j public relations expands its bi-coastal team

J Public Relations continues to expand and fuel its bi-coastal team with the hire of three new team members and three promotions.

“With a growing client list of some of the most nationally and internationally recognized brand names, it is essential for J Public Relations to maintain a fundamental core team of talented and well-connected publicists,” said Kim Julin Guyader, JPR Founding Partner. “Our most recent additions and promotions bring with them both fresh perspectives and an impressive depth of experience.”

JPR’s newest Director, Ali Lundberg, brings more than 10 years of experience in public relations, marketing and communications to the San Diego team.  Prior to joining JPR, she was the Director of Communications for Enchantment Group Spas & Resorts where she managed the public relations and branding for the company’s award-winning properties, including Enchantment Resort and Mii amo Destination Spa in Arizona, and the Tides Inn near the Chesapeake Bay.  Lundberg has received many prestigious awards for her impressive work including the PRSA Copper Anvil award in the category of media relations.  Lundberg’s current client list includes Rancho Valencia, L’Auberge de Sedona, Washington School House Hotel, La Valencia, Westin Gaslamp and THE US GRANT.d

Greer Brody, Publicity Assistant, began as an intern at the JPR New York office where her dedication and eagerness to immerse herself in the industry proved her to be a valuable asset to the team.  Prior to joining J Public Relations, Brody interned for several distinguished PR firms where she worked with clients ranging from hospitality to fashion and technology.  In her new role at JPR, Brody will lend her skills and eagerness to several clients around the globe including Regent Palms Turks and Caicos, Lake Placid Lodge, Brooklyn Winery, Park Avenue Tavern, The White Barn Inn, Windham Hill InnVanderbilt Grace and L’Auberge de Sedona.


Lauren Kita is also a new addition to the J Public Relations San Diego office, with her role asPublicity Assistant.  Prior to joining the team as a permanent member, Kita interned for JPR, where she quickly took on a larger role utilizing her creative expertise and keen eye for the latest industry market trends. Kita currently lends her knowledge and talent to assist with the internal marketing of the business with a primary focus on social media, website development and the SEO campaign for the J Public Relations brand.

J Public Relations is also proud to announce three notable promotions.  Jessica Smith and Calee Brean were both recently promoted to Senior Publicists and Allison Frazier was promoted to Publicist. These hard-working women have demonstrated an exceptional amount of dedication, immense passion, and each adds their own dynamic quality to the bi-coastal J Public Relations team.

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