team of publicists has over 200 years of combined experience creating PR plans that get valuable media coverage for a variety of brands. With highly experienced publicists and a world-class writing staff, you will be blown away by what we can accomplish. 

Your PR Dream Team

Otter PR is rated one of the top PR firms in the nation from one principle, getting amazing media coverage for every client, guaranteed. We are entrepreneurs, thought leaders, writers, marketers, and creatives with a passion for building effective campaigns that yield results. Take a look at the amazing team we have built and schedule a call to see how our PR plans can work for you.

Jay Feldman, DO

Co-Founder

Jay is a thought-leader in the entrepreneurial community and host of Mentors Collective Podcast. He is passionate about helping other brands achieve their dreams. He loves animals and traveling. Meet Jay

Scott Bartnick

Co-Founder & Amazon Expert

Scott is an eCommerce and Operations expert. He has worked with top brands and fortune 500 companies to earn them press and help them succeed. Scott is also an engineer and Eagle Scout. Meet Scott

Colleen Falco

VP of Communications

Colleen is an avid blogger who writes for a number of publications. She is also one of the top Irish dancers in the country and a professional artist. Meet Colleen

Devin Leonardi

Marketing Director

Devin's leadership, technical marketing knowledge, and unique creative vision make him an excellent contributor to the team. You can find him being a weekend foodie with his wife or throwing a frisbee for his dog, Harper. Meet Devin

Lara Rosales

VP of Media Relations

Lara Rosales is a bilingual writer with a BA in Latin American Literature. She loves writing about minority groups, businesswomen, and the entertainment industry. Meet Lara

Santiago Arbelaez

Director of Client Relations

Santiago is a recent FSU graduate with a passion for performing and entertainment management. He is a talented vocalist and pianist who has performed in many esteemed Opera houses and the Beacon Theatre. Meet Santiago

Gigi Marino

Publicist & Journalist

Gigi Marino has a background in higher ed and has been a writing professor and magazine editor. She is working on a collection of poetry titled Earthshine Sisters, about her own sister's experience with breast cancer. Meet Gigi

Danielle Grossman

Publicist

Danielle has been a broadcast journalist for over a decade, working for NBC affiliates across the nation and currently a CNN journalist. When she’s not working you can catch her enjoying the Florida beaches with her family. Meet Danielle

Stephanie Rodgers

Publicist

Stephanie is an effective communicator with a degree in mass communications, specializing in public relations, from USF. She enjoys creating intentional content and graphic designing on the side. Meet Stephanie

John Denton

Publicist

John has covered the Orlando Magic for 24 years. John has a 17-year-old daughter, Abby, who is an excellent student and volleyball player. When not writing, John can be found golfing and traveling. Meet John

Shannen Connor

Account Executive

Shannen is a UCF graduate with a Bachelor's degree in English Literature. She loves to venture to new places with the love of her life, and spending time with her friends and family. Meet Shannen

Zi Zheng

Marketing Coordinator

Zi is a designer, developer and wannabe philosopher. He graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in English Literature. In his free time, Zi enjoys designing flashy websites and building new apps with his friends. Meet Zi

Brittany Bearden

Publicist

Brittany has been a publicist for more than 10 years and has written over 2000 press releases. Meet Brittany

Brian Fitzgerald

Publicist

Raised in sunny California, Brian puts his 20 years of experience as a PR professional to work for clients every day. A self-described creative analytic, Brian brings his left and right brain together to produce inspired campaigns and measurably effective results.

Hollie Boodram

Publicist

Hollie is a recent PR postgraduate student with experience predominantly in sports and corporate communications. A self-proclaimed foodie, Hollie spends her spare time keeping fit, traveling, and spending time with friends. Meet Hollie

Melanie Parncutt

Publicist

A passionate storyteller with strong expertise in interpersonal relationships and high-speed communication. My experience in media relations, advertising, writing, marketing, and full service PR helps me create relationships with the media here at Otter. Meet Melanie

Sam Johnson

Journalist

Sam is an MBA graduate and published writer with over 5 years' experience in marketing, entrepreneurship, and international business communications. He is an avid writer with a love of travel, coffee, and gaming. Meet Sam

