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Results-Driven Publicists

As one of the top PR firms in the nation, our team of publicists has over 300 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

Colleen Falco

COO

Colleen's ability to manage this incredible team of publicists allows her to tap into her creative ambition, leadership, and drive. Meet Colleen

Scott Bartnick

Co-Founder

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

RYAN BASS

Media Director

Ryan Bass is the Media Director at OtterPR in Tampa, FL. For the past 10 years, Bass has been an anchor, host and reporter in television, radio, and podcasting, as well as a beat writer for print and digital media. Meet Ryan

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

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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

Sam Johnson

Editor In Chief

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

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

Tiffani Martinez

Human Resource Director

Tiffani is a Florida native and graduate of Keiser University. She has an extensive background in business management with a focus in human resource management. Tiffani comes from a non-profit and insurance background. Meet Tiffani

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

Brittany Bearden

Publicist

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

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

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

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

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

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

David Watkins

Publicist

I graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a B.A. in journalism, a minor in communication, and a certificate in public relations. I enjoy hiking, seeing films at the theater, and taking my Husky Shepard to the lake. Meet David

Alaina Chiappone

Publicist

I'm a Florida native and a UF alum with a degree in public relations. I am a PR and social media specialist with over three years of experience in a variety of industries. For me, PR is all about forging connections. Through building a meaningful network, I help my clients generate the buzz they need to reach their goals. Meet Alaina

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

Mark Kaley

Publicist

Mark has over 15 years experience consulting with large and small businesses providing them with management, marketing and business consulting services. Mark used the 2020 pandemic to author and publish a memoir of experience. Meet Mark

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

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

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

David Triana

Publicist

I graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, FL with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and minor in Political Science. I was a writer for the Naples Daily News community paper, specializing in feature writing for musicians. Meet David

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

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

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

Cassaundra Kalba

Publicist Assistant

Cassey was born in New Hampshire, where she enjoyed journaling in the great outdoors, studying graphic design, and serving as a volunteer cheerleading coach. She graduated from The University of New Hampshire, where she earned a Business Administration degree with a focus in Marketing. Meet Cassaundra

Alexia McKay

Publicist

Alexia is the founder and publisher of her own publication company, RoyalTee Magazine. She is a graduate of Florida A&M University and is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She currently lives in Tampa, FL. Meet Alexia

Natalie Graham

Publicist

Natalie is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, with a B.A. in journalism and a minor in business. She enjoys photographing magnificent architecture , the smell of freshly brewed coffee, the combination of chocolate and peanut butter, and her dog, Grizzly! Meet Natalie

Danielle Gober

Publicist

Danielle is a recent Rollins College graduate where she earned her Bachelor’s in Communication and PR. She likes creative writing, finding ways to make her fashion obsession more sustainable, and spending time with her very close-knit group of friends. Meet Danielle

David Purdy

Publicist

Dave was born in Massachusetts and grew up in the Tampa Bay area. He is a proud veteran of the US Navy and a mass communications graduate of the USF. He worked many years in radio broadcasting as a DJ, Traffic reporter and news anchor. Most recently for Newsradio WFLA in Tampa.  Meet David

Ashley Young

Publicist

Ashley is a proud journalism and political science graduate from Howard University. She’s worked as a radio producer for NPR’s All Things Considered and written for CNN’s digital politics unit. She took a break from the communications field to live abroad in Japan where she taught English for three years. Meet Ashley

Michele Walker

Writer

For many years, I worked as an educator, director, and writer. I am now a full-time writer and joined the Sarasota Herald Tribune as a music and theater critic. I've worked as a correspondent for several newspapers and magazines, writing news, features, profiles and an advice and astrology column. Meet Michele

Marcy Paulson

Writer

I am a full-time writer based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. I graduated from Bryan College with a bachelor’s degree in education and received a master’s degree from Peabody at Vanderbilt University. I've been telling my clients’ stories as a feature writer for seven years now. Meet Marcy

Sean Boelman

Writer

Sean is a journalist with over five years of experience in the entertainment field working as a film critic and interviewer. His work has appeared on several outlets, including the comic book website Monkeys Fighting Robots, and he's been quoted several times by major studios in trailers and posters. Meet Sean

Joshua Santana

Executive Assistant

Joshua attended University of Florida where he completed his degree in business administration. He mainly has retail management and sales background however, Joshua's passion for tech has led him to learn a lot about hardware, software, and more. Meet Joshua

Courtney Walker

Publicist Assistant

Courtney graduated from Louisiana State University in Mass Communication with a concentration in PR. She was a LSU Ambassador, orientation leader, STRIPES leader, Bengal Bound leader, Tiger Transition Team peer mentor, and Manship School of Mass Communication Member at Large. Meet Courtney

April Nelson

Executive Administrative Assistant

April is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a BA in Sociology and bring to the table 20+ years experience in customer service, administration and leadership in an array of industries. Her biggest interests include photography, travel and hiking.

Gabrielle Lask

Publicist Assistant

Gabrielle is from St. Louis, MO but currently lives in Orlando, FL. She's a Rollins College graduate with a BA in Communications focused on PR and a minor in Professional Writing. Gabrielle loves to go to the beach or pool, explore local parks and springs, and try new restaurants. Meet Gabrielle

De'Launa Evans

Publicist

De’Launa has interned with various magazines, marketing agencies, and luxury hotels. She served active duty in the Air Force as an intelligence analyst and is currently still serving her country as a reservist. She is an experienced blogger, and copywriter who has written for various organizations. Meet De'Launa

Eleanor Swanson

Marketing Assistant

Eleanor is a Florida native and graduate from the University of North Florida. She has extensive experience in event planning, marketing and networking. She has built client proposals, managed social media accounts, and created marketing materials for small businesses throughout Jacksonville. Meet Eleanor

Mage

Director of Pawthority

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

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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