PRSA Richmond Independent Practitioners

PRSA Richmond Independent Practitioners are independent public relations practitioners who are available to hire on a part-time, project-based or hourly basis. Add a seasoned PR professional to your team – either for a specific project or for specialized consulting. PRSA Richmond’s IPs can provide contract services via retainer or flat-fee arrangements, on an on-going basis or for a specific period of time. Contact individual practitioners to discuss qualifications and fee arrangements.

To submit a project or request for proposal to the entire group, e-mail Debbie Long, chair of the independent practitioners alliance, at

PRSA Richmond’s Independent Practitioners

Karen Batalo – Karen Batalo Marketing & PR, LLC
Services: Media relations, writing & editing, strategic counsel

Windy Campbell – Founder/Owner, Campbell Communications
Services: Stakeholder engagement, media relations, writing

Matt Charles, DPA, APR – Matt Charles Public Relations
Services: Media relations, crisis communications, issues management, community engagement
Industries: Non-profits, Higher education and Startups

Linda Evans – Linda Evans PR
Services: Writing, editing, marketing
Industries: Higher Education, Small Businesses and Nonprofits

Deborah Long – Cohesive Communications, LLC
Services: Media relations, crisis planning, issues management, brand management

Abby Nurnberger – AA Communications
Services: Social media strategy, management and consulting; marketing

Bill Oglesby, President – Bill Oglesby Media Consulting
Services: Media training, presentation training, video production

Jenny Pedraza, APR – Jenny Pedraza Communications, LLC
Services: Writing, website content and maintenance, strategic communications, print design
Industries: Higher Education and Nonprofit

Alissa M. Poole, APR
Services: Writing, strategic communications, project planning
Industries: Health Care and Nonprofit

Brian N. Regrut, APR – Regrut Communications
804-744-8300  Office
804-338-1776  Cell
Services: Helping organizations gain recognition, earn respect and enhance revenues
Industries: Telecommunications, Financial Services

Will Trible – TribleWork
Services: Design, development, marketing

Jill Vaughan, APR – JLV Communications
Services: Communications strategy & tactics, reputation management, community outreach, social responsibility, employee engagement, government relations
Industries: Varies. Experience in consumer products, government, gaming and economic development.

Chet Wade, AftonRock Communications LLC
Services: Strategic public relations and issues management, crisis communications, media relations, executive communications