Hot off the Press PR was created out of a need to bring quality marketing and PR to unique and boutique culinary, housewares and women’s interest brands at an affordable price. Founded by Michelle Ely and Jennifer Mills, whose PR experience has varied through the years form boutique firms to internal marketing for large corporations. Each bring their own personal expertise into each project to ensure added value and are 100% involved in every client account.
Michelle Ely has 25 years experience in public relations marketing and event planning. Previous accounts have included Le Creuset cookware, Gerda Spillmann Swiss Skin Care, Zestra , Farouk Systems (CHI), Gym Grooming, Lord & Cliffe, Willow Creek Community Church, Good News Partners, Lindo Twist’N Roll tweezers, Hair & Accessories Inc., Arum, Back to nature , Rosewood Restaurant, Victoria Banquets and Many others.
Jennifer Mills has 15 years experience in merchandising, marketing and brand building. Starting out her career as a buyer she understands the “other-side of the desk” and she has also spent time in product development and consulting, studying retail concepts and the best consumer messaging techniques in the marketplace. Her experiences as a buyer, business owner, and consultant come together to offer Hot Off The Press clients’ top-notch support and results.
“We are so excited to start this new venture together, there are so many fascinating brands out there who’s story needs to be told and we can’t wait to help them share it.”