Date: April 1, 2015
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Hope Katz Gibbs
Topic: PR 101: Why and How I started Inkandescent Public Relations
Location: Virginia Commonwealth University
About Hope Katz Gibbs
Journalist, publicist, author, and entrepreneur Hope Katz Gibbs is the founder of Inkandescent Public Relations (www.InkyPR.com), a PR firm for entrepreneurs; and the publisher of Be Inkandescent (www.BeInky.com) — a monthly business magazine for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs, that gets more than 1 million visits/month.
Hope has been a reporter since graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 1986, writing for publications including The Washington Post, USA Today, The Miami Herald, Costco Connection, among others, and has won nearly a dozen awards for feature writing, and newsletter writing.
She got into the PR biz in 2001, and incorporating the Inkandescent Group LLC in 2008. Since then, she has represented more than 350 small business owners, authors, artists, educators, restauranteurs, and more. In August 2014, she released her first book, “PR Rules: The Playbook,” to help more entrepreneurs master the art of PR to supersize their small business. Learn more at PRRulesPlaybook.com.
Contact Hope by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, and by phone at 844-Inky-PR8.