I’m a publicist and journalist working here at the Otter Raft! I can’t wait to learn more about you and get you and your story into the media.
Alexia McKay is a publicist at Otter PR. She is also the founder of her own publishing company, RoyalTee Magazine. Alexia 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. In addition to working as a publicist for Otter, Alexia is a public speaker, mentor, and journalist with over a decade of experience, including television producing, feature, entertainment, and lifestyle reporting. Previously, she worked as a television news producer for ABC, CBS, and Spectrum news outlets.
Alexia also freelances for media outlets such as Romper as an entertainment news reporter and has interviewed celebrities such as Tia Mowry, Marsai Marin, Lance Bass, and Kyla Pratt. She also occasionally contributes and edits for the Florida Courier — Florida’s only statewide Black newspaper — and covers major media events for BET, Paramount+, and Walt Disney World. Alexia started working for Otter PR on Valentine’s Day in February 2022. So far, she’s landed clients on the Red Table Table, Newsweek, NBC, Haute Living, LA Wire, NY Weekly, and Black Enterprise. She currently lives in Tampa, FL.
Favorite Client Types:
Alexia loves working with clients in entertainment and entrepreneurship spaces, specifically those with platforms that are making an impact and difference in a larger societal issue. She enjoys pitching clients with current event news angles, which allows them to not only share their insight on a relevant, timely topic, but explore their versatility. As a woman of color, Alexia has a special passion for representing clients and brands in minority-relevant topics, giving them the platform they need to properly tell those angles.
Otter Things To Know:
As a natural Florida girl, Alexia loves the beach. One interesting fact about her is that she is a bird mom! Alexia has a pet female parakeet named Lemon Drop. Los Angeles is her second home; she travels frequently for pleasure and work opportunities. She loves attending networking events and workshops, which gives her the opportunity to meet and learn from like-minded individuals, while also promoting her own brand.
As a magazine publisher, she loves coordinating editorial shoots, being a guest on podcasts, and speaking opportunities. Additionally, Alexia hosts media workshops for professional organizations such as the Tampa Organization of Black Affairs (TOBA). Another fun fact about Alexia is that she is a hardcore Harry Potter fan and a true Gryffindor at heart. Alexia is very family-orientated and loves spending time with family members and close friends.
The amount of publicity they have generated for has been nothing short of impressive. It has dramatically increased new clients by 30% and I have seen my platforms grow 2-fold
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