About Us

Founded in 2004, kelleemack pr is a Los Angeles, CA-based full-service, worldwide public relations firm.

With a micro-focus on select clients, KMPR has a diverse roster that includes indie artists, national bands, nonprofit, new business startup companies, entertainment entities, launch events, and awards shows. This is a testament to the company’s versatility and innovative approach.

Our clients benefit from our vast experience in creating custom communications plans, which we implement to assist us with elevating each client's image through media placements in both traditional and nontraditional media, and to help them navigate through today's ever-changing landscape.



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Kelly MacGaunn

Founder | CEO

Kelly MacGaunn is the founder and CEO of kelleemack pr (KMPR), as well as its recently launched sister company, kelleemack media. Her hands-on approach to public relations has established her firm as a sought-after PR entity.

She has spent the past two decades delivering all-encompassing public relations, social media, and digital marketing strategies for everything from music to nonprofits, lifestyle brands, entertainment entities, and new product launch events.

KMPR clients have included Mötley Crüe, Jimmy Eat World, Papa Roach, Rob Zombie, and Jurassic 5.

MacGaunn dives into each campaign drawing from her vast experience, long-term relationships with the media, and innovative communication plans tailored to the respective client's needs and goals. She has continuously generated placements for her clients in top late-night and morning television shows; national, syndicated and trade print publications; and online and radio outlets. The execution always leads to the elevation of the brand and a dramatic increase in awareness.

In addition to helming her firm, MacGaunn has served as a senior publicist at Bobbi Marcus PR & Events Inc. for over 23 years, securing national media coverage and spearheading press conferences, overseeing red carpets, media rooms, grand openings, product launches, gifting suites, and more (ASCAP, BET Awards, Jazz Foundation of America (JFA), and Wise Music Group). She has also teamed up with Fran DeFeo on several projects (Joss Stone, Dave Stewart, Indya Stewart, and Iris Gold) and worked with Subterranean Media (Pitbull, Daughtry, MAGIC!, and Zoé) and MAD Ink PR (X, Joe Satriani, Paul Stanley, and She Rocks Awards) for six years.

Her PR career began while a student at California State University, Northridge, interning at Marketing Factory Inc./Ink, assisting on clients 50 First Dates soundtrack, 30 Seconds to Mars, Switchfoot, Kill Bill Vol. 2 soundtrack, etc., spearheading her fanzine/blog and reviewing, interviewing and photographing artists in and around Los Angeles on her days off. Upon graduation, she was hired part-time at MFI Ink on clients Social Distortion, Incubus, the Honda-sponsored Civic Tour, The One Tree Hill Tour, and others, and launched her PR career in the entertainment industry as a media relations coordinator.

MacGaunn has been honored to speak about public relations at California State University, Fullerton, and at her alma mater, California State University, Northridge, where she was also asked to serve on the PR Advisory Council Department of Journalism and assess the 2017-18 public relations curriculum. She currently serves as a PR mentor for CSUN's PRSSA Mentorship Program and is taking accelerated college courses in the UCLA Extension certification program (fall 2023 through summer 2024).

Cassandra Garcia-Ortiz

Public Relations Manager

Cassandra Garcia-Ortiz has worked with kelleemack pr for several years handling tour press, red carpet events, and much more. Aside from kmpr, she has worked with Bobbi Marcus PR for 20 years at events such as the BET Awards, the ASCAP Screen Music Awards, and the ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO.

Garcia-Ortiz earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from California State University, Los Angeles, and a master's degree in healthcare administration from University of Phoenix. Her educational background and PR experience have been integral in the success and execution of campaigns and events.

Jazmin Lemus

Public Relations Coordinator

Jazmin Lemus comes to kmpr with a radio background, having spent time at The World Famous KROQ, 95.5 KLOS-FM, and iHeartmedia, specializing in marketing, promotions, events, and sales. Outside of radio, Lemus has taken on other roles and has freelanced for record labels such as Vagrant Records, Wiretap Records, and Fearless Records, from doing metadata research to working on social media campaigns. As of February 2024, Lemus has been freelancing for Goldenvoice under artist relations executing festival production at signature events such as Coachella, Cruel World, and Just Like Heaven. A music fan and an avid concertgoer, Lemus ran her blog and podcast for about four years, writing about her favorite bands, photographing shows, and interviewing artists.

Lemus earned a bachelor's degree and master's degree in Communication Studies from California State University, Los Angeles. While attending college, she worked in music education. She eventually took her education and love for music to find a way to break into the industry.