The Coleman Public Relations team is a full-service, award-winning team of media professionals who are experts at local, regional and national public, community and media relations, including crisis communications. We specialize in media placement, social media, branding, marketing, media training, special events, publicity, photography, videography, website design, email marketing and effective cross-promotional partnerships.
When it comes to media, Candice Coleman is an expert, having spent more than 15-years as a broadcast journalist for Post-Newsweek Stations and the Walt Disney World News Bureau. When Coleman transitioned to Public Relations, her first client was Walt Disney World, where she was responsible for creating magical milestone moments for Disney World and Disneyland and its collection of theme parks, water parks and resorts, while securing positive press coverage, on local, regional, national and international platforms. From top-tier theme parks to universities, restaurants, fitness centers, casinos and 5-Diamond hotels, Coleman has represented the City of St. Augustine, Citrus County, Florida, Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis, Pinnacle Entertainment, SeaWorld, Gatorland, Salvation Army, Missouri Baptist University, Shack Breakfast and Lunch, Corner Pub & Grill, The Crossing, Acero, EdgeWild, Three Kings Public House, Jeremy Maclin’s JMac Gives Back foundation, Morning Star School and A Fine Swine BBQ, just to name a few. In addition, Coleman is a multiple social media Sherpie award-winner, a recipient of the Salvation Army “Doing The Most Good” award and has won numerous Emmys, Tellys, Marconis and other journalism awards. Coleman has been the spokeswoman for countless charities, including the Salvation Army, Ronald McDonald House, Give Kids The World, Morning Star School and The Humane Society and currently serves on the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis’ marketing committee. Coleman also had her own line of ice creams at Cold Stone Creamery, with proceeds benefiting local charities in Orlando. In addition to running her company, Coleman writes a monthly food column for Gazelle Magazine.
A former broadcast television journalist for more than 15-years, and a PR pro for some of the top brands in the United States, Candice Coleman knows precisely how to pitch media and is an expert at media placement. Coleman has spent her career cultivating and nurturing strong relationships with local, regional, national and international media, across a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional platforms. Always strategic, extremely creative, results-driven and available to her clients 24-7, small wonder her clients call her the PR Guru.
On the team that launched social media for Walt Disney World, Candice Coleman is a connoisseur of crafting engaging content, that quickly turns influencers into brand ambassadors. A three-time Sherpie award-winner (kind of like the Oscar of social media), Coleman is constantly monitoring social media for her clients, and, truth be told, positive insights reports get her a little giddy.
What do you look like? What do you sound like? And what’s your story? Candice Coleman is an expert at building and defining brands. Not only do you want the public to instantly recognize and understand your product or service, you want to them to be passionate about your brand. You want the consumer to feel a certain emotion when they think of your brand. And you want the public and your employees to be champions of your brand. Coleman has a proven 12-step approach to help you build your best brand.
Unless you’re a former broadcast anchor or reporter like Candice Coleman, you really can’t claim to be an expert media trainer. You have to walk the walk to talk the talk. A former broadcast reporter for, among others, Post-Newsweek Stations and the Walt Disney World News Bureau, Coleman understands the importance of a well-crafted pitch. The critical nature of effective key messaging. How to consolidate talking points into superior sound bites. How to leverage a three-minute segment. How to actively engage an audience. How to remain cool, calm and collected during “live” segments. And, above all, how to get asked back. Coleman’s clients are quite simply, in the press, all the time.
We’ve all heard of Christmas in July promotions, but Thanksgiving? You may recall, The Brass Rail Steakhouse in O’Fallon, Missouri, provided more than 7,000 people in need of a hot holiday meal with all the trimmings on Thanksgiving Day last year. This year’s goal? Owner......
Candice is packed with personality and positive energy. Her extensive media expertise has made her one of the most sought after publicists in our field.
When it comes to securing media coverage, Candice has done more for me in three days than we’ve done in 30 years.
Candice Coleman is an energetic, dynamic, dedicated employee who gets results. She is strong on building relationships with clients. I've known Candice for 20 years since I hired her as reporter in Jacksonville. Later, when I moved to Orlando, I hired Candice again.
Candice's enthusiasm for her clients is contagious. But most important, her advocacy for them is sincere.
Candice Coleman is a game changer in social media and public relations. Far exceeding anything I could have expected and a true pleasure to partner with for my businesses. Just don't wear socks around Candice because she will knock them off.
It's been a pleasure working with Candice over the last ten years. She is one of the best PR Pros industry-wide, excellent at building and cultivating community and media relationships and has a drive and energy like none other