What started from the joy of placing a client in the Associated Press over 13 years ago, has transformed into a career of storytelling for high profile brands and local companies alike. Kelly Kass is a passionate and trusted Public Relations expert who takes a strategic approach in counseling clients on all facets of media relations including media training, story mining, pitch strategy and media communication. Kelly works across many industries including consumer, corporate and technology.
Kelly was a Vice President at Weber Shandwick and was with the agency for over a decade and was called on throughout the company as the media specialist who could always navigate the complex media landscape, often because of her exceptional media relationships at top tier media outlets.
Kelly consistently secures national placements for clients including: ABC World News, The Today Show, Nightline, CNN, CNN Money, Forbes and The New York Times.
Clients include: Nike, Bank of America, General Motors, Nestle, Burt’s Bees, Ocean Spray, Life is Good, Qualcomm, Harvard Business School and Innit.
Kelly has also been published as the author of “Securing Coverage Takes Smart Storytelling and Careful Follow up,” in the PR News Media Relations Guide Book.
Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and a minor in Fine Arts from Quinnipiac University. Kelly now enjoys living in San Diego, California for the past five years, after 30 cold Boston winters.