Chandni Desai

Publicist

Chan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication with a minor in Public Relations from the University of Tampa. She has a passion for travel, creative lifestyle and wellness outside of work. Meet Chan

Hollie Geraghty

Publicist & Writer

Hollie Geraghty has four years of experience across journalism, content writing, social media and public relations. She has written for national publications in both print and online. In her spare time, she can be found ticking films off her watch list. Meet Hollie

Josh Wilson

Publicist

Josh has more than a decade of PR experience, most recently serving as a Communications Director in the U.S. House of Representatives. He is a proud graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. Meet Josh

Elisa Perez

Digital Marketing Manager

Elisa is a graduate from the University of Tampa with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and Management and a minor in Advertising. Her interests include travel, music, fitness and nutrition. Additionally, she is a certified Nutrition Specialist. Meet Elisa

Jeremy Payton

Publicist

Jeremy is a graduate of The Ohio State University with more than 13 years of experience in customer solutions, creative writing, and digital copywriting. He loves hiking and exploring the wilderness with his wife Natalie and their rescue dog, Falcor. Meet Jeremy

Gabriela Perez

Account Executive

Gabriela graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Advertising and Public Relations. Her background in sales and media relations makes her a personable communicator. In her free time, she loves to do yoga and spend time with friends and family. Meet Gaby

Thomas Mustac

Publicist

Thomas holds a Masters Degree in Communication with an Advanced Certification in Nonprofit organizations. His diverse background spans the healthcare, sports and interior design industries. His interests include travel, sports and personal fitness. Meet Thomas

Elizabeth Galewski

Publicist

A graduate of Wellesley College and the University of Pennsylvania, Elizabeth got her start in Communications on Capitol Hill. In her free time, you can find her kayaking, swimming, and biking. Meet Elizabeth

Katie Larch

Publicist

Katie is a graduate of Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in political science. She has a background in law and government public relations. In her free time, Katie loves to kickbox, cook, and travel. Meet Katie

Chandler Redding

Publicist

Chandler is a recent Lee University graduate with a BS in public relations. With a passion for writing, branding and portrait photography he strives to provide an open mind and versatile skillset. When not writing, he enjoys playing video games and having intellectual conversations. Meet Chandler

Jack Shell

Publicist

Jack Shell is a seasoned media professional with over twenty years of experience writing and has been an air personality on some of America’s biggest radio stations. He is a creative mind, a voice-over talent, a writer, a gourmet cook, and daddy to two cats. Meet Jack

Allison McLaughlin

Publicist

I studied Psychology and Business Management at the University of Phoenix. I worked for 8 years as a territory manager for Holistic Family owned pet food companies and have a strong background in nutrition for dogs and cats. Meet Allison

Amanda Reseburg

Writer

Originally from Wisconsin, Amanda has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and over a decade of experience as an entrepreneur. She writes constantly. When she’s not writing, she loves spending time with her husband and three red-haired daughters. Meet Amanda

Nik Korba

Writer

As a child, I dreamed of being a writer. As an adult, that dream came true. I’ve been a screenwriter, ghostwriter, novel writer, song writer, and blog writer. My degree is from the University of Miami. My passions include music, family, and grace. Meet Nik

James Scurlock

Writer

I attended Lakeside High School and then the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania as a Benjamin Franklin Scholar. I made my first documentary in 2003, which I sold to HBO and some other TV stations around the world. Several more documentaries followed, as did four books. Meet James

Mage

Director of Pawthority

Ask anyone, Mage has the biggest social pawthority — and biggest paws, period — among canines and humans alike.

Marley Lumbard

Publicist

I’m originally from Maine, but my travels have taken me across the country and the world, living in 7 different states before finally settling in Miami. My love of new experiences and connecting with the world has led to many professions. Meet Marley

Erica Torres

Publicist

Erica is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a degree in Integrative Public Relations. She has experience in local television marketing and journalism. She’s a dog mom to her corgi, Bentley and is always looking for documentary recommendations.

Moses

Master Storytailer

Moses creates amazing tails for our clients and keeps them wagging for more. No one can resist this face.

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